USWNT

Art

Some Guesses on Whose Face is on This Brandi Chastain Plaque

The USWNT legend was inducted into the Bay Area Hall of Fame yesterday and the plaque is, uh, interesting.
Sean Newell
5.22.18
Women's Sports

United We Thrive: The Lesson USA Hockey and USWNT Offer Women's Sports

Women in both soccer and hockey have taken on the power brokers in their sports and achieved success.
Howard Megdal
3.6.18
soccer

Carli Lloyd Is Right Where She Wants to Be: Home

The USWNT star is playing on her old college field for Sky Blue FC in New Jersey and couldn't be happier about it.
Howard Megdal
1.30.18
us soccer

Tony DiCicco, Who Coached Iconic USWNT Team, Dies at 68

To trace the career of Tony DiCicco, who coached the U.S. women in their 1999 World Cup win, is to follow the transformation of the sport he devoted his life to.
Howard Megdal
6.21.17
soccer

It Hasn't Gotten Any Easier to Be a Soccer Mom in the NWSL

Aside from the physical and mental challenges that come with getting back to elite form following childbirth, only the few NWSL players who are also on the U.S. national team get benefits like paid leave and childcare.
Howard Megdal
5.12.17
Highlights

U.S. Women and U.S. Soccer Have a New CBA

USWNT and U.S. Soccer agreed to a five-year CBA, but the women did not get equal pay.
Sean Newell
4.5.17
USWNT

U.S. Women Boycotting Hockey World Championship in Wage Dispute

A lawyer for the U.S. women's hockey team says athletes receive $1,000 a month and little else, and are expected to train year-round.
Patrick Sauer
3.15.17
USWNT

With Historic Losses at SheBelieves Cup, USWNT on the Hunt for Answers

The 2017 SheBelieves Cup, and the USWNT's last-place finish there, served as a wakeup call for anyone who still thinks of America as the lone superpower in the world of women's soccer.
Howard Megdal
3.10.17
nwsl

When It Comes to Diversity, Is Women's Soccer Making Progress?

U.S. soccer has long been criticized for its lack of diversity. Half the first-round picks in the NWSL draft this year were women of color, but that doesn't appear to be the result of larger structural changes.
Stephanie Yang
2.27.17
u.s. women's soccer

Despite CBA Woes, High Hopes for the Future at the 2017 NWSL Draft

The U.S women's national team enters 2017 without a collective bargaining agreement, and amid the uncertainty the NWSL is losing some of its biggest names.
Howard Megdal
1.19.17
Alex Morgan

Alex Morgan Signing Overseas is Troubling for NWSL

After orchestrating a move to the Orlando Pride, Morgan has signed with French side Lyon and will miss a huge chunk of the NWSL season.
Howard Megdal
12.20.16
Highlights

What Are the Washington Spirit Doing Trading Ali Krieger to Orlando for Nothing?

Two months after she opposed Spirit owner Bill Lynch's response to Megan Rapinoe's national anthem protest, Ali Krieger has been traded from the team.
Howard Megdal
11.3.16
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