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  1. Lauren Holiday named U.S. women's player of the year

    Midfielder Lauren Holiday is the U.S. women's player of the year.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2014
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  3. Is Bigger Better For Women's World Cup?

    Jeff Carlisle

    Growing the Women's World Cup from 16 teams to 24 might mean more routs next summer, but in the long run, the level of play across the globe should rise, more international stars will be seen and upsets in the group stage might not matter as much.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2014
  4. Lori Chalupny earns chance at comeback for U.S. women's national ...

    Graham Hays

    Five years after she last appeared for the U.S. women's national team, veteran midfielder Lori Chalupny will get another shot after a series of concussions stalled her international career.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2014
  5. Lori Chalupny makes U.S. women's national team roster

    Graham Hays

    Veteran midfielder Lori Chalupny was a surprise inclusion on the roster announced by the United States women's national team Friday for a series of games in Brazil this month.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2014
  6. U.S. Women's Soccer Puts Best Foot Forward, Takes Big First Step

    Graham Hays

    The 6-0 win was a commanding performance by the U.S., but it was against a team that is a far cry from Brazil, France, Germany, Japan or any other power -- including Canada, host of next summer's World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2014
  7. U.S. national team qualifies for 2015 Women's World Cup

    Graham Hays

    The U.S. women have a new coach and new faces in the starting lineup. But Friday was a night to celebrate history repeating itself as the Americans again clinched a berth in the Women's World Cup and veteran Christie Rampone notched her 300th cap.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2014
  8. Midfielders Lauren Holiday, Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe are key...

    Graham Hays

    U.S. women's soccer coach Jill Ellis believes in a 4-3-3 system that utilizes three midfielders. Lauren Holiday, Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe are the trio to make that lineup a success.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2014
  9. Alex Morgan Injury Turns USWNT Depth From Luxury To Necessity

    Graham Hays

    At kickoff Friday, depth was a luxury for the U.S. national team, which saw three new starters and superstar Abby Wambach on the bench. By halftime, that same surplus of talent turned into a necessity after Alex Morgan went down with an injury.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2014
  10. USWNT Wins, But Caribbean Nations Score Most Notable Performances...

    Graham Hays

    As the U.S. women edged Trinidad and Tobago to pull out a wasteful 1-0 victory Wednesday, a pair of Caribbean nations put in the most memorable performances as CONCACAF qualifying opened.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2014
  11. U.S. women's national team faces two big questions in starting li...

    Jeff Carlisle

    Will Sydney Leroux continue to be the U.S. women's national team's supersub, or will Amy Rodriguez be the first off the bench? Can veteran Heather O'Reilly maintain her starting spot, or will Christen Press find her way into the starting 11?

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2014
  12. 5 Questions Facing USWNT In Qualifying

    Graham Hays

    Talk about turf and whether Hope Solo should be on the pitch all you want. But being part of the World Cup still involves the small matter of qualifying for it. The U.S. women open the CONCACAF Women's Championship on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2014
  13. Hey FIBA, let Qatar women play

    Johnette Howard

    Muslim women have enough impediments to competing. FIBA needs to stop throwing an unnecessary roadblock, such as banning Muslim headscarves, in their way.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  14. espnW -- American Women Show Dominance Against Mexico

    Graham Hays

    Sure the United States has been commanding as evidenced by their 3-1 win against Mexico on Thursday. But the question remains as to who exactly will be on the squad when the real qualifying games begin.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  15. espnW -- Sky Blue FC's Nadia Nadim breaks down walls to become wo...

    Graham Hays

    Nadia Nadim escaped the Taliban that stole her father's life in Afghanistan to become an international soccer star in Denmark and in the NWSL.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  16. espnW -- Lindsey Horan leads United States into U20 Women's World...

    Graham Hays

    Lindsey Horan didn't mean to blaze a trail. But the best way for her to improve meant passing on a scholarship to UNC and heading to France. Now, with two years of pro soccer experience, she leads the United States into this week's U20 World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2014
  17. espnW -- Portland Thorns FC's Veronica Boquete might be NWSL's be...

    Graham Hays

    Portland midfielder Veronica Boquete, who honed her soccer skills in Spain, is perhaps the best playmaker in the NWSL and has Thorns FC still in the hunt for another pro women's soccer title.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2014