World Cup

July 09, 2019 - 2:28 pm
by Eldis Sula Following a World Cup victory as inspiring as it was controversial , the U.S. women’s national soccer team had a deservedly hype celebration after their big Sunday win. The team’s party was an odyssey, starting in the locker room, but extending on the plane ride across the ocean and...
Read More
(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
July 09, 2019 - 11:07 am
Megan Rapinoe stepped off the plane with champagne in hand — a fizzy souvenir from a most memorable trip overseas.
Read More
World Cup
© Michael Chow-USA TODAY Sports
July 07, 2019 - 1:11 pm
The United States has won the Women's World Cup for the fourth time after beating the Netherlands 2-0 on Sunday night.
Read More
A streaker runs into the field during the Cricket World Cup match between New Zealand and England in Chester-le-Street, England, Wednesday, July 3, 2019.
(AP Photo/Scott Heppell)
July 04, 2019 - 10:31 am
He danced on the wicket. He did cartwheels. He escaped the clutches of not one, not two, not three but four flailing members of security.
Read More
United States' Megan Rapinoe warms up before the Women's World Cup semifinal soccer match between England and the United States, at the Stade de Lyon outside Lyon, France, Tuesday, July 2, 2019.
(AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 04, 2019 - 9:33 am
Still facing a backlash over saying she wouldn't visit the White House if the United States wins the World Cup, Megan Rapinoe said Wednesday that she considers herself a proud American.
Read More
Netherlands' Jackie Groenen celebrates after scoring during the Women's World Cup semifinal soccer match between the Netherlands and Sweden, at the Stade de Lyon outside Lyon, France, Wednesday, July 3, 2019.
(AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 04, 2019 - 9:10 am
Netherlands go into their first Women's World Cup final, where the Dutch will face the United States on Sunday
Read More
(AP Photo/Francois Mori)
July 03, 2019 - 10:35 am
It wasn't Brandi Chastain ripping off her jersey, a World Cup moment that still resonates 20 years later.
Read More
(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
July 03, 2019 - 10:21 am
With Alex Morgan's cheeky tea-sipping celebration and a postgame mobbing of goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher, the United States has moved a step closer to successfully defending its latest Women's World Cup title.
Read More
(AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
July 02, 2019 - 2:44 pm
By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos. LYON, France (AP) — Megan Rapinoe was not in the starting lineup for the United States in the Women's World Cup semifinal match against England on Tuesday night. Rapinoe has two goals in each of the last two games for the United...
Read More
United States goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher is airborne as she makes a save during the Women's World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between France and the United States at Parc des Princes in Paris, France, Friday, June 28, 2019.
(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
July 01, 2019 - 2:42 pm
England coach Phil Neville says the United States has a ruthless streak.
Read More

Pages