Talk about turf and whether Hope Solo should be on the pitch all you want. But being part of the World Cup still involves the small matter of qualifying for it. The U.S. women open the CONCACAF Women's Championship on Wednesday.
Star-studded lineups and a not-quite-home-field advantage promise to make for a fascinating NWSL championship game Sunday between Seattle Reign FC and FC Kansas City. Graham Hays looks ahead with five questions.
After two rounds of playoff women's soccer, we've got some questions. Like, which No. 1 seed has the toughest third-round matchup? Who is the MVP so far? And which team could turn its side of the bracket into upset city?