Monday, July 6, 2015

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The U.S. coach again pushed the right buttons as the Americans secured the World Cup trophy with an emphatic win over Japan, writes Thomas Floyd.

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Friday, July 3, 2015

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The U.S. midfielder says the outgoing FIFA president shouldn't earn plaudits for merely "doing the right thing" when promoting women's soccer.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

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The U.S. national team wasn't at its best early in this World Cup, but coach Jill Ellis started pulling the right strings at the right time, writes Thomas Floyd.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

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Playing two new positions, the veteran scored for the third straight game as the U.S. advanced to the World Cup final with a 2-0 win against Germany.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

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Carli Lloyd scored a controversial penalty kick moments after Celia Sasic missed from the spot as the U.S. booked a trip to the final with a 2-0 win over Germany.

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Jill Ellis has some tough choices to make against top-ranked Germany as the U.S. looks for a second straight trip to the World Cup final.

Monday, June 29, 2015

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Now is the time for U.S. coach Jill Ellis to play Morgan Brian, Carli Lloyd and Lauren Holiday together in a 4-2-3-1, writes Thomas Floyd.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Saturday, June 27, 2015

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The veteran midfielder celebrated her 200th appearance for the U.S. with a goal in the 1-0 quarterfinal win against China.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

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The Americans have advanced to the quarterfinals without playing their best soccer, but they must be better if they want to win the World Cup crown, writes Thomas Floyd.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

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The U.S. national team enters its quarterfinal against China having not conceded a goal since the opening victory over Australia.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

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U.S. coach Jill Ellis must make some changes with Lauren Holiday and Megan Rapinoe suspended for the quarterfinals.

Monday, June 22, 2015

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The Americans kick off the knockout round against a Colombia team with plenty to say about the U.S. in the media.

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Saturday, June 20, 2015

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Coach Jill Ellis and forward Alex Morgan downplayed Colombia star Lady Andrade's assertion that the U.S. has belittled its round of 16 opponent.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015