Hope makes a comeback: Goalie rejoins U.S. roster

January 8, 2008
CARSON, Calif. -- Goalkeeper Hope Solo is back on the U.S. women's roster and headed back to China.

Solo was dropped from the team after last year's World Cup semifinal, when she was benched for the Americans' 4-0 loss to Brazil in favor of veteran Briana Scurry. Her strong criticism of then-coach Greg Ryan led to her being suspended from the squad for the third-place game and sent home separate from the team.

But new coach Pia Sundhage, who will make her debut with ...

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