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For Kicks Podcast, Episode 15: Ramping up for the U17 WWC and an interview with Aaliyah Scott

With the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup in Jordan about to fire up and the NWSL Championship just around the corner, we find ourselves coming in to another busy season of soccer. 315 more words

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HOPE SOLO: YOU'RE ABSOLUTELY RIGHT, YOU'RE ABSOLUTELY WRONG

The U.S. women, hoping to become the first team to win an Olympic gold medal a year after capturing a World Cup crown, were upset in the quarterfinals by Sweden in Brasilia on penalty kicks, 4-3, following a 1-1 draw. 669 more words

The Daily Drool - Olympics Group E - Brazil: Formiga (Miraildes Maciel Mota)

Since there is men’s and women’s football at the Olympics, we’re going to alternate our Drools between the two competitions.  First up for Brazil is Formiga. 53 more words

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Crystal Dunn Is Poised To Become The Next Star Of U.S. Women's Soccer

article by Travis Waldron via huffingtonpost.com

A year ago this month, as the United States Women’s National Soccer Team demolished Japan to win their third… 292 more words

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See USWNT's Christen Press Bare All On ESPN The Magazine 'Body Issue' Cover

Vince Wilfork might be the star of this year’s ESPN The Magazine “Body Issue,” but he won’t be on the cover.

U.S. women’s national soccer team forward Christen Press will bare all on the 2016 cover, and ESPN tweeted out a sneak peek Wednesday. 139 more words

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U.S. Soccer Federation Defends Against Gender Discrimination, Equal Pay Allegations

The United States Soccer Federation has counter-attacked against claims of gender bias in its compensation practices.

U.S. Soccer on Thursday asked the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to dismiss the wage-discrimination complaint leading women’s national team players filed against the federation in March. 322 more words

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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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