Soccer

United States' Megan Rapinoe, front, celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening goal from a penalty kick during the Women's World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Spain and US at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, France, Monday, June 24, 20
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June 24, 2019 - 3:24 pm
Megan Rapinoe converted a pair of penalty kicks and the United States set up a much-anticipated quarterfinal meeting with France.
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United States goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher punches the ball across the bar during the Women's World Cup Group F soccer match between Sweden and the United States at Stade Océane, in Le Havre, France, Thursday, June 20, 2019.
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June 23, 2019 - 12:15 pm
Much of the attention on the United States rightly goes to its prolific offense
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United States players embrace following their team's 2-0 win over Sweden in the Women's World Cup Group F soccer match at Stade Océane, in Le Havre, France, Thursday, June 20, 2019.
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June 22, 2019 - 12:32 pm
U.S. Soccer and players for the women's national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federation of gender discrimination and seeks equitable pay.
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June 21, 2019 - 2:24 pm
While it may be tempting to look ahead to the quarterfinals and a possible clash with France, the defending champion U.S. has thrived at the Women's World Cup by keeping its focus on the present.
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US players celebrate after teammate Carli Lloyd scored their side's third goal during the Women's World Cup Group F soccer match between United States and Chile at Parc des Princes in Paris, France, Sunday, June 16, 2019.
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June 18, 2019 - 5:33 pm
"I think it's in our team's DNA to want to win and do really well," defender Abby Dahlkemper said Tuesday
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June 17, 2019 - 1:34 pm
Carli Lloyd had just scored on an 18-yard volley to put the United States ahead 11 minutes in against Chile. After leaping, pumping a fist and hugging teammate Lindsey Horan, she raised both hands chin high and made four tiny pitter-patter claps , the type seen more frequently at Pebble Beach than...
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United States' Carli Lloyd , center, celebrates with Lindsey Horan and Tierna Davidson, right, after scoring the opening goal during the Women's World Cup Group F soccer match between the United States and Chile at the Parc des Princes in Paris, Sunday, J
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June 16, 2019 - 2:46 pm
Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals for the United Stated in a somewhat subdued 3-0 victory over Chile that advanced the defending Women's World Cup champions to the round of 16.
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Austin, left, and Jordyn Chambers, from Philadelphia, hold up an US flag prior the Women's World Cup Group F soccer match between United States and Chile at Parc des Princes in Paris, France, Sunday, June 16, 2019.
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June 16, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Carli Lloyd, Mallory Pugh and Christen Press formed a new starting front line as U.S. coach Jill Ellis made seven changes for Sunday night's Women's World Cup match against Chile.
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June 15, 2019 - 6:00 pm
The United States gets back on the field at the Women’s World Cup on Sunday, just as the uproar following its opening 13-0 win is quieting down.
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June 14, 2019 - 5:23 am
PARIS (AP) — Argentina was absolutely giddy after earning its first ever point in Women’s World Cup competition with a draw against Japan in the opening round.
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