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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Olympic Football -- Will a familiar foe bring a different outcome...

    Jeff Carlisle

    Losing the Women's World Cup final to Japan was a formative and powerful moment for the U.S. women's national team, writes Jeff Carlisle. The chance for revenge comes in Thursday's Olympic final.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  4. Olympics -- Six stories to follow in the women's tournament -- Je...

    Jeff Carlisle

    Here's six stories to follow for the women's Olympic tournament, writes Jeff Carlilse.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2012
  5. Olympics -- Previewing the U.S.-France match -- Jeff Carlisle

    Jeff Carlisle

    The U.S. faces a tough and creative France side in both teams' opening-round match in the 2012 Olympics. Jeff Carlisle breaks down the match.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2012
  6. Olympics -- Megan Rapinoe ready for London Games -- Jeff Carlisle...

    Jeff Carlisle

    Megan Rapinoe has fought her way back into the starting lineup and is now poised to help lead the U.S. to gold at the London Games, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2012
  7. Pia Sundhage and the USWNT are ready for the Olympics -- Jeff Car...

    Jeff Carlisle

    Tactical adjustments, personnel switches and injuries haven't derailed the U.S. women's preparation for the Olympics. If anything, the squad looks as sharp as ever, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2012
  8. U.S. soccer -- Lessons from the Kirin Challenge Cup -- Jeff Carli...

    Jeff Carlisle

    Win or lose, the Kirin Challenge Cup was a success for the U.S. women, but not all lessons learned were positive, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2012
  9. Olympics -- U.S. faces Mexico qualifying -- Jeff Carlisle

    Jeff Carlisle

    The U.S. has already qualified for the semifinal, which decides which teams qualify for London, but a win over Mexico on Tuesday will ensure the Americans have an easier opponent on Friday, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2012
  10. U.S. Soccer -- 12 points to ponder for 2012

    Jeff Carlisle

    With the memories of a disappointing Gold Cup and a roller-coaster Women's World Cup in the rearview mirror, U.S. soccer gears up for the Olympics and World Cup qualifying. Here's 12 points to poinder for 2012, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2011
  11. Abby Wambach once again leads U.S. to win -- Jeff Carlisle

    Jeff Carlisle

    The U.S. defeated Canada 3-0 using a new 4-2-3-1 formation, but it was the familiar face of Abby Wambach that led the way, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2011
  12. Women's World Cup -- Will the WWC boost women's soccer in the U....

    Jeff Carlisle

    As the memories of the Americans' heartbreaking defeat to Japan begin to fade, attention now turns to determining precisely what the team gained for both the players and the sport, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2011
  13. Women's World Cup -- U.S. will rue missed opportunities -- Jeff C...

    Jeff Carlisle

    For much of this Women's World Cup, destiny seemed to be the U.S.'s constant companion. In Sunday's final it proved fickle, as Japan claimed its first title, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2011
  14. Women's World Cup -- The U.S.'s gameplan against Japan -- Jeff Ca...

    Jeff Carlisle

    If the U.S. is to defeat Japan in the World Cup final, it'll need to turn the match into a battle of the boxes, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2011
  15. Women's World Cup -- U.S.'s never-say-die attitude too much for F...

    Jeff Carlisle

    U.S.'s never-say-die attitude was too much for France, and now the Americans are one match away from winning the World Cup. Jeff Carlisle hands out the grades for each U.S. player's performance.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2011
  16. Women's World Cup -- Grading the U.S.'s performance against Brazi...

    Jeff Carlisle

    Exactly 12 years after it won a penalty shootout to claim the 1999 World Cup title, the U.S. outscored Brazil in penalties (2-2, 5-3 PKs) to reach the 2011 semis. Here's our report card.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2011