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  1. 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
  2. FIFA names Nadine Angerer top women's player over Abby Wambach

    Germany goalkeeper Nadine Angerer has been voted the best women's football player in the world for 2013.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2014
  3. Abby Wambach on 10-player list for FIFA award

    FIFA has named women's world player of the year Abby Wambach as a candidate for the 2013 award.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2013
  4. HoopGurlz -- Jackie Kemph, the Gatorade girls' basketball player ...

    Jake Thomases

    Jackie Kemph is continuing to build her legend at Rolling Meadows High School and throughout Illinois. The undeclared junior's most recent achievement was being named the state's Gatorade Player of the Year.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  5. espnW -- Past winners for FIFA Women's Player of Year, Coach of Y...

    A look at past winners of FIFA's Women's Player of the Year and Coach of the Year awards.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2013
  6. Japan's Homare Sawa wins FIFA player of the year

    Homare Sawa of Japan ended Brazilian forward Marta's five-year reign as FIFA player of the year on Monday in Zurich. American Abby Wambach was a finalist.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2012
  7. 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
  8. Women's World Cup -- If Marta were American, we'd love her

    Jacqueline Purdy

    Fans booed and whistled at the Brazilian throughout the game -- for what, wanting to win? If she were on our side, we'd think these boos were unjust.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2011
  9. espnW -- Notre Dame coach Randy Waldrum makes Dash for NWSL

    Graham Hays

    Last year, B.J. Snow left UCLA to coach the Under-17 U.S. national team. Now, Randy Waldrum is leaving South Bend for his native Texas, where he'll coach the expansion Houston Dash of the NWSL.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2014
  10. espnW -- Notre Dame Fighting Irish freshman Morgan Andrews shoots...

    Graham Hays

    The next big soccer phenom has already arrived in the form of Notre Dame freshman Morgan Andrews. And her sights are set on something bigger -- the U.S. national team.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  11. espnW -- Leigh Ann Robinson and Erika Tymrak ready for women's n...

    Graham Hays

    Erika Tymrak and Leigh Ann Robinson represent the first payoff for U.S. Soccer from its investment in NWSL. The rookie and the journeyman punched their tickets to the national team with a successful season with FC Kansas City.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2013
  12. HoopGurlz -- Top Wisconsin recruit Arike Ogunbowale gives up socc...

    Walter Villa

    Math wiz Arike Ogunbowale, the No. 19 prospect in the espnW HoopGurlz Terrific 25 for the 2015 class, always adds up to trouble for opponents, especially now that she's given up soccer to concentrate on hoops.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  13. 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
  14. Friendship is a marathon

    Kristine Lilly

    This is the third in a series of blogs from former U.S. soccer player Kristine Lilly, who is running in the Boston Marathon on Monday to raise money for Boston Children's Hospital. Twenty-six plus miles, meet 30 years of friendship! A year ag...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  15. For Kristine Lilly, friendship is a marathon

    Kristine Lilly

    Kristine Lilly will run her first marathon with a little help from her friend.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2012
  16. About Last Night -- NFL lockout in the final countdown?

    Stacy Title

    NFL owners approved a labor deal 31-0, and the LAPD arrested two new suspects in the Bryan Stow beating. Here's what else you missed last night.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2011