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Goalkeeper Hope Solo was banned from the USWNT for six months for calling the Swedish national team "a bunch of cowards." (Celso Junior/Getty Images)
Goalkeeper Hope Solo was banned from the USWNT for six months for calling the Swedish national team "a bunch of cowards." (Celso Junior/Getty Images)
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After the U.S. Women's National Team's surprising quarterfinal loss to Sweden at the Rio Olympics, Hope Solo called her opponents "a bunch of cowards." This week, she received a six month ban from USWNT activities. Soccer player Richard Chaplow repeatedly called openly gay player Robbie Rogers"queer." He's suspended for two games. What's wrong with this picture? Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss. Also, disgraced swimmer Ryan Lochte explores some new opportunities.
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This segment aired on August 27, 2016.

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