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  1. espnW -- U.S. women's soccer interim coach Jill Ellis taking her ...

    Jeff Carlisle

    As the U.S. women's soccer team prepares to face rival Canada tonight, interim head coach Jill Ellis has her eye on the full-time job and is hoping to impress with a more-aggressive approach.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2014
  2. New frontier for MLS referees

    Jeff Carlisle

    When MLS and the U.S. Soccer Federation teamed up last year to form the Professional Referee Organization (PRO), it was done with the intent of putting programs in place to improve the standard of refereeing in the U.S. and Canada. Yet the initiative...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  3. espnW -- Five players to watch this season in National Women's So...

    Jeff Carlisle

    One reason the NWSL came into existence was to help build the women's game for tomorrow, not just entertain for today. With that in mind, here are five players to watch this season, players who look to boost their exposure.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2013
  4. On U.S. national team, Bedoya is back up to speed

    Jeff Carlisle

    CARSON, Calif. - When most soccer players think towards the future, they dream of their careers traveling on an upward trajectory, the faster the better. To be sure, Alejandro Bedoya hopes his career takes that kind of path, but at present he's cravi...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  5. U.S.-Canada: Klinsmann's final pre-hex test

    Jeff Carlisle

    The match that concludes the U.S. national team's annual January camp is typically an opportunity for manager Jurgen Klinsmann to focus on the future. The group is usually comprised of B-teamers looking to worm their way into the top tier of players....

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  6. Olympic Football -- U.S. wins epic match vs. Canada -- Jeff Carli...

    Jeff Carlisle

    On a night when Canada attacker Christine Sinclair played a game for the ages by scoring a hat trick, the Americans' never-say-die attitude once again saw them through, as Alex Morgan's header in the waning moments of extra time saw them prevail 4-3 in an enthralling Olympic semifinal.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  7. Olympic Football -- U.S. women will hope for history repeating vs...

    Jeff Carlisle

    The U.S. women have a great record vs. Canada, writes Jeff Carlisle, but in the pressure cooker of the Olympic semifinal, will history matter?

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2012
  8. Olympic qualifying -- U.S. vs. Canada grades

    Jeff Carlisle

    The U.S. U-23s stuttered and stumbled against a valiant and hard-working Canadian team, putting their Olympic dreams in jeopardy, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2012
  9. Olympics -- U.S. women prepare for qualification -- Jeff Carlisle...

    Jeff Carlisle

    The U.S. women are back together for Olympic qualifying, which starts Friday, with one thing on their mind: Play each game as if it were their last, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2012
  10. Abby Wambach once again leads U.S. to win -- Jeff Carlisle

    Jeff Carlisle

    The U.S. defeated Canada 3-0 using a new 4-2-3-1 formation, but it was the familiar face of Abby Wambach that led the way, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2011
  11. Soccer -- Grading the U.S. women's performance against Canada -- ...

    Jeff Carlisle

    The U.S. women experimented with a new attacking formation in its first match since the World Cup, showing some positive signs in a 1-1 draw with Canada in the opener of the Celebration Series, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2011
  12. Soccer -- U.S. women to switch formations for Canada, Olympic qua...

    Jeff Carlisle

    With the U.S. women's team back in action against Canada, coach Pia Sundhage has decided to modify her side's attacking setup as it prepares for an Olympic qualifying run, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2011
  13. Women's World Cup -- U.S. vs North Korea preview -- Jeff Carlisle...

    Jeff Carlisle

    For the fourth World Cup in a row, the U.S. finds itself facing the always mysterious North Koreans. Which team will prevail?

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2011
  14. Women's World Cup -- five group games to watch -- soccer

    Jeff Carlisle

    With the 2011 Women's World Cup expected to be the most competitive edition yet, here are five group-stage games that should not be missed, according to Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2011
  15. Gold Cup: U.S. vs. Canada preview -- Jeff Carlisle -- soccer

    Jeff Carlisle

    Will Canada be looking for a little payback when it faces the U.S. in the Gold Cup? Well, you certainly wouldn't blame them, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2011
  16. New York Red Bulls coach Hans Backe won't keep Dwayne De Rosario ...

    Jeff Carlisle

    New York Red Bulls manager Hans Backe says he won't stand in the way of Dwayne De Rosario representing Canada at this summer's CONCACAF Gold Cup.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2011