Here's six stories to follow for the women's Olympic tournament, writes Jeff Carlilse.
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 U.S. is the heavy favorite against Colombia, and a win (combined with a Sweden win or draw) will see the Americans through to the knockout stage of the Women's World Cup.
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.
The U.S. may be top-ranked and feature standouts such as Abby Wambach and Hope Solo, but plenty of star players from other teams will also be showcasing their talent at the World Cup, writes Jeff Carlisle.