| Apr 16, 2015
| 3:57 PM
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...
| Apr 15, 2015
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...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 3:44 PM
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...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 4:45 PM
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...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 7:37 PM
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...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 7:20 PM
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...
| 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 28, 2014
| 3:55 PM
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,...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 5:02 PM
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...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:09 AM
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...
| Sep 21, 2014
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...