Solo not taking any chances with Zika virus while in Rio

The countdown to the Rio Olympics is now measured in days and athletes competing in the games are getting their bags packed. For many athletes, this means more than just packing the necessary outfits. After months of well-documented concerns over the Zika virus, Olympians are rightly taking precautions to avoid catching the mosquito-carried disease. Some more than others, as demonstrated...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hope Solo flaunts 'Zika proof' arsenal for Rio Olympics

Of the many issues facing the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the Zika Virus is the most visible and potentially catastrophic.Spread by a particular species of mosquito, the virus can cause severe illness and is transferable from pregnant mothers to their children, causing birth defects.So it's certainly an issue to bear in mind for athletes coming to Brazil to compete in the Summer...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hope Solo criticizes NWSL for unprofessional work conditions

Hope Solo is one of the most recognizable and outspoken members of the United States Women’s National Team. She is also the starting goalkeeper for the Seattle Reign of the NWSL. That’s the National Women’s Soccer League, and it is the professional league for women in the United States. However, a year after the USWNT won another women’s World Cup title she apparently has...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Hope Solo’s 100th shutout more than just a record

The United States Women’s National Soccer Team defeated South Africa yesterday, 1-0. It was a decent victory in their first of two final tune-up games before the nearing Rio Olympics that saw Crystal Dunn score the game’s loan goal in the 35th minute off a cross from Mallory Pugh. Alongside the win, longtime national team goalkeeper Hope Solo recorded her 100th career shutout...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Women’s Soccer players demand right to strike over equal pay, as Olympics near

The threat of a United States women’s national soccer team players’ strike looms large, just two months before they’re supposed to chase Olympic gold. The union which represents Team USA asked U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman to ratify the players’ right to strike over alleged gender-based pay disparities between the men’s and women’s teams, MSNBC’s Alex...
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May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Hope Solo accused of slamming nephew’s head into cement

Hope Solo is once again facing charges of domestic violence after a judge reversed a decision from a lower court last week, and now her half-sister is speaking out. Solo's half-sister, Teresa Obert, says the Olympic soccer goalie assaulted her and her son on June 21, 2014. She claims the fight began with Solo going after her son, Solo's 17-year-old nephew Christian Obert, after...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Hope Solo admits to using stalling tactics on penalty kick

By Larry Brown Hope Solo admitted to using stalling tactics during a penalty kick in the US’ 2-0 win over Germany in the Women’s World Cup semifinals on Tuesday. One of the most critical moments of the match came in the 59th minute when Julie Johnston committed a foul inside the box that led to a penalty kick for Germany. Celia Sasic, who was the tournament’s leading scorer...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Hope Solo and fandom

By Shaun Ranft Hope Solo is arguably the best keeper in women’s soccer today. After all her ability between the posts was huge in securing the United States’ 3–1 victory over Australia Monday night. Unfortunately, it’s also possible that she’s not such a terrific person. That was from last June. Months later this report surfaced and stated that Solo let her husband drive...
Via The Sports Post
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Hope Solo insulted officers during 2014 arrest

By Mike Cole Team USA is getting ready to open its Women’s World Cup slate, and already there are distractions. The Americans will begin their World Cup on Monday night against Australia, and they will do so with more controversy swirling around goalkeeper Hope Solo. The veteran keeper was arrested in June of 2014, and new details from an ESPN report on the arrest don’t paint...
Via NESN.com
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Hope Solo nude pictures leaked online again

Hope Solo nude pictures were leaked online again Saturday as part of a second round of hacked celebrity naked photos posted on the net. Over Labor Day weekend, photos of multiple women — all of whom were celebrities (e.g. actresses, athletes or models) — were leaked online through an anonymous 4chan message board. Some of […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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