• Mexico's Gold Cup performance demonstrates depth and bright future
    The El Tri fans expected nothing but Concacaf supremacy, and that's what they got.
  • Copa America: Brazil exorcises demons and dominates fading rivals
    The Selecao won its first title since 2007 when it beat Peru, 3-1, in the final.
  • The greatest women's team of all time
    The USA entered the European den and crushed everyone in its path en route to a fourth Women's World Cup title.
  • Megan Rapinoe grabs megaphone to call out FIFA and give nod and nudge to U.S. Soccer
    With the possible exception of Billy Jean King, no one has spoken more passionately than Rapinoe has about women's sports.
  • FIFA president Gianni Infantino's women's soccer proposals -- what do they actually mean?
    The five proposals include an expanded World Cup, World League and Club World Cup for women, plus added investment.
  • USWNT and women's soccer in the world
    The U.S. women's dominance may be compared to the basketball Dream Teams of the USA.
  • Late again, the Dutch like their chances even if media back home don't
    The Netherlands' run to the Women's World Cup final belies the reputation of the Dutch for punctuality.
  • USWNT keeper Alyssa Naeher: The quiet American with a fierce drive
    At the age of 31, Naeher is two games away from becoming the fourth American keeper to win the Women's World Cup.
  • Lucy Bronze: England's star who stands between Megan Rapinoe and Ballon d'Or
    If Rapinoe doesn't win the women's player of the year award, it will be because someone knocks off the USA in Lyon.
  • The pros and cons of a 24-team Women's World Cup
    For emergent soccer nations, taking part and gaining the experience can be as important as the actual results.
  • The Talk of Lyon: 'Hotelgate' turns USA-England countdown into farce
    The U.S. women have overcome a lot of foes in their time, but they have never had to face the British media before.
  • Dispatch from Valenciennes: Holland on a high
    The Netherlands certainly kept its fans waiting after a patchy first half against Italy. Its second take, though, was nigh on perfect.
  • Women's World Cup legacy in France? It's complicated
    La vie en rose? Far from it, there's concern that the hype around women's soccer won't match the reality of a sport generally ignored.
  • USA-France: One team feels the pressure, the other lives there
    If the USA was feeling any pressure, captain Megan Rapinoe didn't show it a remarkable pre-game press conference in Paris.
  • Five reasons why France can beat USA
    Les Bleues have not played well, as the French press has been quick to point out, but they shouldn't be written off.
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