Rob Ryan's celebration of the Saints' victory over the Cowboys, his former team, didn't end at the Superdome. The defensive coordinator took to a New Orleans' bar and bought a round of drinks for the adoring fans.
When she was cut from the London 2012 U.S soccer team, two-time World Cup veteran Stephanie Cox used the time to start a family. Now she's back and hoping to make the roster for a run for the Cup in Canada.
Go. Move forward. Let's do this. It's a mantra that sums up how Abby Wambach has always done things, whether it's leading the U.S. women's national team or her recent civil union to teammate Sarah Huffman.
With injured stars, a rookie goalkeeper and home-field advantage all part of the mix, there are plenty of issues to consider heading into the first NWSL championship game between the Thorns and the Flash.