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  1. WPS's demise is W-League's gain

    Scott French

    A tumultuous winter has left the American women's soccer landcape in flux: The pro league is dead and gone, a lot of the players have scattered overseas, and the maneuvering for position among clubs and rival leagues for whatever's next is well under...

    Blog | May 13, 2012
  2. Alex Morgan joins Sounders

    Scott French

    Rising women's star Alex Morgan has a new club, and it means she'll be spending more time with her boyfriend. Morgan, 22, signed Monday with the Seattle Sounders' W-League team, joining fellow U.S. national-teamers Hope Solo and Sydney Leroux for ...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  3. Rogers concussed in Leeds debut

    Scott French

    U.S. national-teamer Robbie Rogers' Leeds United debut couldn't have gone much worse. The winger from Palos Verdes and Huntington Beach (and Mater Dei High School), who darted to England after five seasons with the Columbus Crew, was taken off the...

    Blog | February 21, 2012
  4. OLYMPICS: Morgan primes U.S. triumph

    Scott French

    Alex Morgan had way too much speed for Canada's defenders, and that's the starting point of the U.S. women's national team's comprehensive victory in Sunday's title game at the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament. The rising star from Diamond B...

    Blog | January 29, 2012
  5. OLY: Ticos between U.S. and London

    Scott French

    Carli Lloyd's hat trick started with an early goal and closed with a late finale, leading the U.S. women's national team within 90 minutes of an Olympic berth with a 4-0 romp Tuesday night over Mexico. Lloyd scored in the seventh minute and Heathe...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  6. No awards for Wambach, Sundhage

    Scott French

    U.S. women's national team star Abby Wambach and head coach Pia Sundhage will have to be content with being finalists for FIFA's major women's honors. Japan, as expected, swept the women's awards at FIFA's Ballon d'Or gala Monday night in Zurich, wi...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  7. No. 6: Spectacle abroad, Q's at home

    Scott French

    Counting down the 11 biggest 2011 stories in Southern California soccer ... The struggles facing the women's game in America were forgotten for a few weeks last summer, during the U.S. team's exhilarating run to the title game at the Women's World...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  8. Abby Wambach wins AP's award

    Scott French

    Hermosa Beach's Abby Wambach is The Associated Press' Sportswoman of the Year after leading the U.S. to last summer's Women's World Cup title game. Wambach, 31, received 65 of 214 votes, with teammate Hope Solo finishing second with 38. She's the fi...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  9. FIFA shortlist includes Alex Morgan

    Scott French

    FIFA on Tuesday unveiled finalists for its women's Ballon d'Or award -- for global player of the year -- and it includes some of the usual suspects, five-time winner Marta and Japanese star Homare Sawa and star U.S. striker Abby Wambach. Plus Alex M...

    Blog | October 25, 2011
  10. Hope Solo? OK. But please not ...

    Scott French

    U.S. women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo, one of the primary figures during this summer's Women's World Cup, will be on this season's edition "Dancing With the Stars" on ABC. Remember when Landon Donovan was supposed to be in the cast a yea...

    Blog | August 29, 2011
  11. Ballon d'Or balloting: The real blast

    Scott French

    What we learned from FIFA's Ballon d'Or festivities Monday night in Zurich: Mongolians love Abby Wambach. The Hermosa Beach-based striker picked up eight first-place votes in the Women's Player of the Year contest, and two came from Mongolian women'...

    Blog | January 10, 2011
  12. SOCCER 2011: 10 things to watch for

    Scott French

    1. U.S.-MEXICO SUPREMACY U.S. Soccer has avoided scheduling against Mexico's national team in Southern California for obvious reasons, but the federation has no (reasonable) choice this year. Circle June 25 on the calendar: If all follows form, the ...

    Blog | January 01, 2011
  13. U.S. WOMEN: UCLA's Sydney Leroux in HDC camp

    Scott French

    UCLA's Sydney Leroux gets her second stint with the U.S. women's national team when it begins preparations for next summer's Women's World Cup with a six-day training camp at Home Depot Center. Leroux, who was in camp with the U.S. before two Octobe...

    Blog | December 20, 2010
  14. WWC: U.S. gets a 'death' group

    Scott French

    There's always a "Group of Death" in any FIFA competition, or so it seems, and that group at next summer's Women's World Cup in Germany belongs to the U.S. And to Germany. And to Brazil. There are three "death" groups in this year's field, produc...

    Blog | November 29, 2010
  15. WWC: No TV for decisive U.S. qualifier

    Scott French

    It is perhaps an indication of the U.S. women's national team's popularity in the post-Mia Hamm era that the most important qualifying match the Americans have ever faced will not be available to television viewers. And it's a crime. We get so ...

    Blog | November 26, 2010
  16. Moreno Valley's best goes in WPS expansion draft

    Scott French

    Western New York's expansion team in Women's Professional Soccer is getting started with a local player. Moreno Valley's Beverly Goebel (Moreno Valley HS) was one of the two players the Buffalo/Rochester-based club selected Friday in the league's exp...

    Blog | November 19, 2010