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FIFA Tries To Avoid Scandal, Correct Mistakes In New World Cup Bid Process

FIFA wants to project the image of clean World Cups going forward.

That’s the main takeaway from the changes to the World Cup-bidding process FIFA announced at its Congress on Tuesday in Mexico, as soccer’s world scandal-ridden governing body seeks to prove it has cleaned up its act.  267 more words

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Abby Wambach Arrested: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Abby Wambach was arrested on Saturday night in Portland, Ore. on a DUI charge. The women’s World Cup champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist was pulled over after she ran a red light and failed a field sobriety test. 639 more words

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Step 9: Whittling the Wage Gap

So the news has come out that the US Women’s Soccer Team is filing a discrimination suit for equal pay. All I hear from men in the industry (I’m looking at you, Landon Donovan) and men in day to day life is the following: 337 more words

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Five U.S. Women's Soccer Stars Suing Over Alleged Wage Discrimination

Five stars with the World Cup-winning U.S. women’s national team filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accusing the U.S. Soccer Federation of wage discrimination. 191 more words

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U.S. Women's Soccer Players Dispute Pay Inequality

The debate about gender equality has flared up in the world of soccer this week. After controversy ignited last week during the Indian Wells tennis tournament… 400 more words

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Brandi Chastain, U.S. Soccer Hero, To Donate Brain For Concussion Research

Brandi Chastain will continue blazing trails long after her soccer-playing career, and natural life, have ended.

Chastain, an icon of the United States’ 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup-winning team, revealed Thursday she’ll… 330 more words

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Eagles' Zach Ertz, U.S. Soccer Star Julie Johnston Now Engaged (Photos)

Zach Ertz and Julie Johnston met in the stands at a Stanford baseball game, and now Klein Field at Sunken Diamond holds even more significance for the couple. 157 more words

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