The U.S. women face New Zealand ( on ESPN2) in a game where the onus will be avoiding injuries, writes Graham Hays.
The U.S. women face Norway (6 p.m. ET, ESPN2) in a game that's sure to test their physical strength, writes Graham Hays.
Even without Marta, Brazil will provide a strong test for the U.S. women, writes Graham Hays.
The game against Canada offers coach Greg Ryan the chance to field his preferred starting back line, writes Graham Hays.
The U.S. women's national team takes on Mexico in a matchup that on paper, strongly favors the U.S., writes Graham Hays.
After Germany failed to advance, the U.S. faces an attack-oriented Denmark in the Algarve Cup final, writes Graham Hays.
With the World Cup looming, coach Greg Ryan will use the Algarve Cup to fine-tune his strongest possible lineup, writes Graham Hays.
In the absence of key veterans, the U.S. women will focus on youth in the Four Nations Tournament, writes Graham Hays.
There's no love lost between the Canadian and U.S. teams and Sunday's Gold Cup final will be an intense physical battle, writes Graham Hays.
When the U.S. women take on Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup, it's not only a chance to qualify for the World Cup but also an opportunity to reassert regional supremacy, writes Graham Hays.
On the road to the 2007 Women's World Cup, the U.S. under coach Greg Ryan continues to tweak the developmental process, writes Graham Hays. Watch the U.S. take on Iceland (Sunday, 2 ET, ESPN2).
The potential return of veteran defender Kate Markgraf against Chinese Taipei, will provide a welcome steadying influence on a youthful U.S. back line that is still looking to settle, writes Graham Hays.
The U.S. has dominated Mexico historically, but an ever-improving Mexico team with more attacking flair will still pose problems, writes Graham Hays.
The Chinese women's national team is in a state of flux, but it still represents the best challenge the U.S. will face before the CONCACAF Gold Cup in November, writes Graham Hays.