Carli Lloyd was right.
Carli Lloyd was right.
A Women's World Cup that started with a record 24 teams three weeks ago is now down to four. And once again, they have rounded up the usual suspects with Germany and the U.S., the only two-time winners, and defending champion Japan among the survivors.
Just two years old, the Baltimore Celtic Club is flexing its muscles in youth boys soccer.
The 2014-15 school year produced memorable moments, special teams and fine performances from both players and coaches in the high school sports beats I cover. This week, I'm going to take a look at each of the three seasons -- boys and girls soccer in the fall; boys basketball in the winter and...
Atholton's Jen Bleakney and Loyola Blakefield's Ryan Conrad each combined a fierce competitive streak with speed and versatile skills to become national-level high school athletes in one sport and standouts in two more.
The Dundalk athletic program has announced Matt Estelle is the new boys soccer coach and Joesph DiFonso will take over the girls soccer program.
Since announcing that he would resign earlier this month, FIFA President Sepp Blatter reportedly has been mulling over whether he should remain as the leader of soccer's beleaguered governing body.
Maurice Edu punched home a rebound from in front of the Montreal goal in the 76th minute and the Philadelphia Union salvaged a soggy 2-2 draw with the Impact on Saturday night in a rainstorm.
Abby Wambach played just four minutes Friday. She didn't score a goal. She didn't even take a shot.
Photos from the Americans' 1-0 victory over the Chinese in a quarterfinal game of the Women's World Cup on June 26 at T.D. Place in Ottawa.
Germany Coach Silvia Neid needed five volunteers for the shootout that could beat France and put the two-time Women's World Cup champions into the semifinals.
Women's World Cup quarterfinal games on Saturday:
U.S. Coach Jill Ellis says she's kept her players in a protective "bubble" during this Women's World Cup, rarely allowing news from the outside world to seep in.
Carli Lloyd and Lori Chalupny have thought about it. And both say the U.S. would be a lot better in this Women's World Cup if the players thought a little less.
China was a powerhouse through the first six Women's World Cups, reaching the quarterfinals each time and nearly winning the title in 1999, when it lost to the U.S. on penalty kicks.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The last time the United States played China in the Women's World Cup was in the 1999 final at the Rose Bowl, when the Americans won on penalty kicks for their second title and Brandi Chastain famously ripped off her jersey.