2016 ESPYS Snubbed a NASCAR Legend for the Icon Award

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Over the course of their careers, Peyton Manning, Abby Wambach, and Kobe Bryant transcended their respective sports. They exuded greatness, overcame adversity, and became role models of their sports. However, the 2016 ESPYS snubbed a NASCAR legend for the Icon Award. 23-year veteran of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and recently retired Jeff Gordon‘s name was not called. This […] READ MORE


US National Team Chip Shots: USWNT Victory Tour and More

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It has been a relatively busy week for US Soccer, so let’s jump right in. Ladies first in this week’s edition, after all, they are the ones with the stars over the crest and deserve the recognition. USWNT The USWNT Victory Tour got off to a rousing start, as Christen Press led the USWNT, clad […] READ MORE


US National Team Chip Shots

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This weekly columns provides insight into the US Soccer scene. USMNT and USWNT are the main focus, but do not be surprised if there is a touch of the rest of the Federation. USMNT All is quiet on the USMNT front, where the only real news is the match against Mexico on October 10 in […] READ MORE


USWNT Earns Third Star, Creating Opportunity for NWSL

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For the better part of the past year, the United States Women’s National Team and their supporters have had a single mantra: “We want three stars.” Now, the nation is gearing up for a victory lap as thousands met the USWNT in L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA Tuesday and New York City prepares to host a victory […] READ MORE



USWNT Revenge: A Rematch of 2011 Final

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Most American soccer fans remember where they were for the last World Cup final…and not for the best of reasons. After taking the lead twice over the course of regular and extra time, the USWNT fell to Japan 3-1 in a penalty kick shootout that featured misses from the likes of veterans Shannon Boxx and […] READ MORE



WWC Preview: Germany v. US

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The Women’s World Cup Final will be played on Tuesday June 30, 2015 at Olympic Stadium in beautiful Montreal.  Ok, it isn’t really the Final, but it sure feels like it, and whoever comes out on top of this match, will be the favorite to win the actual Final.   This match-up pits number one […] READ MORE


Clint Dempsey and Abby Wambach: Two Captains, One Problem

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EDITORIAL – Every time a story comes up about abuse of officials, we hear the same narratives: What should the penalty be? Is the penalty given appropriate for the act? Will the player learn from their mistake? Then we have the cases of two United States National Team captains, both abusing officials within a week of each […] READ MORE