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Press nears home stretch in Wheaties Next competition
August 13th, 2014 10:34PM

TAGS:  soccer business, women's national team


[SOCCER BUSINESS] U.S women's national team star Christen Press, who is completing her first season in the NWSL with the Chicago Red Stars, is running third in the Wheaties Next competition as it moves into its final weeks.

Press is competing with athletes from other sports in the challenge for the opportunity to earn a spot on the front of the next Wheaties box.

Supporters can "vote" for their athlete of choice by logging their workouts on the website The competition runs to Aug. 1.

For every workout logged for Team Press, General Mills will make a donation to Grass Roots Soccer-- a non-profit organization that uses the power of soccer to educate, inspire, and mobilize communities to stop the spread of HIV.

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