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Alex Morgan is following in Hope Solo's footsteps and entering the world of publishing. Unlike her veteran teammate, the 23-year-old soccer star isn't writing a tell-all book, at least not yet. Morgan signed a deal with Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing to write "The Kicks," a three-book series for middle schoolers, according to the Associated Press. Morgan wants to "inspire young girls" and "celebrate" her love of soccer, a statement from Simon & Schuster said. The first intallment of "The Kicks" will come out in summer 2013. Morgan helped propel the United States to the gold medal at the 2012...

Alex Morgan to write children's books

Let the Olympics book deals begin. Alex Morgan, the gold medalist and key member of the U.S. Olympic soccer team, has signed with Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing for "The Kicks," a three-book series for middle schoolers. The first novel will come next summer, the publisher announced Monday. The main characters will be four young girls. The themes will be...

'DWTS' star may sue Hope Solo

Dancing With The Stars star Maksim Chmerkovskiy reportedly is mulling over his legal options against Hope Solo for her allegations that he once slapped her in a practice session.

Hope Solo’s $1.2 million bachelorette pad

U.S. women’s national soccer goalie Hope Solo recently purchased a home in suburban Seattle, Washington.  Why Seattle you ask?  That’s where Solo was born and raised (Richland, Washington), went to college (University of Washington) and now plays in the United Soccer League’s W-League (for the Seattle Sounders). And judging by the pictures, you get a nice little house for...

Hope Solo’s New Book Sparks Rampant Controversy: Villain or Victim?

Hope Solo’s New Book Sparks Rampant Controversy: Villain or Victim? - originally posted on Soccerlens.comNever one to shy away from publicly exposed quarrels or full on media bouts, Olympic gold medalist Hope Solo (and her newly published memoir) has, yet again, placed herself at the epicenter of a highly scrutinized controversy. In similarly contentious fashion to her recent Twitter...

Book sales, possible lawsuit latest 'slaps' at Hope Solo

When Hope Solo's book Solo: A Memoir of Hope first came out, we were confused. Then, ex-women’s national team coach Greg Ryan said she was a liar for accusing him of hitting her. Today? Dancing... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Hope Solo gets beat five-hole by a ‘little person’

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