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Women's World Cup: Favorable draw for U.S.

The United States will be favorites to lift a record fourth Women's World Cup following the draw for next year's tournament.

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Morgan named U.S. Soccer's top female player

Alex Morgan, whose 18 goals led the U.S. national team to an 18-0-2 record and a spot in next year's FIFA Women's World Cup, was named U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year.

Foudy: FIFA's actions speak louder than words

With the draw for the Women's World Cup approaching, Julie Foudy asks: When will FIFA start taking women's soccer seriously?

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USA Gymnastics files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

USA Gymnastics, saying it is trying to reach settlements in sexual abuse lawsuits and forestall its potential demise at the hands of the USOC, has filed for bankruptcy.

Federation OKs project to protect gymnasts

The International Gymnastics Federation has approved a $2 million project to safeguard athletes as a response to the Larry Nassar sexual abuse cases.

FAQ: MSU's termination of the survivors' Healing Assistance Fund

Michigan State said it's closing its Healing Assistance Fund, created to provide financial help for counseling and mental health services for Larry Nassar survivors. What happened?

Remembering Paul Sherwen

Remembering Paul Sherwen, one of cycling's biggest and best ambassadors

With the sudden passing of Paul Sherwen this past weekend, the cycling world lost one of its biggest and best ambassadors. Bonnie D. Ford remembers the cyclist and the analyst, a man who always made time for anyone who covered the sport.

Former pro cyclist, analyst Paul Sherwen dies at 62

Longtime professional cycling broadcaster and former pro Paul Sherwen died, cycling officials said Sunday. He was 62.

Countdown to 2020

Bach: Tokyo ready to host the Olympics now

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