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Hope Solo diffused the drama surrounding her personal life as the gold medal-winning U.S. women's soccer team prepared for an exhibition match against the Republic of Ireland.
''My life is great,'' the goalkeeper said. ''My life is happy.''
Solo made her first appearance with the national team since she was married to former NFL tight end Jerramy Stevens in Washington state on Nov. 13, a day after his arrest at a party for domestic violence. A judge determined there wasn't enough evidence to hold Stevens, but the matter remained under investigation.
Solo spoke after a workout with her fellow U.S. teammates at Portland's downtown Jeld-Wen Field. The national team plays Ireland on Wednesday night on its U.S. appreciation tour following a 2-1 victory over Japan in the final match at the London Games.
''It's unfortunate what the media can do to judge before the facts are out there. It's hard to see, but it's a hard truth, and it's part of life,'' she said. ''I'm happy. I'm happily married. I would never stand for domestic violence. I've never been hit in my life.''
Solo has had a stellar career with the national team, helping the team to two straight Olympic gold medals. But she's never shied from attention: From her Twitter criticism of former national team member Brandi Chastain during the London Games to appearing on TV's ''Dancing with the Stars.''
Police say that they were called to a disturbance at a home in Kirkland, a Seattle suburb, in the early morning hours on Nov. 12. Solo and her brother blamed a disturbance on three unknown men. Officers maintained they had probable cause to arrest Stevens because they observed evidence of an altercation, including a cut on Solo's elbow, and his admission that the two had argued, according to court documents.
The next day, Solo and Steven were married. Solo, 31, posted a smiling photo of herself with Stevens, 33, to Twitter two days later.
Stevens was selected with the No. 28 pick of the 2002 draft by the Seahawks after a stellar career at Washington. But he also was involved in incidents away from football that included reckless driving charges for crashing into a nursing home.
His best season with the Seahawks as in 2005 when he started a career-high 12 games and had 45 receptions as the Seahawks won the NFC championship.
Solo also went to Washington. The two started dating following the London Games.
''Like I said, we're happy, and ultimately that's all that matters,'' she said.
Wednesday's match is the sixth of the U.S. team's Fan Tribute Tour.
Jill Ellis, women's development director for U.S. soccer, is coaching the U.S. team against Ireland. Former Australian national team coach Tom Sermanni takes over the national team in January, replacing Olympic coach Pia Sundhage, who stepped down.
Ireland and the United States will play again Glendale, Ariz., on Dec. 1 as the tour continues.
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The American soccer star vehemently denied that any domestic violence occurred between her and her husband, Jerramy Stevens, on the day of their wedding.
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Hope Solo is trying to diffuse the drama surrounding her personal life as the gold medal-winning U.S. women's soccer team prepares for an exhibition match against Ireland.
The goalkeeper made her first appearance with the national team since she was married to former NFL tight end Jerramy Stevens in Washington state on Nov. 13, a day after his arrest at a party for domestic...
Happy wife happy life T…
US soccer star Hope Solo has finally gone public about her recent marriage to the often troubled former NFL player Jerammy Stevens.Here’s some the scoop from ESPNW. ““I’m happy. I’m happily married. I would never stand for domestic violence. I’ve never been hit in my life. It’s unfortunate, but that’s what the media can do.I’m happy in...
Uggh, Hope Solo. Today Solo denied that any domestic violence took place between her and her husband Jerramy Stevens. “It’s unfortunate what the media can do to really judge before the facts are out...
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Jerramy Stevens, the former NFL tight end who recently married US soccer star Hope Solo, was arrested in Florida on Wednesday for a parole violation, according to Seattle news outlet King5.
Stevens, 33, was arrested for possession of cannabis, according to booking information obtained on the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office website.
Stevens and Solo have been in the news...
Hope Solo wants to set the record straight.
The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team goalkeeper recently married Jerramy Stevens, who was arrested for domestic violence the night before their wedding.
Solo insists the former Seattle Seahawks tight end never hit her, saying stories suggesting he did are simply inaccurate.
“It’s unfortunate what the media can do to judge before...
I’m a bad man T…
Jerramy Stevens, the former NFL player and current husband to US Soccer star Hope Solo, was released from jail Thursday morning by a judge after his arrest the previous day for investigation of violating his probation. The arrest may have violated Stevens’ parole stemming from a 2010 marijuana possession charge in Tampa. This dude is bad news.-TO
Hope Solo’s husband, former NFL tight end Jerrmay Stevens, has been arrested for the second time in less than a month, this time by the Hillsborough County Sheriff in Florida. Stevens, who was arrested in Seattle earlier in November, is listed as an inmate on the Hillsborough inmate website.
As you can see on his booking report, Stevens was arrested for a probation violation regarding...
Seems like a rough honeymoon for soccer star Hope Solo and her new husband, former NFL player Jerramy Stevens. Stevens was arrested Wednesday for possibly violating the terms of his probation. Stevens is on probation for a 2010 drug possession charge. Hope released a statement about her marriage and the November 13th arrest of Stevens [...]