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  1. 6 Ways 99ers Inspired Carli Lloyd

    Amy Van Deusen

    Two-time Olympic gold medalist Carli Lloyd has been a leader on the U.S. women's national soccer team for nearly a decade. She was 16, and already a high school standout, when the U.S. women won the 1999 World Cup in front of the largest crowd to eve...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
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  3. espnW -- Christen Press could be the next big U.S. soccer star

    Graham Hays

    When Christen Press couldn't get a look from the U.S. national team, she stepped out of her comfort zone and went to play professionally in Sweden. Now, with 12 goals in her first 24 appearances for the national team, Press is a rising star.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Travel team

    Christie Rampone

    When my husband, Chris, and I decided to have Rylie, our first daughter, we thought, Let's play it by ear, and we'll see if I can get back to soccer after. It was 2005 and I'd already had a great career, with both an Olympic gold medal and a World Cu...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  7. NWSL suspends Carli Lloyd of Western New York Flash for 2 games

    Two-time Olympic gold medalist and Western New York Flash midfielder Carli Lloyd has been suspended for two games by the National Women's Soccer League for using excessive force in a game against Chicago.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2014
  8. Abby Wambach misses NWSL opener for Western New York Flash due to...

    Two-time Olympic gold medalist Abby Wambach has been ruled out from playing in the Western New York Flash's NWSL season-opener at Washington because of a fractured orbital bone below her left eye.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2014
  9. espnW -- Meryl Davis crowned champion of "Dancing with the Stars,...

    In honor of Meryl Davis' win on Season 18 of "Dancing with the Stars," we look back at some of the show's top-performing athletes from years past.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | March 12, 2014
  10. 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
  11. espnW -- Influential women and moments in sports history

    In honor of Women's History Month, we highlight some of the most influential women and moments in sports history.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | February 28, 2014
  12. espnW -- Five things Julie Foudy just loves, loves, loves about S...

    Julie Foudy

    Crazy Norwegian outfits! Fanatical Dutch fans! Babushkas! These are just a few of the things Julie Foudy already loves about Sochi.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  13. espnW -- Julie Foudy on why she can relate to Hannah Kearney's po...

    Julie Foudy

    When Julie Foudy saw all of Hannah Kearney's reaction to taking home bronze instead of gold in the Olympic moguls event in Sochi, she could completely relate to the her raw and honest emotion.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2014
  14. espnW -- Julie Foudy's advice for athletes preparing for Games

    Julie Foudy

    Julie Foudy knows the nerves, adrenaline and competitiveness that every Olympian experiences. Here are her tips for athletes as they head into the Sochi Games.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  15. espnW -- Tracy and Lanny Barnes still in lockstep, even after Oly...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    When Tracy Barnes decided to give up her Olympic team spot to twin sister Lanny, the story went viral. The reaction has been surprising to the biathletes, but Tracy insists it was an easy decision to make.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2014
  16. espnW -- As she prepares for the 2014 Sochi Olympics, Heather Ric...

    Dimity McDowell

    As Heather Richardson seeks her first Olympic medal, her speedskating training includes a lot of weights and some bandying about on the ice.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2013
  17. espnW -- U.S. women's soccer star Abby Wambach is No. 5 on our Im...

    Graham Hays

    The spotlight on Abby Wambach continued to shine brightly in 2013: She led the Western New York Flash to the NWSL championship game and moved past Mia Hamm for most international goals in soccer history.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2013