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Hard to believe, but Carli Lloyd was once a slacker

No one on the U.S. team trains harder, plays harder, or demands more of herself than Carli Lloyd.

But it wasn’t always so.

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HUM 101 Students -- Bird's Nest Stadium, 1/25/15

┬áThe Bird’s Nest is a beautiful structure, that has many hidden messages. Study the image and share your opinion about the ┬ástructure. The basic theme of the structure is “One World, One Dream.” 72 more words

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Exploring Beijing's Olympic Park

It’s funny now that I am home, I actually have the time to do all the blogging I’d planned to do in China. I’d hoped going into it that I could develop consistency as a writer and try to get out at least one post a week. 1,226 more words

Former U.S. midfielder heads Women's Sports Foundation

Angela Hucles, a former member of the U.S. women’s team, is the new president of the Women’s Sports Foundation, a nonprofit organization “dedicated to advancing the lives of girls and women through sports and physical activity.” 307 more words


Three Things That China Has Done (2010)

1. Sent astronauts into space.

2. Held the 2008 Olympics.

3. Has become the second largest economy.
And still made-
For foreign aid.


Go Big or Go Home

One of my Chinese classmates explained that the prevailing Chinese mentality is to either be the best in a particular area, or not try at all. 479 more words

Alicia Sacramone: My First Favorite Gymnast

I found gymnastics in 2007, when I was a few months shy of 13 years old. It was the summer before I started the seventh grade, and I just happened to flip the TV to the 2007 Visa National Championships. 228 more words