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Solo’s memoir released Aug. 14

Hope Solo has lots to say heading into the Olympics. And she’ll have even more to say once the games are done. The goalkeeper for the U.S. women’s soccer team is releasing her memoir Aug. 14 – two days after the closing ceremony. She’s already been quite the Solo act heading into the Americans’ first game Wednesday against France in Glasgow, Scotland (Olympic soccer begins Wednesday to accommodate the logistics of playing a full tournament by the time the Olympics conclude Aug. 12). Two weeks ago, she received a warning after testing positive for a banned substance, and then she was one of several athletes quoted in an ESPN The Magazine story about commonplace sex in the athletes village during the Beijing Olympics. – Associated Press

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