They should change the name of the show to AWKWARD! With Kelly and Michael!
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When it comes to fighting for equal pay, the U.S. women's soccer team isn't playing around!
On behalf of the entire women's team, co-captain Becky Sauerbrunn, Hope Solo, Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd, and Megan Rapinoe filed paperwork in hopes of achieving wage equality.
And it looks like the athletes are sticking to their guns. If nothing changes in the federation, the team might use their most powerful bargaining tool in protest of wage discrimination — and not show up to August's Olympics!
In an interview with ESPNW, Sauerbrunn revealed a boycott would "still be on the table" if no progress was made by July, explaining:
A princess with killer soccer skills sounds like the plot to a Disney Channel movie, right?
Well, it looks like it's Princess Charlotte's reality as her father Prince William gushed to former soccer (AKA football) star Paul Elliott about her skills while at a luncheon at Wembley Stadium in London for his tenure as the president of the Football Association.
Kate Middleton's husband explained:
Everybody makes mistakes, but it sounds like she's ready to move forward.
As you may have read over the weekend, retired Soccer star Abby Wambach was arrested early Sunday morning for a DUI in Portland, Or.
The 35-year-old was booked at about 2 a.m. PST after failing a field sobriety test, and now she's apologizing for her lapse in judgement.
Abby took full responsibility for her mistake in a Facebook post late Sunday afternoon, saying:
The U.S. National Women's Team may have won the World Cup, but now they have their sights set on an even bigger goal — pay equality!
Five athletes from the Women's World Cup championship team have filed a federal labor complaint against U.S. Soccer on behalf of the entire Women's National Team.
According to reports, Hope Solo, Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd, Becky Sauerbrunn, and Megan Rapinoe filed paperwork claiming that they are paid less than half as much as the men's team players — yet generate TENS OF MILLIONS more in revenue!
The team's attorney Jeffrey Kessler said that the women of U.S. Soccer earn
What a selfless act!
Brandi Chastain isn't just one of the most talented players in the history of soccer, she's also one of the bravest.
The two-time Olympic gold medalist and two-time World Cup winner announced on Thursday she will be donating her brain to science upon her eventual death in an effort to better understand the sport!
The 47-year-old made the decision to give her cranium to the Department of Veterans Affairs and Boston University School of Medicine Concussion Legacy Foundation Brain Bank to help her fellow athletes, saying:
Landon Donovan just went from soccer star to famous father!
On Wednesday, the retired athlete took to Twitter to reveal that his wife, Hannah Bartell, gave birth to a beautiful baby boy!
The 33-year-old shared a sweet snap of himself snuggling up with his lovely lady and their absolutely adorable newborn, Talon Bartell Donovan!
The former fútboler captioned the precious pic by revealing that he's now a proud poppa, writing:
"The greatest joy and most love I've ever experienced. Welcome to the world Talon Bartell Donovan"
The LA Galaxy alum also shared a similar sentiment on Instagram, captioning the same photo:
"I've been fortunate to achieve a lot of wonderful things in my life but nothing comes close to being a father. Welcome to the world Talon Bartell Donovan ❤️💛💚"
The lovebirds had been pretty hush-hush about their pregnancy up until they made an AWWWW-esome announcement back in September, posting: