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  • Peninsula high school stars hope World Cup run helps soccer's popularity

    Peninsula high school stars hope World Cup run helps soccer's popularity
    When Briana Scurry stuffed that penalty kick and Brandi Chastain ripped off her jersey, it was the summer of 1999. Brittany Hammons was 6 years old, but she remembers. This year's run, which has the United States women in Sunday's World Cup final against...
  • U.S. Women's World Cup Team Inspires Metroplex Girls

    U.S. Women's World Cup Team Inspires Metroplex Girls
    The U.S. Women's National Team is one win away from winning the 2011 FIFA World Cup.  While the game is taking place half a world away in Germany, the play of the team is having a major impact on the lives of girls in Metroplex. "Seeing them play is just...
  • Japan Defeats U.S. For Women's World Cup

    Japan Defeats U.S. For Women's World Cup
    FRANKFURT, Germany (CNN) -- The U.S. women's soccer team netted a go-ahead goal in overtime Sunday night, giving it the advantage with just minutes remaining in its World Cup final showdown with Japan. U.S. forward Abby Wambach headed a pass from Alex...
  • Japan Beats U.S. On Penalties To Win World Cup

    Japan Beats U.S. On Penalties To Win World Cup
    Japan won the women's World Cup for the first time after beating the United States 3-1 on penalties following a 2-2 draw on Sunday. The U.S. lost all their confidence in the shootout having dominated for long spells during the final and having twice...
  • Carmel United fans ride a emotional wave during Women's World Cup Final

    Carmel United fans ride a emotional wave during Women's World Cup Final
    She could read the emotion some 15 feet and some thousand miles away. On the major projection screen located in the private room at Mudsocks Grille in Noblesville, Annie Yi caught a glimpse of her old friend on a major stage. "She had that face," said...
  • Mesa Musings: Women's World Cup calls like a siren

    Mesa Musings: Women's World Cup calls like a siren
    They broke my heart. I'm referring to0020America's women's soccer team, which turned in an inspirational performance over the past month in FIFA's Women's World Cup 2011 in Germany, but came up short in Sunday's final. Underdog Japan — an...
  • Candace Parker and Tyson Chandler pose nude for ESPN magazine

    Candace Parker and Tyson Chandler pose nude for ESPN magazine
    Athletes from a wide variety of fields have posed nude for the latest issue of ESPN The Magazine's The Body Issue, including New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler, Sparks forward Candace Parker, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and Toronto...
  • FAU cashing in on renewed interest in women's soccer

    FAU cashing in on renewed interest in women's soccer
    FAU is literally cashing in on the interest in women's soccer in the United States following the World Cup in Germany. The magicJack team of the Womens Professional Soccer league has been using FAU's soccer stadium as its home this season, and the two...