World Cup

Lloyd's Hat Trick Pushes US Past HaitiCarli Lloyd added three more goals to her remarkable 2015 tally, leading the United States to another rout on its Women's World Cup victory tour, 5-0 over Haiti on Thursday night.
Tim Howard Returns To U.S. Soccer As Backup ... For NowTim Howard returned to the U.S. soccer team knowing he'd be playing behind Brad Guzan at least through mid-October.
Attendance Skyrockets In Women's Soccer After World CupThe Portland Thorns played the rival Seattle Reign on Wednesday night before a National Women's Soccer League record crowd of 21,144.
Viewing Parties For Women's World Cup FinalViewing parties for Sunday's 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup final between the U.S. and Japan will be held at five locations in Los Angeles County and in Tustin in Orange County.
World's Top Goalkeepers Set To Face Off In World Cup SemifinalThe Women's World Cup semifinal clash between top-ranked Germany and the second-ranked United States will feature two of the best goalkeepers in the game: Nadine Angerer and Hope Solo.
Rapinoe Scores Twice In 3-1 U.S. Win Over AustraliaMegan Rapinoe scored twice and the United States overcame early defensive shakiness to beat Australia 3-1 Monday night in the Americans' opener at the Women's World Cup.
U.S. Prosecutors' FIFA Case Alleges $150M In Bribes, Dozen SchemesThe leaders of soccer federations corrupted the sport for nearly a quarter century by taking $150 million in bribes and payoffs, U.S. prosecutors said of a sweeping case involving over a dozen people and marquee events as the World Cup.
Alex Morgan Scores Only Goal Against England In Return To Team USAAlex Morgan is back. The American forward scored in the 25th minute in her second start since returning from an ankle injury, and the U.S. women defeated England 1-0 on Friday night in an exhibition game.
5 Sports Events More Surprising Than Beck Winning Album Of The YearLet's take a look at five events in sports over the last year more surprising than Beck's shocking GRAMMYs Album of the Year win.
Individual Tickets For Women's World Cup On Sale Feb. 26Ticket prices for the Women's World Cup will range from $16 for early rounds to $136 for premium seats at the final in July.
FIFA, Russian Relations Strained By Attempts To Integrate Crimean ClubsRelations between FIFA and its next World Cup host, Russia, are under strain.
Top 5 Moments Of Landon Donovan's CareerLos Angeles Galaxy forward Landon Donovan announced Thursday he will be retiring at the end of the Major League Soccer 2014 season. After three World Cups and five MLS Cups, Donovan, hands down, is the best American player that has ever played the game. Below are his top 5 moments of his illustrious career: