Scoring will be hard for the expansion Houston Dash, but the collection of players left unprotected by other teams and high-profile rookie Kealia Ohai is out to prove they belong.
After four consecutive trips to the College Cup, Stanford finally came up with a 1-0 victory behind a talented group of seniors who raised the program's profile.
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 Soccer United Marketing president talks about growing MLS and the game in North America as part of espnW's Power Players series.
An accident left Rachelle Friedman wheelchair bound. Since, she has found a healing power in the most unlikely of places -- quad rugby.
Sports have been dreary in Seattle recently: The Sonics fled town, the Seahawks still haven't won a Super Bowl and the M's just suffered a 17-game losing streak.
Blunders by government and sports federations rob girls of their spot in basketball world championships.
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.
The country may be as soccer crazed as its European neighbors, but the sport is just catching on among girls and the future is looking bright.
A group of Indonesian teenaged girls visit the Pacific Northwest as part of Hillary Clinton's Women's World Cup Initiative.
Despite being headed to the World Cup yet again, the women's soccer team hasn't gotten the credit it deserves -- even in its own country.
While women's soccer enjoys popularity stateside, it's a different story across the globe. From South Africa to Afghanistan, the sport is catching on, but there is work to do in promoting the global game on the women's side.
From her mother to her son, Brandi Chastain talks about the importance of her family, missing her U.S. teammates and trying to add sunshine to every day.
The U.S. soccer star talks about her love of music, greatest fear and her most treasured possession. Hint: He's priceless.
For U.S. soccer star Christie Rampone, devotion to her children rules her game and her life.
Paralympic track cyclist Greta Neimanas talks cycling, excelling, and what it means to turn herself inside out for the love of sport.