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Can Amy Rodriguez Become the Next Great Outside Back for the USWNT?

August 11, 2012
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In the aftermath of the USWNT’s dramatic 2-1 victory over Japan in the Olympic gold medal match, one of the storylines that hasn’t gotten much attention is the rapid fall-off of Amy Rodriguez’s playing time with the USWNT. In the 2011 World Cup, Rodriguez started five of six games. In the 2012 Olympics, Rodriguez...

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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: 6 Things We Learned from Win over New Zealand

August 4, 2012
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The United States Women’s National Team defeated New Zealand 2-0 on Friday morning to advance from the Olympic quarterfinals. They will now meet Canada on Monday afternoon at 2:45 ET in the semifinals. Here are six things we learned from the game. Rachel Buehler was much better Buehler, who tends to bear the brunt...

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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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