USWNT players angry after lawsuit discloses personal information

Members of the U.S. Women’s National Team are not happy after a lawsuit filed by U.S. Soccer against their union was released to the public without their personal information redacted. Player’s home addresses and email addresses were left uncensored in the 217 page document . Veteran midfielder Megan Rapinoe expressed her frustration to the New York Times: “Naturally...
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Magic Johnson congratulates Abby Wambach, butchers her name

Magic Johnson thoughtfully shouted out Abby Wambach on social media Friday, but he made one big mistake. The former Los Angeles Lakers great got Wambach’s first name wrong:     That’s pretty cringe-worthy, and amazingly Johnson still had not deleted the tweet several hours later. It’s great that he thought enough of Wambach — the greatest women’s soccer player...
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December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

USMNT midfielder Mix Diskerud posts reply to Abby Wambach

A day after Abby Wambach criticized U.S. Men’s Soccer Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann and questioned the men’s team’s reliance on foreign-born players, one of those imports has clapped back. USMNT Midfielder Mix Diskerud, who was born in Oslo, Norway to an American mother, posted the following message on Instagram on Thursday: Wow Abby, I guess there are pros and cons in...
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December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Abby Wambach gets standing ovation

The USWNT fans in attendance at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome erupted when Abby Wambach was substituted out of Wednesday night’s match against China. It was the final time Wambach would leave (or enter) a match at the international level, and the great ovation the fans gave her reflected that. WATCH: #USWNT‘s Abby Wambach subbed off, receives a terrific standing ovation from the...
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December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Gatorade Pays Homage To Abby Wambach With Epic Commercial (Video)

It would be easy to argue that Abby Wambach is bigger than the game of soccer. The legendary U.S. player holds the U.S. record for most goals in international play, and her 184 international goals are a world record for both men and women. Abby Wambach is soccer. But that’s not the legacy she hopes to leave. Her message is captured beautifully by Gatorade, who released this terrific...
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Abby Wambach’s career ends with first USWNT loss at home in 11 years

This wasn’t quite the storybook ending for Abby Wambach’s career and I’m sure the USWNT will want to redo this game again. They lost to China in New Orleans 1-0 and lose their first game at home since 2004, a run of 104 games. Since it was Abby Wambach’s final game, the USWNT was focused on getting her a goal so she could end her career on a high note. In the end, that may...
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December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Abby Wambach receives standing ovation in final game

Abby Wambach said goodbye to professional soccer Wednesday night. When the legendary U.S. player was substituted in the 70th minute of Wednesday’s 1-0 loss to China, the fans at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans gave Wambach a rousing ovation. WATCH: #USWNT's Abby Wambach subbed off, receives a terrific standing ovation from the Superdome crowd. #ThanksAbby https...
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Soccer icon Abby Wambach announces retirement

Abby Wambach’s goal-scoring ways will come to an end after this year. Wambach announced Tuesday in a statement on the U.S. Soccer Federation’s website she’ll retire from professional soccer at the end of 2015. Wambach will walk away from the sport as the all-time leading goal scorer in international soccer history. Abby Wambach announced retirement. She’s scored more...
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Abby Wambach gives wife Sarah Huffman hug, kiss after win (Video)

Abby Wambach got to add the final piece to complete her career with the USWNT with a 5-2 victory over Japan for her first World Cup. After winning the match, Wambach celebrated by draping herself in the American flag. She then went over to a special section of the stands along with many of her...Read More
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July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Abby Wambach's game-winning goal vs. Nigeria

So this Abby Wambach is pretty good at soccer, huh? The most decorated international goal scorer in the history of women’s soccer carved another line into her already lengthy resume Tuesday when she buried the lone goal in Team USA’s 1-0 win over Nigeria.   This embed is invalid   " /> Wow. Is there any other way to describe that? The tally, which came...
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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