Megan Rapinoe takes knee for anthem in 'nod to Kaepernick'

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick continues to receive public support from fellow athletes in his protest of the national anthem. Women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe knelt while the anthem played before her club Seattle Reign FC faced off against the Chicago Red Stars on Sunday in “a nod to Kaepernick,” per John D. Halloran of American Soccer Now. Megan Rapinoe...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Heather O'Reilly announces retirement from US Women's National Team

United States Women's National Team veteran Heather O'Reilly announced her retirement from international soccer on Thursday, calling time on a spectacular 15-year career.O'Reilly made her debut as a 17-year-old during the Algarve Cup against Sweden on March 1, 2002, as a senior in high school. She became the second-youngest player to hit 200 caps for the USA (behind only Kristine...
Via FOX Sports
September 01, 2016

Former USWNT stars, analysts rake Hope Solo over the coals

In the wake of the U.S. women’s soccer team’s loss to Sweden on penalties Friday, Hope Solo’s comments that “we played a bunch of cowards” have stirred up a lot of attention and criticism from former U.S. players and analysts. ESPN analyst Julie Foudy, who was briefly a teammate of Solo’s (Foudy retired in 2004, Solo joined the national team in 2000, but in a lesser role...
Via Awful Announcing
August 12, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: PVC Speaker Series: Julie Foudy & Kristine Lilly

Julie Foudy and Kristine Lilly, alumnae of the U.S. Soccer Women’s National Team, joined the Princeton University community on campus on Thursday, April 21 as part of the Jake McCandless ’51 Princeton Varsity Club’s Speaker Series.
Via Princeton Athletics
July 05, 2016  |  Discuss

U.S. Soccer Federation taking legal action over cancelled soccer match

A friendly soccer game between the reigning World Cup-winning U.S. women’s national soccer team and Trinidad and Tobago was called off because of poor field conditions, and there may be legal repercussions, reports KHON2’s Gina Mangieri. The game was boycotted by the U.S. after they took the field and quickly realized the turf wasn’t applied correctly, making it dangerous...
Via The Comeback
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

New E:60 shows possible connection between turf and cancer

A new ESPN E:60 report may be showing the connection that artificial turf may have in causing cancer. The report is done by former women’s soccer star Julie Foudy and it says that the “crumb rubber” pellets in the turf may expose athletes to carcinogens and are causing health problems in young athletes. Here is more from AOL.com: In a preview segment released, ESPN speaks to...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

New ESPN E:60 Report Looks At Possible Connection Between Field Turf And Cancer

A new ESPN E:60 report by former women’s soccer star Julie Foudy examines the possible connection between field turf and cancer. In the below segment, Foudy, with the help of a number of former soccer players, looks into whether the “crumb rubber” pellets, which could expose athletes to carcinogens, are causing medical issues for young athletes. Here’s more, via AOL.com:...
Via College Spun
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Julie Foudy re-signs with espnW for multiple years

Former US Women’s National Team soccer star Julie Foudy will be sticking around with ESPN for the foreseeable future. This week, Foudy re-signed a multi-year deal with espnW that will keep her as one of the main faces of the ESPN offshoot outlet. Foudy made an impact on the national stage during last month’s College Football Playoff Championship Megacast, when she shined as...
Via Awful Announcing
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Hope Solo takes shot at Julie Foudy for being left off her all-time list

After Julie Foudy chose Briana Scurry as the goalkeeper for her all-time U.S. women's soccer team, Hope Solo tweeted her disagreement.
Via Gamedayr
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Hope Solo rips Julie Foudy for exclusion from all-time best list

Hope Solo has a well-documented history of not getting along with former US women’s soccer players. She continued that trend this week when she called out Julie Foudy. Foudy, a former midfielder and team captain who was part of the US women’s gold medal team at the 2004 Olympics in Athens, appeared on ESPN Tuesday […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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