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Wednesday | The Austin Chronicle

Soccer Watch

The Texas Longhorns got their first goal of the 2014 season from none other than junior goalkeeper Abby Smith , who curled home a 45-yard free kick 25 minutes into the season opener against Arizona State on Saturday.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Hope Solo, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Football

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

NWSL playoffs open busy time for women's soccer

In the space of about a week, a group of players from the U.S. team wrapped up the regular season with their National Women's Soccer League teams, got together for an international friendly against Switzerland, and now face off in the NWSL playoffs.


Related Topix: Sydney Leroux, Sports, Alex Morgan, Amy Rodriguez, Summer Olympic, Hope Solo, Becky Sauerbrunn, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Washington Blade

What a difference a year makes

Megan Rapinoe , Chris Kluwe , Jason Collins and Michael Sam Much has changed in the 12 short months since the Blade's inaugural sports issue last August.


Related Topix: Olympic Football, Summer Olympics

Washington Blade

Equality is a team sport

Megan Rapinoe finds inspiration in the small actions taken by individuals and communities that help shape a more inclusive environment across America and beyond.


Related Topix: Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Olympic Hockey, Olympic Snowboarding, Caitlin Cahow (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Winter Games, Callan Chythlook-Sifsof

USA Today

Hope Solo mum after missing out on record

Wednesday night's U.S. Soccer celebration of Hope Solo ended up not being much of a celebration at all.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Hope Solo, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Washington Blade

Athletes and Allies in action

My LGBT activism and advocacy date back to high school, when as a Latin-studying nerd, I started a gay-straight alliance with a lengthy acronym - CHIASMUS .


Related Topix: Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Simona Meiler, Callan Chythlook-Sifsof, Snowboard, Seth Wescott

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Washington Blade

Jason Collins: Life 'exponentially better' since coming out

Jason Collins took the court for the Nets this year, making it to the playoffs. Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins was at an event in D.C. in June when someone approached him and said his story as the first openly gay man to actively play for a major professional sports team helped him repair his relationship with his mother.


Related Topix: Robbie Rogers, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Washington Blade

Soccer star to guest-edit Blade

The Washington Blade announced this week it has named lesbian soccer star Megan Rapinoe as the guest editor of its second annual Sports Issue scheduled to be published on Aug. 22. Rapinoe is a midfielder for the Seattle Reign in the National Women's Soccer League and a member of the U.S. women's national team.


Related Topix: Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Sports, Olympics


Olympic Medal Count

1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35