John Healy
February 21, 2020 - 8:00 am
It has been 40 years since the U.S. Olympic hockey team shocked the world when they defeated the Soviet Union at Lake Placid in the ‘Miracle on Ice.’
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February 19, 2020 - 9:53 pm
It has been 40 years since the U.S. Olympic hockey team upset Russia in the 1980 Winter Games at Lake Placid, long before social media was around. So, WEEI decided to explore what a live-tweet of the event would look like today.
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July 10, 2019 - 10:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Megan Rapinoe (rah-PEE-noh) has accepted an invitation for the U.S. women’s soccer team to celebrate its World Cup victory with a visit to Congress. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said Tuesday he looks forward to scheduling a time when “these inspiring women can come to...
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July 09, 2019 - 10:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Cup champion U.S. women’s soccer team is being invited to the Capitol, Congress’ top Democrats said Monday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wrote to colleagues Monday that “by popular demand on both sides of the aisle,” she has invited the players to the Capitol “to celebrate...
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Straight Up With Sturg
July 08, 2019 - 3:04 pm
This is an opinion piece, as I’m entitled to mine just as anyone else is entitled to theirs. You will find various sports sayings intertwined throughout. The US Women’s Soccer Team captured a fourth World Cup title today by “not holding anything back”. Congrats to the ladies, as they “left nothing...
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July 08, 2019 - 10:53 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. men’s soccer players showed how far, far behind they are the women. Hours after the American women won their fourth World Cup, the men were outplayed by Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final. Jonathan Dos Santos scored in the 73rd minute to give the El Tri a 1-0 victory...
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July 03, 2019 - 9:25 am
LYON, France (AP) — With Alex Morgan’s cheeky tea-sipping celebration and a postgame mobbing of goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher, the United States has moved a step closer to successfully defending its latest Women’s World Cup title. Morgan scored the go-ahead goal and Naeher preserved the 2-1 semifinal...
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June 25, 2019 - 9:18 am
REIMS, France (AP) — Spain tested the United States like no other team at the Women’s World Cup. The U.S. looked disorganized at times facing Spain’s aggressive and physical style before pulling out a 2-1 victory Monday night. It could have been just what the Americans needed: France is waiting...
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June 24, 2019 - 11:59 am
REIMS, France (AP) — Spain coach Jorge Vilda says part of the challenge in facing the United States is making sure his players aren’t intimidated by the defending Women’s World Cup champions. Spain faces the top-ranked U.S. team Monday in Reims, marking the first time La Roja will appear in the...
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June 16, 2019 - 9:43 pm
PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd wasn’t thrilled to open the Women’s World Cup on the bench for the United States. She accepted the role, but made no secret she wanted to start. When the call came Sunday, Lloyd made it count with a pair of goals to lead the defending champions to a 3-0 victory over Chile...
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