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WUSA Pro Soccer League Folds

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Citing insufficient funds, the Women's United Soccer Association announces it will shut down operations, five days before the start of the Women's World Cup. The WUSA was home to some of soccer's biggest female stars, including Mia Hamm and Brandi Chastain, but it failed to attract enough corporate sponsorship to stay afloat. Hear NPR's Tom Goldman.