She's been fighting her whole life, so maybe it shouldn't come as a surprise that Hope Solo finds herself in the midst of a second domestic violence incident. The details of her arrest -- and her life, really -- aren't quite that simple, though.
Talk about turf and whether Hope Solo should be on the pitch all you want. But being part of the World Cup still involves the small matter of qualifying for it. The U.S. women open the CONCACAF Women's Championship on Wednesday.
Former U.S. women's team goalkeeper Jill Loyden lost her sister in a domestic violence incident two years ago. Now she is making a public stand that ex-teammate Hope Solo should not be playing for Team USA.
Have I changed my mind about Hope Solo being suspended? No, she should not be playing right now for the U.S. women's national soccer team. But it's wrong to equate Ray Rice with Hope Solo. In fact, that comparison is downright dangerous.
Amy Rodriguez said she knew people had low expectations for her coming back from the pregnancy. But FC Kansas City traded for her in the offseason and was rewarded with two goals in the NWSL title game.