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On Frame: Caitlin Murray and her new book, “The National Team”

NEW YORK — The U.S. Women’s National Team has won three World Cups and four Olympic Gold Medals – but the ride has not always been blissful. Caitlin Murray joins Pro Soccer USA’s Glenn Crooks to share some of the stories from her new book, “The National Team – The Inside Story of the Women Who Changed Soccer.”

“The player’s looks became a huge topic in ’99. David Letterman referred to them as ‘Babes’ and talked about ‘Babe City’ on his program. It was a topic all it’s own – these women were attractive and men enjoyed watching them,” Caitlin Murray says. “Honestly, it was kind of shocking to hear the players talked about in that way. When Brandi Chastain ripped off her shirt and celebrated, that only added to that misogynistic and sexist dialogue around the team.” 

Also on this week’s show, did New York City FC head coach Dome Torrent save his job Sunday? Radio analyst Matt Lawrence reviews City’s first win of the year at DC United while providing a preview of their next match against the Chicago Fire.

 

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