Abby Wambach

Lionel Messi of Argentina receives the FIFA Ballon d'Or 2012 trophy and Abby Wambach of United States receives her FIFA womens player of the year trophy  during the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala 2013 at Congress House on January 07, 2013 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)

Messi Wins Record 4th World’s Best Player Award

ZURICH (AP) — Lionel Messi became the first four-time winner of the FIFA Player of the Year award after shattering the world record with 91 goals last year for Barcelona and Argentina. The 25-year-old won […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–01/07/2013

Alex Morgan #13 of USA is congratulated by Megan Rapinoe after scoring during the Women's Football first round Group G Match of the London 2012 Olympic Games between United States and France, at Hampden Park on July 25, 2012 in Glasgow, Scotland.  (Photo by Stanley Chou/Getty Images)

US Women Open Olympics with 4-2 Win over France

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — An early start to the Olympics turned into an early hole for the U.S. women’s soccer team, which gave up two quick goals before unleashing an attack the rest of the […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/25/2012

USA's striker Abby Wambach celebrates after scoring the 2-2 during the quarter-final match of the FIFA women's football World Cup Brazil vs USA on July 10, 2011 in Dresden, eastern Germany.  AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN

Column: And the Oscar Goes to … Soccer Cheats!

PARIS (AP) — Clearly, the Oscar will go to the wrong guy. George Clooney, Brad Pitt, best actor? Pah! What about Dani Alves or Bryan Carrasco? If those names don’t sound familiar then, like Hollywood’s […]

02/17/2012

Japan players celebrate

Japan Wins 1st World Cup Title In Penalty Shootout

Shannon Boxx, Carli Lloyd and Tobin Heath all missed penalties for the Americans, who squandered dozens of chances throughout the game.

07/17/2011

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Wambach Lifts US To Final In 3-1 Win Over France

Just as they did Sunday against Brazil, the Americans got stronger and stronger as the game went on.

07/13/2011

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What Tired Legs? US Ready For Semifinal vs France

“Losing is not an option,” Abby Wambach said Tuesday. “We want to win this thing, and France is standing in our way right now.”

07/12/2011

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US Women All The Rage After Epic Win Over Brazil

“Go ahead, jump on the bandwagon and let’s do this together,” Solo said Monday on Twitter. “One Nation, One World, One Team.”

07/11/2011

USA's goalkeeper Hope Solo (once played professionally for the St. Louis Athletica) saves a penalty kick shot by Brazil's defender Daiane (not in picture) during the quarter-final match of the FIFA women's World Cup Brazil vs USA on July 10, 2011 in Dresden, Germany. The USA won the match after a penalty shoot-out. (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

USA Women Defeat Brazil on Penalty Kicks

Up next: France in World Cup semifinals

07/10/2011

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