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  1. Women's World Cup -- Lauren Cheney is made to play midfield

    Jacqueline Purdy

    Unofficial team deejay is not the only role in which Lauren Cheney is excelling. The forward turned midfielder has been impressive in her first World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2011
  2. Women's World Cup -- Despite loss, there are positives for France...

    Jacqueline Purdy

    The team advanced out of its group for the first time and also qualified for the 2012 Olympics. The hope is, maybe now, the country will notice.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2011
  3. 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
  4. Women's World Cup -- Lotta Schelin leads Sweden to the semifinals...

    Jacqueline Purdy

    A young Australian team tried to keep the match within reach, but the Swedes were victorious, 3-1.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2011
  5. Women's World Cup -- Player-turned-fan no longer lost in translat...

    Jacqueline Purdy

    Former high school exchange student Brianna Rhodes returned to Germany to help with the Women's World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2011
  6. Women's World Cup -- Australia sends Norway packing

    Jacqueline Purdy

    In a back-and-forth game, Australia prevailed 2-1, advancing to the quarterfinals for the second time in a row. For the first time, Norway failed to advance.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2011
  7. Equatorial Guinea out of 2012 London Games qualification because ...

    Jacqueline Purdy

    Equatorial Guinea coach Marcelo Maria Frigerio confirmed Saturday that his women's soccer team has been removed from Olympic qualification by FIFA because of a player's nationality issues.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2011
  8. Women's World Cup: Marta is back, ready for 2011 WPS season

    Jacqueline Purdy

    This is going to be a big spring and summer for Marta. The soccer star is is eyeing titles in the WPS and Women's World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2011
  9. Soccer: Interview with WPS and U.S. star Abby Wambach

    Jacqueline Purdy

    ESPN sits down to talk soccer -- and acting -- with Abby Wambach.

    Blog | Conversation | October 20, 2010
  10. Rachel Buehler leads U.S. women's team by example

    Jacqueline Purdy

    Rachel Buehler is leading the U.S. women's national team by example, writes Jacqueline Purdy.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2010
  11. Chicago Red Stars standout Cristiane hosts former Brazilian teamm...

    Jacqueline Purdy

    Chicago Red Stars standout Cristiane hosts former Brazilian teammate Marta and the Los Angeles Sol on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2009
  12. WPS playoff race tightens up

    Jacqueline Purdy

    While Los Angeles is assured of its playoff berth, the rest of the league is battling it out for the remaining spots, writes Jacqueline Purdy.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2009
  13. WPS stars reminisce about the impact of the '99 World Cup

    Jacqueline Purdy

    The U.S. victory in the 1999 Women's World Cup remains one of the most significant events in the history of women's sports. Its influence can be seen in today's generation of WPS stars who still fondly reminisce about the event, writes Jacqueline Purdy.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2009
  14. WPS playoffs will be disrupted by absence of European stars

    Jacqueline Purdy

    With the European Championships robbing WPS teams of many of their best players, the WPS playoffs will lack some star power, writes Jacqueline Purdy.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2009
  15. All eyes on the Marta-Kelly Smith showdown

    Jacqueline Purdy

    With Los Angeles set to face Boston, WPS fans will see the two best players in the world face off, writes Jacqueline Purdy.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2009
  16. Inaugural WPS game opens to strong crowd

    Jacqueline Purdy

    The WPS started with a bang, but the trick is to keep the crowds coming, writes Jacqueline Purdy.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2009