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Hope Solo Signs Autographs Outside 'Good Morning America'

By Alicia Dennis on
The women of the USA Women's Soccer Team paid a visit to the Good Morning America studios on Tuesday morning, happily signing autographs for fans gathered near the entrance.Among the players was Hope Solo, the 5'9" Washington native who kept an impressive number of goals from happening. Perhaps more impressive: Solo made the switch to the goalkeeper position in college, after years of playing forward.Solo told ESPN that she was proud of her team's silver medal finish, explaining, "We did have...Read Full Story

Goalie Hope Solo is Headed to the Women's World Cup 2011 Finals

By Livingly Staff on
Hope Solo is headed to the finals!Solo is the star goalie of the US Women's Soccer Team.  She makes improbable saves -- often.Team USA will play Japan in the finals of the Women's World Cup.  The US squad beat France today in their semi-final match.Team USA scored 3 goals against France, to secure the 3-1 victory.  Lauren Cheney hit the back of the net at the 9 minute mark.  Captain Abby Wambach then gave the US the lead with a header off a corner kick, at 79 minutes.  With fresh legs off the...Read Full Story

Hope Solo World Cup Win Against France

By Adam Wenger on
Hope Solo has starred once again, helping stave off over 22 shots against the French Women's National Soccer Team and putting the US Women's Team into the Finals of the Women's World Cup. The young goalie -- who last year made headlines when she heavily critized head coach Greg Ryan for pulling her in a 4-0 loss to Brazil -- shined today in her Semi Final match against Don't Miss: Goalie Hope Solo is Headed to the Women's World Cup 2011 Finals US Women's Soccer Practice Hope Solo: Goal...Read Full Story

Women's World Cup 2011 Pictures, Team USA

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The Women's World Cup is off to an exciting start.Team USA secured it's first win in Group C play this week by defeating Korea.  The US squad will next face Colombia on Saturday. A highlight video is posted below (just click to play via Youtube):U.S. Women’s National Team Roster by Position, Posted as of 2011GOALKEEPERS: Nicole Barnhart (Philadelphia Independence)Jill Loyden (magicJack)Hope Solo (magicJack)DEFENDERS: Rachel Buehler (Boston Breakers)Stephanie Cox (Boston Breakers)Ali Krieger...Read Full Story

US Team shuns Hope Solo, wins 3rd without her

By Staff Account on
The US Women's Soccer Team decided not to allow Hope Solo back into play after her outburst to the media.  Solo publically criticized the coach and replacement goalie Scurry after the US loss to Brazil.  Solo had been pulled from the game prior to the loss.The US Team won their final game without Hope Solo and took 3rd place in the tournament.Hope Solo's outburst was considered unacceptable, and the older athletes on the team decided that she should not play in Sunday's game and should be...Read Full Story

Hope Solo, Criticism of Head Coach's Decision to pull her from the game

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"It was the wrong decision, and I think anybody that knows anything about the game knows that," she said in an ESPN postgame interview that's been widely circulated on the Internet. "There's no doubt in my mind I would have made those saves. And the fact of the matter is it's not 2004 anymore. ... It's 2007, and I think you have to live in the present. And you can't live by big names. You can't live in the past."-- Hope Solo, after getting pulled from a match against Brazil in the semis.  The...Read Full Story

Hope Solo criticizes head coach Greg Ryan

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It was a painful loss to Brazil . 4-0, that's a beat down. The US Women's Soccer Team had a very very bad day, and it was made worse by the fact that Hope Solo was caught on video yelling about head coach Greg Ryan who pulled her out of the game and replaced her with Brianna Scurry. Poor spirit. I'm sure that every woman on the team felt down and perhaps a bit angry about the game, but that is no excuse for Hope Solo to bash her coach and another teammate.Read Full Story