The USWNT just suffered their worst loss in a decade, and here's how it happened

The U.S. women's national team suffered its worst loss in nearly a decade on Tuesday night. France bulldozed the Americans in Washington, D.C., beating them 3-0 in the final match of the SheBelieves Cup.The 3-0 loss was the biggest losing margin for the USWNT since 2007, when Brazil beat the U.S. 4-0. The defeat, which follows a 1-0 loss to England on Saturday, also marked the USWNT...
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20 days ago

USWNT captain Becky Sauerbrunn says Muslim ban is 'un-American'

U.S. women's national team co-captain Becky Sauerbrunn is the latest athlete to speak out against President Donald Trump's immigration ban, calling it "un-American" in a statement to SSFC. Trump has signed an executive order temporarily banning travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries as well as Syrian refugees from entering the United States. "Soccer, more often than not...
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February 02, 2017

WATCH: USWNT captain Becky Sauerbrunn talks equal pay, FCKC draft

CARSON, Calif. —  On the U.S. women’s national team’s first day back at camp for 2017, there was a new tone for discussing the team’s fight for equal pay with their own federation. “We’re not really talking about it too much to the media,” said captain and defender Becky Sauerbrunn. “We’re keeping it pretty internal as of right now. We’re just really looking...
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January 16, 2017

WATCH: Carli Lloyd tells 60 Minutes U.S. women feel like 'second-class citizens'

60 Minutes is diving headlong into sports and politics this Sunday, interviewing four U.S. women’s soccer players about their ongoing fight for equal pay. Here’s a preview clip, which features U.S. captain Carli Lloyd telling CBS’ Norah O’Donnell “We feel like we’re treated like second-class citizens, because they don’t care about us as much as they do the men”: ...
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November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

USWNT captain Becky Sauerbrunn talks her career, winning Olympic gold, Team Budweiser

Becky Sauerbrunn is a co-captain of the United States women’s national soccer team. She’s won an Olympic gold medal, a World Cup and is one of the best defenders in the world. In this interview, we spoke to Becky about the upcoming Rio Olympics, what it feels like to win a gold medal, the process of making the U.S. women’s national team and her inclusion on Team Budweiser.
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June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

U.S. Women’s Soccer Players Could Boycott 2016 Olympics Amid CBA Dispute, Lawsuits

Something has to give, or else the United States women’s national soccer team might relinquish its crown without taking a single step on the field. Becky Sauerbrunn told ESPN on Sunday that leading players will consider boycotting the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, if negotiations between the U.S. Soccer Federation and players over a new collective bargaining agreement aren’t...
April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Top USWNT players accuse US Soccer of wage discrimination

In between winning the Women’s World Cup and going on a victory tour to getting ready for the Summer Olympics where the team is the favorite to win gold, the United States Women’s National Team needed to strike while the iron is hot to get its word out that it feels its players are not being paid comparatively to players on the Men’s National Team. As players are currently...
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March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

USWNT: Carli Lloyd and Becky Sauerbrunn named new captains

Jill Ellis has named two new captains for the United States Women’s National Team. Carli Lloyd, who was named U.S. Soccer’s Female Player of the Year, and Becky Sauerbrunn, who started all games in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, were the two named by Ellis for captaincy. They replace Christie Rampone, who is currently battling a knee injury after undergoing surgery, and Abby...
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Ellis names Lloyd, Sauerbrunn as USWNT captains

Coach Jill Ellis has marked the start of a new era for the United States women's national team with a change in on-the-field leadership.Ellis has tabbed Carli Lloyd and Becky Sauerbrunn as the team's new captains, with Lloyd set to wear the armband when both players are on the field."I never thought I would be captaining the national team, but I'm humbled and it's an amazing honor...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

#SheBelieves in Orlando: Janet Petro & Becky Sauerbrunn

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November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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