If convicted, Hope Solo is probably out as the U.S. goalie. And rightly so. But why are female athletes judged so much more harshly than their male counterparts?
In a bad version of turn-back-the-clock day, a high school team wouldn't play for a state championship because the opponent had a -- gasp! -- girl on the team. No girls allowed? Seriously?
From Jamie Moyer to a pair of Olympic-caliber swimmers and Bruce Springsteen and Madonna, age is only a number -- and certainly not one that's holding them back from more success or pushing them to retirement.