World Cup

Mizuho Sakaguchi and Rumi Utsugi of Japan celebrate after the FIFA Women's World Cup Semi Final match between Japan and England at the Commonwealth Stadium on July 1, 2015 in Edmonton, Canada. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Japan Advances To Face US In World Cup Final Rematch

The defending champions advanced to play the United States in the championship game at Vancouver on Sunday. It’s a rematch of the 2011 championship game in Germany.


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Frisco Hopes Soccer Center Will Be Economic Boost

The PIT, or Performance Indoor Training, bills itself as the biggest indoor facility in Texas devoted exclusively to soccer.


USA midfielder Megan Rapinoe (C) takes part in a training session in Montreal (Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

US Women Confident Ahead Of World Cup Semifinals

Bring on Germany, said U.S. midfielder Megan Rapinoe, who had to sit out the 1-0 victory over China in the quarterfinals of soccer’s biggest tournament.


Abby Wambach looks on while taking on Colombia in the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Round of 16 match at Commonwealth Stadium on June 22, 2015 in Edmonton, Canada.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

FIFA Issues Warning To Wambach About Comments On Officials

FIFA has issued a warning to U.S. forward Abby Wambach for comments she made about the officiating in a match against Colombia at the Women’s World Cup.


Alex Morgan celebrates with teammates Lauren Holiday and Alex Krieger  after Morgan scores her first goal against goalkeeper Stefany Castano of Colombia (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

US Advances To World Cup Quarters With 2-0 Victory Over Colombia

Alex Morgan scored her first goal of the Women’s World Cup and the United States advanced to the quarterfinals with a 2-0 victory over Colombia on Monday night.


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Soccer Officials Arrested In Zurich As World Cup Votes Probed

Swiss federal prosecutors opened criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, just hours after seven soccer officials were arrested in a separate U.S. corruption probe.


Julie Johnston of the United States heads the ball in front of the goal against Ireland during their international friendly match on May 10, 2015 at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California. (credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Johnston Emerges As Scorer For U.S. Soccer

Julie Johnston offers a rare combination. She’s a central defender with a knack for finding the net.


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5 Sporting Events More Surprising Than Beck Winning Album Of The Year

Let’s take a look at five events in sports over the last year more surprising than Beck’s shocking GRAMMYs Album of the Year win.


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VOTE: What’s Trending Top Topics Of 2014

It is that time of the year for us to look back and reflect on the best and worst moments of the past 12 months.


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Robin Williams Tops 2014 Google Searches

Robin Williams’ suicide seared into the world’s collective mindset more than anything else this year, based on what people were searching for on Google.


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Trending: 2014’s Top 10 Facebook Topics

Day after day, Facebook captures our best and worst moments, from the birth of a new baby to heated political spats.

CBS 11–12/09/2014

Head coach Jill Ellis of the United States glances up at the scoreboard during a game against Mexico during the second half of an international friendly soccer game September 13, 2014 at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah. (credit: George Frey/Getty Images)

Ellis Aims To Lead U.S. In Women’s World Cup

Five months into her job as head coach, Jill Ellis is heading into her biggest moment since being chosen to lead the U.S. national team.