Stories You Can't Miss on Dec. 18 Edition

We have 12 pieces today (sorry we missed last Friday). Enjoy!
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    Gallery: Abby Wambach Says Goodbye in Final Game
    Video and photo gallery- #ThanksAbby #OnlyOneAbby
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    U.S. Soccer to Host Girls Fantasy Camp in San Diego Around USA-Ireland Game
    U.S. Soccer will host a “Girls Fantasy Camp” around the U.S. Women’s National Team match versus Ireland on January 23 in San Diego as a special fundraiser to support upcoming development initiatives and continue to grow the beautiful game in the United States. The Girls Fantasy Camp will be held in San Diego, California from Jan. 21-24. Learn more- To sign up-
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    2016 Copa America Centenario Final to Be Held at MetLife Stadium
    The historic 2016 Copa America Centenario final will be held at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on Sunday, June 26, tournament organizers announced today. The 82,000 seat stadium will host the climactic match of next summer’s special edition of the South American championship – a once-in-a-lifetime event that will honor 100 years of history and will feature some of the world’s best teams and players. Read more-
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    Carli Lloyd Voted 2015 U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year
    Midfielder Carli Lloyd has been voted the 2015 U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year, with the announcement taking place earlier today live on FOX Sports 1’s pre-game coverage of the USA’s final Victory Tour match against China PR. Continued-
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    Nominees set for 2015 U.S. Soccer Young Male, Young Female and Disabled Player of the Year
    U.S. Soccer has announced the nominees for U.S. Soccer Young Male, Young Female and Disabled Player of the Year. Young Male Player of the Year: defenders Cameron Carter-Vickers & Matt Miazga, and midfielders Emerson Hyndman, Christian Pulisic & Gedion Zelalem Young Female Player of the Year: midfielders Savannah DeMelo, Samantha Mewis & Brianna Pinto, and forwards Mallory Pugh & Ashley Sanchez Disabled Player of the Year: Adam Ballou, Kevin Hensley, Nicolai Calabria, and Noah Grove
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    MNT to Open 2016 Campaign with Friendlies Against Iceland and Canada
    The U.S. Men’s National Team will kick off its 2016 campaign with a pair of friendlies against Iceland and Canada. The U.S. first welcomes Iceland on Jan. 31 (12:45 p.m. PT kickoff), followed by its northern neighbors on Feb. 5 (7:15 p.m. PT kickoff). Both matches will be played at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., which has become the traditional host of the opening games of the year for the United States. More info-
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    Highlights: U-20 WNT Qualifies for 2016 World Cup with 7-0 Win vs. Honduras
    The U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team qualified for the 2016 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup after defeating Honduras 7-0 in the semifinal of the CONCACAF Under-20 Women’s Championship. Video:
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    Get to Know U.S. Paralympic National Team Goalkepeer Keith Johnson
    U.S. Paralympic National Team Goalkepeer Keith Johnson tests how well his coach and teammates know him. Video:
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    Julie Johnston Unleashes Her Howl for Arizona Coyotes
    #USWNT defender and Mesa, Arizona native Julie Johnston got VIP treatment as she visited her hometown hockey team. She exchanged jerseys with Coyotes captain Shane Doan and got her howl on as "top dog" for the game. Video:
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    Hackworth Calls in 36 Players for Final U-15 BNT '02 Camp
    A 36-player roster was selected to round out the year for the final 2015 camp for the Under-15 Boys’ National Team ’02. This will be the second camp for players in the 2002 birth cycle for 2015 and will take place on Dec. 13-20 in Sunrise, Florida. The player pool includes 32 U.S. Soccer Development Academy players in the U-14 level and four non-Development Academy players. Learn more-
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    #SheBelieves in Hawaii with Cynthia McArthur and Kelley O'Hara
    Kelley O'Hara spoke with Cynthia McArthur, a scientist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, as part of the USWNT's #shebelieves campaign. Video:
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    U.S. Olympic Committee Announces 2015 U.S. Women's World Cup Team as Olympic Team of the Year
    The United States Olympic Committee today announced the 2014-15 winners for the Team USA Awards, Best of the Year, and recognized the U.S. Women’s World Cup Team as Olympic Team of the Year for their performance in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Learn more-