Weekly Column: The Olympic Soccer Stage


Gay for soccer: Rising U.S. star Megan Rapinoe, who came out just before the start of the Olympics and is pictured here scoring against Colombia, is one of several emerging young American stars (AP Photo).

Hard to believe we’re almost a week in to the Olympic soccer competition.

I explored the highlights — and lowlights — we’ve seen so far in this week’s column.

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  • Joseph D’Hippolito

    Nick, Hope Solo is an honest woman who calls it as she sees it and doesn’t act like a politician. That makes people afraid of her. I’d rather support her than a bully like Abby Wambach (just google her name with Dan Borislaw and see what comes up).