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Philadelphia Police Investigating Flyers Mascot, Gritty

Philadelphia police are investigating allegations that Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty punched a 13-year-old boy at a season ticket holder event

  • Jul 7, 2019

    Women’s Soccer Enters New Era With Huge World Cup Audiences

    No longer a sideshow, women’s soccer has stepped into the spotlight. The sport will hope to further establish its growing appeal on Sunday as millions prepare to watch the reigning world champions, the United States, take on the reigning European champions, the Netherlands, in the World Cup final. This World Cup has been widely popular with fans an...
  • Jul 7, 2019

    US Women Win 4th World Cup Title, Eye Gender Equality

    After every goal celebration and all the confident posturing, the U.S. national team backed up its swagger at the Women’s World Cup by winning it all. The Americans also took a swipe at gender inequity, too. 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...
  • Jul 6, 2019

    Morgan Says Tea-Sipping Celebration Was Nod to Sophie Turner

    Alex Morgan said her tea-sipping celebration at the Women’s World Cup was a nod to actress Sophie Turner’s amusing Instagram posts. No, it wasn’t a dig at England or a random reference to the Boston Tea Party, or any number of other theories out there. “My celebration was actually more ‘that’s the tea,’ whi...
  • Jul 6, 2019

    Sweden Beats England 2-1 to Take Third at Women’s World Cup

    Kosovare Asllani and Sofia Jakobsson each scored and Sweden beat England 2-1 Saturday night to take third place in the Women’s World Cup. Asllani, who was taken off the field in a stretcher during Sweden’s semifinal loss to the Netherlands, started Saturday and gave the Swedes the lead in the 11th minute as they took advantage of early ...
  • Jul 6, 2019

    Morgan Says Tea-Sipping Celebration Was Nod to Sophie Turner

    Alex Morgan said her tea-sipping celebration at the Women’s World Cup was a nod to actress Sophie Turner’s amusing Instagram posts. No, it wasn’t a dig at England or a random reference to the Boston Tea Party, or any number of other theories out there. “My celebration was actually more ‘that’s the tea,’ whi...
  • Jul 6, 2019

    Sweden Beats England 2-1 to Take Third at Women’s World Cup

    Kosovare Asllani and Sofia Jakobsson each scored and Sweden beat England 2-1 Saturday night to take third place in the Women’s World Cup. Asllani, who was taken off the field in a stretcher during Sweden’s semifinal loss to the Netherlands, started Saturday and gave the Swedes the lead in the 11th minute as they took advantage of early ...
  • Jun 26, 2019

    Video Review Tech Creates Drama at Women’s World Cup

    Video review has created confusion and brought questions at the Women’s World Cup. The Video Assistant Referee, or VAR, was integrated into the men’s World Cup in Russia last year, leading to calls for it to also be used for the women’s tournament in France. But it certainly hasn’t gone as smoothly as it did for the men. VAR...
  • Jun 26, 2019

    Trump Tells US Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe to ‘Never Disrespect’ White House

    President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that he will invite the U.S. women’s national soccer team to the White House following this year’s Women’s World Cup — whether or not they win the mega sporting event. But his attempt at extending a level of courtesy toward the women’s team came with a dig at co-captain Megan Rapinoe,...
  • Jun 25, 2019

    Women’s World Cup: Dutch Advance to Quarterfinals With 2-1 Win Over Japan

    Lieke Martens scored her second goal on a late penalty kick to send the Netherlands into the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup for the first time with a 2-1 victory over 2015 finalist Japan on Tuesday. The new handball law led to referee Melissa Borjas awarding the penalty because Saki Kumagai’s hand blocked Vivianne Miedema’...
  • Jun 25, 2019

    Women’s World Cup: Italy Beats China 2-0, Reaches First Quarterfinal Since 1991

    Italy made its case to be considered a contender in the Women’s World Cup after a convincing 2-0 win over China on Tuesday night. Coach Milena Bertolini believes Italy is set to play in its first quarterfinal since 1991 because her players are striving for a goal that goes beyond the final result. “They have a mission. Their mission is....
  • Jun 25, 2019

    Women’s World Cup: Dutch Advance to Quarterfinals With 2-1 Win Over Japan

    Lieke Martens scored her second goal on a late penalty kick to send the Netherlands into the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup for the first time with a 2-1 victory over 2015 finalist Japan on Tuesday. The new handball law led to referee Melissa Borjas awarding the penalty because Saki Kumagai’s hand blocked Vivianne Miedema’...
  • Jun 25, 2019

    Women’s World Cup: Italy Beats China 2-0, Reaches First Quarterfinal Since 1991

    Italy made its case to be considered a contender in the Women’s World Cup after a convincing 2-0 win over China on Tuesday night. Coach Milena Bertolini believes Italy is set to play in its first quarterfinal since 1991 because her players are striving for a goal that goes beyond the final result. “They have a mission. Their mission is....
  • Jun 25, 2019

    Trump Says US Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe Wrong to Protest During Anthem

    President Donald Trump says he does not think it’s appropriate for a co-captain of the U.S. women’s soccer team to protest during the national anthem. Megan Rapinoe has described herself as a “walking protest” to Trump’s policies. Trump told The Hill in an interview Monday that he disagrees with her actions, but loves ...
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