Mexico won its first football gold medal at the Olympics, beating Brazil 2-1 against the odds at Wembley.
After last summer's World Cup disappointment, stellar performances by Hope Solo and Carli Lloyd carried the U.S. women to Olympic gold over Japan, a familiar foe, writes Jeff Carlisle.
Any pressure or pre-tournament stress hasn't impacted the U.S. women so far on their quest for Olympic gold, writes Jeff Carlisle. Up next: a quarterfinal date with New Zealand.
Megan Rapinoe has fought her way back into the starting lineup and is now poised to help lead the U.S. to gold at the London Games, writes Jeff Carlisle.
With the memories of a disappointing Gold Cup and a roller-coaster Women's World Cup in the rearview mirror, U.S. soccer gears up for the Olympics and World Cup qualifying. Here's 12 points to poinder for 2012, writes Jeff Carlisle.
Having missed out on Olympic gold with the U.S. in 2008 after a third-place finish at the last World Cup, Abby Wambach is healthy and hungry for international glory, writes Jeff Carlisle.