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Mother's Day goals and bloody noses in U.S. women's win over Ireland
Mother's Day goals and bloody noses in U.S. women's win over Ireland

Some mothers got flowers or cards on Sunday. Abby Wambach got a little more creative, though, honoring her mother with a pair of goals in the U.S. national team's 3-0 win over Ireland in the first of three tune-up matches for next month's World Cup. "I saw her turn around after her second goal and point up to me," said Judy Wambach, who was sitting behind the team's bench. "So that's my Mother's Day gift." The elder Wambach usually watches the U.S. games on TV. But she got to see those goals in person after Fox Sports brought her and the mothers of the 22 other players to San Jose, where they surprised their daughters at a team function...

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