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(L-R) Shawn Johnson, Summer Sanders, Cheyenne Woods, Billie Jean King, Tracy Wolfson, Sharon Byers and Jackie Joyner-Kersee join Coca-Cola and NCAA to honor the 40th Anniversary of Title IX at Jazz at Lincoln Center on June 18, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Coca-Cola)

As Title IX Turns 40, Legacy Goes Beyond Numbers

NORTHFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Emily Miller remembers learning about Title IX during history class, probably sometime in junior high. She’s a little fuzzy on the details, including how and why it came about. Every time […]

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Japan celebrates

Women’s World Cup Final Breaks Twitter Record

The previous record of 6,939 was set just after midnight in Japan on New Year’s Day. Other spikes include bin Laden’s death and the Super Bowl in February.

07/18/2011

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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US Women’s Soccer Has Trophies, Japan’s Got Game

U.S. captain Christie Rampone says “they’re a different team here in the World Cup. It brings a different level.”

07/15/2011

Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images

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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