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USWNT star Kelley O’Hara on championships, celebrations and carbs — Body Issue 2019

The full 2019 Body Issue experience launches on Sept. 4. In the meantime, check out 10 years of Body archives.This summer, Kelley O'Hara played in her -- wait for it -- seventh major tournament for the US Women's National Team, winning the second World Cup of her 10-year career: O'Hara started every game but one of the tournament (she had to leave the final at halftime with concussion symptoms) for
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USWNT star Kelley O’Hara on championships, celebrations and carbs — Body 2019

The full 2019 Body Issue experience launches on Sept. 4. In the meantime, check out 10 years of Body archives.This summer, Kelley O'Hara played in her -- wait for it -- seventh major tournament for the US Women's National Team, winning the second World Cup of her 10-year career: O'Hara started every game but one of the tournament (though she had to leave the final at halftime with concussion symptoms)
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USWNT star Lloyd says she’s mulling NFL offer

U.S. women's national soccer team star Carli Lloyd says she is considering an offer to kick for an NFL team, after a 55-yard field goal she kicked last week at a Eagles-Ravens practice raised eyebrows."I am having discussions with my husband [Brian Hollins] and [trainer] James [Galanis] about the reality of playing in the NFL," Lloyd told Fox Sports. "They both feel that I could do it and should consider
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USWNT and US Soccer talks over equal pay break down

Both parties had agreed to meet in New York this week but statements issued Wednesday indicate that they are far apart and, with no further talks scheduled, the case could result in a showdown in federal court. "We entered this week's mediation with representatives of USSF full of hope," the players' spokesperson Molly Levinson said in a statement to CNN Sport. "Today we must conclude these meetings sorely disappointed in
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USSF, USWNT reach mediation impasse over pay

7:46 PM ETGraham HaysespnW.com CloseGraham Hays covers college sports for espnW, including softball and soccer. Hays began with ESPN in 1999.The United State Soccer Federation and members of the women's national team reached an impasse Wednesday in their attempts to mediate the ongoing dispute over equal pay, with a spokesperson for the players saying they "eagerly look forward to a jury trial."Spokesperson Molly Levinson released the statement on behalf of
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Markgraf to be named 1st GM of USWNT

Former player Kate Markgraf will be the first general manager of the U.S. women's national soccer team, a source with knowledge of the process confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Carlisle.Yahoo earlier reported Markgraf's hiring. The move is expected to be announced Monday.Markgraf won a World Cup as a member of the USWNT in 1999 as well as two Olympic gold medals and has 201 caps with the program.As the first GM,
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Who’s got next for USWNT? Ten players who could break onto the roster

When Abby Wambach, Christie Rampone and the U.S. women's national team embarked on a victory tour four years ago, Rose Lavelle was moving in for her junior year at the University of Wisconsin.Crystal Dunn was building an MVP portfolio for the National Women's Soccer League's Washington Spirit, and Abby Dahlkemper and Samantha Mewis were navigating their rookie seasons in the league.Tierna Davidson was barely old enough for a driver's license.A
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USWNT remains on center stage, even before taking the field

11:58 AM ETGraham HaysespnW.com CloseGraham Hays covers college sports for espnW, including softball and soccer. Hays began with ESPN in 1999.PASADENA, Calif. -- Two decades ago, the Rose Bowl was the backdrop when the U.S. women's national team showed that gender has nothing to do with how much a game matters. Again in the shadow of the San Gabriel Mountains, the current version of that team stepped onto the same
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USWNT players fire back on US Soccer president’s open letter

While both sides have agreed to mediation, US Soccer is now posting numbers saying the back-to-back FIFA Women's World Cup champions actually earn more than the US Men's National Team.On Monday, US Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro released an open letter on Twitter, saying that from 2010 to 2018 the federation paid $34.1 million in salary and game bonuses to the women, compared to $26.4 million for the men.Those figures do