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US goalie Hope Solo says in book she was conceived in conjugal visit

Solo eager to deflect celebrity glare

Hope Solo can't stay out of the headlines. In the run-up to the 2012 Olympics , Solo tested positive for a banned substance (which earned her a warning from the US Anti-Doping Agency) and drew backlash for openly discussing the wild partying she and her teammates enjoyed in her last trip to the Olympics. Most recently, she turned heads with personal revelations in her upcoming...

Hope Solo was conceived during a conjugal visit

When you watch an athlete on TV or while attending a game, you don’t really think about who they are as a person. You don’t really think about where they came from, what they went through, and what made them who they are. We often just coldly judge athletes based on the hired entertainers we perceive them to be without considering anything else about them. It seems like Hope...

Hope Solo Promises People Will Know Her Better After Reading Tell-All Autobiography

Hope Solo has been the face of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team for so long that most fans think they know all there is to know about her. But the standout goalkeeper is sure the public will know the real Solo after reading her autobiography, which is scheduled to be released next month, the Associated Press reports. "People think I'm an open book," Solo said...

Hope's quite a Solo act as US prepares for opener

Wearing black Wellington boots and her usual confident smile, Hope Solo walked off the soggy pitch at historic Hampden Park on Monday and offered a preview of her second Olympics - and her first autobiography. ''People think I'm an open book,'' Solo said. ''People know nothing about me. They will know more about me on Aug. 14.'' The goalkeeper...

U.S. Women's soccer's 'Party in the USA' video

The women’s U.S. soccer team decided to show off their national pride by singing possibly the greatest pop song of all time…’Party In the USA’! That’s right, you did not hear me wrong. I would consider Miley Cyrus’s ‘Party In the USA’ the greatest pop song EVER and the U.S. women’s Olympic soccer team does [...]

Early start for US women's soccer team at Olympics

Goalkeeper Hope Solo says the antsy U.S. women's soccer players are ready to ''unleash the beast.'' The Americans open their Olympic campaign on Wednesday with a game against France in Scotland, two days before the opening ceremony. Soccer is one of two sports that starts early because the extra days are needed to play a sufficient slate of games that doesn&...

The Many Versions of Hope Solo's Daughter / Father Story are Quite Confusing

Hope Solo has a book coming out, Solo: A Memoir of Hope. Harper's release reads: Hope Solo is the face of the modern female athlete. She is fearless, outspoken, and the best in the world at what she... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Memoir sheds new light on Hope Solo

Think you know Hope Solo? New memoir shows you ain't read nothin' yet.

Most rampant Olympic drug? TV

The World Anti-Doping Association won't be testing for the right drug at "the most rigorously tested" Olympics, the London Games of 2012. WADA director general David Howman is quite proud of his advanced test for human growth hormone, the record number of athletes to be tested during these Olympics, the sophisticated and secure chain-of-custody blood procedure and...

US women's soccer ready for London

Goalkeeper Hope Solo says the antsy U.S. women's soccer players are ready to ''unleash the beast.''

Hope Solo, Abby Wambach and U.S. Women's Soccer Team Revive 'Party in the U.S.A.' With Dance Routine (Video)

If you hoped, thought or prayed you wouldn't ever hear Miley Cyrus' Party in the U.S.A. ever again, click away now. The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team released a video rendition of the song that took America by storm a year or two ago, and it did so just in time for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. These American girls just wanted to have fun, and it looked like they...

USA shows resilience over France

It's no surprise that France gave the US women's national team a tough test on Wednesday in their opening match of the Olympics. They are one of the best teams in the tournament, and were even favored by many to defeat the Americans in this game. Early on, it seemed those predictions would be realized, when France took a 2-0 lead before the game even reached the 15 minute...

4 hottest members of U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team: PHOTOS

We’re just a month away now from the London 2012 Summer Olympics, and with that we’re getting you caught up and who will be the next trending term, and talk of the water cooler this July/August. Two of the members on this list already have been. During the World Cup last July Hope Solo and Alex Morgan were America’s Sweethearts. Click her name here: Alex Morgan to learn...

Failure not an option for team USA

The US women's national team will embark on their journey for a third straight Olympic gold in London on Wednesday, when they face France in their first match of the tournament. The opening game will give US fans a glimpse into how the team will do this summer, as France is a solid team that will test them early in the Games. While starting off against one of the better squads...
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