At this point in the turf versus grass debate, it's important to step back, give FIFA the benefit of the doubt and ... all right, never mind, soccer's governing body insistence on making the Women's World Cup play out on turf just makes no sense.
A group of elite players has filed a lawsuit in Canada challenging plans to play the 2015 Women's World Cup on artificial turf.
A FIFA official says there are no plans to reconsider playing the Women's World Cup on artificial turf.
More than 40 top female soccer players are preparing to sue FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association next week over the use of artificial turf
Can FIFA be fixed? Can it repair its reputation? Soccer's governing body needs fundamental change, and that means making women an integral part of the process.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter's remarks at the WWC opening press conference had a narrow focus and an abrupt ending.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter, whose statements have drawn more international ire than LeBron James' "I'm taking my talents to South Beach" snafu, is at it again. And this time, he's targeting women.