Moving The Ball Forward: What’s Next For Abby Wambach

Abby Wambach, the all-time leading scorer in international soccer, is hanging up her cleats.

In a retirement speech that could have been filled with tearful goodbyes and stories about the good old days, Wambach used her platform to send a powerful message about investing in women’s sports.

“I want to talk about where we can go and where we are headed. I want to talk about moving the ball forward,” said Wambach during her remarks at the National Press Club.

“I know that we’ve made huge strides. I know that we’ve made serious change happen. But I also know that there is so much more we can do. It is going to take a lot of effort. It is going to take people reaching into their pockets and investing in women. And it is not investing in me, it is about investing in the next generation of studs.”

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Happy Pro Bono Week! This time in October is when volunteer leaders honor the power of pro bono, a global campaign that celebrates and activates pro bono service across all professions that use their talents to make a difference. Organized by Taproot, the leading national advocate for pro bono service, and […]

Congress Buys Oil High, Sells It Low: Terrible Idea!

Buy high, sell low. The definition of stupid. That’s what Congress is considering as it eyes selling oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) to pay for certain projects in its latest spending plan. The last time the U.S. bought oil for the SPR in 2000 through 2005, oil prices were rising (Figure […]