The FIFA Women’s World Cup Final set a new television audience high for football in the United States and topped previous competition figures for Japan, capping an inspiring month in Canada that has underlined the global popularity of women’s football and the growing success of FIFA’s flagship women’s competition.
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Florida State Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher dismissed freshman quarterback De'Andre Johnson from the team Monday night, hours after the state's attorney's office released video showing Johnson punching a woman in the face last month at a Tallahassee bar.
The U.S. women's national team is basking in the glow of the new FIFA World Cup trophy they claimed with an emphatic 5-2 win over Japan on Sunday. Led by Carli Lloyd's three first-half goals, the win touched off celebrations and drew a huge TV audience, according to Fox.