Most of the 91ers are set to leave the U.S. squad after winning another gold medal, and it may be the right time for coach April Heinrichs to step down too.
It was a passing of the torch when Mia Hamm set up the biggest goal so far of Heather O'Reilly's young career, an extra-time winner to beat Germany
The winner of the U.S.-Germany match may hinge on the play of American striker Abby Wambach and German forward Birgit Prinz.
After beating Japan, the U.S. finds itself in a situation that is eerily similar to the 1996 Olympics, where the team gets a chance to avenge a tough loss suffered in the previous Women's World Cup.
The U.S. women haven't played their best in reaching the quarterfinals, but they can start to turn things around on Friday vs. Japan.
Veteran defender Brandi Chastain hasn't played a minute at the Summer Games, but still is contributing to the U.S. squad in other ways.
Kristine Lilly's goal vs. Australia was a thing of beauty and helped the U.S. stay unbeaten at the 2004 Olympics.
Abby Wambach has become one of the most lethal strikers in the women's game. In a candid interview with Michael Lewis, Wambach talks about her role on the U.S. National Team, its desire to win gold and more.
The U.S. will have to raise its level if it wants to take home the gold one more time.
Michael Lewis lists the biggest questions facing the U.S. Women on their way to potential gold.