Carli Lloyd, Becky Sauerbrunn, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, and Hope Solo—the five most recognizable names from the U.S. women’s national soccer team—have filed a federal complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, requesting that U.S. Soccer be investigated over wage discrimination.
The domestic violence charges against soccer player Hope Solo will go forward after all. In January, a lower court dismissed the charges on procedural grounds, but a Washington state appeals court reversed that decision on Friday.
On Friday, New York City dropped approximately two tons of confetti on the reigning Women’s World Cup champions, celebrating their record third World Cup win with the first-ever ticker-tape parade for a female sports team.
In New York City, Mayor de Blasio has cleared a parade for the US women’s soccer team who recently won the World Cup. Gather all the confetti you can find for Friday morning at 11 a.m. folks!
Citing police reports, depositions and interviews with Hope Solo’s half-sister and nephew, ESPN’s Outside The Lines is alleging Solo has been lying publicly about the events of a domestic violence incident last June, and Solo’s half-sister and nephew accuse Solo of punching them both in the face repeatedly, as well as…
The Women’s World Cup starts June 6, and, right on time, frequently-arrested USWNT keeper Hope Solo’s reclamation project is starting up, too. If you’re wondering why this campaign is happening, we have no answers for you; all we can do is point you to the first stop, a long, gushy, and somewhat confused ESPN profile.
Hope Solo can't seem to stay of trouble. The U.S. Women's Soccer team goalie has been suspended for 30 days for a recent "incident."
Domestic violence charges against Hope Solo have been dropped. The soccer star was initially charged with fourth-degree assault for allegedly attacking her half-sister and nephew. She was set to go to trial next week, but a judge dismissed the charges on Tuesday.
The NFL's handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence case has opened a belated discussion on how professional sports enable crap behavior in their athletes, and the private horror of domestic violence for its victims. But in the flurry of firings and bannings and panel appointings in the NFL, one professional sports…
This past weekend, professional soccer player and US women's national team standout Hope Solo was arrested for allegedly drunkenly attacking her sister and 17-year-old nephew, after telling the teen he was too fat to be an athlete. Yesterday, she posted a Facebook note to the fans indicating that she's sups sorry.
Hope Solo's hearing for alleged domestic violence kicked off today in my hometown (wooooo!—eeerrrghh...), and the details that have emerged are pretty terrible so far. According to police, Solo's 17-year-old nephew said that his aunt showed up at the house, apparently intoxicated, then called him a fat pussy and…
Soccer star Hope Solo has been arrested on domestic violence charges for assaulting her sister and nephew. CNN reports that Solo is due to be arraigned on Monday.
Last night Lindsay Lohan went to a Justin Bieber concert. A few hours later, at around 4 AM, she was arrested for punching a woman in the face in a New York club following brief verbal altercation (LiLo said something to the effect of "Give me my space" before clocking the girl). She and friends attempted to flee the…
Monday night, former NFL player Jerramy Stevens was arrested for allegedly causing injury to his fiancée, soccer star Hope Solo, during a party in her house. Tuesday night Stevens and Solo got married. True love conquers all?
Conservative activists in Russia are so mad about Madonna expressing her support for gay rights at a St. Petersburg concert, they're suing her for $10.5 million. If convicted, punishment is eaten by bear.
Noted libertine and soccer player Hope Solo took issue with the way soccer commentator Brandi Chastain criticized the U.S. Women's soccer team's apparently porous defense. Solo did what all vociferous famous people do when they need a suitable podium for their outrage — she fired-off a series of scathing tweets, the…
Here's yet another reason to get excited about the fast-approaching summer games: the Olympic Village, according to one Olympian, is really just a "frat party with a really nice gene pool," filled with people who can probably do all crazy kinds of sex tricks with their nimble bodies.
Hot on the heels of making a pledge to be "ambassadors for the message of healthy body image," Vogue has made its June issue the Olympic edition, complete with Olympians on its cover. Sounds great, right? You might think this is a great chance to showcase the bodies of these athletes in action, to prove that powerful,…
The US Women's Olympic soccer team was saved from a shooting in the Vancouver hotel where they were staying by a well-timed yoga session. Unfortunately, the shooting interfered with the team's plans to go to Starbucks. Can't win 'em all.