After another World Cup disappointment, it's clear that the days of the U.S. women's national team being the team to beat are over, writes Graham Hays.
As the old guard begins to phase out, Graham Hays names six players that could be difference-makers for the U.S. women in 2011.
The U.S. women face Norway (6 p.m. ET, ESPN2) in a game that's sure to test their physical strength, writes Graham Hays.
The win against Brazil showcased the U.S. women's resounding ability to score from all variety of set pieces, writes Graham Hays.
Even without Marta, Brazil will provide a strong test for the U.S. women, writes Graham Hays.
The U.S. women opened their domestic schedule with a barrage of offensive soccer that buried Mexico, writes Graham Hays.
The Algarve Cup didn't unfold quite the way the U.S. expected, but the end result wasn't all that surprising, writes Graham Hays.
It's a testament to her consistency and unsung nature that Christie Rampone's march to an all-time appearances milestone has gone quietly unnoticed, writes Graham Hays.
When the U.S. women take on Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup, it's not only a chance to qualify for the World Cup but also an opportunity to reassert regional supremacy, writes Graham Hays.
No player has been hotter for the U.S. team lately than Lindsay Tarpley, who has shone since her move to forward, writes Graham Hays.
The U.S. win over a Chinese team that proved to be a pale shadow of its former self, was noteworthy in the sense that Carli Lloyd is looking more and more deserving of a regular spot, writes Graham Hays.