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August 9, 2012 12:00 AM

Mellinger | She’s part of U.S. team, but still Solo

The baddest, wildest, don’t-give-a-flip-est woman in American team sports is taking a victory lap in front of more fans than could fit in all but one stadium back home. Hope Solo is laughing. She is smiling. She is waving at bunches of friends and thousands of strangers in a country that’s always loved her sport — just not her gender playing it.

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