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USWNT: 5 Reasons US Women Are Clear Favorites to Win Olympic Gold

July 14, 2012
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Last summer, the United States Women’s National Team enthralled Americans with their exciting run during the Women’s World Cup. However, that run ended with a emotionally crushing defeat to Japan in the finals in penalties. A year removed, the USWNT is back and better than ever; ready to win Olympic Gold in London. They’re...

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USWNT Defeats Canada; Alex Morgan Injures Knee

July 1, 2012
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The United States Women’s National Team defeated Canada 2-1 on Saturday afternoon in the team’s Olympic send-off match held at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah. The result follows a great string of victories for the USWNT following recent victories over Sweden and Japan. Here are eight thoughts from the game. Pia Sundhage Announced...

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USWNT Lacks Spirit/Creativity in Draw with Japan

April 1, 2012
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Fielding arguably their strongest lineup, the United States Women’s National Team played to an uninspired draw with Japan early Sunday morning. In a back and forth first half in which both sides exchanged good spells of possession, Japan was the first to take advantage scoring in the 32nd minute off a nice combination to...

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USWNT Qualifies for the Olympics with Win over Costa Rica

January 28, 2012
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Surviving a dicey first half, the United States Women’s National Team defeated a feisty Costa Rica side Friday night 3-0 to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics. With one of the deepest rosters in the world, USWNT coach Pia Sundhage selected regular starters Hope Solo, Amy LePeilbet, Rachel Buehler, Christie Rampone, Shannon Boxx, Carli...

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USWNT Set to Face Mexico in Olympic Qualifier

January 23, 2012
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With a 13-0 destruction of Guatemala on Sunday evening, the United States ran its goal differential to +27 for the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament following its 14-0 scoreline over the outmatched Dominican Republic. The match against Mexico is a rematch of the 2010 Gold Cup semifinals in which Mexico won an unexpected 2-1 victory...

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