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SBI Question of the Day: What do you think of the new U.S. Soccer jerseys?

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Late onValentine's Day, U.S. Soccer released a newred National Team jersey.

The new jersey is all-red design, in a similar style to 2016's National Team jerseys.An altered, all-red crest features on both the jersey and shorts, which also have a single black stripe down the length of the uniform with the sleeves a darker shade of red.

U.S. Soccer unveils new red kit for 2017

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The U.S. Men's and Women's National Team have a new look as they head towards vital matches in the coming months.

U.S. Soccer unveiled a new red Nike kit on Tuesday. The USMNT will begin wearing the kit in March's key World Cup qualifiers against Panama and Honduras while the USWNT will introduce the kit during the SheBelieves Cup, which is set for March 1-7.

Union bits, more news

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Morris beats KR to ROY, US-Mexico time, & USWNT lays a whupping on Romania

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Morris wins ROY, Alex Morgan, Christen Press and USWNT blast Romania, USMNT preps for showdown with Mexico in Columbus.

Union bits, USA-Mexico and the election, more

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Alberg reflects on adjusting to MLS, looks ahead to 2017, and other Union news. New dimension to USA-Mexico game following Tuesday's presidential election. More.

U.S. Senators send letter to Garber, SUM requesting USMNT, USWNT revenue information

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News has been quiet on the "Equal pay for equal play" front for some time, but two U.S. Senators have made headlines with their letter to MLS commissioner Don Garber.

Patty Murray, Senator from Washington, and Dianne Feinstein, Senator from California, penned a letter to Don Garber with respect to his role as CEO of Soccer United Marketing,which owns the marketing rights for the U.

A closer look at FIFA 17's USMNT, USWNT, MLS ratings

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The games are officially underway, and so too are the discussions and debates about player ratings.

FIFA 17 officially hit the shelves in stores in the United States on Tuesday, andgamers took some time, as they do each year, to check out the overall ratings that some of their favorite American players and MLS clubs have earned in the latest installment of EA Sports' hit video game series.

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Lloyd 'thrilled' to join Man City's push for Champions League glory

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Carli Lloyd spent the first 14 years of her career plying her trade at home in the U.S. while becoming one of the game's most successful and recognizable players to ever represent the U.S. Women's National Team. After an extended run, Lloyd was looking for a new challenge, and she found one with Manchester City.

Report: Lloyd set for short-term move to Manchester City

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The winter period has seen several U.S. Women's National Team regulars move abroad, and it appears Carli Lloyd is officially set to join them.

Sports Illustrated reported Tuesday that Lloyd is set to join Manchester City on a short-term deal with an official announcement coming as soon as Wednesday.

Report: Lloyd possibly joining Manchester City

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The recent wave of U.S. Women's National Team players joining clubs overseas may pick up another name if reports out of England come to fruition. FIFA Women's Player of the Year Carli Lloyd has been linked with a move to Manchester City byThe Times.

Lloyd, Ellis nominated for FIFA awards

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With The Best FIFA Football Awards just around the corner in January, the candidates have narrowed in several fields.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, FIFA released the shortlists for the Best Women's Coach, Best Men's Coach, and Best Women's Player awards for the 2016 calendar year.

USWNT dominates Switzerland again in friendly

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For the second time in less than a week, the U.S. Women's National Team cruised past Switzerland, and for the second time in less than a week, a new face scored seconds into her debut.

Kealia Ohai scored just 48 seconds into her debut, helping the USWNT rout Switzerland, 5-0, in the second of two friendly matches.

Lloyd scores again as USWNT beats Netherlands in friendly

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Carli Lloyd scored her 94th international goal as the U.S. Women's National Team defeated the Netherlands 3-1 in a friendly on Sunday.

The Dutch opened the scoring just two minutes in, surprising the Atlanta crowd. Following a deflection in the midfield,Shanice van de Sanden darted past the USWNT backline and fired a shot past Alyssa Naher, putting the USWNT behind early.

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US Soccer Federation under microscope again in TV journalism pieces from HBO and CBS

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With the upcoming release of two new investigative journalism pieces byHBO and CBS, don't be surprised if there'll be some nervous days ahead at the headquarters of the US Soccer Federation in Chicago, Illinois.

First up is an interview with several US Women's National Team players, which will appear on CBS' 60 Minutes on Sunday at 7:30pm ET.

US Soccer Federation under microscope again in TV journalism pieces from HBO and CBS

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With the upcoming release of two new investigative journalism pieces byHBO and CBS, don't be surprised if there'll be some nervous days ahead at the headquarters of the US Soccer Federation in Chicago, Illinois.

First up is an interview with several US Women's National Team players, which will appear on CBS' 60 Minutes on Sunday at 7:30pm ET.

TV ratings for US Men’s National Team increase 32% in 2016 after Copa America boost

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In addition to revenue generated, sponsorships and attendances, TV ratings are one of the key metrics that US Soccer measures to gauge theeffectiveness of the federation. During 2016, both the US Men's National Team (USMNT) and US Women's National Team (USWNT) saw impressive ratings figures from participating in Copa America and the Olympics respectively.

TV ratings for US Men’s National Team increase 32% in 2016 after Copa America boost

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In addition to revenue generated, sponsorships and attendances, TV ratings are one of the key metrics that US Soccer measures to gauge theeffectiveness of the federation. During 2016, both the US Men's National Team (USMNT) and US Women's National Team (USWNT) saw impressive ratings figures from participating in Copa America and the Olympics respectively.

US Soccer suffers 23% decrease in attendance for USMNT games in 2016

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Both the US Men's National Team and US Women's National Team have completed their last games of the 2016 calendar year. And while their performances on the pitch have been a mix of good and poor, the attendance figures for home games paint a worrying picturefor both the men and women's teams.

In 2016, every single friendly for the US Men's National Team was attended by less than 10,000 people.

US Soccer suffers 23% decrease in attendance for USMNT games in 2016

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Both the US Men's National Team and US Women's National Team have completed their last games of the 2016 calendar year. And while their performances on the pitch have been a mix of good and poor, the attendance figures for home games paint a worrying picturefor both the men and women's teams.

In 2016, every single friendly for the US Men's National Team was attended by less than 10,000 people.

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Press nets a hat trick as USWNT dominates Romania

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The U.S. Women's National Team approaches the end of 2016 much like they began it: in dominant fashion.

Christen Press led the way as the USWNT continued their incredible 2016, a year that has seen them lose just once to Sweden in penalties during the Olympics (though officially listed as a draw, leaving them unbeaten in 2016).

Report: Morgan targeted by Lyon women's team

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Alex Morgan is one of the faces of an NWSL team and currently plies her trade under the same umbrella as her husband. However,Olympique Lyon hasn't been deterred in their pursuit of the U.S. Women's National Team star.

The USWNT forward is reportedly a major target of the Ligue 1 women's team, as Lyon has stated it intends to acquire a USWNT player for their squad.

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Union road swing begins with a loss. Edu plays 60 minutes in Bethlehem draw. Tough time for Union Academy versus Red Bulls. More news.

U.S. Soccer releases statement following Rapinoe kneeling protest

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Megan Rapinoe's ongoing protest of the national anthem extended to Thursday night's U.S. Women's National Team match, prompting a statement from U.S. Soccer.

The midfielder kneltonce again during thenational anthem prior to the USWNT's lopsided win over Thailand. The gesture is one that Rapinoe has done for several weeks in an effort toprotest social inequalities following inspiration from NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

Rapinoe rips Spirit owner after club prevents national anthem protest

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Washington Spirit owner Bill Lynch thwarted Megan Rapinoe's plans of a continued protest of the national anthem, and the U.S. Women's National Team star is far from happy about it.

Ahead of a clash with Rapinoe's Seattle Reign, the Spirit staff held the national anthem ceremony before teams took the field.

Megan Rapinoe kneels during national anthem before NWSL match

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Following an example set by the San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick, Megan Rapinoe made her opinions known by protesting during the National Anthem.

The U.S. Women's National Team star took a knee during the anthem during Sunday's clash between the Seattle Reign and Chicago Red Stars.

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Union begin 3-game road swing in Portland on Saturday. Union add midfield depth. More on Barnetta. More news.

Hope Solo steps away from Seattle Reign for rest of NWSL season

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The bad news just keeps getting worse when it comes to former U.S. Women's National Team goalkeeper Hope Solo.

Solo tweeted on Tuesdayher decision to walk away from her club team, the Seattle Reign of the National Women's Soccer League.

US Soccer Ban Goalkeeper Hope Solo For Six Months For Calling Opponents ‘Bunch Of Cowards’

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US Soccer have handed a six-month suspension to goalkeeper Hope Solo after she referred to opponents Sweden as "a bunch of cowards" after they knocked the United States out of the Olympics.

After holding on for a 1-1 draw, the Swedes eventually sent the US packing at the quarter-final stage by beating them 5-4 on penalties.

Rapinoe 'really disappointed' in Solo's post-Sweden comments

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Add Megan Rapinoe to the list of people frustrated by Hope Solo's post-Sweden comments.

Following the U.S. Women's National Team's Olympic quarterfinal loss to Pia Sundhage's Sweden last week, Solo bashed the opposition, calling them "cowards" while stating her belief that the USWNT were the more deserving team on the day.

Sunil Gulati speaks out against Hope Solo's 'highly inapropriate' postgame comments

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Hope Solo caused shockwaves with her comments following the U.S. Women's National Team's surprising loss to Sweden, prompting U.S. Soccer's president to speak out.

Sunil Gulati called Solo's postgame comments "highly inappropriate" in the aftermath of the USWNT's Olympic quarterfinal elimination.

Solo blasts Sweden ‘cowards’ as USA women bow out of Rio

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Rio de Janeiro (AFP) Outspoken USA women's goalkeeper Hope Solo labelled Sweden "cowards" after the world champions' bid for a fourth straight Olympic gold ended in quarter-final defeat.

Sweden progressed to their first ever Olympics semi-final 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in Brasilia as Sweden coach Pia Sundhage ousted the US team she led to gold in 2008 and 2012.

Solo blasts Sweden ‘cowards’ as USA women bow out of Rio

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Rio de Janeiro (AFP) Outspoken USA women's goalkeeper Hope Solo labelled Sweden "cowards" after the world champions' bid for a fourth straight Olympic gold ended in quarter-final defeat.

Sweden progressed to their first ever Olympics semi-final 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in Brasilia as Sweden coach Pia Sundhage ousted the US team she led to gold in 2008 and 2012.

Solo delivers bitter rant after USWNT's Olympic loss

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To say Hope Solo was upset following the U.S. Women's National Team's 4-3 loss in a penalty shootout to Sweden in the Olympic quarterfinals would be an understatement.

The U.S. goalkeeper sounded off when asked about her thoughts on the game, saying that the defending gold medalists "played a bunch ofcowards,":

Full Hope Solo quote on Sweden after US was eliminated from the Olympics today.

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USWNT to play pair of friendlies against Russia

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Deep in the heart of Texas, the U.S. Women's National Team will play Russia in a pair of friendlies in early April.

The defending World Cup champions will take on the Russia Women's National Team in two international friendlies, one in Frisco, the second in Houston, U.

Days after winning NWSL final, Williams scores seconds into 'dream' USWNT debut

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Lynn Williams felt chills. Even after a standout college career, even after making the leap to the pro gameand even after claiming her first NWSL crown, the 23-year-old forward felt a sudden wave of nerves spread throughout her body as she prepared to enter for her U.

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

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A highly anticipated match in the UEFA Champions League highlights the action on Wednesday.

Pep Guardiola will face his former team, Barcelona, for the first time as Manchester City's manager when they square off in a pivotal game in Group C. The winner would occupy first place heading into the final three rounds.

USWNT set to close 2016 with pair of friendlies against Romania

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The U.S. Women's National Team will wrap up 2016 with a pair of California friendlies.

U.S. Soccer announced on Monday that the USWNT will host Romania in the two final friendlies of the 2016 schedule. The two teams will begin the two-game set on Nov.

Ellis unveils young USWNT roster for Switzerland friendlies

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U.S. Women's National Team coach Jill Ellis has shaken things up ahead of a new World Cup cycle.

Ellis has called up 24 players to the latest squad to face Switzerland on Oct. 19 and Oct. 23. Several members on the team participated at the 2016 Olympics, but nearly half of the roster is uncapped.

Wambach details alcohol, prescription drug abuse in new memoir

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Abby Wambach is set to release a new memoir detailing her career, and the former U.S. Women's National Team star's look back will include some details of several darker moments in her professional life.

In her new book, "Forward", Wambach saysshe abused alcohol and prescription drugs for years, leading to her arrest for driving under the influence back inApril.

Summer Olympics SEBA Projection updates through August 13

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Updated SEBA projections for the women's soccer tournament at the Olympics.