Turf war still front and center
When the 2015 Women's World Cup kicks off two years from this week in Canada, the way the ball bounces will be different than in any of the previous six editions.
All 52 matches in the half-dozen host cities will be played on artificial turf, a development considered heresy by some and an inevitability by others. In the vanguard of opposition are the American players, who say women are being compelled to play on a second-class surface.
"This is not a fight against the ...
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