National Women's Soccer League / US Women's National Team / Washington Spirit / Women's World Cup

Crystal Dunn rebounds from World Cup cut with stellar club season

Three summers ago, Crystal Dunn was on top of the world. The United States U-20 women’s national team had made history by defeating Germany for its historic third FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup title and Dunn, who recorded three assists and played every minute on defense, had emerged as one of the country’s top young players. … Continue reading

National Women's Soccer League / US Women's National Team / Western New York Flash

Leroux to miss remainder of NWSL season with ankle surgery

Western New York Flash forward Sydney Leroux will undergo surgery on her right ankle to remove an accessory bone that has caused irritation. The bone has caused irritation over the past six months and was a possibility prior to the World Cup. Leroux will be sidelined three months and will miss the remainder of the … Continue reading

National Women's Soccer League / Portland Thorns FC / US Women's National Team

Alex Morgan will miss 3-4 weeks after knee surgery

Portland Thorns FC forward Alex Morgan underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on her right knee to remove a plica, a small fold in the in the lining of the knee joint, Friday morning in Los Angeles. The 26-year-old is expected to return in 3 to 4 weeks. The injury is the latest in a recent string that has … Continue reading

US Women's National Team / Women's World Cup

Score Settled: Lloyd, U.S. women surge past Japan to title

Defense got the United States women’s national team into the World Cup final, but it was its offense that shined brightest Sunday night at BC Place in Vancouver. Despite falling one minute short of Germany’s 2007 shutout streak and conceding two goals for the first time this tournament, the Americans responded with five goals of their … Continue reading

Group D / US Women's National Team / Women's World Cup

Relentless attitude aids Leroux in return to Canada

Homecomings can be a difficult time. Just ask U.S. forward Sydney Leroux, whose decision as a 9-year-old has made her a polarizing figure. With Winnipeg flooded by American support in Tuesday night’s 3-1 victory over Australia, Leroux wasn’t met with the boos and insults she endured during her last visit. To say the game billed the … Continue reading