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  1. Stars bond with New York Stock Exchange

    Lizzie Haldane

    The New York Stock Exchange can trace its origins back 221 years, to May 17, 1792. At one time, the opening and closing of trading was marked by a gavel, and then later by a gong. Today, a bell signifies the opening and closing of business, and, sinc...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  2. Abby Wambach's first of many

    Lizzie Haldane

    On this day in 2002, soccer star Abby Wambach scored her first international goal, against Finland, in a 3-0 win for the Americans. It also was her first career start and her second appearance for the red, white and blue. Now, 11 years later, she has...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  3. Earth Day salute to Flowers, Brooks and more

    Lizzie Haldane

    Earth Day was celebrated for the first time on this date in 1970. It was founded by Gaylord Nelson, a former U.S. Senator from Wisconsin. Today, as we celebrate the 43rd anniversary of the modern environmental movement, we send a special shout out to...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  4. NWSL showdown set for Sunday

    Lizzie Haldane

    Women's soccer fans have been pointing to today's National Women's Soccer League matchup between the Seattle Reign and Portland Thorns since the schedules were announced. On paper, the Pacific Northwest squads look like two of the top teams in the le...

    Blog | April 21, 2013
  5. Action starts in Foz do Iguaçu

    Lizzie Haldane

    Foz do Iguacu will be batting leadoff for Brazil this week. Starting tomorrow, the city known for its waterfall system will host the X Games. And that's just the tip. The South American country is buzzing on the world sports stage. Next year, stadium...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  6. North Carolina in driver's seat for dynasties

    Lizzie Haldane

    Connecticut won its eighth women's NCAA basketball title on Tuesday night to tie Tennessee for the most by a school. But the two dominant women's basketball programs aren't even close to matching the dynasty in women's soccer. If you combine the trop...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  7. NWSL: 30 days to kickoff

    Lizzie Haldane

    Today marks 30 days out from the start of the inaugural National Women's Soccer League season. On April 13, Alex Morgan, Christine Sinclair and Tobin Heath will kick things off when Portland Thorns FC ventures into the Heartland to take on Nicole Bar...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  8. Star athletes meet their match

    Lizzie Haldane

    Love is in the air -- and on the courts, fields, courses, rings, rinks and pools. It should come as no surprise that athletes have teamed up for doubles since schedules, mentality, and passion are similar regardless of sport. We send Valentine's Day ...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  9. Milestones adding up for Abby Wambach

    Lizzie Haldane

    The U.S. women's national soccer team will wrap up its two-game series against Scotland Wednesday night in Nashville, Tenn., before heading to Portugal early next month for the Algarve Cup. All eyes will be on Abby Wambach, who will wear the captain...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  10. The Harbaughs are far from alone

    Lizzie Haldane

    John and Jim Harbaugh may be the first brother head coaches in a Super Bowl, but they aren't the only siblings to compete for the ring. Of the 22 sets of brothers who have reached the Super Bowl, the most notable are the Mannings and Barbers. Peyton ...

    Blog | February 02, 2013
  11. More than football stars in bay areas

    Lizzie Haldane

    Sunday will showcase the finest football players from San Francisco and Baltimore, but these bay areas have harbored many impressive female athletes, too. San Fran has swimmer Summer Sanders, figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi, basketball player Jennifer...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  12. Impressive list of White House visitors

    Lizzie Haldane

    We can't celebrate Inauguration Day without revisiting some of the key visitors during President Barack Obama's first term in office. Obama hosted a Who's Who of female athletes at the White House over his first four years. Some of the headliners inc...

    Blog | January 20, 2013
  13. Hiring process continues for new league

    Lizzie Haldane

    The inaugural National Women's Soccer League College Draft, part of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Convention, will be held Friday in Indianapolis. Each of the eight teams will select four stars, one each round, for their 20-playe...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  14. Kicking the unlucky myth

    Lizzie Haldane

    On 1/3/13, we honor two of the most famous No. 13s in women's soccer history. Current fate tempter Alex Morgan concluded the 2012 season with 28 goals and 21 assists, becoming the first U.S. women's national team member to tally at least 20 goals and...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  15. Soccer gold medalist Alex Morgan on her Olympics experience - ESP...

    Lizzie Haldane

    In ESPN The Magazine's Interview issue, Lizzie Haldane talks with soccer gold medalist Alex Morgan.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2012
  16. Women's soccer star Megan Rapinoe on coming out and the future of...

    Lizzie Haldane

    In ESPN The Magazine, soccer star Megan Rapinoe chats with Lizzie Haldane about coming out, representing Team USA and the future for women's soccer.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2012