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U.S. Soccer dealing with its own domestic-abuse case: Hope Solo
U.S. Soccer dealing with its own domestic-abuse case: Hope Solo

The NFL isn't the only sports organization dealing with a domestic violence controversy. The U.S. women's national soccer team is taking some heat for allowing standout goalkeeper Hope Solo to play in three friendlies despite the fact she is facing a November trial on two misdemeanor charges stemming from a family altercation in June. But U.S. Soccer officials argue that the case of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and Solo are vastly different. Rice was suspended indefinitely by the NFL after TMZ broadcast a video showing the player punching his then-fiance in the face and dragging her unconscious body out of an elevator at an Atlantic City, N.J., casino last winter....

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