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Famous Athlete of the Day: MIA HAMM

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“The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking.”

“I could sit there and eat pasta all day long and not worry about it when I was younger, and now I really have to focus on making sure I set a good example for my kids.” 673 more words

You can’t just beat a team, you have to leave a lasting impression in their minds so they never want to see you again. – Mia Hamm http://ift.tt/29FiP8g

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Mia, Kristine, Tish and the Next Generation

GUSA’s McKenna Spencer goes one v one with Tisha Venturini Hoch. Photo by Ann Tingen

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Check the signs again. Is this really Martinsville, Va.? 1,916 more words

Women’s Football Deserves More, Says Akide-Udoh — newfanzoneblog

Nigeria legend Mercy Akide-Udoh says women’s football worldwide, and especially on the African continent deserves greater attention and investment. Akide-Udoh was one of the legends of the game, and the only former African woman player, invited by FIFA to attend the General Assembly in Mexico in order to help chart a new course for football, […]

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Women's Football Deserves More, Says Akide-Udoh

Nigeria legend Mercy Akide-Udoh says women’s football worldwide, and especially on the African continent deserves greater attention and investment.

Akide-Udoh was one of the legends of the game, and the only former African woman player, invited by FIFA to attend the General Assembly in Mexico in order to help chart a new course for football, and the Nigeria super star said women have been given short shrift for too long… 230 more words

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Muhammad Ali and 9 more athletes who could be the faces of U.S. currency

The internet is abuzz today with the news that Harriet Tubman will bump Andrew Jackson from the center of the $20. This is a great turn of events — Andrew Jackson was a slaveholder, while Tubman ferried hundreds of slaves to freedom. 677 more words

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