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Lauletta: Thoughts on the Hope Solo suspension

Lauletta: Thoughts on the Hope Solo suspension

Dan Lauletta August 26, 2016 22

Two weeks ago I made my feelings known via Twitter about Hope Solo referring to Sweden as a bunch of cowards in the aftermath of the United States’ stunning loss on penalties in the

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Hope Solo’s U.S. Soccer contract terminated, suspended six months

Hope Solo’s U.S. Soccer contract terminated, suspended six months

The Equalizer Staff August 24, 2016 825

U.S. Soccer on Wednesday suspended Hope Solo from the team for six months, effective immediately, for comments she made to the media following the team’s ouster at the hands of Sweden in the Olympic

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Rapinoe ‘really disappointed’ by Solo’s ‘cowards’ comment

Rapinoe ‘really disappointed’ by Solo’s ‘cowards’ comment

The Equalizer Staff August 18, 2016 185

A week after Hope Solo called Sweden “cowards” for its style of play, Megan Rapinoe, says she was “really disappointed” with the reaction that failed to “graciously” handle United States’ Olympic exit. Solo drew international headlines

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USWNT Things Learned: Lots of mistakes, but hard to win them all

USWNT Things Learned: Lots of mistakes, but hard to win them all

Ray Curren August 12, 2016 635

History may have a knack of repeating itself, even if the permutations may not end up being exact replicas of each other in the end. Friday’s Olympic quarterfinal wasn’t the first time the U.S.

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Solo calls Sweden ‘cowards’ for tactics; Pia doesn’t care

Solo calls Sweden ‘cowards’ for tactics; Pia doesn’t care

The Equalizer Staff August 12, 2016 208

United States goalkeeper Hope Solo took aim at Sweden’s tactics following her team’s stunning quarterfinal loss, calling the Swedes “cowards” for how they played. The U.S. lost to Sweden, 4-3 on penalty kicks following

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USWNT Things Learned: Shouldn’t be many ill effects from draw

USWNT Things Learned: Shouldn’t be many ill effects from draw

Ray Curren August 10, 2016 643

Even for the mighty United States women’s soccer team, conquerer of the world last summer and three-time defending Olympic champions, all games are not equal. The hashtag #WinTheGroup appeared to be the mantra of

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US wins group despite costly mistakes in Colombia draw

US wins group despite costly mistakes in Colombia draw

The Equalizer Staff August 9, 2016 540

The United States women’s national team won Group G at the Rio 2016 Olympics women’s soccer competition. That was the silver lining of a strange 2-2 draw with Colombia on Tuesday in Manaus, where

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USWNT Things Learned: Defense key to recent American dominance

USWNT Things Learned: Defense key to recent American dominance

Ray Curren August 7, 2016 67

Someday France is going to beat the United States at a major tournament. But Saturday was not that day. If they meet again this summer it will be in the gold medal match, which

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Hope Solo stands tall, makes history with 200th cap

Hope Solo stands tall, makes history with 200th cap

The Equalizer Staff August 7, 2016 3

Hope Solo became the first goalkeeper in history to register 200 international appearances on Saturday in the United States women’s national team’s 1-0 victory over France at the Rio 2016 Olympics. The feat is

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Day 2 Olympic preview: How much does USWNT-France clash matter?

Day 2 Olympic preview: How much does USWNT-France clash matter?

Ray Curren August 6, 2016 344

The Opening Ceremonies of Rio 2016 finished up Friday night and by Saturday afternoon, we’ll have a pretty good idea who is headed to the knockout stage of the women’s soccer competition. Barring something

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