Category Archives: 2011 Women’s World Cup

U.S. women fall for first time in group stage, will face Brazil in quarterfinals

The United States women's national team's smooth road in the FIFA Women's World Cup just got a whole lot bumpier. Two defensive miscues turned into two first-half Sweden goals, and the United States fell in the group stage of the … Continue reading »

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USWNT vs. Sweden: Your Running Commentary

  The U.S. women's national team has already cemented its place in the FIFA Women's World Cup quarterfinals, but a win or a draw is still needed in its final group game on Wednesday (2:30 p.m., ESPN/ESPN3.com) if the team … Continue reading »

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Women’s World Cup Rewind: Germany rolls, England tops Japan and more

By CALEB SONNELAND The German powerhouse continued to roll as the Women's National Team smashed four goals past France in an exciting 4-2 victory to send the team into the knockout round. Striker Inka Grings registered a brace for the … Continue reading »

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Mid-Day Ticker: City asks £50m for Tevez, USWNT stars sit out Monday, and more

By CALEB SONNELAND It isn't really any surprise that Carlos Tevez is in the headlines once again. The Manchester City striker has come out and made it clear that he intends to quit the club and move home to Argentina … Continue reading »

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USA women steamroll Colombia at World Cup

  The U.S. women's national team sealed its place in the knockout rounds of the Women's World Cup with an emphatic 3-0 win against Colombia on Saturday. The Americans were coming off their tournament-opening 2-0 win against North Korea and … Continue reading »

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Friday Kickoff: Neymar not for sale, Schelotto’s club relegated and more

As up-and-coming Brazilian star Neymar gets set for one of the more important summers of his career, his club has come out and said he is not for sale. Despite Santos attracting lucrative offers from some of the biggest clubs … Continue reading »

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