See, despite all the commentary from people crawling out of the woodwork to comment on the Solo situation, it's the soccer people viewpoint that I feel is most valid.
I could swear that there are people writing about this event right now who have not seen a women's soccer match this year, or perhaps ever. It's the curse of a non-mainstream sport, especially one that most people associate with kids running around on Saturday.
Soccer folk, however, who have observed the U.S. team through the years, know more about the situation. Here's one of the best takes I've read.
I have to say, though, that I take issue with Beulah's view on a reporter talking to Hope. That's just shooting the messenger.