Here's six stories to follow for the women's Olympic tournament, writes Jeff Carlilse.
The U.S. faces a tough and creative France side in both teams' opening-round match in the 2012 Olympics. Jeff Carlisle breaks down the match.
It hasn't always been easy, but Christie Rampone's ability to manage the stresses of work and home has made her the perfect captain for this U.S. women's national team, writes Jeff Carlisle.
With Olympic qualifying set to begin Friday against the Dominican Republic, will circumstances -- and tactics -- allow Alex Morgan to be the next poster girl for U.S. soccer?
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.
As the memories of the Americans' heartbreaking defeat to Japan begin to fade, attention now turns to determining precisely what the team gained for both the players and the sport, writes Jeff Carlisle.
For much of this Women's World Cup, destiny seemed to be the U.S.'s constant companion. In Sunday's final it proved fickle, as Japan claimed its first title, writes Jeff Carlisle.
If the U.S. is to defeat Japan in the World Cup final, it'll need to turn the match into a battle of the boxes, writes Jeff Carlisle.
U.S.'s never-say-die attitude was too much for France, and now the Americans are one match away from winning the World Cup. Jeff Carlisle hands out the grades for each U.S. player's performance.
Exactly 12 years after it won a penalty shootout to claim the 1999 World Cup title, the U.S. outscored Brazil in penalties (2-2, 5-3 PKs) to reach the 2011 semis. Here's our report card.
The Americans will have to be sharp in their quarterfinal match against Brazil, but they should have enough quality to edge the Samba Queens, writes Jeff Carlisle.
The U.S. lost to Sweden 2-1 and now will have to face Brazil in the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup. Here's how each American player did, writes Jeff Carlisle.
Needing just a draw to finish first in Group C after opening with two victories, the U.S. faces its toughest test yet in a Sweden side that also will advance.
The U.S. cruised past Colombia 3-0 to qualify for the Women's World Cup quarterfinals. Jeff Carlisle hands out our grades.