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WASHINGTON -- Moya Dodd remembers what it was like trying to afford playing on the Australian women's national soccer team. She paid her own airfare to games. Her teammates had to sew the Australian crest onto their track suits at one point because it was accidentally left off. Show More Summary
announced on Twitter that mentioned you’ll have a focus on women’s basketball and soccer on Twitter. Why those sports in particular? HM: The WNBA and NWSL are the two largest professional women’s leagues in the country, and accordingly, they both need focused, sustained coverage. Show More Summary
Bellator women’s flyweight Ilima-Lei MacFarlane knew she would be answering questions about her first professional MMA bout for a while.Filed under: Bellator, News
BALTIMORE -- As a girl in Costa Rica, Raquel Rodriguez knew she wanted to be a professional soccer player. But in a country that had achieved little success on the international level and where she had to compete against boys because...Show More Summary
Photo source: Mafue via Flickr - commons.wikimedia.org Abby Wambach's retirement from professional soccer, becoming the leading scorer in the sport globally, caps off an incredible run for female athletes. The US Women's National Team...Show More Summary
Last night, Abby Wambach played her final professional match. It was her 255th appearance with the U.S. women's national team, and she finished her career with 184 goals—the record in international play for both women and men. It was...Show More Summary
Longtime U.S. women’s national soccer team star Abby Wambach will take the field one last time during the team's friendly against China on Wednesday, marking the swan song of her professional career. Wambach, international soccer's all-time...Show More Summary
In a short while, the year will be 2016. Yet it still isn’t beneath some news outlets to speculate over which professional athletes might be gay. Today, Mexican rag TV Notas featured not just a picture of two bikini-clad women on its...Show More Summary
Tuesday was a day of enthusiastic fist pumps as Obama called women in sports "badasses" at The White House, but it was also tinged with some sadness for fans of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, which won the World Cup in July. The...Show More Summary
It’s completely unprecedented: a women’s professional soccer league in the United States reaching a fourth season. Not only that, the National Women’s Soccer League hasn’t lost a single founding club in three years and has successfully added an expansion team, with a second on the way. By the time the […]
The future of top-flight women's professional soccer in the United States is stronger than ever thanks to a new deal between Nike and the National Women's Soccer League that comes just one day before the league's 2015 championship game. The league announced on Wednesday that their partnership with Nike has been extended through the 2019 season. Show More Summary
Christen Press, the 26-year-old professional soccer forward who helped the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team win the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in July, explains how yoga and meditation “quiet the distractions” in her life and make her a more dynamic athlete. Show More Summary
The National Women’s Soccer League will expand to Orlando next season, according to a report today in the Guardian. The franchise would be the 10th in the United States’ women’s professional league and the circuit’s first foray into the U.S. southeast. The franchise would be a notable addition in what […]
Did the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup spark a surge of interest in professional women’s soccer? Find out Wednesday when the Portland Thorns face the Boston Breakers in a match available to watch live online only — a contest that could be be crucial in deciding who will make the National Women’s Soccer League playoffs Watch Portland Thorns Vs. Show More Summary
Carli Lloyd is not into the whiney nonsense that is excessive flopping in professional men's soccer The professional soccer player — who dominated on the field at this year's Women's World Cup — visited Late Night with Seth Meyers to...Show More Summary
After the U.S. Women’s National soccer team trounced Japan at this year’s World Cup, the players returned home like conquering heroes. But despite all the media attention and ticker-tape parades, the reality of life for professionalShow More Summary
Why do Americans care so much about the U.S. women's national team in the World Cup when they don't seem to care much at all about the professional soccer teams that feature the very same women?
It's unclear how much longer Abby Wambach will be playing professional soccer, but it's safe to say this is her final chance to hold the women's World Cup. Ahead of the final on Sunday she spoke clearly and candidly about what the journey...Show More Summary
On the heels of a successful run by the US Women’s National Team in the 2015 Women’s World Cup, FOX Sports has announced that a deal that includes broadcast rights to 10 games from the National Women’s Soccer League. The deal … Continue reading ?