Last Tuesday, The Harvard Crimson exposed a document created by the 2012 Harvard men’s soccer team called a “scouting report,” which assessed and scored the incoming recruits for the women’s soccer team based on their perceived attractiveness. The women who are still playing for the team from that year decided to…
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The Opening Ceremony isn’t until Friday night, but the first event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games has begun! Sweden is playing South Africa in women’s soccer right now.
In today’s Tweet Beat, US women’s soccer is ready, Joe Jonas is in Tokyo and Amber Rose makes cute babies.
After filing a federal complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against U.S. Soccer over wage discrimination last month, the championship women’s team is considering a boycott of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this summer if their requests aren’t met.
South Korean ladies' soccer dynamo Park Eun-Seon is good at her sport. Real good. Like, man good. At least, according to a cabal of her fellow women's soccer league players, who have threatened to stop playing unless the league subjects Park to a humiliating gender test and releases the results to the public.
Unsurprising, but still BLERGHHH. Shortly after Nadeshiko Japan, the nation's women's soccer team, lost Thursday's game to the U.S. 2-1, the terms "Jap," "Pearl Harbor" and "Hiroshima" trended on the relentless shit soufflé that is Twitter. And why not? There's no better way to celebrate a victory than namecheck…
Bruce Reyes Chow, a father of three daughters, sat down to watch the United States Women's National Soccer Team play North Korea yesterday. In a piece on Huffington Post, he writes: "Watching the USWNT play over the past few years has been one of the most powerful and important things my daughters have experienced……
Women's soccer had long-struggled to find an audience in Japan, a fact that made the Japanese team's win against the United States' perennial juggernaut of a women's team at last July's Women's World Cup that much more significant. With the win, Japan had snapped a 26-game losing streak against the Americans and…
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.
Women's Pro Soccer has lost one of its teams, and now it could lose its sanctioning as a professional league. But players are fighting to keep the league alive.
Professional athletes and huge ad campaigns go hand-in-hand. From sneakers to sports drinks to credit cards to cars, sports stars with fans often become advertising stars with a following. Although the U.S. soccer team lost to Japan in the World Cup Finals, some of the players — Hope Solo, Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan…
The athletes were on Today with Ann Curry this morning. Said goalkeeper Hope Solo, "Although we didn't bring the cup home, we're a team full of a winning attitude. We have winning spirit."
Marta Vieira da Silva, also known simply as Marta, is probably the Women's World Cup's biggest star. Let's learn a little more about the athlete sometimes called "Pele in a skirt."
The player in question, Elizabeth Lambert, punches one player in the back and yanks another player to the ground by her ponytail.