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Thursday, June 11, 2015

U.S. women go up against former coach

WINNIPEG, Manitoba - On the eve of the match against her former team, Sweden coach Pia Sundhage addressed Hope Solo, Abby Wambach and the challenge of beating the talent-laden United States in the ...
By Anne M. Peterson

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

St. John's player is shocked to be playing for Ecuador at the Women's World Cup

St. John's player Mariela Jacome is playing for Ecuador at the Women's World Cup.
By Anne M. Peterson

Monday, June 8, 2015

US tops Australia in Women's World Cup

WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Megan Rapinoe scored twice and the United States overcame early defensive shakiness to beat Australia 3-1 at the Women's World Cup.
By Anne M. Peterson

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Host Canada wins opener

EDMONTON, Alberta - Christine Sinclair converted a penalty kick in the second minute of second-half stoppage time, giving host Canada a 1-0 win over China on Saturday in the opening match of the ...
By Anne M. Peterson

Thursday, March 5, 2015

New-look MLS set to kick off

MLS might be 20 years old but there is a lot that’s new this season, from the overall league rebranding, to a pair of high-profile expansion teams and an influx of internationally proven talent. 
By Anne M. Peterson

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

US women's soccer team building toward World Cup

The U.S. women's national team certainly isn't panicking over recent losses. Instead, the focus is on the process.
By Anne M. Peterson

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

Players withdraw complaint over World Cup turf

U.S. forward Abby Wambach and a group of fellow players have withdrawn their complaint of gender discrimination over the artificial turf fields to be used for this year's World Cup in Canada.
By Anne M. Peterson

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

Mariota is headed to the NFL

Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota has declared his eligibility for the NFL Draft.
By Anne M. Peterson

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

Mariota won't let loss define career

DALLAS - Oregon's season was so much more than the final game to quarterback Marcus Mariota.
By Anne M. Peterson

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

University of Oregon is using Ducks' success to its advantage

Oregon is using a social media campaign to draw non-football fans to the Ducks.
By Anne M. Peterson

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

Title game is all business

Oregon and Ohio State have already had their bowl games and all the hoopla that goes with that, so Monday's national title game is more of a business trip to Texas.
By Anne M. Peterson

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

Heisman frontrunner Mariota makes it look easy

About the flashiest thing quarterback Marcus Mariota has done off the field all season is wear a T-shirt boldly emblazoned with the word "Success."
By Anne M. Peterson

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

US draws tough group for Women's World Cup

The United States drew the toughest group for the Women's World Cup next year in Canada and will face Australia in its opening match June 8.
By Anne M. Peterson

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

Arizona, Oregon have similar offenses

Arizona and Oregon, teams with similar offensive schemes will meet on Friday night in the Pac-12 championship.
By Anne M. Peterson

Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014

Ducks have chance to avenge lone loss

Although Oregon always preaches looking ahead to the next "nameless, faceless opponent," even Ducks coach Mark Helfrich says playing the in the Pac-12 Championship on Friday against Arizona has ...
By Anne M. Peterson

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

Oregon's hopes are dimmed

EUGENE, Ore. — The look on Marcus Mariota’s face was unmistakable: He was stunned. Arizona upset the heavily favored Oregon Ducks for the second consecutive season.
By Anne M. Peterson

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Plans to use artificial turf at Women's World Cup challenged

A group of elite players filed a lawsuit in Canada challenging plans to play the 2015 Women's World Cup on artificial turf.
By Anne M. Peterson

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

James unveils new shoe

BEAVERTON, Ore. - LeBron James had some business to take care before rejoining the Cleveland Cavaliers for training camp.
By Anne M. Peterson

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

MLS All-Stars looking to put on 'exciting' show against Bayern Munich

PORTLAND, Ore. - By the time the MLS All-Star Game rolls around tonight, coach Caleb Porter will have had two training sessions with his All-Stars.
By Anne M. Peterson

Friday, July 4, 2014

Stealth World Cup ads raise sponsorship questions

Soccer's international governing body, FIFA, closely holds the World Cup brand as intellectual property. That hasn't stopped companies from marketing their way around sponsorship.
By Anne M. Peterson
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