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  1. Mia Hamm, Joy Fawcett head U.S. Soccer's women's Best XI

    Forward Mia Hamm and defender Joy Fawcett were unanimous selections for the U.S. Soccer Federation's All-Time Women's National Team Best XI as part of the governing body's 100th anniversary celebration.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2013
  2. 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
  3. 40 greatest female athletes: Michelle Akers

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    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. She was a four-time All-American at Central Florida. She scored 105 goals in 153 appearances for the U.S. She earned the Golden Boot as ...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  4. WPS playoffs -- Christine Sinclair named MVP of the WPS final

    Jacqueline Purdy

    Christine Sinclair is described as a quiet presence on the Western New York Flash, but her 'soccer smarts' played a key role in the championship.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2011
  5. Can the U.S. recapture the spirit of 1999? -- Women's World Cup -...

    David Hirshey

    As the Women's World Cup kicks off, Team USA has only one remaining member of the legendary 1999 championship team. But the spirit of Mia Hamm's pony-tailed warriors lives on.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2011
  6. U.S. soccer team that won 1999 Women's World Cup was best women's...

    Johnette Howard

    They had style. They had personality. They had talent. And they captured hearts across America. The U.S. team that won the 1999 Women's World Cup is still a tough act to follow.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2011
  7. WWC: No TV for decisive U.S. qualifier

    Scott French

    It is perhaps an indication of the U.S. women's national team's popularity in the post-Mia Hamm era that the most important qualifying match the Americans have ever faced will not be available to television viewers. And it's a crime. We get so ...

    Blog | November 26, 2010
  8. WPS WEEK 6: Marta makes the difference for streaking Gold Pride

    Scott French

    Marta Vieira da Silva might only be 24, but she's already a legend, as revered as Michelle Akers, as famous as Mia Hamm and, if possible, celebrated more than either. The Brazilian forward, known merely as Marta, has been FIFA's World Player of the ...

    Blog | May 16, 2010
  9. Diamond Bar's Alex Morgan makes U.S. women's national team debut

    Scott French

    Diamond Bar High School product Alex Morgan made her U.S. women's national team debut Wednesday night in a 1-0 victory over Mexico in Sandy, Utah. Morgan, a star striker at California, played the second half of the Americans' second domestic appeara...

    Blog | Conversation | April 01, 2010
  10. Michelle Akers Needs Help

    Her ranch that rehabilitates horses was devastated in recent flooding. The best women's player of all time needs help. Perhaps it's time for the soccer community to pay her back. I received the follow letter from ex-FC Dallas front office great...

    Blog | January 27, 2010
  11. Akers, Caligiuri and Wynalda honored

    Michelle Akers, Paul Caligiuri and Eric Wynalda were chosen Wednesday for induction into the U.S. Soccer Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2004
  12. Deserving dignitaries enter Hall

    Marc Connolly

    There were no surprises in the National Soccer HOF's Class of 2004, as the voters got it right by electing Michelle Akers, Eric Wynalda and Paul Caligiuri.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2004
  13. U.S. changes for the better

    Marc Connolly

    The U.S. faced some adversity since winning the 1999 World Cup, but five key changes re-energized the defending champions.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2003
  14. Kicking It with ... Michelle Akers

    Marc Connolly

    Michelle Akers looks back on her amazing career and life after leaving the game.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2003
  15. Women of Wide World: Brandi Chastain

    Mia Hamm is the first lady of American soccer. Michelle Akers is the heart and soul (probably the only parts of her body that haven't been operated on), but the photo of 1999 and of all women's sports, was of Brandi Chastain after she won the Women's...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 24, 2001