Crazy For The Cup

With a 3-0 start, the U.S. aims for another world soccer title

Change the game!" You will often hear that phrase shouted on a soccer field, words that tell the person with the ball to take the play in a different direction. And change the game is exactly what the U.S. team did on Saturday at the opening match of the Women's World Cup. The Americans put on an unprecedented show of girl power before some 79,000 soccer moms and dads and daughters and sons who jammed Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.--the largest crowd ever to watch a women's sporting event. Not only did the stylish Yanks trounce Denmark, 3-0, but the...

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