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The Olympics are, if anything, a reminder that life isn't fair. Olympic sports include some of the most challenging and grueling competitions known to man, yet the payoffs are some of the worst. A decathlon champion like Ashton Eaton has to be a better athlete than your average Carmelo Anthony or LeBron James, but all he'll get is a gold medal and a little bit of cash, compared to the widespread fame and riches his basketball counterparts reel in regularly. Even Michael Phelps, a superstar in swimming, shines only every four years. His career likely ends after this Olympics, at...
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Hope Solo met with the coach and captains of the U.S. women's soccer team Sunday to discuss her latest outburst of candor, a Twitter rant that did no good for the image of the squad and distracted from preparations for the upcoming game against North Korea in the Olympic tournament.
Coach Pia Sundhage said Solo will not be disciplined for the series of tweets that criticized...
U.S. women's soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo isn't backing down from her critical tweets about NBC game analyst Brandi Chastain.
Solo said Monday she was just expressing her opinion during her Twitter outburst. She said she believes the best commentators should be working at the Olympics and feels former player Chastain is lacking in energy, excitement and passion.
Hope Solo met with the Coach Pia Sundhage and captains of the U.S. women's soccer team Sunday after the goalie tweeted that Brandi Chastain wasn't a big enough fan.
"We had a conversation: If you...
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Maybe Hope Solo was bored, or maybe it was her way of getting in a good post-match workout after seeing very minimal action in the USA's 3-0 victory against Colombia.
Whatever the reason, Solo managed to steal the spotlight away from the American team's victory Saturday by taking to Twitter and throwing a barrage of shots at US national team legend Brandi Chastain.
Hope Solo has been making a lot of news lately, frequently for the wrong reasons. She admitted to being drunk during the Today Show back in 2008.
After beating the Columbian soccer team on Saturday, 3-0, Hope Solo took a shot a the color commentator, Brandi Chastain, through twitter.
Lay off commentating about defending and gking until you get more educated @brandichastain the game...
Holo Solo sounds off about Brandi Chastain's commentary.
Hope Solo is extremely outspoken. It one of the traits outside of her killer goalie skills she’s most noted for. Solo had a few choice words for former US Soccer star Brandi Chastain. Chastain is a current Olympic commentator for NBC sports and covered the women’s match against Colombia on Saturday. Apparently Hope had beef [...]
U.S. Women's Soccer coach Pia Sundhage is not the type to punish. Known for her laid-back demeanor and encouraging coaching style, Sundhage is more apt to help players find a way to drive themselves than to be the one to force them one way or another. So, on Sunday, when all conversation about the U.S. Women's Soccer team continued to center around goalkeeper Hope Solo'...
Everyone seemed to be in fine spirits after the U.S. Women's Soccer team's rollicking 3-0 win over Colombia on Saturday. Everyone, that is, except the goalkeeper who had a pretty easy day of work. Hope Solo took to Twitter just a couple of hours after the game and ripped former U.S. soccer legend Brandi Chastain, who commentated the game with Arlo White. Solo seemed to have...
The US women’s soccer team beat Colombia 3-0 in Glasgow, Scotland on Saturday to advance to the quarterfinals at the Summer Games in London. Megan Rapinoe, Abby Wambach, and Carli Lloyd all scored for the US, but the real games began after the contest ended. That’s when goalkeeper Hope Solo went off on NBC commentator and former Olympic gold medalist/World Cup winner Brandi...
U.S. women's soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo isn't backing down from
her critical tweets about NBC game analyst Brandi Chastain.
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