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USWNT get $529K gift from Secret deodorant

In her acceptance speech for Best Female Athlete, Alex Morgan sends a message about teamwork and rallies for the rights of female athletes.
The United States Women's National Soccer Team accepts the award for Best Team at the ESPYS.
Members of the United States women's soccer team celebrated winning the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup with a parade through the streets of New York City


NEW YORK -- Procter & Gamble, a sponsor of the U.S. women's national team, is now supporting its members' fight for equal pay.

The company, which supports U.S. Soccer through its Secret deodorant brand, says it will donate $529,000 -- $23,000 for each of the 23 players on the U.S. team that won the World Cup earlier this month -- to help close the pay gap. The sponsor took out a full-page ad in The New York Times on Sunday urging the U.S. Soccer Federation to "be on the right side of history."

"Let's...

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USWNT's Long says hotel room burglarized

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LOS ANGELES -- The celebration was cut short for a member of the World Cup champion U.S. women's soccer team when she discovered someone had burglarized her hotel room in Los Angeles.

Allie Long tweeted on Thursday that it happened after the team was honored at The ESPYS on Wednesday night.

Long wrote that "someone stole my wedding ring, cash and the key to my favorite city." She's referring to the symbolic key that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gave the players after the ticker-tape parade...

NYPD eyes possible hate crime toward Rapinoe

Megan Rapinoe uses the platform of the USWNT's World Cup winning celebrations to call for unity and less contention in society.

New York City police say they are investigating a possible hate crime directed toward Megan Rapinoe after posters featuring the U.S. soccer star were defaced with derogatory slurs.

Police said the vandalism, which was discovered inside the Bryant Park subway station in midtown Manhattan on Monday, was being investigated by the New York Police Department's Hate Crime Task Force.

The posters have since been scrubbed clean. Rapinoe, who is gay, has been an outspoken advocate for gender equity and LGBTQ...

USWNT named best team; Messi, Ibra win ESPYs

The United States Women's National Soccer Team accepts the award for Best Team at the ESPYS.
In her acceptance speech for Best Female Athlete, Alex Morgan sends a message about teamwork and rallies for the rights of female athletes.

Alex Morgan, Lionel Messi, Sam Kerr and Zlatan Ibrahimovic all won individual honours at Wednesday's ESPY awards, while the U.S. women's national side was crowned Best Team.

Just days after lifting the Women's World Cup in France, Carli Lloyd, Megan Rapinoe and the rest of the USWNT were on hand to accept the award at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Along with the Best Team award, Morgan earned the ESPY for Best Female Athlete, joking that it was the second best trophy she has earned...