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SOCCER U.S. Women Reach World Cup Final Frank Augstein / AP Photo

U.S. Women Reach World Cup Final

Goooaaalll!!! The U.S. women are in the World Cup final for the first time since 1999, when they last won. The Americans beat France 3-1 in the semifinals and will play either Japan or Sweden on Sunday for the cup in Frankfurt, Germany. Abby Wambach broke a tense tie in the 79th minute with a header. It was her 12th career goal in her World Cup career, tying fellow American Michelle Akers for third on the all-time list.

July 13, 2011 2:33 PM