In honor of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team kicking Japan’s ass in this summer’s World Cup, Sports Illustrated has taken the unprecedented step of giving each team member, as well as coach Jill Ellis, her own cover.
On Friday, New York City dropped approximately two tons of confetti on the reigning Women’s World Cup champions, celebrating their record third World Cup win with the first-ever ticker-tape parade for a female sports team.
In New York City, Mayor de Blasio has cleared a parade for the US women’s soccer team who recently won the World Cup. Gather all the confetti you can find for Friday morning at 11 a.m. folks!
Or, How Carli Lloyd Became A National Fucking Hero.
It’s kickoff time for the big rematch between the United States Women’s National Team and Japan. In 2011, the U.S. lost to Japan when they blew two leads and missed three penalty kicks. It’s time for these ladies to avenge their loss! Here’s The Rock taking some time out of his sweaty workout with an encouraging…
The United States beat China on Friday night 1-0 to advance to the World Cup Semifinals.
Amy Poehler came on Late Night with Seth Meyers last night for a special Women’s World Cup -themed reprisal of their SNL outrage outlet, Really!?!
It was arguably the biggest moment in the history of American women’s sports, and the single most memorable and reproduced image of the celebration. Brandi Chastain had just converted the penalty kick that cemented the 1999 Women’s World Cup for the United States over China. She then experienced a fit of irrational…
The North Korean women's national soccer team has been banned from competition in the 2015 Women's World Cup after five members of the team tested positive for performance enhancing drugs derived from the musk hormones of deer. Musk is a smelly brownish secretion that male deer rub all over trees and other inanimate…
Have you been paying attention to the Women's World Cup? Hope you have a cardiologist on speed dial, because this entire tournament has been a nerve (and heart) destroyer. Here are some highlights from today's seesaw match between the US and Japan.
Okay, here's a silver lining if the U.S. doesn't win the Women's World Cup finals on Sunday: Japan could use all the happy news it can get after this year's earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster.
Boom. That's the sound of the U.S. women defeating France, 3-1. Check out the highlights. NB: Abby Wambach really is the shit. Actually, they all are.
After two weeks of round robin play, the FIFA Women's World Cup is entering the semi-finals.
The US women's soccer team just defeated a favored Brazil to advance to the next round of play in the Women's World Cup in Germany in a nailbiter of a game that was finally resolved with a shootout.
Marta Vieira da Silva, also known simply as Marta, is probably the Women's World Cup's biggest star. Let's learn a little more about the athlete sometimes called "Pele in a skirt."
Last year's men's World Cup drew the world's attention to South Africa, but men aren't the only ones who can kick balls and turn heads with their soccer prowess.
Berlin, June 26: A fan wearing a colourful dress wait for the beginning of the group A match between Germany and Canada at the Women's Soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)