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U.S. Women's Soccer Team

Hope Solo Suspended from U.S. Soccer Team for 30 Days

Originally posted 01/22/2015 09:25AM

[BRIGHTCOVE "4004856223001" "" "" "auto"] Hope Solo has been suspended from the U.S. women's national soccer team for 30 days.

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Coming Out in Sports: How Two Soccer Teammates and Fiancées are Inspiring Others

Gay Soccer Teammates and Fiancées: 'Everyone Wants to Be Accepted'

Originally posted 05/18/2014 05:15PM

Unlike many pro athletes a generation ago, when soccer players Joanna Lohman and Lianne Sanderson came out in their early twenties, their families, friends and teammates were more than accepting.

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Hope Solo's Fiancé Arrested for Domestic Assault Night Before Wedding

UpdatePosted 11/14/2012 11:50AM

Hope Solo's Fiancé Jerramy Stevens Arrested for Domestic Assault

Originally posted 11/14/2012 10:20AM

Former Seattle Seahawks tight end Jerramy Stevens has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting his fiancé, U.S. women's soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo, according to police.

Stevens, 33, was released by a Kirkland, Wash., Municipal Court judge on Tuesday after his arrest Monday on charges of fourth-degree domestic violence, reports the Associated Press.

The judge in the Seattle suburb said there was not enough evidence to hold the former pro football star, but the case remains under investigation, Kirkland Police Lt. Mike Murray tells the news service.

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U.S. Women's Soccer Suffers 'Heartbreaking' Loss to Japan

U.S. Women's Soccer Suffers 'Heartbreaking' Loss to Japan

Originally posted 07/17/2011 08:00PM

Inspired by a country healing from the devastating tsunami and nuclear disaster, the Japanese women’s soccer team defeated the U.S. for the World Cup title Sunday, winning on penalty kicks after the two teams finished tied after regulation and overtime. It was Japan’s first ever win versus the U.S. in World Cup play.

“It was heartbreaking and Japan played well and never gave up. We had chances throughout the game and didn’t put them away,” Abby Wambach, 31, told ESPN. “It wasn’t meant to be. We worked so hard.”

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Takes on Japan

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Takes on Japan

Originally posted 07/17/2011 10:00AM

On paper, the 2011 Women's Soccer World Cup finals in Frankfurt, Germany seems like a clash of dueling emotions: The U.S. feels it’s a team of destiny in search of redemption.

In 2007, they were knocked out of the World Cup play prematurely by Brazil, the very team they beat last Sunday to advance after Abby Wambach's amazing header tied the game with seconds remaining. The U.S. beat Brazil on penalty kicks, defeated France 3-1 Wednesday, and on Sunday find themselves on the precipice of taking home their first cup in 12 years.

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Meet the Women Representing the U.S. at Soccer World Cup Finals

UpdatePosted 07/13/2011 10:00PM

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Heads to Finals

Originally posted 07/13/2011 05:00PM

Some women wear high heels – some wear soccer cleats.

The players of the U.S. women's soccer team secured their spot in the World Cup finals Sunday sporting the latter when they beat France 3-1 in Wednesday's semi-finals – much like they did in 1991 and 1999.

So who are the ladies dominating the field? Meet the team:

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