Stories tagged: Megan Rapinoe
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 8:35 a.m.
Five-time winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are among the 10 candidates for the FIFA best player award. United States forward Megan Rapinoe is the favorite for the women’s award.
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 7:23 p.m.
Jane McManus: Megan Rapinoe delivers another goal for equality during USWNT’s Canyon of Heroes celebration
When the U.S. women’s national soccer team rolled up Broadway to celebrate its second straight World Cup championship, that stretch of black asphalt was once again transformed into the 10-deep, …
Wed., July 10, 2019, 12:18 p.m.
Adoring fans lined New York City’s Canyon of Heroes on Wednesday to praise the World Cup-winning U.S. women’s national soccer team as athletic leaders on the field – and as …
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 8:54 p.m.
‘I just want to be like them’: Fans celebrate with U.S players at parade honoring Women’s World Cup win
U.S. women’s soccer co-captain Megan Rapinoe and her teammates shared a float with Mayor Bill de Blasio and U.S. Soccer Federation president Carlos Cordeiro at a parade honoring them. Rapinoe …
Mon., July 8, 2019, 8:45 p.m.
With a lesbian coach and several lesbian players, including World Cup MVP Megan Rapinoe, the members of the U.S. women’s soccer team are a proud symbol of LGBTQ inclusion.
UPDATED: Sun., July 7, 2019, 9:54 p.m.
Megan Rapinoe left early, her work done for the day. The celebration came early, too, for a U.S. team determined up until the final minute to win this Women’s World …
UPDATED: Sun., July 7, 2019, 9:47 p.m.
Soccer fans filled Geno’s in Spokane’s Logan neighborhood bright and early Sunday to watch the American team play in the Women’s World Cup Final. The crowd of about 80 was …
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 8:31 p.m.
Holding and voicing strong opinions is only part of Rapinoe’s identity.
Wed., July 3, 2019, 1:16 p.m.
U.S. national team star Megan Rapinoe maintains that she considers herself a proud American. Rapinoe has been at the center of a controversy over an old video in which she …
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 4:41 p.m.
Sue Bird says the reaction has been mostly positive to her article on The Players’ Tribune website regarding girlfriend Megan Rapinoe and the United States’ performance at the Women’s World …
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 4:48 p.m.
A video was published last week of Megan Rapinoe stating she would not attend a trip to the White House if the U.S. team was invited at the conclusion of …
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 5:03 p.m.
The top-ranked United States defeated England 2-1 on Tuesday in Lyon, France, and will face the winner of Wednesday’s semifinal between the Netherlands and Sweden in the Americans’ third straight …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 10:28 p.m.
France was vying to become the first nation to simultaneously hold the men’s and women’s World Cup trophies, but the home-field advantage and the flag-waving crowd that belted out La …
UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019, 7:02 p.m.
The official Women’s World Cup schedule says the championship game is July 7, but let’s be honest, Friday’s quarterfinal between top-ranked United States and host France is the match everyone …
UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019, 7:08 p.m.
Megan Rapinoe said Thursday that she stands by previous comments that she would not visit the White House if the United States wins the Women’s World Cup.
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 9:06 p.m.
It’s hard to keep count of all the polarizing ways that people describe Megan Rapinoe.
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 9:02 p.m.
President Donald Trump called out U.S. women’s national team co-captain Megan Rapinoe after a video surfaced on social media in which she used profanity when she said she wasn’t going …
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 5:41 p.m.
The United States and France are preparing for what many say is a final in the quarterfinals at the Women’s World Cup. The defending champion U.S. team will face the …
UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019, 1:41 p.m.
Megan Rapinoe converted a pair of penalty kicks and the United States set up a much-anticipated quarterfinal meeting with host France at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-1 victory …
Wed., June 12, 2019, 11:15 a.m.
The U.S. women’s national team faced criticism following its record-breaking 13-0 rout of Thailand. The win set a World Cup record for goals and margin of victory. Alex Morgan alone …
Thu., June 6, 2019, 1:15 p.m.
The Women’s World Cup is not just about soccer for many of the players and teams in France. The tournament has given players a platform to speak out for change.
Sun., May 26, 2019, 6:58 p.m.
U.S. women’s soccer team beats Mexico 3-0 in last match before heading Europe to defend World Cup title
Sun., April 8, 2018, 5:48 p.m.
Carli Lloyd became the sixth American to score 100 international goals, putting the United States ahead as it rallied for a 6-2 win over Mexico in an exhibition Sunday.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 7:16 p.m.
Seattle Storm star Sue Bird announced that she is gay and is dating Seattle Reign and USWNT star soccer player Megan Rapinoe in an article from Mechelle Voepel of ESPNW.
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016, 10:06 p.m.
U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe knelt during the national anthem Sunday night before the Seattle Reign’s game against the Chicago Red Stars “in a little nod” to NFL quarterback Colin …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 10:19 p.m.
In the first few moments Hope Solo had to reflect following the U.S. team’s 2-2 draw with Colombia on Tuesday, she already had perspective on the two goals that Catalina …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 9:13 p.m.
A new era opens for the U.S. women’s soccer team at the Olympic Games when a generation of younger players seeks to continue the global domination established at last year’s …
Tue., July 12, 2016, 6:33 p.m.
Megan Rapinoe, who is coming off December knee surgery, has been named to the national team roster for the Rio Games along with Carli Lloyd, who has scored in the …
Thu., March 31, 2016, 7:49 p.m.
Five stars from the World Cup-winning U.S. women’s national team have accused the U.S. Soccer Federation of wage discrimination in an action filed with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Sat., Dec. 5, 2015, 5:33 p.m.
Megan Rapinoe of the U.S. World Cup champion soccer team tore a knee ligament that will require surgery, jeopardizing her chances of playing in next summer’s Rio Olympics.