Notebook: FIFA takes a shot, and shoots itself

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EDMONTON, Alberta – Norway's players teamed up with national television network NRK to produce a great video lampooning stereotypes about... Read more

Could Colombia's trash talk help loosen up the U.S.' nervous attackers?

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Yes, I really wrote that headline, and yes, I know, you probably think I'm going just a bit over-the-top with it. Give it a chance. EDMONTON... Read more

Women's World Cup Journal: Is Edmonton boring?

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The Journal returns with a few thoughts on the latest port of call for the American soccer traveling circus. It isn't going to be a daily thing... Read more

Notebook: Pia Sundhage's future is now

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EDMONTON, Alberta - Much of the conversation about Pia Sundhage's recent attention-grabbing interview in the New York Times centered around... Read more

Notebook: France is fine - for now

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EDMONTON, Alberta - France coach Philippe Bergeroo took a bit of a gamble by leaving midfield catalyst Louisa Nécib on the bench in... Read more

Notebook: Lionesses drown out Bachmann's opus

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Switzerland striker Ramona Bachmann has delivered on expectations that she could be a breakout star at the World... Read more

American Outlaws bridge one of women's soccer's most infamous divides

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia - I have written many first-person stories on here over the years, but with just a few rare exceptions, I've kept... Read more

Notebook: Winnipeg should blame itself for lack of World Cup buzz

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Just before the traveling circus of American fans and media left Winnipeg, a writer in the Winnipeg Free Press... Read more

Notebook: U.S.-Sweden game sets multiple TV records

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia - It looks like American sports fans have finally come to appreciate an aspect of soccer that has long been a subject... Read more

U.S. Soccer responds to criticism from senator; Jerramy Stevens defends Hope Solo

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UPDATE (2:25 p.m.): Hope Solo's husband Jerramy Stevens, a former NFL player, fired back on Saturday in response to the controversy surrounding... Read more