FIFA Women's World Cup

FILE - In this July 12, 2015, file photo, Houston Dash midfielder Carli Lloyd (10), a member of the world champion United States women's soccer team, waves to a cheering stadium as she returns to Houston before the Houston Dash and Chicago Red Stars game at BBVA Compass Stadium, in Houston. Carli Lloyd penned a letter of thanks to the Houston Dash in the wake of a three-team trade in the National Women’s Soccer League that sent her to Sky Blue FC. Sky Blue acquired Lloyd in a draft-day trade on Thursday that also sent Christen Press to the Dash and Australian Sam Kerr to the Chicago Red Stars.( Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)
January 19, 2018 - 2:39 pm
Carli Lloyd wrote a letter of thanks to the Houston Dash in the wake of a three-team trade in the National Women's Soccer League that sent her to Sky Blue FC. Sky Blue acquired Lloyd in a draft-day trade Thursday that also sent Christen Press to the Dash and Australian Sam Kerr to the Chicago Red...
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January 13, 2018 - 10:34 am
NFL PLAYOFFS Divisional playoffs start today UNDATED (AP) — The NFL playoffs continue with two games today. A berth in the NFC championship game is at stake when quarterback Matt Ryan leads the Atlanta Falcons against the Eagles in Philadelphia. It's a homecoming for Ryan, who grew up rooting for...
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Kyle Martino, a former United States national team midfielder and NBC Sports' Premier League broadcaster, discusses his campaign to replace longtime incumbent Sunil Gulati as president of the United States Soccer Federation, during an interview Thursday Jan. 11, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
January 11, 2018 - 8:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Martino says that if Sunil Gulati is backing Kathy Carter to succeed him as U.S. Soccer Federation President, Gulati should state his allegiance publicly. A former U.S. national team player and on-leave NBC analyst, Martino is among eight candidates in the Feb. 10 election...
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January 04, 2018 - 4:18 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Tobin Heath had minor ankle surgery Thursday and is out for up to 12 weeks. U.S. Soccer announced Heath's surgery, which will keep her out of January training camp with the U.S. women's team. Performed in Los Angeles, the procedure removed a bone growth from her right ankle. Heath,...
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FILE - The eight candidates who were formally nominated to run for president of the U.S. Soccer Federation are shown in these file and handout photos. They are, top row from left, former US. national team player Paul Caligiuri, Soccer United Marketing president Kathy Carter, USSF vice president Carlos Cordeiro, Boston-based lawyer Steve Gans; bottom row, from left, former US. national team player Kyle Martino, former U.S. national team goalkeeper Hope Solo, New York-based attorney Michael Winograd and former US. national team player Eric Wynalda. (AP Photo/File)
December 21, 2017 - 2:16 pm
The U.S. Soccer Federation has announced the eight candidates who were formally nominated to run for president of the organization. Current President Sunil Gulati said last month he will not seek a fourth term, a decision that followed the U.S. national team's failure to qualify for the 2018 World...
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December 21, 2017 - 11:33 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. women's national team will play Germany, England and France in March in preparation for North and Central American and Caribbean World Cup qualifying scheduled for Oct. 4-17. The Americans play Germany on March 1 at Columbus, Ohio, in the second game of a doubleheader that...
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December 13, 2017 - 6:41 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Soccer Federation says it received the required three letters of nomination for eight candidates in its presidential election, one fewer than the total of people who announced their intention to run. The USSF is conducting background checks on the candidates whose...
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December 09, 2017 - 5:22 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Outgoing U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati says a 2026 World Cup hosted by Canada, Mexico and the U.S. would financially be "by far the most successful" in tournament history. Speaking alongside his fellow federation presidents and bid committee executive director John...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2016, file photo, United States' Hope Solo waits for the team's international friendly soccer match against Colombia in Chester, Pa. Former national team goalkeeper Solo says she’s running for president of U.S. Soccer. Solo made the announcement Thursday night, Dec. 7, 2017, on Facebook. It comes less than a week after current U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati said he will not seek a fourth term. His decision came in the wake of the October failure of the U.S. men's team to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola, File)
December 08, 2017 - 9:32 am
Hope Solo is running for president of the U.S. Soccer Federation. The former U.S. Olympic and World Cup goalkeeper announced her candidacy Thursday night on Facebook. It comes less than a week after current U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati said he will not seek a fourth term. His...
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November 28, 2017 - 5:57 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. women's national team will pay Denmark on Jan. 21 in San Diego in preparation for World Cup qualifying later in the year. Denmark, ranked No. 13 in the world, advanced to the final of the UEFA Women's Euro in August but fell 4-2 to Netherlands for the title. The last time...
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