The measure of the USA's greatness in women's soccer is how often its big matches have been tight and how it has usually prevailed. Read the whole story
1999. *USA-China (WWC). 0-0 (5-4) Estimated 43 million U.S. viewers tuned in.
2011. **USA-Brazil (WWC). 2-2 (5-3) "Oh, can you believe this?"
2011. *USA-Japan (WWC). 2-2 (1-3) Japan equalized in 81st and 117th minutes.
2016. **USA-Sweden (Olympics). 1-1 (3-4) Hope Solo's last game in U.S. goal.
2021. **USA-Netherlands (Olympics). 2-2 (4-2) Alyssa Naeher day.
The semifinal pairings are set: USA vs. Canada in Kashima and Australia vs. Sweden in Yokohama. Read the whole story
Friday, July 30
NYCFC 4 Columbus 1. (Goals: Castellanos 14, Thiago Andrade 35, Parks 51, Rodriguez 71; Santos pen. 90+7. Att.: n/a.)
Orlando City 3 Atlanta United 2. (Goals: Smith 43, van der Water 79, Nani 87; Martinez 1, Moreno 66. Att.: 18,910.)
LA Galaxy 4 Portland 1. (Goals: Raveloson 27, Vazquez 34, Saldana 46, Kljestan pen 53; Ebobisse 29. Att.: 15,644.)
The U.S. women's national team's fourth game of the Olympics was by far its most entertaining and exciting. Read the whole story
1. Caden Clark (18), RB Leipzig (GER) to NY Red Bulls
2. Bryang Kayo (19), Wolfsburg (GER) to Viktoria Berlin (GER D3)
3. *Uly Llanez (20), Wolfsburg (GER) to St. Poelten (AUT D2)
4. Thomas Roberts (20), FC Dallas to Austria Klagenfurt (AUT)
5. *Sebastian Soto (21), Norwich City (ENG) to Porto B (POR D2)
6. Haji Wright (23), SonderjyskE (DEN) to Antalyaspor (TUR)
The USA advanced to the Olympic semifinal thanks to Lynn Williams' attacking and Alyssa Naeher's PK saves. Read the whole story
1. Breaking down the USMNT's support for USWNT in equal pay fight; more takeaways from new legal filings By Meg Linehan and Paul Tenorio (The Athletic)
2. Ricardo Pepi: Could MLS record-breaker become USMNT's Haaland? By Ryan Tolmich (Goal.com)
3. NYCFC stadium project: Stuck in park By Chris Campbell (The Outfield)