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Abby Wambach

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  • Highland's Rebekah Araujo loves all things soccer [Fulton/Highland]

    I'd like to introduce you to Rebekah Araujo of Highland. Rebekah, who is in 8th grade and attends Lime Kiln Middle School, loves soccer. She has been playing the sport since she was 2. She mostly plays striker or center midfielder but she can play every...
  • World Cup 2011: Howard County girls learn soccer lessons from World Cup pros

    World Cup 2011: Howard County girls learn soccer lessons from World Cup pros
    It's not every day that a pack of female athletes comes barreling into the public consciousness as dramatically as the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team has in the past two weeks, sliding past opponents in the FIFA Women's World Cup with a passion and...
  • American women showing true grit at World Cup

    American women showing true grit at World Cup
    Despite a driving rain and chilly temperatures at the Women's World Cup semifinal in Monchengladbach, Germany this week, the victory of the American team over the French sent rays of hope to serious and occasional soccer fans around the nation. On...
  • Success of U.S. women's soccer program years in the making

    Success of U.S. women's soccer program years in the making
    It was an hour or so after the game, on the ride back to the team hotel, that Alex Morgan found a moment to reminisce. Her second-half goal had helped the United States defeat France, earning a spot in the Women's World Cup final Sunday, but Morgan was...
  • Despite U.S. loss in final, World Cup motivates Howard County girls on road to nationals

    Despite U.S. loss in final, World Cup motivates Howard County girls on road to nationals
    Suddenly, their heroes had lost. The 13 teenaged girls had gathered Sunday, July 17 to watch the United States play Japan in the FIFA Women's World Cup final. They'd been confident of a win by the United States, but Japan's equalizing goal with a...
  • Patriotic soccer fans pack restaurant to watch Cup game

    Patriotic soccer fans pack restaurant to watch Cup game
    High-spirited soccer fans, many with their families, jammed the Gunpowder Lodge restaurant and bar on U.S. 1 Sunday to watch the Women's World Cup final that pitted the U.S. team against Japan. The Kingsville establishment overlooking the Big Gunpowder...
  • Owner of former Washington Freedom faces players union grievance

    Owner of former Washington Freedom faces players union grievance
    The women’s pro soccer team in South Florida employs several of the U.S. stars from this summer’s World Cup, including Abby Wambach and Hope Solo, but the figure who has drawn much of the attention this season has been its owner, Dan Borislow....
  • Another chance for U.S. women to lift their sport

    LONDON — Before the largest crowd to ever watch a women's Olympic soccer match, in a stadium synonymous with what Europeans call football, the U.S. won gold and with it, another chance for the sport to become less of a quadrennial attraction back...
  • US women's soccer tops Switzerland 4-1 in friendly

    CARY. N.C. The biggest pregame cheer was for Alex Morgan. The biggest in-game cheer was after Megan Rapinoe's third-minute goal. Abby Wambach's record-setting goal got the deserved fanfare. Hope Solo received chants when handling the ball in net. But...
  • Top women players tell FIFA: World Cup on turf is discriminatory

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Some of the world's top women soccer players say FIFA's proposal to play the 2015 Women's World Cup finals in Canada on artificial turf instead of grass is discriminatory and violates human rights. The World Cup finals for men and...
  • Alex Morgan Bringing Game (And Fun) To East Hartford

    Alex Morgan Bringing Game (And Fun) To East Hartford
    EAST HARTFORD — From Sao Paulo to Fenway Park, empirical analytics is everything in sports these days. So we don't need an opinion from Alex Morgan, we need a metric. Alex, on the scale of one to 10 — one being football is played only on...
  • After World Cup loss, U.S. fans don't waffle in their pride

    After World Cup loss, U.S. fans don't waffle in their pride
    Hide your waffle irons, America. After the U.S. lost, 2-1, in extra time to Belgium in the World Cup Round of 16, the domestic reaction has been more resigned pride than vitriol. Still, the Belgian waffle had already been the target of some American...