U.S. women set to kick off 'Achieve Your Gold' Tour

September 13, 2008
CanalesBy Andrea Canales
(Archive)
In a classic case of "the darkest hour is just before dawn," the shambles of the U.S. women's team in the 2007 Women's World Cup has given rise to a triumphant turn in the spotlight as the squad embarks on a multi-city tour as Olympic gold medalists.

Perhaps things had to get that bad last year -- with then-coach Greg Ryan's bizarre goalkeeper switch during the World Cup, the ensuing 4-0 loss to Brazil, goalkeeper Hope Solo's infamous outburst and the media storm around all the events ...

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