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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 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
Via College Spun
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch E:60’s ‘The Turf War’: Julie Foudy’s look at cancer and crumb rubber fields

This week, ESPN’s E:60 aired this segment (below) on what one expert compared to a medical outbreak – the link between the crumb rubber pellets used on artificial fields and players diagnosed with cancer. The causality, as outlined by experts interviewed by E:60’s Julie Foudy, works like this: The small, rubber pellets used to pad turf fields, made by dicing up used car...
Via World Soccer Talk
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

E:60 Investigates Artificial Turf

Former U.S. Women's National Team star Julie Foudy leads an investigation into the alarming safety concerns regarding artificial turf on ESPN's weekly newsmagazine show E:60. The post E:60 Investigates Artificial Turf appeared first on
Via The Soccer Daily
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

FIFA awards World Cup broadcasting rights to Fox through 2026, controversy ensues

Stop if you’ve heard this before — FIFA wasn’t transparent. Shocking statement, right? So it should come as little surprise to know that when FIFA announced on Thursday it had awarded the broadcasting rights for all events to FOX in the United States through the 2026 World Cup. Of course, that would ignore that the 2014 event was held on a network that's good at soccer. pic...
Via Bloguin Best
February 12, 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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