Rapinoe scored twice against Spain to send the U.S. women to a quarterfinal match against France — all with "U.S.A." on her chest.
the USWNT legend was inducted into the Bay Area Hall of Fame yesterday and the plaque is, uh, interesting.
Women in both soccer and hockey have taken on the power brokers in their sports and achieved success.
To trace the career of Tony DiCicco, who coached the U.S. women in their 1999 World Cup win, is to follow the transformation of the sport he devoted his life to.
Aside from the physical and mental challenges that come with getting back to elite form following childbirth, only the few NWSL players who are also on the U.S. national team get benefits like paid leave and childcare.
A lawyer for the U.S. women's hockey team says athletes receive $1,000 a month and little else, and are expected to train year-round.
The 2017 SheBelieves Cup, and the USWNT's last-place finish there, served as a wakeup call for anyone who still thinks of America as the lone superpower in the world of women's soccer.
U.S. soccer has long been criticized for its lack of diversity. Half the first-round picks in the NWSL draft this year were women of color, but that doesn't appear to be the result of larger structural changes.
The U.S women's national team enters 2017 without a collective bargaining agreement, and amid the uncertainty the NWSL is losing some of its biggest names.