U.S. women's national team head coach Pia Sundhage has named an 18-player roster for the 2009 Algarve Cup, from March 4-11 in southern Portugal.
Goalkeeper Hope Solo is among 18 players picked for the U.S. Olympic women's soccer roster, nine months after she was kicked off the team at the World Cup.
U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo has made her first public comments since a brutally frank TV interview in which she criticized her benching.
Goalkeepers Hope Solo and Briana Scurry, who were at the center of a World Cup firestorm, were invited to the U.S. women's national team training camp by new coach Pia Sundhage.
The Hope Solo incident finally exposed the U.S. women's program to some long overdue scrutiny, writes Steve Davis.
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.