Just keep looking forward, Abs!
It's been a little over five months since Abby Wambach went from U.S. Women's Soccer superstar to criminal overnight thanks to her April DUI arrest.
However, based on what we're hearing from her new book — Forward, a Memoir – it sounds like being publicly humiliated is actually exactly what the doctor ordered!
Video: Hope Solo Learned About Her Suspension While Taping A Reality Show
While the 36-year-old athlete's tell-all doesn't come out until tomorrow, we're hearing the pages are full of surprisingly candid self-reflection — including chapters covering YEARS of drug and alcohol abuse.
Luckily, Abby claims that she hasn't touched any of her vices — vodka, Vicodin, Ambien, and Adderall — since her arrest, saying:
There's no doubt U.S. women's Olympic soccer player Hope Solo hasn't had the smoothest past few months.
First the police report came out detailing her domestic violence charge, then she came under fire for some Zika tweets, and of course that whole calling Sweden's soccer team "cowards" thing.
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Unfortunately for Solo, as a result of her extremely inconsiderate comments regarding her international opponents, the U.S. goalkeeper was not only given a six month suspension from U.S. Women's soccer, but the USWNT terminated her contract with the national team!
Hope was OBVIOUSLY not happy about the decision as we already saw her written response — but the Fullscreen series Keeping Score caught the athlete's frustration moments after the decision was made as the teary eyed brunette exclaimed:
"Seventeen f*cking years and it's over."
Ch-ch-check out Hope break down and burst out in anger after hearing the heartbreaking news (below)!
Unsportsmanlike conduct is bad, but there's no way it should be comparable to drunk driving.
Yet after Hope Solo called the Swedish soccer team "a bunch of cowards" last week, she was suspended the same amount of time as Michael Phelps was for his DUI!
Almost two weeks ago, the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team's goalie delivered some trash talk after unexpectedly losing to Sweden in the Rio Olympics quarterfinal game, and U.S. Soccer swiftly suspended the athlete over comments that "counter to the organization's principles."
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For her part, Solo said she was "saddened" by being suspended for six months over comments that were fueled by her love and passion for the game in an emotional official statement. She wrote:
We sure hope this doesn't force her to go solo…
For the very first time in their history, the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team will not be receiving a medal at the Summer Olympics following their historic loss to Team Sweden Friday afternoon.
Not only was this the first match to end in penalty kicks in the history of the Games, but the USWNT had never failed to make it to the finals since the tournament was founded in 1996 — let alone get eliminated in the quarter finals!
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feared revered goalie Hope Solo was just a tad pissed about the surprise loss, and she really let her Swedish opponents have it in an interview with Sports Illustrated following the game.
Never one to be a sore loser, Hope referred to the winners as "a bunch of cowards," before getting even meaner, saying:
Even though the Summer Olympics in Rio are getting off to a rocky start, millions of fans worldwide can't wait to cheer on their countries to win big.
Like most years, the U.S. is sending out a slew of frontrunners with a good chance of achieving the ultimate Olympic glory.
Of course, many stateside fans are getting ready to root for big names like Ryan Lochte, Gabby Douglas, and the U.S. Women's Soccer Team to win — though not every must watch athlete is a household name!
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Competitors like Haley Anderson and Trayvon Bromell are expected to earn gold medals in their categories, but they are just a few of the lesser-known favorites to keep your eye on.
No one wants to have a confused Ryan Lochte face when discussing the Olympics — so, take the quiz (below) to brush up on U.S. athletes that could take home the gold in Rio!