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Chicago Red Stars dethrone Solo, undefeated Seattle Reign

Chicago Red Stars dethrone Solo, undefeated Seattle Reign
Has the controversy surrounding Seattle Reign FC goalkeeper Hope Solo finally gotten the best of her? Though she was unavailable for post-game comment, it would appear so in Saturday’s 1-0 loss to the surging Chicago Red Stars. It was the first loss of the season for the Reign (13-1-3).  Solo was making just her second start... Read more »

Open Team Tryouts For Chicago Red Stars This Week

Open Team Tryouts For Chicago Red Stars This Week
“In every passion is a profession waiting to blossom”  Anonymous Think you have what it takes to be the next Hope Solo? Abby Wambach? Alex Morgan? Megan Rapinoe? Here’s your opportunity: The Chicago Red Stars of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced open team tryouts for the 2014 season will be held on Thursday, February 27 and Friday, February... Read more »

Can Hope Solo Stop The Red Stars' Playoff Chances?

Can Hope Solo Stop The Red Stars' Playoff Chances?
In a word: Yes. As the National Women’s Soccer League‘s (NWSL) inaugural season approaches the playoffs, the Chicago Red Stars (6-7-5, 23 pts.) are battling for the fourth-place spot. But first, they have to stop Seattle Reign FC tomorrow night, on the Red Stars’ home field: Benedictine University Sports Complex in Lisle.  Gametime is 6:00 p.m.... Read more »
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US Soccer Celebrates Centennial With Free US vs. Honduras On Big New Screen, Soccer Stars

US Soccer Celebrates Centennial With Free US vs. Honduras On Big New Screen, Soccer Stars
Think about this: If  U.S. Soccer didn’t exist, neither would Abby Wambach. Landon Donovan. Carli Lloyd. Chris Rolfe. Mia Hamm. Julie Foudy.  David Beckham would still be a worldwide phenomenon (those abs, those legs!), but his presence in the US would have been limited to advertising and friendlies between countries. Soccer in the United States is... Read more »

FINALE: The Weekend Sports Report for 1-28-12 on WKRS

FINALE: The Weekend Sports Report for 1-28-12 on WKRS
AKA: IT”S NEVER GOODBYE….it’s always “See You Later!” Weekend Sports Report – 1/28/12 internetfm.com Les, Steve and I welcome Don Guzan from the D-Plantman show, who joins us for the last ever (for now) show on WKRS. He’s filling in for Packer Dave, who still in hiding two weeks after the Green Bay loss in the... Read more »

SKY BEGINS 2012 WITH MONSTER DEAL AND 2011 IN WOMEN'S SPORTS

SKY BEGINS 2012 WITH MONSTER DEAL AND 2011 IN WOMEN'S SPORTS
Happy New Year…and a delightful, healthy and prosperous 2012 to all of you! As this new year dawns, I am more excited than ever to cover women’s sports and sports in general. From the 40th Anniversary of Title IX to the Women’s NCAA Finals in Denver, Colorado to the London Olympics, in September, this year is going... Read more »
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Real-Life Football Story Marries "Quarterback Princess" with "Necessary Roughness"

Women playing major league football may be a few years off yet. However, since the advent of semi-pro full-tackle women’s leagues, including the Chicago Force, I’m not convinced it will be never. Don’t get me started on ANOTHER women’s full-tackle football league. Most people will know who I mean, but I took a vow not to print their name. Let’s... Read more »

Hope Solo latest to join "Nakey" Athletes in the Age of Social Media

Hope Solo latest to join "Nakey" Athletes in the Age of Social Media
I follow a lot of athletes on Twitter. For the most part, I hear about workouts, causes they’re fighting for, their children, and occasionally, personal stuff (“Never date a pole dancer,” advised one very famous athete…..thanks JC, I’ll keep that one in mind!)  But Hope Solo…the US goalkeeper who kept America’s Women’s World Cup dreams of... Read more »
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