Posts Tagged ‘Women’s World Cup’

Women’s World Cup Final Preview (Plus, the Prettiest Women at the Tournament)

Kristian Lin
An observer named Paul Smith said USA’s semifinal match against France should be called Rachel Buehler’s Day Off. I like to think of Coach Pia Sundhage going all Ben Stein in the locker room before the game, droning, “Bue...


USA 2, Brazil 2 (USA Wins 5-3 on Penalties)

Kristian Lin
Wow, that game had everything, didn’t it? Everything except a streaker. And a jaw-dropping coaching blunder. And Hope Solo discovering a terrorist plot and foiling it by single-handedly taking down an army of bad guys command...



Notes from the Women’s World Cup Group Stage

Kristian Lin
A few observations, now that the Women’s World Cup quarterfinals are set: USA’s women have made things a lot harder for themselves… It wasn’t just that they lost their final group game 2-1 to Sweden. It was the way they...


Big Weekend for U.S. Soccer

Kristian Lin
Fans of both America’s men’s and women’s soccer teams will be on pins and needles this weekend. The U.S. men takes on Mexico in the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament. USA suffered a serious wobble, los...