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July 10, 2019 - 3:12 pm
Adoring fans packed New York City's Canyon of Heroes on Wednesday amid a blizzard of confetti to praise the World Cup-winning U.S. women's national soccer team as athletic leaders on the field — and as advocates for pay equity off it.
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July 09, 2019 - 2:28 pm
by Eldis Sula Following a World Cup victory as inspiring as it was controversial , the U.S. women’s national soccer team had a deservedly hype celebration after their big Sunday win. The team’s party was an odyssey, starting in the locker room, but extending on the plane ride across the ocean and...
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July 08, 2019 - 2:05 pm
By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer Megan Rapinoe, the lavender-haired icon of women's soccer, maintains that green is the key to her sport's sustainability. "For me, it's about the Benjis," she said. Women's soccer engages the U.S. every four years, then disappears for most fans like a comet leaving...
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July 08, 2019 - 11:36 am
By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. men's soccer players showed how far, far behind they are the women. Hours after the American women won their fourth World Cup, the men were outplayed by Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final. Jonathan Dos Santos scored in the 73rd minute to...
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July 03, 2019 - 10:21 am
With Alex Morgan's cheeky tea-sipping celebration and a postgame mobbing of goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher, the United States has moved a step closer to successfully defending its latest Women's World Cup title.
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June 30, 2019 - 11:08 pm
The United States was outplayed during the second half by 79th-ranked Curacao but managed to advance to the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals with a 1-0 win Sunday night behind Weston McKennie’s goal in the 25th minute.
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June 27, 2019 - 2:51 pm
Megan Rapinoe apologized Thursday for using coarse language in saying she would not visit the White House if the United States wins the Women's World Cup.
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June 25, 2019 - 2:10 pm
It wasn't just fans who were looking forward to a quarterfinal clash between France and the defending champion United States at the Women's World Cup. Megan Rapinoe clearly was, too.
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United States goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher punches the ball across the bar during the Women's World Cup Group F soccer match between Sweden and the United States at Stade Océane, in Le Havre, France, Thursday, June 20, 2019.
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June 23, 2019 - 12:15 pm
Much of the attention on the United States rightly goes to its prolific offense
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United States players embrace following their team's 2-0 win over Sweden in the Women's World Cup Group F soccer match at Stade Océane, in Le Havre, France, Thursday, June 20, 2019.
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June 22, 2019 - 12:32 pm
U.S. Soccer and players for the women's national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federation of gender discrimination and seeks equitable pay.
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