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Hamm heads USWNT's all-time squad

Forward Mia Hamm and defender Joy Fawcett were unanimous selections for the U.S. Soccer Federation's All-Time Women's National Team Best XI as part of the governing body's 100th anniversary celebration. Midfielders Michelle Akers and Kristine Lilly were one vote shy of unanimous in balloting announced Thursday. Forwards Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan, and defender Christie...
Via Fox Soccer
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Hamm, Fawcett, Akers head US women's Best XI

Forward Mia Hamm and defender Joy Fawcett were unanimous selections for the U.S. Soccer Federation's All-Time Women's National Team Best XI as part of the governing body's 100th anniversary celebration. Midfielders Michelle Akers and Kristine Lilly were one vote shy of unanimous in balloting announced Thursday. Forwards Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan, and defender Christie...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Mia Hamm’s record shattered: Who is now chasing Abby?

Beating Mia Hamm’s record was no small task, but Abby Wambach has blown everyone away by scoring four goals in forty minutes against the Korea Republic last month to secure her name as the all-time leading goal scorer in American history. Abby still has a couple of years left under her belt but who could be the next contender for, not #ChasingMia, but #ChasingAbby? Over the past...
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July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Wambach breaks Mia Hamm's record

The torch has been passed. Mia Hamm no longer holds the world record for international goals, whether by a woman or a man. On Thursday night, Abby Wambach scored four first-half goals in a friendly against a putrid South Korean side to push her career tally in international competition to 160, passing Hamm's 158. On a balmy night at Red Bull Arena, 18,961 fans - seemingly all...
Via Fox Soccer
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Wambach needs 3 goals to break Hamm's goal record

Replacing Mia Hamm as the all-time leading goal scorer for the United State women's soccer team can't happen soon enough for Abby Wambach. Thursday against South Korea at Red Bull Arena would be just fine for the 33-year-old Rochester, N.Y., native. Anything to get the record out of the way. While she might be the most recognized and honored player on the current roster...
Via AP on Fox
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

#ThrowbackThursday: 1999 Women’s World Cup Final

photo via soccernation.com   The 1999 Women’s World Cup is one of the greatest sports moments in American history.  Until that summer, I don’t recall having an interest in or awareness of the World Cup.  Although my family was heavily into sports, somehow the World Cup never rated in our home, at my school, church, or any other social settings.  But with the USA serving...
Via All Sports Everything
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan, Mia Hamm, U.S. Soccer Stars Participate in ‘Soccer Night in Newtown’

The deadly shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School was personal for pro soccer star Marcus Tracy. He grew up in Newtown, and his mother once taught at the school. The San Jose Earthquakes striker joined about 40 other current and former soccer players, including Landon Donovan, Mia Hamm, Kristine Lilly, Christie Rampone and Alexi Lalas, on Monday afternoon at the Newtown Youth...
Via NESN.com
January 08, 2013  |  Discuss

US women to play Costa Rica in Sept

The U.S. women's soccer team has lined up its first post-Olympics match. U.S. Soccer said Tuesday that the Americans will face Costa Rica in Rochester, N.Y., on Sept. 1. Rochester is the hometown of forward Abby Wambach, who is chasing Mia Hamm's record for international goals. The team typically plays in a U.S. celebration tour after the Olympics. The players aren'...
Via AP on Fox
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

US women's soccer team to play Costa Rica in Sept

The U.S. women's soccer team has lined up its first post-Olympics match. U.S. Soccer said Tuesday that the Americans will face Costa Rica in Rochester, N.Y., on Sept. 1. Rochester is the hometown of forward Abby Wambach, who is chasing Mia Hamm's record for international goals. The team typically plays in a U.S. celebration tour after the Olympics. The players aren'...
Via AP on Fox
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Collierville High School Football Coach Shawn Abel's Profane Rant Obscures Solid Point About Individualism

Let's just get rid of everybody. Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly? Make him be gone. Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Todd Monken? Axed. That youth soccer coach who once told your daughter she's not the next Mia Hamm? Waaaaay back -- gone! That way, nobody will have to hear a harsh or negative word ever again. Shawn Abel, a high school football coach in Collierville, Tenn...
Via NESN.com
November 02, 2011  |  Discuss
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