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Hope Solo's painful journey

Updated: June 27, 2011, 1:25 PM ET
By Jeff Carlisle | ESPN.com

Among the many words that have been attached to Hope Solo over the years, the one that seems to stick to her more than any other is "outspoken."

And she can't stand it.

Never mind that Solo is perhaps best known for her postgame tirade at the 2007 World Cup, in which she criticized her benching by then-U.S. women's national team manager Greg Ryan before the team's semifinal against Brazil, a game in which the U.S. was hammered 4-0. Never mind her statements ...

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