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
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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
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
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