| Jul 15, 2011
| 9:46 AM
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...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 5:00 AM
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.
| Jul 16, 2011
| 2:10 PM
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...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 11:55 AM
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...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 6:37 PM
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...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 6:15 AM
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:
| Feb 10, 2012
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...
| Jul 20, 2011
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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:42 PM
TORONTO (Reuters) - Some of the world's top women soccer players say FIFA's proposal to play the 2015 Women's World Cup finals in Canada on artificial turf instead of grass is discriminatory and violates human rights.
The World Cup finals for men and...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:09 AM
UPDATED: World Cup fever remained strong to the end in the nation and in Central Florida.
Germany's 1-0 victory over Argentina in the final drew huge audiences for ABC and Univision.
The match attracted 26.5 million total viewers: 17.3 million on...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Team USA may have been eliminated a few weeks ago, but Americans remained interested in this year's World Cup to the end.
Sunday's FIFA World Cup Final between Germany and Argentina averaged an impressive 26.5 million viewers on ABC and Univision,...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:00 AM
You've got another four years to wait for the FIFA World Cup, and a year for the Women's World Cup, but you won't have to wait very long at all for "Matador," a spy story with a soccer setting and Latin twist and the second original series from Robert...