Another goal for Julian, but U.S. settles for draw
Julian Green scored to give the U.S. a 1-0 lead over New Zealand on Tuesday.
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WASHINGTON D.C.---Julian Green is finally starting to show the promise that made him a controversial selection for the 2014 World Cup. Unfortunately, the United States Men’s National Team squandered the youngster’s goal, settling for a 1-1 draw with New Zealand at R.F.K. Stadium Tuesday night.
Williams goal ignites rally as USWNT shuts out Swiss
SALT LAKE CITY -- NWSL leading scorer Lynn Williams scored 49 seconds into her international debut as the U.S. Women’s National Team took a 4-0 victory over Switzerland in a friendly match before a 14,336 crowd at Rio Tinto Stadium Wednesday night. Complete
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U.S. team named for FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup
CHICAGO -- Forward Mallory Pugh heads the list of 21 players named by U.S. coach Michelle French for the FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup, scheduled in Papua New Guinea Nov. 13-Dec. 3. Complete
OFFSIDE REMARKS The most devastating result in U.S. women's soccer history
Sooner or later, it was going to happen. Sooner or later, the United States women were going to slip and not reach the final four of a major FIFA tournament for the first time. Well, sooner happened Friday afternoon. Complete
CUTTONE'S CONCEPTS With a voice, WNT players can do greater good
On Saturday, the WNBA rescinded a fine it had issued to several teams and players because the players used pregame warm-up gear to promote social causes.
It wasn't that the league objected to the players taking a social stance, hence the rescinding of the fine. The players in question wore shirts that said #BlackLivesMatter and #Dallas5.
PLAYING WITH ATTITUDE Akers hopes to translate her style to kids camp
Michelle Akers built her reputation as the greatest-ever women's soccer player, by playing every game in a take-no-prisoners mode. Akers, who was named the FIFA Player of the Century, has never translated that playing attitude into a full-fledged soccer camp before, but this June, she'll be part of a group of soccer players/trainers offering an all-girls camp at her Powder Spring, Ga. horse farm and adjacent soccer field.