Notebook: Woe, Canada - or maybe not

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MONTREAL, Quebec - Canada gave everything it had in Saturday's 2-1 quarterfinal loss to England. But the host nation - and most of the 54,000... Read more

Notebook: Ali Krieger in ESPN the Magazine's Body Issue

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United States right back and Penn State product Ali Krieger is one of the many professional athletes who have posed nude for the seventh annual... Read more

Notebook: Eagles' Zach Ertz traveling to U.S. games

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Eagles tight end Zach Ertz and former 76ers guard Jrue Holiday are in Ottawa for Friday's United States-China quarterfinal showdown, and not... Read more

Notebook: Philadelphia tunes in for U.S.-Colombia

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OTTAWA, Ontario - The United States' 2-0 win over Colombia in the round of 16 was a big hit with Philadephia sports fans. Fox Sports 1's broadcast... Read more

Notebook: Canada can set sights on final

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EDMONTON, Alberta - Canada coach John Herdman has spent much of this World Cup - and indeed much of the time leading up to it - trying to manage... Read more

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

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

Notebook: New Zealand sends Canada a Dear John letter

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Pia Sundhage isn't the only big-name coach in the World Cup who has talked a big game this week. Ahead of Thursday night's... Read more