Women's soccer

United States' Rose Lavelle, top, celebrates with Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe, right, after scoring her side's second goal during the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 07, 2019 - 1:21 pm
LYON, France (AP) — The Latest on the Women's World Cup final (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Megan Rapinoe won the Golden Boot and raised her arms in her by-now familiar victory pose when she collected it. Rose Lavelle was honored with the Bronze Ball award and Alyssa Naeher earned the Golden Glove...
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United States' players warm up during a training session at the Gymnase Parc des Sports in Limonest, outside Lyon, France, a day before their Women's World Cup final match against the Netherlands, Saturday, July 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
July 07, 2019 - 1:13 pm
LYON, France (AP) — The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday night when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the second half and Rose Lavelle added a goal. Rapinoe, the pink-haired U.S. captain who grabbed world-...
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United States' Rose Lavelle, left, celebrates with teammates after scoring her side's second goal during the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
July 07, 2019 - 12:33 pm
LYON, France (AP) — The Latest on the Women's World Cup final (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Rose Lavelle has put the United States up 2-0 against the Netherlands with a fine solo goal in the 69th minute. The midfielder collected the ball some 30 meters out, advanced to the penalty area and skipped...
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United States players run during warmup before the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 07, 2019 - 10:56 am
LYON, France (AP) — The Latest on the Women's World Cup final (all times local): 4:50 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron hopes women's soccer players are eventually paid the same as men. Speaking on France Info radio before the Women's World Cup final in Lyon, Macron said "we need to go...
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Fans cheer prior the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
July 07, 2019 - 10:44 am
LYON, France (AP) — The Latest on the Women's World Cup final (all times local): 4:40 p.m. On a sunny day at Stade de Lyon, the Dutch fans are making the stadium even brighter with their orange jerseys. The Oranje have packed themselves behind one of the goals and several are waving the...
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United States' Megan Rapinoe inspects the pitch as she arrives for the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
July 07, 2019 - 10:14 am
LYON, France (AP) — The Latest on the Women's World Cup final (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Megan Rapinoe returned to the starting lineup for the United States in the Women's World Cup final against the Netherlands on Sunday. Rapinoe missed the 2-1 semifinal victory over England on Tuesday with a...
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United States' Megan Rapinoe inspects the pitch as she arrives for the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
July 07, 2019 - 10:13 am
LYON, France (AP) — The Latest on the Women's World Cup final (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Megan Rapinoe returned to the starting lineup for the United States in the Women's World Cup final against the Netherlands on Sunday. Rapinoe missed the 2-1 semifinal victory over England on Tuesday with a...
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United States' players warm up during a training session at the Gymnase Parc des Sports in Limonest, outside Lyon, France, a day before their Women's World Cup final match against the Netherlands, Saturday, July 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
July 07, 2019 - 9:30 am
LYON, France (AP) — The United States will be vying for its fourth Women's World Cup title when it meets European champion the Netherlands on Sunday. The U.S. is the defending champion, while the Dutch women are appearing in their first World Cup final. Both sides had narrow wins in the semifinals...
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United States midfielder Christian Pulisic celebrates after scoring a goal against Jamaica during the second half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal soccer match Wednesday, July 3, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. The United States won 3-1. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
July 06, 2019 - 2:59 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Remember the U.S. men's soccer team? It's also playing for a trophy on Sunday, taking on Mexico at Soldier Field in the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, the championship of North and Central America and the Caribbean. Gone from the national sports consciousness since its October 2017...
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United States' Megan Rapinoe attends a press conference at the Stade de Lyon, outside Lyon, France, Saturday, July 6, 2019. US will face Netherlands in a Women's World Cup final match Sunday in Lyon. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
July 06, 2019 - 2:36 pm
LYON, France (AP) — Megan Rapinoe called out FIFA on the eve of the Women's World Cup title match. Her criticism Saturday ranged from the gap in prize money between the men and women, to scheduling that put the World Cup final on the same day as the Gold Cup final in the United States and the Copa...
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