The US Won the World Cup—Not the Women’s World Cup

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Aaron Duncan on breaking the default to the masculine in sports.

The US Women’s World Cup Champs Are Not An Inspiration to Women

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Since the Americans took home the crown at the Women’s World Cup in Canada, there have been a steady mantra of how inspirational the US team are for young girls. They are much more than that.

A Red Card In The Name of Equality

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Once again, the eyes of the world have turned to the sport of soccer. As Japan and America fight in the World Cup Final on July 5th, we see signs of progress and back steps in this edition of the Friday Sports Dump.

US Soccer’s Dads

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As the US Women’s National Team attempts to win its third World Cup, a trio of dads do their part to help the US’s Soccer Moms chase their dreams.

Sports Explained: The Women’s World Cup

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From M&Ms to Michael Jordan, GMP’s Sports Explained series slide tackles, the Women’s World Cup.

GMP Sports World Cup Playlist

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Wai Salas curates the perfect playlist to get you pumped for The World Cup!

The Beginner’s Guide to the Women’s World Cup

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The Women’s World Cup is here. Are you ready to be a true American and cheer on the Red, White, and Blue? Wai Sallas has you covered with The Beginner’s Guide to the Women’s World Cup.

FIFA Is Dead. Long Live Football!

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Will Ooi gets you caught up on all the happenings with the FIFA take-down and what it means for the sport.

Whoops, We’ve Got A Leaky Blatter

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It’s time for FIFA, and Sepp Blatter to step up and teach our kids about stewardship

Why FIFA Prosecution Is Worth It, Even If The Big Fish Get Away

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The lowdown on the FIFA prosecutions and what they mean.

Why Sponsors May Be the Only Ones Who Can Reform FIFA

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There is a growing business risk for sponsors from being associated with FIFA and they are better placed than UEFA even to push for reform.

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Soccer Fan: Watching the FA Cup Final in Australia

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David Saunders reflects on a life following his beloved Arsenal from thousands of miles away in Australia. And he also manages to preview this Saturday’s FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Aston Villa … with semi-objectivity.

FIFA Meeting Begins With a Bang as Arrests Put Corruption Top of the Agenda

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Football’s governing body and its President Sepp Blatter are used to annual meetings which run like clockwork. US and Swiss police have made sure this time it’s different.

GMP Sports Speaks with Team USA Soccer Captain, Christie Rampone!

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Sr. Sports Editor Michael Kasdan sat down with the three-time Olympic gold medal winner and talked about navigating a career and parenthood, youth sports, health and fitness, women’s sports, and her incredible 19-year run as a key cog on Team USA.

Why the Future of Ballet May Depend on Your Son

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A candid interview with the artistic director of one of the premier U.S. ballet companies discussing boys, sports, bullying and the future of ballet. Both of my daughters had ballet lessons for a year or two when they were younger. But as I think back about it, I never saw a young boy in any […]

So…This Happened: Springtime Edition

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Between Opening Day in MLB, The NCAA Final Four and amazing feats on the soccer pitch, this is a golden time for sports.