Women’s soccer player says Christian player is ‘homophobic’

U.S. 07/27/19, 10:14

Ashlyn Harris, the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team goalkeeper, called professional soccer player Jaelene Hinkle "homophobic" because she did not join the team in 2017, guided by her Christian faith. Harris shared a tweet in which she expresses her opinion regarding ...

Sam Kerr to lead Australia squad at Women’s World Cup

Sports 05/13/19, 19:48

Star forward Sam Kerr will lead an experienced Australia squad at the Women's World Cup next month in France, where the Matildas are aiming to go beyond the quarterfinals for the first time.Kerr, who made her international debut at age ...

Women’s World Cup Group F team capsules

Soccer 05/10/19, 16:30

The teams playing in the 2019 Women's World Cup in France, with ranking, qualification, appearances, coach, players to watch, facts to know and the state of women's soccer in each nation: ___ Group F United States FIFA RANKING: 1 QUALIFICATION: CONCACAF women's qualifying tournament champions. WORLD ...

Women’s World Cup Group E team capsules

Soccer 05/10/19, 16:29

The teams playing in the 2019 Women's World Cup in France, with ranking, qualification, appearances, coach, players to watch, facts to know and the state of women's soccer in each nation: ___ Group E Canada FIFA RANKING: 5 QUALIFICATION: Runner-up at the CONCACAF Qualification tournament WORLD ...

Women’s World Cup Group D team capsules

Soccer 05/10/19, 16:24

The teams playing in the 2019 Women's World Cup in France, with ranking, qualification, appearances, coach, players to watch, facts to know and the state of women's soccer in each nation: ___ Group D FILE - In this June 5, 2016, file photo, ...

Ex-coach, parent to plead guilty in college admissions scam

Soccer 04/23/19, 10:24

Two more people charged in a sweeping college admissions scandal have agreed to plead guilty.Authorities said Tuesday that former University of Southern California assistant women's soccer coach Laura Janke will plead guilty to racketeering conspiracy and cooperate with federal authorities.Toby ...

Questions hang over NWSL in World Cup season

Soccer 04/12/19, 17:54

The NWSL opens its seventh season this weekend with some lingering questions about its health, but also the encouraging possibility of a World Cup "bump."The National Women's Soccer League has already outlasted any of the other previous pro women's leagues ...

Ex-Yale coach expected to plead guilty in bribery scheme

Sports 03/28/19, 00:05

The former women's soccer coach at Yale University is expected to plead guilty Thursday to taking bribes in exchange for pretending applicants were recruits to boost their chances of getting into the school.Rudy Meredith was a key figure in the ...

Argentina announces professionalization of women’s soccer

Sports 03/16/19, 16:44

Argentina's soccer association announced Saturday that the national women's league will be granted professional status, marking a milestone in a country that is home to Lionel Messi and some of the world's greatest players but still views soccer as largely ...

Executive gave tip that launched admissions bribery case

Soccer 03/14/19, 11:45

The biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted began with a tip from an executive investigators were targeting in a securities fraud probe, a law enforcement official said Thursday.The executive told Boston authorities chasing down the market manipulation scheme that the ...

Williams, Duggan weigh in on US soccer discrimination suit

Soccer 03/10/19, 15:03

While Serena Williams admittedly doesn't follow soccer, the U.S. women's national team caught her attention with its lawsuit seeking equitable pay.The players accuse the U.S. Soccer Federation of "institutionalized gender discrimination" that includes unequal pay with their counterparts on the ...

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