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Stop Comparing Soccer to American Sports

In the days after the United States Women’s National Team winning the 2015 World Cup, I’ve been reading and hearing many bold proclamations (and/or hot takes) about how this victory means that soccer is on the rise, and it won’t be long before soccer surpasses one of the “four major sports” (football, baseball, basketball, hockey) in some manner – viewership, attendance, fans, etc. 808 more words

This, That, & The Other

City thanks everyone, cites big benefits from hosting FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015

source: edmonton.ca

FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™

Thank you for your support Edmonton!

Opening Match on June 6, 2015 at Commonwealth Stadium

Congratulations to the champions USA, and all the teams who participated in the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015TM! 196 more words

BC Resident? It's Official.

Moving to a new city always has me thinking “this is a lot of work” and “I should just pick a place and settle down,” but immediately I counter those thoughts with “what a better way to experience a city than to live in it” and “who cares if it’s a lot of work, I’m not ready to settle down yet!” 310 more words

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USA's Beatdown Of Japan Was The Highest-Rated Soccer Game In U.S. Television History

Sunday night’s 5-2 victory for the United States over Japan in the Women’s World Cup Final was historic for a number of reasons. For starters, the U.S. 151 more words


Carli Lloyd signs most lucrative women's soccer endorsement deal of all time

Canada – Following the U.S. Women’s victory at the 2015 FIFA World Cup, star forward and South Jersey native Carli Lloyd signed a 3 year, $15,000 endorsement deal with Empire Today, the national carpet and hardwood flooring company, making her the richest female soccer player of all time. 183 more words


The United States Women's National Team is Back on Top

The United States did it! They accomplished their mission and won the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup defeating Japan 5-2. Watching this group of women compete in Canada and complete what they failed to do four years ago in Germany was incredible. 374 more words

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