"I've never been asked a question in my soccer world about my relationship, rightfully so because it shouldn't matter because it doesn't have anything to do with soccer. But I realize I'm a public figure and people are curious about my private life. I'm honestly not the kind of person who wants to step up to a podium, test the microphone and be like, 'Hey, I'm homosexual and this is who I am, hear me roar.' That's not who I am."
-- U.S. star Abby Wambach, who says her marriage in Kauai to teammate and partner Sarah Huffman was a statement of her commitment to the love of her life but admitted she'll end up being a role model to many people for all kinds of reasons. (AP)