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  • Waubonsie Valley graduate Vanessa DiBernardo ready to go for Red Stars

    Waubonsie Valley graduate Vanessa DiBernardo ready to go for Red Stars
    Graduating from college soccer to the professional game is a big step and often a difficult transition. Former Waubonsie Valley star Vanessa DiBernardo found that out last year after getting drafted by the Chicago Red Stars following a standout career...
  • Rampone, Brian and Solo among those on US World Cup roster

    U.S. women's national team coach Jill Ellis thinks her World Cup roster includes a good mix of veterans and newcomers. Among those on the 23-player squad announced Tuesday were Christie Rampone, preparing for her fifth World Cup, and 22-year-old Morgan...
  • U.S. finalizes roster for women's World Cup

    U.S. finalizes roster for women's World Cup
    U.S. national Coach Jill Ellis finalized her roster for June’s World Cup and the team she picked will be one of the oldest ever to play in a major international tournament. Cut from the team Tuesday were defenders Crystal Dunn, a 22-year-old...
  • Hope Solo reinstated to U.S. women's soccer team ahead of Algarve Cup

    Hope Solo reinstated to U.S. women's soccer team ahead of Algarve Cup
    Hope Solo was reinstated to the U.S. women's soccer team Saturday, ending a 30-day suspension that had left her participation in this summer's World Cup in doubt. But while Solo's expulsion from last month's training camp in Southern California...
  • U.S. women's soccer team falls, 2-0, in a rare loss to France

    U.S. women's soccer team falls, 2-0, in a rare loss to France
    In a tuneup game for the World Cup, France scored twice early in the second half to defeat the U.S. women's national soccer team 2-0 Sunday. The goals by Eugenie Le Sommer and Jessica Houara came within a minute of each other. U.S. goalkeeper Ashlyn...
  • A race against the clock for U.S. women's soccer team before World Cup

    A race against the clock for U.S. women's soccer team before World Cup
    The toughest rival stalking Jill Ellis and the U.S. women's national team isn't Germany, France or Brazil. It's the clock. Because with less than four months to go before the World Cup, the U.S. coach suddenly finds herself with more problems than...
  • Top women's soccer players sue over artificial turf plans for World Cup

    Top women's soccer players sue over artificial turf plans for World Cup
    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...
  • FIFA allegedly threatened players who supported World Cup lawsuit

    FIFA allegedly threatened players who supported World Cup lawsuit
    In a court filing Monday, attorneys for more than 60 women soccer players charged that federations in Mexico and Costa Rica were asked to punish players unless they removed their names from a lawsuit against FIFA, world soccer’s governing body,...
  • U.S. women, with eye on World Cup berth, open CONCACAF qualifier

    U.S. women, with eye on World Cup berth, open CONCACAF qualifier
    It's been three years and three head coaches since the U.S. women's national soccer team lost a heartbreaker to Japan in a World Cup final decided on penalty kicks. On Wednesday the Americans begin the long climb toward another World Cup when they...
  • U.S. names 20-woman roster for World Cup qualifying

    U.S. names 20-woman roster for World Cup qualifying
    A number of familiar names are on the 20-player roster U.S. women's soccer Coach Jill Ellis has called up for this month's CONCACAF World Cup qualifying tournament. Fourteen of the 20 women named participated in qualifying for the 2012 Olympics while 11...
  • Megan Rapinoe makes a good U.S. soccer team look even better

    Megan Rapinoe makes a good U.S. soccer team look even better
    Megan Rapinoe is a team player — which is a good thing to be when you consider the team she plays for. The U.S. women's soccer squad, which enters World Cup qualifying next month, isn't so much a collection of players as it is a constellation of...