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  1. espnW -- Portland Thorns FC puts on quite a show in NWSL

    Graham Hays

    Christine Sinclair scored a hat trick, and Portland scored four unanswered goals in a 6-3 victory over Boston that set the NWSL single-game record for most goals.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2014
  2. espnW -- Boston Breakers and USWNT veteran Heather O'Reilly far f...

    Graham Hays

    As Heather O'Reilly approaches 30, it seems the U.S. national team veteran has played soccer forever. She needs to call on every bit of that experience as she tries to hold her last-place Breakers together heading into Sunday's NWSL match with Portland.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2014
  3. Infographic -- How Aja Evans Got That Body

    From her NFL-style workouts to her training table, here's a look at how bobsledder Aja Evans sculpted her physique.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2014
  4. espnW -- FC Kansas City's Nikki Phillips finds place on Polish na...

    Graham Hays

    Nikki Phillips had hoped to play for the U.S. national team. But as the World Cup illustrated, players with dual citizenship sometimes have another option. And in becoming a key member of the Polish national team, the FC Kansas City defender is learning

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2014
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Soccer star Megan Rapinoe undresses for The Mag - ESPN The Magazi...

    Morty Ain

    Megan Rapinoe talked with reporter Morty Ain about what it was like to take it all off for ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue and about coming out for the London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  8. Venus Williams, Michael Phelps, Marshawn Lynch lead Body Issue li...

    The sixth annual edition of ESPN The Magazine's The Body Issue will feature 22 athletes posing nude, including five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams, 18-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps and Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  9. Herrera rallies Mexico's golden boys

    Andrea Canales

    Mexico

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  10. Happy Birthday, Abby Wambach!

    espnW

    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
  11. Work on 2016 Rio Olympics golf course could be halted

    Like other delayed venues for the beleaguered Rio 2016 Olympics, work on the golf course has fallen behind schedule.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2014
  12. 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
  13. Scolari's chosen 23: Marcelo, champion in his own right

    Igor Resende and Lucas Borge / ESPN Brasil

    SAO PAULO -- His sterling resume includes a Rio de Janeiro (Carioca) championship in 2005. Overseas, he's a three-time champion in Spain and has two Copa del Rey titles, both with Real Madrid where he arrived in 2007. Add to this two Olympic medals f...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  14. Mexico set to reap rewards of younger generation

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA -- What became of the likely lads? The ones who defied history, self-defeatism and logic to overcome Brazil 2-1 in the 2012 Olympic final? The ones who were charged with lifting Mexico as a footballing nation and propelling it to new heig...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  15. 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
  16. 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