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.
On Monday, Hope Solo will face a judge and address the domestic assault charge filed against her. It won't be her first time in that courtroom, and it isn't her first legal entanglement. How will this case turn out?
U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati said the federation plans to speak with Hope Solo and her representatives by Thursday afternoon regarding the goalkeeper's weekend domestic violence arrest in the Seattle suburbs.