Everyone knows what Mia did as an athlete. You know about her successes and awards as the best female soccer player in the world. But it's her refreshingly sincere selflessness -- in everything she does -- that helped make her an icon.
Hope Solo is catching flack for being too masculine on "Dancing with the Stars." Since when did "strong" equal "manly"?
Julie Foudy sums up her year in sports and the life lessons we can all take into the year ahead.