Rapinoe’s role changes as the US prepares for World Cup qualification

Known for her iconic victory pose at the 2019 World Cup in France, Megan Rapinoe’s on-field role on the US national team is changing as the team looks to qualify for the 2023 event. The canny winger is now 36 and is certainly slowing down a bit. Off the field, however, Rapinoe is as outspoken … Read more

Tearful American star Megan Rapinoe urges men to ‘stand up’ after Roe v. Wade

US Soccer captain Megan Rapinoe calls on American men to “stand up” to stop the “violent and constant attack on the autonomy of women’s bodies” following the US Supreme Court decision. US to overturn Roe v. Wade on Friday. Speaking ahead of Saturday’s friendly with Colombia, an emotional Rapinoe fought back tears as he blamed … Read more

Chris Evert recalls Renee Richards match to talk about trans athletes

Chris Evert believes “science and medicine” should consider whether transgender athletes are allowed to compete in women’s sports. Evert appeared on an ESPN conference call to promote the network’s exclusive coverage of Wimbledon, where the 18-time main winner is a color commentator. The Post asked Evert about a recent tweet she sent about competing against … Read more

US Soccer equals milestone salary with women and men

The US Soccer Federation reached historic agreements to pay its men’s and women’s teams equally, making the US national governing body the first in sport to promise equal pay for both genders. The federation on Wednesday announced separate collective bargaining agreements until December 2028 with the unions for both national teams, ending years of often … Read more