Soccer

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Alex Reimer
July 10, 2019 - 12:48 pm
The U.S. women’s soccer team is seeing its impact spread well beyond the playing field. Prior to the club’s parade Wednesday, which took place in Manhattan and celebrated the USWNT’s second straight World Cup championship, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new pay equity law that mandates “equal...
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Alex Reimer
July 07, 2019 - 11:47 pm
Megan Rapinoe is a great American, and the success of the U.S. women’s team is a great American story. They supported their biting off-field candor with on-field dominance, taking home their fourth World Cup title with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands in Lyon Sunday. Rapinoe, who drew the...
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WEEI
July 07, 2019 - 2:15 pm
The United States women's soccer team beat the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday to capture its second straight World Cup title and fourth overall. Megan Rapinoe opened the scoring on a penalty kick in the 61st minute, and Rose Lavelle added the insurance goal eight minutes later. Check out some photos from...
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Scott McLaughlin
July 07, 2019 - 1:26 pm
It always felt inevitable. Sure, the Netherlands had kept Sunday’s Women’s World Cup Final scoreless for nearly an hour, but it always felt like a matter of when, not if, the United States would take a 1-0 lead. This team was too good. Too relentless. They created too many chances. They forced...
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