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U.S. Women's Soccer Team May Boycott The Summer Olympics If No 'Real Progress Has Been Made' In Gender Pay Equality!

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When it comes to fighting for equal pay, the U.S. women's soccer team isn't playing around!

Last month, five players from the Women's National Team filed a wage-discrimination complaint against U.S. Soccer because they are paid less than half as much as players on the men's team!

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.

Related: Former US Women's Soccer Star Abby Wambach Arrested For DUI

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:

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Prince William Is A TOTAL Show Dad As He Humblebrags About His Infant Daughter Princess Charlotte's Soccer Skills!

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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.

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Kate Middleton's husband explained:

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Soccer Star Abby Wambach Issues A Heartfelt Statement Following Her DUI Arrest

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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.

Related: U.S. Women's Soccer Team Sues For Income Equality

Abby took full responsibility for her mistake in a Facebook post late Sunday afternoon, saying:

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Former US Women's National Soccer Team Star Abby Wambach Arrested For DUI

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Not a good decision…

Former United States Women's Soccer Team star Abby Wambach was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with allegedly driving under the influence in Portland, Oregon, according to reports.

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The soccer star — who retired just months ago after leading the American team to victory in the Women's World Cup — was pulled over at around 2:00 a.m. local time in Portland on Sunday morning.

Multnomah County Sherrif's officers arrested her after

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Hope Solo, Alex Morgan, & More Of The U.S. Women's Soccer Team Sue Over Income Inequality — See How Much Less They Make Than The Men's Team!

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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!

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The team's attorney Jeffrey Kessler said that the women of U.S. Soccer earn

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Brandi Chastain Donates Her Brain To Science To Learn More About Soccer Injuries!

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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!

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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:

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