VANCOUVER, BC – JULY 05: Lauren Holiday #12 of the United States celebrates as she scores her first goal in the first half against Japan in the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 Final at BC Place Stadium on July 5, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)

Pregnant former USWNT star Lauren Holiday needs brain surgery, husband Jrue to miss start of NBA season

Two-time Olympic gold medalist and 2015 Women’s World Cup winner Lauren Holiday has to undergo brain surgery for an operable benign tumor. Her husband, New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday will sit out the start of the NBA season in order to be with his family. Holiday is eight months pregnant and will undergo […]

BRASILIA, BRAZIL – AUGUST 12: The United States team reacts after their 1-1 (3-4 PSO) loss to Sweden during the Women’s Football Quarterfinal match at Mane Garrincha Stadium on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 12, 2016 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Celso Junior/Getty Images)

Where do the USWNT go after losing to Sweden in the Olympics?

Now that it’s been an entire weekend since the USWNT were eliminated by Sweden in the Rio Olympics Quarterfinal, it’s finally a time to have a rational look at the team to determine why they lost and where they go from here and if we learned some things on the way. While it seemed like everybody […]

BOCA RATON, FL – MARCH 09: Alex Morgan #13 of the United States misses a ball during a match against Germany in the 2016 SheBelieves Cup at FAU Stadium on March 9, 2016 in Boca Raton, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

WATCH: Alex Morgan scores incredibly awesome goal in SheBelieves Cup Final

The United States Women’s National Team won the first ever SheBelieves Cup that pit the USWNT between three of the five best teams in the world in Germany, England and France. In the final and title clinching game, the USWNT won 2-1 over Germany thanks in part to Alex Morgan scoring an incredibly difficult goal. […]

FRISCO, TX – FEBRUARY 15: Carli Lloyd #10 of USA celebrates her goal against Puerto Rico during CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying at Toyota Stadium on February 15, 2016 in Frisco, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

It’s now or ever this season for the USWNT, face Trinidad & Tobago for Olympic qualification

After winning three group stage games by a combined score of 16-0, the United States of America is one game away from qualifying for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. This would be their sixth Olympics and the USWNT would be going for their fifth gold medal. The USWNT got through Puerto Rico, Costa […]

<> during the United States v Mexico: Group A – 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying at Toyota Stadium on February 13, 2016 in Frisco, Texas.

USWNT survives a scare to beat Mexico in Olympic qualifying

The United States Women’s National Team had a bit of a scare in Olympic qualifying today. Going against a formidable Mexico team, the USWNT won 1-0 after a controversial handball call that many were saying was a bad call. The result clinched a berth in the semifinals for the USWNT where a win there earns […]

MUSCAT, OMAN – DECEMBER 09: President of FIFA, Jospeh Sepp Blatter attends a press conference with the Oman Football Association at the Main Press Centre, Al-Musannah Sports City on December 9, 2010 in Muscat, Oman. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Top 10 News Stories of 2015

This year has been absolutely spoiled for interesting or insane stories in the soccer world. It was genuinely difficult to pick just ten. So here we are, with 2015 drawing rapidly to a close. Which of the amazing stories this year had us speculating and arguing from January to December? Well… 10) MLS and the Possible […]

at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 16, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Abby Wambach’s career ends with first USWNT loss at home in 11 years

This wasn’t quite the storybook ending for Abby Wambach’s career and I’m sure the USWNT will want to redo this game again. They lost to China in New Orleans 1-0 and lose their first game at home since 2004, a run of 104 games. Since it was Abby Wambach’s final game, the USWNT was focused […]

in the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 Final at BC Place Stadium on July 5, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada.

Which current player could closest replace Abby Wambach as the face of the USWNT?

Abby Wambach will play her 255th and final USWNT game tonight against China. Wambach and her 184 goals will no doubt go down in history as one of the greatest United States soccer players of all time (regardless of gender). When I thought about who would take over as “replacing” Abby Wambach as the face of […]

KANSAS CITY, KS – OCTOBER 15: Abby Wambach #20 of United States attempts gain control of a pass in the Trinidad & Tobago box late in the first half of the CONCACAF Women’s Championship USA 2014 on October 15, 2014 at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Kyle Rivas/Getty Images)

How Abby Wambach criticizing Jurgen Klinsmann is more serious than any previous Klinsmann criticism

In case you haven’t known, tonight is Abby Wambach’s final game as a soccer player. By now, I’m sure you have heard Wambach’s comments on how firing Jurgen Klinsmann would help the U.S. Men’s National Team. In case you haven’t heard, this is her full quote from The Bill Simmons Podcast on the one thing […]

during a Women’s International Friendly soccer match between Brazil and the United States at Orlando Citrus Bowl on October 25, 2015 in Orlando, Florida.

U.S. Soccer missing the mark on its USWNT ‘Victory Tour’

Opportunity usually only knocks once, and as we’re finally winding down on the United States women’s national team “Victory Tour” it is hard not to believe U.S. Soccer has lost a golden opportunity or 10 to make a real statement for the women’s game. Let’s start with the format of it all to begin with […]

PITTSBURGH, PA – AUGUST 16: Abby Wambach #20 of the United States in action against Costa Rica during the match at Heinz Field on August 16, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Abby Wambach’s legacy is much more than just being a soccer player

Yesterday, arguably the greatest US Soccer player ever, Abby Wambach announced her retirement and will play her final game on December 16. Looking back on her career, it became clear that she wasn’t just a soccer player. Yeah, she spent most of her life playing soccer and the title of “soccer player” is an accurate […]

SEATTLE, WA – OCTOBER 21: Carli Lloyd #10 of the United States dribbles against Formiga #20 of Brazil at CenturyLink Field on October 21, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Carli Lloyd preserves USWNT’s 100 home game unbeaten streak with late equalizer against Brazil

Carli Lloyd came up huge once again for the USWNT. She scored the late equalizer to extend the USWNT’s 100 home game unbeaten streak in their closest home test in a long time. This now 101 home game unbeaten streak dates back to 2004. Brazil took the USWNT to task and held out to a […]

BRASILIA, BRAZIL – DECEMBER 10: Goalkeeper Hope Solo of the USA in action during a match between USA and China as part of International Women’s Football Tournament of Brasilia at Mane Garrincha Stadium on December 10, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Hope Solo faces domestic violence charges after court reversal

Women’s World Cup champion Hope Solo will again face domestic violence charges from allegedly beating up her half-sister and nephew. In a report on ESPNW by Mark Fainaru-Wada of ESPN, Solo faces charges after a state appeals court overturned the decision by a lower court to dismiss her case. Last night, Solo started for Seattle Reign […]

<> of the United States Costa Rica during the friendly match against Costa Rica United States at Finley Stadium on August 19, 2015 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Carli Lloyd scores a hat trick (sound familiar?) as the USWNT defeat Haiti 5-0

It wasn’t the greatest performance and it was probably a little less scoring than many expected but the USWNT still pulled out a 4-0 win over Haiti in Detroit, Michigan primarily thanks to a Carli Lloyd hat trick. This is Lloyd’s fourth hat trick as a USWNT player and second hat trick of the year. […]

<> of the United States Costa Rica during the friendly match against Costa Rica United States at Finley Stadium on August 19, 2015 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

USWNT become an answer to Wheel of Fortune puzzle

Yes, the United States women’s national team has finally arrived. After all, unless you’re an answer to a game show question, can you really be all that famous? On Wednesday, the official U.S. Soccer twitter account let us all know that the World Cup-winning USWNT were an answer to a Wheel of Fortune puzzle.