After falling out of the mix for the U.S. national team, Santa Clara's Sofia Huerta has become a rising star for Mexico's, and is developing greater pride for her culture.
Sydney Leroux scored four times in the first half and the U.S. women's team thumped Mexico 7-0 in a friendly at RFK Stadium.
The only drama in the friendly against Mexico was whether Sydney Leroux, filling in for Alex Morgan, would become the seventh woman to score five goals in a match for the U.S.
U.S. national team stars Abby Wambach, Alex Morgan and Hope Solo are among 18 players chosen by coach Tom Sermanni to play Mexico on Sept. 3.
The U.S. women's soccer team is returning to Washington, D.C., for the first time in more than five years for a Sept. 3 exhibition game against Mexico.
Two other leagues, the WUSA and Women's Professional Soccer, both came and went. But the NWSL has a smarter business plan, with the backing of the national federations from the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Rosters of the eight teams in the National Women's Soccer League are starting to take shape.
The National Women's Soccer League on Wednesday announced the list of 55 national team players from Canada, Mexico and the United States who will be allocated amongst the NWSL's eight clubs
U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati held a conference call Wednesday to announce the launch of a women's professional league.
Handball players are among the world's most explosive and exciting athletes, but the sport's low profile in the U.S. puts the American team at a disadvantage.
The Ferns scored in the 90th minute and on the last kick of the game to tie Mexico 2-2. The draw ended an eight-game World Cup losing streak for New Zealand.
With impressive passing and opportunistic strikes, Japan clinched a quarterfinal spot with a 4-0 win over Mexico and proved it's a serious contender.
Cyber critics lashed out at England's striker after she missed several scoring opportunities Monday. She has fired right back.
The World Cup is about more than winning and losing. As the game is valued more, more athletes are drawn to the sport and more opportunities evolve.
Mexico celebrates its first points in a World Cup, while favored England stews about missed chances in group-play opener.
The Ferns believe a close loss to Japan, the highest-ranked team in its group, is a good sign and momentum-builder for upcoming games with England and Mexico.