• In this Aug. 3, 2016, file photo, U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo takes the ball during a women's Olympic football tournament match against New Zealand in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Solo has been suspended form the team for six months for what U.S. Soccer termed conduct "counter to the organization's principles." The suspension is effective immediately. U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati said Wednesday, Aug. 24, that comments Solo made after the U.S. lost to Sweden during the Rio Olympics were "unacceptable and do not meet the standard of conduct we require from our National Team players." (AP Photo/Eugenio Savio, File)

    Hope Solo suspended from national team for 6 months

    CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. women’s goalkeeper Hope Solo was suspended Wednesday for six months by U.S. Soccer for disparaging comments about Sweden following the Americans’ early departure from the Rio Olympics.

  • Germany coach Silvia Neid smiles before the final of the women's Olympic football tournament between Germany and Sweden at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday Aug. 19, 2016.(AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

    Solo, Marta and bugs: Olympic women’s soccer had it all

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It started with “Zika!” taunts from the Brazilians and wound through the Amazon before a surprising exit for the United States.

  • Brazil's Neymar cries as he kneels down to celebrate with teammate goalkeeper Weverton after scoring the decisive penalty kick during the final match of the men's Olympic football tournament between Brazil and Germany at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday Aug. 20, 2016. Brazil won the gold medal on  a penalty shootout. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

    Neymar finds redemption in Olympic gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Just two weeks ago Neymar’s commitment to the Olympic team was questioned by Brazil’s fans.

  • Germany's Dzsenifer Marozsan (10) celebrates with her teammates scoring hers side's first goal during the final of the women's Olympic football tournament between Germany and Sweden at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

    Neid goes out with gold as Germany defeats Sweden 2-1

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With her arms raised in victory, coach Silvia Neid ran onto the field to join the celebration of Germany’s first Olympic gold medal — even jumping onto the players’ dogpile.

  • Germany's Dzsenifer Marozsan (10) celebrates with her teammates scoring hers side's first goal during the final of the women's Olympic football tournament between Germany and Sweden at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

    Neid goes out with gold as Germany defeats Sweden 2-1

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With her arms raised in victory, coach Silvia Neid ran onto the field to join the celebration of Germany’s first Olympic gold medal — even jumping onto the players’ dogpile.

  • The United States team from left, Allyson Felix, English Gardner, Tianna Bartoletta and Tori Bowie celebrate winning the gold medal in the women's 4x100-meter relay final during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

    A lyrical ending to an Olympic soccer match

    NEW YORK (AP) — NBC set up Friday as duel night between the United States and Jamaica in the sprint relays, and what started out well ended up in heartbreak for the Americans.

  • Germany coach Silvia Neid, right, embraces Annike Krahn at the end of a semi-final match of the women's Olympic football tournament between Canada and Germany at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Tuesday Aug. 16, 2016. Germany won 2-0 and qualified to the final. (AP Photo/Eugenio Savio)

    Neid’s last match as German’s coach is for the gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Coach Silvia Neid’s final match as coach of Germany will be for the gold medal at the Rio Games.