U.S. faces a familiar foe in Canada

August 13, 2008
By Lindsey Dolich
The U.S. women's soccer world took seven days to fully emerge from the dark side of the soccer ball, after a week in the shadow of Aug. 5's 2-0 loss to Norway.

The U.S. women's Olympic soccer team progressed exponentially; first the Norway disaster, then a mediocre win over Japan, and finally, lighting up a spunky New Zealand side for four goals.

There were major doubts that Swede Pia Sundhage would pull the strings for a team left reeling after the loss of superlative striker ...

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