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USWNT Wins Its Fourth Olympic Gold Medal: Four Thoughts from the Historic Victory

August 9, 2012
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The USWNT continued its remarkable Olympic history on Thursday winning its fourth Olympic Gold medal in five tournaments with a 2-1 victory over Japan. With the win, the U.S. reasserted itself as world champions by avenging their bitter loss to Japan in last summer’s World Cup. Here are four thoughts from the match. Amy...

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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: 7 Thoughts from Thrilling Win over Canada

August 6, 2012
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In one of the most thrilling wins of its history, the United States Women’s National Team defeated a stubborn Canada in a thrilling 4-3 double overtime victory Monday afternoon. Having to come back from deficits on three separate occasions, the USWNT finally won the match on a perfectly placed header by Alex Morgan in...

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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: 3 Thoughts from Win over North Korea

July 31, 2012
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The United States Women’s National Team defeated North Korea 1-0 on Tuesday, rounding out group play undefeated. In the process of winning the game, the USWNT put on a thoroughly dominating display, despite the low score, controlling possession for the overwhelming majority of the game. Here are three thoughts on the win. The U.S....

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