Carli Lloyd and Christen Press each scored twice to help the U.S. women's soccer team beat Russia 7-0 on Saturday in an exhibition game that extended the Americans' unbeaten streak to 41 games.
U.S. women's soccer forward Amy Rodriguez was off for more than a year, having given birth to her son Ryan. Saturday, she saw her first significant playing time and had an assist in her 30 minutes of action against Russia.
The U.S. women's soccer team will play an exhibition against Russia on Feb. 8 at Boca Raton, Fla.
Abby Wambach excelled as coach and player Wednesday, scoring twice against Boston to lead magicJack to the semifinals.
Fifty years ago, two competitors squared off: a 20-year-old regarded as softball's best pitcher versus baseball's best hitter. It was no contest.