Soccer

Megan Rapinoe and other members of the US Women's National Team celebrate victory over Japan in the 2012 Summer Olympics. The team is hoping to bring home it's first World Cup victory in over 15 years. (Photo from REUTERS)

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Jump on the soccer bandwagon and cheer the U.S. team in the Women's World Cup final Sunday.

Defender Rachel Corsie of Seattle Reign FC plays at Memorial Stadium against China's Women's National Soccer Team Friday night. (Photo by Yiqin Weng)

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Friday's Seattle Reign FC game happened at the intersection of two emerging women's soccer revivals in China and the U.S.

Emerald City Supporters lead the "March to the Match" from Pioneer Square to CenturyLink Field at last Sunday's home opener. (Photo by Justice Magraw)

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If you are a Seahawks fan, or Mariners fan, or aren't that into sports at all, this is your year to fall in love with the Seattle Sounders.

Catch outdoor screenings of World Cup matches in Pioneer Square's Nord Alley. (Photo by Jordan Lewis)

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Want an authentic World Cup experience? Cheer alongside international superfans at these local venues.

Nicole Pita and Andre Mascarenhas are newlyweds on opposite sides of the world's fiercest soccer rivalry. (Photo by Andre Mascarenhas)

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Nicole Pita and Andre Mascarenhas are newlyweds on opposite sides of the world’s fiercest soccer rivalry.

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Local activists hope their push for a strong regional identity leads to something more.

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After a heartbreaking loss in the Conference Finals last year, the Seattle Sounders are back with new international players, new uniforms and real shot...

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Why are so many Europeans dying to visit Seattle? Maybe because we're so much like them. Traveling through Europe last summer, I expected to spend...

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My dad is a football fanatic, and I don’t mean he loves the Seahawks. He is a die-hard fan of what Americans refer to...

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Lyari is the most notorious neighborhood in Pakistan's largest and most chaotic city. But just like in poor urban areas in the US, young...

On opening night, El Salvador faced off against Iran. The game ended in a 0-0 tie. (Photo by Sihanouk Mariona)

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If you still had any doubts about how hyperdiverse the Puget Sound region has become, look no further than the All Nations Cup soccer tournament. Over...

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Of the 460-odd films from 64 different countries playing at SIFF this year, only a thin slice hail from Africa. To be fair to the...

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I hate sports. And I’m not talking your run-of-the-mill “football is too violent” or “I just don’t get baseball” hate. I’m talking terror-inducing phobia. I was a...