USWNT Striker Christen Press Is Way Too Fast

Like, those six players the USWNT's Christen Press runs past aren't scrubs. That's France, one of the best national teams in the world. And even they can't keep up with Press as, with two wicked bursts, she flies past them like they're stuck in quicksand before passing the ball into the back of the net. » 3/11/15 2:42pm 3/11/15 2:42pm

Trinidad & Tobago Women's Soccer Team Gets Unlikely Help From Haiti

On Wednesday we wrote about the Trinidad & Tobago women's soccer team, which arrived in the U.S. for World Cup qualifying with just about $500 to its name. That wasn't nearly enough to cover the food, travel, and equipment needed for the next three weeks. But fans and colleagues have stepped up to help, perhaps none… » 10/10/14 10:29am 10/10/14 10:29am

USWNT's 43-Match Undefeated Streak Ends At The Hands Of Former Coach

The US women's soccer team lost to Sweden today, 1-0, in Portugal's Algarve Cup. It was vengeance for the Swedes on a few of levels. For one, the USWNT's streak started with a 2012 Algarve Cup victory over Sweden. Our ladies' coach way back then? Pia Sundhage, who has since left the Yanks to coach her home… » 3/07/14 1:18pm 3/07/14 1:18pm

Can Women's Pro Soccer Work In America? An Investigation, In Sweden

The USWNT's Bus Broke Down, So The Players Hitched A Ride With Fans

I don't think there's any collection of athletes more likable than the members of the The U.S. Women's National Team. Case in point: The team was in Orlando, Fla., this weekend to play an exhibition match against Brazil when their team bus broke down after a practice session. Instead of waiting around for the bus to… » 11/11/13 10:25am 11/11/13 10:25am

Lisa De Vanna's Bicycle Kick Goal Yesterday Was Insane

This goal happened yesterday in an NWSL match between New Jersey's Sky Blue FC and the Boston Breakers. A Sky Blue player picked her way through the left side of the box, but found herself surrounded by defenders. So she cut back and looped in a prayer to 28-year-old forward Lisa De Vanna. The ball was a little bit… » 6/02/13 11:45am 6/02/13 11:45am

Boston College Suspends Women's Soccer Player For Tweeting Penn State…

Boston College is scheduled to play at Penn State tonight in the second round of the NCAA women's soccer tournament. Stephanie McCaffrey, a sophomore and a second-team all-ACC forward who had scored a goal in BC's first-round win over Hofstra, prepared for the trip to State College by tweeting a bunch of jokes about… » 11/16/12 12:50pm 11/16/12 12:50pm

Former NFLer Jerramy Stevens Arrested After Alleged Domestic Assault…

Details are still rolling in, but check out this series of tweets that started going around in the last few minutes from Chris Daniels, a reporter for KING-TV in Seattle, which you can see below. » 11/13/12 4:52pm 11/13/12 4:52pm

Women's Soccer Player Tries To Waste Time By Throwing The Ball Directly…

The first time the Amherst player throws it in off the Colby player's face, you figure it's an accident. Maybe trying to play it off her torso to herself? Whatever, she apologizes, and tries again. And then, bam, you realize you're watching a true NESCAC blood feud. Amherst defender Emily Little was assessed a… » 11/05/12 2:25pm 11/05/12 2:25pm

High School Soccer Player Is Very Sorry For Destroying Her Opponent…

"Sorry" doesn't put the teeth back in the jaw, or reset the broken nose. Still, it's a good start toward sportsmanship! The incident, from a Utah high school soccer game a couple weeks ago, managed to go viral when video of Petiola Manu going all Great Muta on Makenzie Clark's face made the local news. Now Manu… » 10/16/12 4:05pm 10/16/12 4:05pm

Columnist Who Says Canadian Soccer Should Stop Whining Admits He Turned…

Tuesday's Olympic semifinal between the U.S. and Canada was one of the most thrilling, dramatic games you'll ever see. It also had some damn curious refereeing. » 8/08/12 1:55pm 8/08/12 1:55pm

Canadian Women's Soccer Players May Face FIFA Discipline For Claiming…

Members of the Canadian women's national soccer team are under fire for comments they made after yesterday's thriller of a match won by the U.S. with seconds to spare. » 8/07/12 3:15pm 8/07/12 3:15pm

Alex Morgan's Header In Added Time Of Extra Time Delivered Team USA To…

After a brutal battle that included a hat trick from Canadian captain Christine Sinclair, Alex Morgan headed home a cross from Heather O'Reilly and delivered an invitation for the U.S. women to face Japan at Wembley Stadium in a rematch of last year's Women's World Cup final. The goal came 2:30 into the three… » 8/06/12 5:27pm 8/06/12 5:27pm

Canada Is So Salty About American Women's Soccer Dominance

Canada and the U.S. will square off at Old Trafford in the women's soccer semifinals on Monday. On Sunday, Canadian head coach, John Herdman whipped out the western hemisphere's smallest violin and played a little ditty for the officials. » 8/05/12 5:00pm 8/05/12 5:00pm

Alex Morgan's Knee Obliterated A Kiwi Goalie's Face

It was a horrifying moment in the second half of today's women's soccer match between the U.S. and New Zealand, as American star Alex Morgan drove a knee directly into New Zealand keeper Jenny Bindon's face. It was the second blow to the head for Bindon in the match, and yet she somehow managed to stay in the match;… » 8/03/12 11:16am 8/03/12 11:16am

Evil Colombian Lady Suspended Two Matches For Sucker-Punching American…

In the first half of Saturday's 3-0 win over Colombia, Abby Wambach took a fist to the face from exquisitely named forward Lady Andrade. The refs missed it completely, and Wambach was sporting a black eye after the match. » 7/30/12 2:40pm 7/30/12 2:40pm

Hope Solo Slams Brandi Chastain For Disparaging Remarks

Brandi Chastain had some words for the U.S. Women's soccer team that did not sit well with goal keeper Hope Solo. Chastain criticized defender Rachel Buehler for giving the ball away, noting it was something Buehler would have to work on. Not too incendiary, but following the women's 3-0 victory over Colombia, Solo… » 7/28/12 4:07pm 7/28/12 4:07pm

Hope Solo Failed A Drug Test

On June 15, the day before a USWNT friendly against World No. 2 Sweden, goalkeeper Hope Solo provided a urine sample that tested positive for Canrenone. Canrenone is not a PED, but rather a diuretic, and is sometimes used to flush the system, so it's a USADA banned substance. » 7/09/12 4:25pm 7/09/12 4:25pm

High School Girl Charged With Assault After Brutal Soccer Beatdown

Throw out the formalities when Lewisville and Chester get together, that's what I always say. The South Carolina schools met for a women's soccer match Monday evening, and it ended with the police being called. That New Mexico-BYU game has nothing on this one. » 3/30/12 9:50am 3/30/12 9:50am