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  1. Happy Birthday, Abby Wambach!

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    Happy birthday, Abby Wambach! The global soccer superstar turns 34 today. The youngest of seven children, Wambach was the National High School Player of the Year in 1997 as a senior at Our Lady of Mercy High School in Rochester, New York. She went on...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  2. Happy Birthday, Tobin Heath!

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    Happy birthday, Tobin Heath! The U.S. women's soccer star turns 26 today. A former standout at North Carolina, Heath helped lead the Tar Heels to three national championships in 2006, 2008 and 2009 and was a two-time NCAA first-team All-American. Whi...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  3. USA-Canada rivalry resumes

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    The United States and Canada renew their women's soccer rivalry tonight in Winnipeg (8 p.m. ET on ESPN3 and espnW.com). Here are five fast facts to get you prepared for the border battle. 1. The U.S. has an all-time record of 47-3-5 against Canada...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  4. GSMP honors 5 alumnae

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    Five alumnae of the 2013 Global Sports Mentorship Program were honored for their plans to use sports to address inequalities for girls in their home countries. The women created the plans with American female executives during a monthlong mentors...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  5. 12 Perfect pairs

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    With just the semifinals standing in the way of a clash of unbeatens between UConn (38-0) and Notre Dame (36-0) in the NCAA women's basketball tournament, we look back at the 12 previous NCAA championship games between perfect teams. Auburn vs. O...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  6. Happy Birthday, Mia Hamm!

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    Happy birthday, Mia Hamm! The legendary soccer star turns 42 today. A member of the U.S. national team from the age of 15 in 1987 until her retirement from the sport in 2004, Hamm helped the U.S. women win two Women's World Cups (1991 and the iconic ...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  7. A Downward Spiral in Portugal

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    On Monday, the U.S. women's soccer team lost to Denmark 5-3 at the Algarve Cup in Portugal. After a loss to Sweden on Friday, which ended the team's 43-game unbeaten streak, the USWNT has lost consecutive games for the first time since 2001 -- a span...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  8. 10 fast facts for Algarve Cup

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    On Wednesday, the top-ranked U.S. women's soccer team opens play at the 2014 Algarve Cup in Portugal against familiar foe Japan (7:45 a.m. ET). The rivals famously met in the gold-medal game at the 2012 Olympics and the final of the 2011 Women's Worl...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  9. 11 and counting at UConn

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    It's up to 11 and counting for women's sports teams at the University of Connecticut. The field hockey team won its third NCAA championship on Sunday with a 2-0 victory over Duke, giving the women's teams at UConn a total of 11 national championships...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  10. Veteran's Day Salute

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    On this day in 1918 World War I came to an end. Since 1938, Nov. 11 has been a federal holiday in the United States to honor the service of all military veterans. Among the brave American men and women who have served are countless professional and O...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  11. Legends are born in Pasadena

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    Brandi Chastain. Mia Hamm. Briana Scurry. Julie Foudy. Kristine Lilly. Michelle Akers. And the rest of the 1999 U.S. women's soccer team, this day is for you. Fourteen years ago today, on July 10, 1999, American soccer players transformed into legend...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  12. Salute to Argentina's stars

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    On this day in 1816, Argentina declared its independence from Spain, creating a home country for several sports legends, including soccer superstars Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi, golfer Angel Cabrera and tennis player Juan Martin del Potro. At the...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  13. Happy Birthday to Alex Morgan

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    Happy 24th birthday to U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan. The California native, who made her first appearance with the national team in March of 2010, already has scored 44 international goals in 68 appearances. Her first goal came on Oct. 2, 2010, again...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  14. W Wants To Know: Alex Morgan

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    In "W Wants to Know," espnW poses five questions to some of our favorite athletes. This week, U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan of Thorns FC checks in prior to Portland's game against Seattle on Sunday. What do you need to consider your day complete? ...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  15. In The Clutch: U.S. women's soccer player Abby Wambach explains h...

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    When her kids became interested in soccer, Abby Wambach's mom checked out a book about it from the library. Her daughter took it from there.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2013
  16. espnW -- Women + Sports Summit to be held in Octocber

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    The fourth annual espnW: Women + Sports Summit will be held Oct. 9-11 at the St. Regis Monarch Beach at Dana Point, Calif.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2013