Latest FIFA injustice returns to spotlight at U.S. women's national team media day

<p><br /><p><a href="http://us.rd.yahoo.com/sports/rss/Eric+Adelson/SIG=142uvkhoe/*http%3A//sports.yahoo.com/news/latest-fifa-injustice-returns-to-spotlight-at-u-s--women-s-national-team-media-day-030931958.html"><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/gettyimages.com/united-states-womens-world-cup-20150527-175814-626.jpg"  width="3000" height="2327"  alt="NEW YORK, NY - MAY 27:  Abby Wambach answers questions during the United States Women's World Cup Media Day at Marriott Marquis Hotel on May 27, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)" align="left" border="0"></a></p><p>Abby Wambach and her teammates are familiar with FIFA's poor decisions, namely the decision to play the Women's World Cup on artificial turf.</p><br clear="all" /><br><b>Julie Johnston's wonderful World Cup nearly ruined by defensive mistake</b>:<br /><p><a href="http://us.rd.yahoo.com/sports/rss/Eric+Adelson/SIG=142st6u7e/*http%3A//sports.yahoo.com/news/julie-johnston-s-wonderful-world-cup-nearly-ruined-by-surprising-defensive-mistake-050533652.html"><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/gettyimages.com/usa-v-germany-semi-final-20150630-231720-855.jpg"  width="3000" height="2074"  alt="MONTREAL, QC - JUNE 30:  Julie Johnston of the United States reacts in the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Semi-Final Match at Olympic Stadium on June 30, 2015 in Montreal, Canada.  (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)" align="left" border="0"></a></p><p>A foul in the box gave Germany a penalty kick and brought the American defender to tears, but Hope Solo came to her emotional rescue.</p><br clear="all" /><br><b>There's nothing fake about issues with artificial turf at Women's World Cup</b>:<br /><p><a href="http://us.rd.yahoo.com/sports/rss/Eric+Adelson/SIG=13rubuhg4/*http%3A//sports.yahoo.com/news/there-s-nothing-fake-about-issues-with-artificial-turf-at-women-s-world-cup-200746963.html"><img src="http://l.yimg.com/os/publish-images/sports/2015-06-26/3a092270-1c40-11e5-9234-b75f7fb49b4e_GettyImages-477927350.jpg"  width="1506" height="1002"  alt="Lena Goessling of Germany reacts after suffering turf burn during the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Round of 16 match between Germany and Sweden at Lansdowne Stadium on June 20, 2015 in Ottawa, Canada. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)" align="left" border="0"></a></p><p>Not being able to play on natural grass has been as bad as the players feared it would be. But cuts and scrapes aren't even the biggest problem.</p><br clear="all" /><br><b>For what it's worth, China would cash in on World Cup upset of U.S.</b>:<br /><p><a href="http://us.rd.yahoo.com/sports/rss/Eric+Adelson/SIG=13i8jiosq/*http%3A//sports.yahoo.com/news/for-what-it-s-worth--china-would-cash-in-on-world-cup-upset-of-u-s-045601634.html"><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/gettyimages.com/china-pr-v-cameroon-round-20150621-013924-504.jpg"  width="3000" height="1697"  alt="EDMONTON, AB - JUNE 20:  China PR celebrates with their fans after their 1-0 win over Cameroon in the FIFA Women's World Canada 2015 Round of 16 match between China PR and Cameroon at Commonwealth Stadium on June 20, 2015 in Edmonton, Canada.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)" align="left" border="0"></a></p><p>A quarterfinal win over the Americans will reportedly earn Chinese players a team bonus as high as $644,000.</p><br clear="all" /><br><b>U.S. Soccer should start answering tough questions about Hope Solo</b>:<br /><p><a href="http://us.rd.yahoo.com/sports/rss/Eric+Adelson/SIG=13i9iibf2/*http%3A//sports.yahoo.com/news/u-s--soccer-should-start-answering-tough-questions-about-hope-solo-225051153.html"><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/Sports/ap/201505281916693601062"  width="3864" height="2964"  alt="FILE - This Oct. 10, 2014, file photo shows Sunil Gulati, president of the United States Soccer Federation, during a press conference in Bristol, Conn. The United States says it will vote for Jordan's Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein for FIFA president Friday, May 29, 2015 and not for incumbent Sepp Blatter. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)" align="left" border="0"></a></p><p>A U.S. Senator's scathing letter questioned U.S. Soccer's inadequate handling of Solo's domestic violence charges. It's time for Sunil Gulati to respond.</p><br clear="all" /><br><b>Sizing up Tom Brady's sub Jimmy Garoppolo: 'Don't let the Superman look fool you'</b>:<br /><p><a href="http://us.rd.yahoo.com/sports/rss/Eric+Adelson/SIG=1414fijld/*http%3A//sports.yahoo.com/news/sizing-up-tom-brady-s-sub-jimmy-garoppolo---don-t-let-the-superman-look-fool-you--222105711.html"><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/Sports/AP_NFL/201501231209437880386-p5.jpg"  width="1240" height="874"  alt="New England Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, left, holds a football as starting quarterback Tom Brady, right, stands by during a walkthrough at the NFL football team's facility in Foxborough, Mass., Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. The Patriots face the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)" align="left" border="0"></a></p><p>Even though he's from a family of Bears fans, Garoppolo looked up to Brady. "He's doing an understudy underneath his idol," says his college coach.</p><br clear="all" /><br><b>The rising star of the U.S. women's national team's bid for a World Cup title</b>:<br /><p><a href="http://us.rd.yahoo.com/sports/rss/Eric+Adelson/SIG=138s7rdne/*http%3A//sports.yahoo.com/news/the-rising-star-of-the-uswnt-s-bid-for-a-world-cup-title-125018097.html"><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/gettyimages.com/usa-v-sweden-group-d-20150613-011055-765.jpg"  width="3000" height="1999"  alt="WINNIPEG, MB - JUNE 12:  Julie Johnston #19 of the United States heads the ball in front of Nilla Fischer #5 of Sweden in the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 match at Winnipeg Stadium on June 12, 2015 in Winnipeg, Canada.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)" align="left" border="0"></a></p><p>Julie Johnston didn't play a single minute during World Cup qualifying. Now she's a mainstay of the U.S. backline.</p><br clear="all" /></p>
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