The U.S. women and Brazil have developed a fierce rivalry. Jacqueline Purdy traces the history of the matchup.
After another World Cup disappointment, it's clear that the days of the U.S. women's national team being the team to beat are over, writes Graham Hays.
The 2007 Women's World Cup had a little bit of everything. Worthy winners, superstar play and a soap opera drama. Jacqueline Purdy has the tournament wrap.
Hope Solo's outburst has deflected the blame from the real culprit for the U.S. team's failure, coach Greg Ryan, writes Andrea Canales.
Hope Solo's plight in China at the World Cup shouldn't have become a solo act. Her teammates should have stuck by her long before her on-camera rant, writes Melanie Jackson.
The third-place game against Norway is largely just a chance for the U.S. to salvage some pride, writes Andrea Canales.
The flair of Brazil, the ruthless efficiency of the Germans. The World Cup final (Sunday 8 a.m. ET, ESPN2) promises to be a classic, writes Andrea Canales.
Greg Ryan's decision to change goalkeepers overshadowed one simple fact. Brazil are a far better team than the U.S., writes Graham Hays.
After some pointed postgame criticism of Greg Ryan, Hope Solo's future with the U.S. team is unclear, writes Graham Hays.
Derek Rae on the U.S. women's defeat to Brazil and Barcelona's young Argentine magician Lionel Messi.