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2015 WWC: The Dilemma Facing Football-Playing Moms

21 Jun

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Catherine Etoe at The BBC wrote the following great article on a few of the moms at this year’s WWC. It’s an interesting conversation piece for a variety of reasons, at least for me. Continue reading

2015 WWC: The Shwapsies!

18 Jun

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Well into the second week of the Women’s World Cup and I still haven’t located a sticker album locally. What’s up with that? Is there anyone out there who has procured one? I kinda feel they are a myth, a myth perpetuated to mess with my head. Uh huh. Continue reading

2015 WWC: USWNT’s Christie Rampone “This Is 40”

14 Jun
Photo by Samantha K. Appleton/The Players Tribune

Photo by Samantha K. Appleton/The Players Tribune

Check out this fantastic article written by USWNT captain Christie Rampone on The Players Tribune. She turns 40 on June 24th and is playing in her 5th World Cup. She talks about being a mom, a world class professional athlete, coming back from injury and what it feels like when people define her solely by her age. Such a great read.

– Lozil

One Nation. One Team. 23 Stories. (Part III)

3 Jun

USWNT 2015Part III shares the stories of Christie Rampone, Becky Sauerbrunn, Kelley O’Hara and Whitney Engen. Continue reading

The Daily Drool: Women’s World Cup Week: Christie Rampone

27 Jun


Defender Christie is the captain of the US Women’s National Team.  She has played in the finals of the 1999, 2003 & 2007 Women’s World Cup and the 2000, 2004 & 2008 Olympics. She has been a member of the national team since 1997, making 235 appearances for her country. She also just signed this year to magicJack (formerly Washington Freedom) of the Women’s Professional Soccer league. Christie is mom to two small daughters, Rylie and Reece. USA! USA! USA!