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How The Final Five Are Taking Strides

An update on the American Women’s Gymnastics team and how they’re changing the game.

This article was originally published for The Odyssey on August 16, 2016. 1,125 more words

ALL-USA Watch: Sydney McLaughlin sets national HS record in 300 hurdles

Sydney McLaughlin keeps breaking records at well, a record pace.

The 2016 Olympian from Union Catholic (Scotch Plains, N.J.) ran 38.90 in the 300 meter hurdles at the Arcadia Invitational in California on Saturday in her outdoor season debut. 191 more words


Girls Sports Month: U.S. soccer defender Becky Sauerbrunn on finding your fun

March is Girls Sports Month, and as part of USA TODAY High School Sports’ third annual Girls Sports Month celebration, we’re speaking with some of the most influential female athletes, coaches and celebrities in the sports world. 1,578 more words

Girls Sports Month

Brazil fires coach of Rio Olympic gold medalists

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Brazil’s football confederation has fired the coach who led Neymar and company to the country’s first Olympic football gold medal in Rio de Janeiro. 107 more words

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Quote of the day: Hope Solo

“I never thought you could get fired for being a poor sport. I was a poor sport. We had just lost in the Olympics. We’re supposed to be the No. 47 more words


Quote of the day, on Megan Rapinoe's health

“The admission that Ellis does not consider Rapinoe fit to play in March 2017, almost a year after taking her to the Olympics, … does not look good.” 22 more words