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Dwight Howard on Setting Goals, Training and Making It to the NBA

NBA superstar Dwight Howard takes a break from his adidas shoot to share his story—the goals he set as a kid, the importance of hitting the weight room and the motivation that continues to drive him.

All Eyes On U.S.: Hope Solo's World Cup Comeback

Hope Solo, goalkeeper for the 2011 U.S. Women's Soccer Team, discusses her emotional comeback from shoulder surgery as well as her goal of gaining back her starting spot and being the best goalkeeper in the 2011 FIFA World Cup.

All Eyes on U.S.: Abby Wambach's World Cup Preparation and Goals

Abby Wambach, a star player for the U.S. Women's Soccer Team, discusses being an idol for young soccer players, as well as her preparation and goals for the FIFA World Cup.

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Defender Nat Borchers, Real Salt Lake's Most Valuable Player in 2009, provides an exclusive look into his game day routine.