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Heather Mitts Welcomes Ali Krieger Back in Style

February 5, 2013
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Ali Krieger is making her long-awaited return to the USWNT this week as the team opens up camp 13 months after she suffered a devastating ACL injury in Olympic qualifying last January. Heather Mitts decided to welcome her back in style with a pie to the face. Here it is. John D. Halloran johnhalloran@hotmail.com...

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American Soccer Players Honor Newtown Victims

December 26, 2012
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American Soccer Players Honor Newtown Victims

In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting which took the lives of 26 innocents, several American soccer players have found ways to honor the victims of the violence in Newtown, Connecticut. Notably, San Jose Earthquakes forward Marcus Tracy, USMNT and AZ Alkmaar striker Jozy Altidore and USWNT players Abby Wambach and...

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USWNT: Positives to Take Towards World Cup 2015

August 10, 2012
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On Thursday, the USWNT defeated Japan 2-1 in a thrilling match to re-establish itself as the world’s pre-eminent soccer team. Following the celebrations will come a three-year lull before the next major international competition, the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, which will be held in Canada. Here are three positives the USWNT can take...

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Grading Every USWNT Player’s Olympic Tournament So Far

August 7, 2012
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Coming off a thrilling 4-3 victory over Canada in the Olympic semifinals, the United States Women’s National Team now turns its focus to the gold medal match against Japan, which will be a rematch of last summer’s World Cup. So far in the tournament, the USWNT is a perfect 5-0. Here is how the...

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USWNT Tops Colombia 3-0 to Guarantee Advancement to Olympic Quarterfinals

July 29, 2012
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On Saturday morning, the USWNT took another step towards its goal of Olympic Gold, soundly beating Colombia in the second game of group stage play and guaranteeing itself a berth in the Olympic quarterfinals. Here are five thoughts from the game. Tobin Heath has surpassed Heather O’Reilly Shortly before the World Cup began, in...

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