Found August 06, 2012 on Fox Soccer:
Team USA now stands two steps away from their third straight Olympic gold, where Pia Sundhage's side will battle old CONCACAF rivals Canada at Old Trafford. The Americans will not be short of confidence, as the lady Yanks have posted three straight shutout victories and a perfect 4-0 Olympic record in London. Forwards Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan willl look to punish Canada's defense and avoid the upset at the Theatre of Dreams. Join editor Kayla Knapp and senior editor Jamie Trecker (via @FOXSoccer on Twitter) as the United States women's national team look to cement their place for the gold medal match against Japan on Thursday, August 9. Start tweeting your questions and comments at 11:30 a.m. EST (15 minutes before kickoff) at #USWNTchat as Kayla takes you through the semifinal match.

Alex Morgan's game-winner vs. Canada

Alex Morgan scored this impossibly dramatic late game-winner to defeat Canada 4-3 in extra time in a definite game of the year contender in the Olympic semifinals. The goal is spectacular... and so is the call by NBC's Arlo White, whose voice cracks in excitement and amazement over what he has just seen. White was phenomenal throughout the game setting the scene at Old...

Alex Morgan Scores Goal in Final Minute to Push U.S. Women's Soccer Past Canada (Video)

Just one thing was missing from Monday's game between the U.S. and Canada, a contest that had people saying "instant classic" long before the final result was decided. America needed a hero, a player to find a way to score the go-ahead goal that the U.S. hadn't been able to nab since falling behind in the first half. Alex Morgan took the challenge. Morgan, known...

Morgan next face of US women's soccer

First-time Olympian Alex Morgan already has her defining moment: A game-winning goal in overtime that put the U.S. women's soccer team into the gold medal match. And of all things, it came on a header, the very skill that was supposed to be a weakness in her game. If she keeps this up, she really will outgrow her nickname. ''We came up with the name 'Baby Horse...

Olympic soccer thriller has US glad, Canada bitter

Abby Wambach was counting. Out loud. Within earshot of the referee. That's how medals are won, with moments such as those. A wily veteran using a subtle tactic to get the ref to make a call no one ever makes, one that turns the match around. When the game for the gold is all there's left to play, it's usually fitting to immediately sweep away the underbrush that preceded...

Canadian Women’s Soccer Hottie Kaylyn Kyle

There was one standout in Canada’s 4-3 loss in overtime to the USA in the semifinal round of the 2012 Olympic Women’s Soccer tournament. It wasn’t Abby Wambach, although she delievers dominating high fives. It wasn’t Alex Morgan, although she delivered the game winning goal in overtime. It was Canadian Kaylyn Kyle. Lets see what we can do about making her a naturalized citizen...

Wambach Or Morgan...??? Which Last-Second Goal Is Better...???

((HT: IOC/Televiso)) We all know the Women's World Cup game ender against Brazil... Rapinoe to Wambach in injury time in extra time to advance to the final... Now, we have another one that ranks right up there for suspense, meaning, and all the other predicate nouns that are associated with nationalistic athletics... Down 1-0, 2-1, and 3-2 the USWNT came back three...

Thrilling finishes not new for USA

Old Trafford was full of tired legs and empty gas tanks. But Alex Morgan just kept on moving, kept on running and kept on trying. After 122 minutes of the most physical, emotionally tiring and pressure-packed soccer match these Olympic Games have seen, Morgan rose to the occasion and reminded everyone why she is considered the next breakout soccer star. Morgan's game-winning...

Morgan's winning goal

Watch Alex Morgan's winning goal for the United States against Canada in Olympic women's soccer.

Alex Morgan’s Beautiful and Golden Header FTW!

We always love to celebrate the ladies here at COED Magazine, but I can say with absolute certainty that the US vs. Canada soccer game I just witnessed was probably the most exciting example of... [[ Read More ]]

Abby Wambach Cites LeBron James' Cramps While Sticking by Gatorade Endorsement at Olympics

Abby Wambach is increasingly loyal to her Gatorade endorsement, and she has plenty of reasons why. While there's always the chance that a sip from the wrong soda can will strip an athlete of major sponsorship money (here's looking at you, Ronaldinho), Wambach isn't just staying with Gatorade out of fear. On Sunday, Wambach moved bottles of Coke and Powerade away from...

US women reach soccer final in thriller

Since women's soccer was introduced to the Olympics back in 1996, there has not been a gold-medal game that did not include the United States. That streak continued Monday night, but only because of some inspired play by the Americans, who refused to give up in the face of relentless pressure on the part of Canada. Alex Morgan's header in the 120th minute of play gave the...

US Soccer wants women's team at home

U.S. Soccer would prefer to have Hope Solo, Alex Morgan and the rest of the players on the women's national team playing at home rather than abroad. The hard part is figuring out the best way to make that happen. U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati said Wednesday that the failures of the WUSA and the WPS over the last decade shows that a women's league of full...

Megan Rapinoe kept the USWNT in it & Alex Morgan Gave Good Head to Win It

American midfielder Megan Rapinoe scored two goals for the US Soccer team today, almost matching Canada’s Christine Sinclair, who scored three. And even with those two ladies providing the punch --... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Olympics Schedule for Tuesday Includes Gymnastics Finals, Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings in Beach Volleyball Semifinals

Monday was a great day for Team USA in the 2012 London Olympics, with the men's basketball team and women's soccer team pulling out victories in their quests for gold. After leading by only one point at halftime, Kevin Durant and the rest of the U.S. Men's Basketball team shot lights-out to surge past Argentina with a 126-97 victory. The U.S. will play Australia in the...

Canada: US women use 'illegal' tactics

Call it a legitimate complaint. Or call it a big underdog trying to gain some sort of mental edge on the eve of a big game at the Olympics. Either way, the coach of the Canadian women's soccer team took a swipe at the Americans on Sunday, accusing the U.S. team of ''highly illegal'' tactics. John Herdman said the Americans go beyond the rules with their physical...
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