The U.S. was expected to sweep all before it but failed miserably in the semifinals. Jacqueline Purdy with her thoughts on the U.S. loss to Brazil.
By opting for Briana Scurry against Brazil, Greg Ryan has made the biggest gamble of his coaching career, writes Graham Hays.
The goals have yet to flow as expected for Kristine Lilly in this World Cup, but the U.S. isn't concerned, writes Graham Hays.
Brazil's "other" striker, Cristiane, is a dangerous force in her own right, writes Graham Hays.
Brazil is lauded for its flair, but the U.S. is prepared for a physical matchup (Thursday 8 a.m. ET, ESPN2), writes Graham Hays.
The Women's World Cup semifinal matchups are set. Bet on the U.S. and Germany to emerge, writes Andrea Canales.
The insertion of midfielder Leslie Obsorne into the starting lineup was the key to the U.S. win against England, writes Graham Hays.
After taking time out to have her baby, Norway's Solveig Gulbrandsen is back to her best, writes Graham Hays.
England's success depends on the play of Kelly Smith. So far, she's lived up to expectations, writes Graham Hays.
The Women's World Cup has reached the quarterfinal stage with some appetizing matchups to watch, writes Andrea Canales.