| May 1, 2015
| 11:47 AM
Christen Press once had five days to save her soccer career.
It seems unfathomable now, but the Chicago Red Stars and U.S. women's national team striker almost walked away from the game.
In 2012, the Women's Professional Soccer league was about to...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 1:58 PM
A coalition of women's soccer players led by U.S. star Abby Wambach has withdrawn its gender discrimination suit against FIFA and will play this summer's World Cup in Canada on artificial turf.
The men's tournament has always been played on grass and in...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 3:46 PM
Hoping to build on what it says were crowds totaling 52,000 who watched screenings of World Cup soccer matches at its SteelStacks campus last year, ArtsQuest says it hopes to hold similar showings for the Women's World Cup from June 6 to July 5....
| Jan 2, 2015
| 2:20 PM
The year 2015 teems with major anniversaries, from the 50th remembrance of the Selma Bridge Crossing in Alabama to the 450th birthday of St. Augustine, Fla., and the 800th staging of the Lord Mayor's Show in London. Check these out on our annual calendar,...
| Dec 29, 2014
New presidents taking charge of arts organizations, a record-breaking soccer-viewing party in Bethlehem and the opening of a new arena in Allentown made our list of the top Lehigh Valley arts and entertainment stories of the year.
The 10 biggest...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 11:01 AM
GATINEAU, Quebec -- Concerns over artificial turf were replaced by worries over opponents as No. 1-ranked Olympic champion the United States found itself in the "Group of Death" at the 2015 Women's World Cup draw on Saturday.
The Americans were placed...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 4:43 PM
It's hard not to be amazed by the continuing incompetence of FIFA, world soccer's clueless governing body.
Bribery scandals, opaqueness and general loathsomeness have come to define the organization over the last four decades. Now FIFA has managed to...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:39 PM
(Reuters) - The United States and Costa Rica have qualified for next year's FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada after advancing to the CONCACAF Women's final on Friday.
The U.S. earned a seventh successive trip to the World Cup with a 3-0 victory over...
| 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...