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Lloyd scores 1st-half hat trick in World Cup final

Lloyd scores 1st-half hat trick in World Cup final

Jeff Kassouf July 5, 2015 0

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Carli Lloyd became the first player in Women’s World Cup history to score a hat trick in the final, finding net three times in the opening 16 minutes. Lloyd scored

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US to play 10-game tour pending World Cup title

US to play 10-game tour pending World Cup title

Jeff Kassouf July 5, 2015 7

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The United States women’s national team will play 10 matches for a victory tour if the team wins the 2015 Women’s World Cup. The team will play at least six

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The Rock: USWNT ’23 of the biggest badasses’

The Rock: USWNT ’23 of the biggest badasses’

The Equalizer Staff July 5, 2015 0

Does the United States women’s national team smell what The Rock is cooking? He certainly hopes so. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson sent the U.S. women a personal video message ahead of Sunday’s World Cup

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O’Reilly talks revenge, adjusting to bench role

O’Reilly talks revenge, adjusting to bench role

Dan Lauletta July 5, 2015 18

VANCOUVER, British Colombia — For the first time in the Women’s World Cup, the final is a rematch of the one four years prior. That was when Japan shocked the world for the second

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Krieger credits Ellis, communication for US’ success

Krieger credits Ellis, communication for US’ success

Harjeet Johal July 4, 2015 36

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The United States defense has been immense throughout the World Cup. Ali Krieger, Julie Johnston, Becky Sauerbrunn and Meghan Klingenberg have played tremendous, keeping a 513-minute shutout streak and keeping

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Lloyd, Brian crucial to US’ World Cup turnaround

Lloyd, Brian crucial to US’ World Cup turnaround

Jeff Kassouf July 4, 2015 77

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Three games, three different stadiums, three different tables propped up with microphones and, in Tuesday’s case, blinding lights shining down on Carli Lloyd after a United States victory. Order has

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2011 World Cup still burns in Wambach’s memory

2011 World Cup still burns in Wambach’s memory

Jeff Kassouf July 3, 2015 40

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Abby Wambach knows the date by heart: July 17, 2011. It’s the day that she came closest to but ultimately fell short of the one thing for which she most

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Rampone, others met with Ellis at midway point

Rampone, others met with Ellis at midway point

Dan Lauletta July 3, 2015 508

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The World Cup is a funny thing. It goes by in a flash yet it seems to last forever. Thirty days. Lives change. Legacies are made. Teams make adjustments. And

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Johnston, Lloyd, Rapinoe up for Golden Ball award

Johnston, Lloyd, Rapinoe up for Golden Ball award

The Equalizer Staff July 2, 2015 254

Three United States players are among the eight finalists for the Golden Ball at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, an award given to the tournament. Midfielders Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe are on

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PK miss, teammates boosted Johnston after mistake

PK miss, teammates boosted Johnston after mistake

Jeff Kassouf July 1, 2015 43

MONTREAL – Penalty kicks ultimately decided the course of the United States’ Women’s World Cup semifinal victory over Germany on Tuesday. No, not a shootout, but two penalty kicks separated by a mere nine

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