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  • U.S. women defeat Columbia 2-0, advance to quarterfinals

    U.S. women defeat Columbia 2-0, advance to quarterfinals
    EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Now that Alex Morgan has a goal, she doesn't want to look back on the opportunities she's missed. She wants to look forward to the goals to come. “I don't remember the last goal I've had with this team,” said...
  • U.S. women defeat Colombia 2-0, advance to quarterfinals

    U.S. women defeat Colombia 2-0, advance to quarterfinals
    Alex Morgan scored her first goal of the Women's World Cup and the United States advanced to the quarterfinals with a 2-0 victory over Colombia on Monday night. Abby Wambach's penalty kick early in the second half went wide after Colombia goalkeeper...
  • Abby Wambach: Ref 'purposefully' gave yellow cards to two U.S. players

    Abby Wambach: Ref 'purposefully' gave yellow cards to two U.S. players
    U.S. captain Abby Wambach may have started a conspiracy theory Monday after her team's 2-0 victory over Colombia to advance in the women's World Cup round of 16. Wambach complained to reporters about what she considered to be questionable yellow cards...
  • Colombia's Catalina Perez realizes dream of playing against USWNT

    Colombia's Catalina Perez realizes dream of playing against USWNT
    Growing up in Florida, Catalina Perez said she often daydreamed about playing against the U.S. national team. Monday she finally got her chance, starting in goal for Colombia in a World Cup elimination game. So did she do better in the dream or in the...
  • A little offense is enough to get U.S. past Colombia at World Cup, 2-0

    A little offense is enough to get U.S. past Colombia at World Cup, 2-0
    Colombia wanted respect. The U.S. wanted a win. Both got what they were looking for Monday. The Americans survived their most important test so far in the women's World Cup to win, 2-0, on second-half goals from Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd. And...
  • Morgan, Lloyd score in 2-0 US victory over Colombia

    Now that Alex Morgan has a goal, she doesn't want to look back on the opportunities she's missed. She wants to look forward to the goals to come. "I don't remember the last goal I've had with this team," said Morgan, who had been hampered by a bone...
  • Rapinoe, Holiday out for US in World Cup quarterfinals

    The United States has made it through to the quarterfinals at the Women's World Cup but not unscathed. The Americans will have to face China without two key contributors. Midfielders Lauren Holiday and Megan Rapinoe won't be able to play because of...
  • Women's World Cup: U.S. team relies on depth as two sit out for yellows

    Women's World Cup: U.S. team relies on depth as two sit out for yellows
    U.S. Coach Jill Ellis loves to boast about her team's depth. And in Friday's Women's World Cup quarterfinal with China, that depth probably will determine whether the Americans go on in the tournament or go home. U.S. midfielders Megan Rapinoe and...
  • Why not a women's World Cup every two years?

    Why not a women's World Cup every two years?
    Getting 10 things on my mind about the 2015 women’s World Cup off my chest: 1.  Abby Wambach of the U.S., who has more goals in international play than anyone in history, risks having what she says will be her final World Cup remembered more for...
  • U.S. has a chance in a defensive World Cup

    U.S. has a chance in a defensive World Cup
    Chalk it up to parity. Or great defending. Or maybe, as Abby Wambach said, it's the artificial turf. Whatever the reason, goals have been hard to come by at this women's World Cup. Twenty-four of the tournament's 44 games — including five of...
  • U.S. Women Saving It For Field, Not Taking Colombia's Trash-Talking Bait

    U.S. Women Saving It For Field, Not Taking Colombia's Trash-Talking Bait
    EDMONTON, Alberta — Never mind the infamous punch and the trash talk: The U.S. women's team says the only motivation it needs for defeating Colombia is the opportunity to move on at the Women's World Cup. When the teams met nearly three years...