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FIFA Women's World Cup

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  • World Cup 2011: Howard County girls learn soccer lessons from World Cup pros

    World Cup 2011: Howard County girls learn soccer lessons from World Cup pros
    It's not every day that a pack of female athletes comes barreling into the public consciousness as dramatically as the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team has in the past two weeks, sliding past opponents in the FIFA Women's World Cup with a passion and...
  • American women showing true grit at World Cup

    American women showing true grit at World Cup
    Despite a driving rain and chilly temperatures at the Women's World Cup semifinal in Monchengladbach, Germany this week, the victory of the American team over the French sent rays of hope to serious and occasional soccer fans around the nation. On...
  • Success of U.S. women's soccer program years in the making

    Success of U.S. women's soccer program years in the making
    It was an hour or so after the game, on the ride back to the team hotel, that Alex Morgan found a moment to reminisce. Her second-half goal had helped the United States defeat France, earning a spot in the Women's World Cup final Sunday, but Morgan was...
  • Despite U.S. loss in final, World Cup motivates Howard County girls on road to nationals

    Despite U.S. loss in final, World Cup motivates Howard County girls on road to nationals
    Suddenly, their heroes had lost. The 13 teenaged girls had gathered Sunday, July 17 to watch the United States play Japan in the FIFA Women's World Cup final. They'd been confident of a win by the United States, but Japan's equalizing goal with a...
  • Patriotic soccer fans pack restaurant to watch Cup game

    Patriotic soccer fans pack restaurant to watch Cup game
    High-spirited soccer fans, many with their families, jammed the Gunpowder Lodge restaurant and bar on U.S. 1 Sunday to watch the Women's World Cup final that pitted the U.S. team against Japan. The Kingsville establishment overlooking the Big Gunpowder...
  • Coffee Companion -- 7/18: U.S. women lose in a heart-breaker

    Coffee Companion -- 7/18: U.S. women lose in a heart-breaker
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.  Running it back: A...
  • Notebook: U.S. men to play Brazil in friendly at FedEx on May 30

    The U.S. men's national soccer team will play Brazil in a May 30 friendly at FedEx Field in Landover, the five-time World Cup champion's first visit to the Washington area since 1998 and the Americans' debut at the Redskins' stadium. The game will...
  • Has women's soccer gained any respect?

    Buzz won't last long Grahame L. Jones Los Angeles Times Consider the koi, a suitable comparison because Japan won the Women's World Cup. It now and then rises to the surface for a gulp of air, then sinks again into the depths. So it is with women's...
  • Will soccer fans outnumber football followers in the U.S.?

    Will soccer fans outnumber football followers in the U.S.?
    Ed Csongradi had waited most of his 79 years to see this: About 8,000 people showed up in Bethlehem last week to watch the U.S. soccer team defeat Ghana in the opening round of the World Cup. Eight thousand people. For soccer! "In 1994, I went...
  • Former UCLA soccer coach Jill Ellis gets U.S. women's job

    Jill Ellis, who coached the UCLA's women's soccer team to the NCAA Final Four eight times in 12 seasons, was confirmed Friday as the new coach of the U.S. women's national team. Ellis has been coaching the team on an interim basis for the last six weeks...
  • TV Picks: 'Porter Ridge,' 'Please Like Me,' 'The '99ers'

    TV Picks: 'Porter Ridge,' 'Please Like Me,' 'The '99ers'
    "Porter Ridge" (Discovery, Tuesdays); "Duck Dynasty" (A&E, Wednesdays). The hayseed, the Hee, the Haw, the Hooterville -- an old strain of homespun country comedy is alive and exceedingly well on reality television. The very popular "Duck Dynasty,"...
  • TV This Week: August 18 - 24: 'Life of Pi' on HBO

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 18 - 24, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY Find out "Whodunnit?" on this...