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WATCH: Epic US fan reactions to World Cup final

WATCH: Epic US fan reactions to World Cup final

The Equalizer Staff July 10, 2015 5

The United States women’s national team’s 5-2 victory over Japan on Sunday in the final of the 2015 Women’s World Cup was an epic display of dominance, particularly from Carli Lloyd, who needed only

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Women’s World Cup — the 23 who fell short

Women’s World Cup — the 23 who fell short

Dan Lauletta July 7, 2015 56

The United States won the World Cup for the third time on Sunday.  Their story has been well documented through the year and particularly over the last month.  But what about the other 23?

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Clutch Carli: Lloyd proves hero in World Cup final

Clutch Carli: Lloyd proves hero in World Cup final

Jeff Kassouf July 6, 2015 145

Your browser does not support iframes. VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Carli Lloyd waited her entire life for this moment. The United States women’s national team waited four years for a second crack a World

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Finally, Abby Wambach gets her World Cup title

Finally, Abby Wambach gets her World Cup title

Dan Lauletta July 6, 2015 65

Your browser does not support iframes. VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Prior to the start of Sunday’s World Cup final, both the United States and Japan stayed in their pregame huddles long enough that center

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Set pieces prove to be Japan’s undoing in WC final

Set pieces prove to be Japan’s undoing in WC final

Jeff Kassouf July 6, 2015 15

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Japan was clearly second best from the first whistle to the last on Sunday. The United States came out with a purpose and looked like a team of destiny while

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United States beats Japan for 3rd World Cup title

United States beats Japan for 3rd World Cup title

Jeff Kassouf July 5, 2015 728

Your browser does not support iframes. VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Under a thick haze and the smell of smoke from a blazing forest in the distance, Carli Lloyd caught fire on Sunday at BC

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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 11

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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World Cup final tactics: Will US get better of Japan?

World Cup final tactics: Will US get better of Japan?

Dan Lauletta July 5, 2015 47

Your browser does not support iframes. VANCOUVER, British Columbia — World Cup final day has finally arrived. The United States and Japan will do battle in the final for the second straight World Cup

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For Japan, approach to game, life is team-first

For Japan, approach to game, life is team-first

Jeff Kassouf July 5, 2015 44

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Japan captain Aya Miyama turned to her goalkeeper, Ayumi Kaihori, and, with a big smile, gave her a huge high-five. Kaihori had just finished singing the praises of Miyama’s leadership.

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Sasaki says pressure off Japan for World Cup final

Sasaki says pressure off Japan for World Cup final

Tim Grainey July 2, 2015 36

EDMONTON, Alberta – England fell short of making the Women’s World Cup Final on Wednesday despite holding the balance of the attacking play and throwing reigning champion Japan off of its typical possession game.

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