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Womens World Cup 2011

Fútbol, America and Other Things

Naomi Menezes | Posted 06.10.2012 | Teen
Naomi Menezes

Soccer is the most popular sport in almost every major country, except the ones in North America. In a place with such a diverse culture, I would expect soccer, not football, to be our "uniting sport."

Jordan Schultz

A New Ambassador For U.S. Soccer | Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.28.2011 | Sports

Sparked by their incredible comeback win over Brazil in the quarterfinals of the World Cup, Hope Solo and the U.S. Women's soccer team drew attention ...

Finally, A Foosball Table With Female Figurines

Laura Stampler | Posted 09.19.2011 | Women
Laura Stampler

The foosball playing field is on its way to being leveled. Spanish company RS Barcelona has released the first ever mass-produced female table footba...

WATCH: Women's World Cup Motivates Inner-City Team

Posted 09.20.2011 | Impact

A Philadelphia young girls' soccer team plays on small urban patch that's littered with trash and even drug paraphernalia. But it doesn't deter 9-yea...

Learning From the Girls

Christopher Holshek | Posted 09.18.2011 | Sports
Christopher Holshek

Last Sunday's Women's World Cup final was a triumph, regardless of the outcome. You can tell a lot about a country and a culture by its sports.

WATCH: Highlights From Women's World Cup Final

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.16.2011 | Sports

Japan has won the Women's World Cup, stunning the United States 3-1 in a penalty shootout Sunday night after coming from behind twice in a 2-2 tie. ...

Women's World Cup, Title IX And What It Means For Girls

Cynthia Kounaris | Posted 09.16.2011 | Women
Cynthia Kounaris

Let's celebrate the women who fought for Title IX, the men who passed the legislation, the girls who thought "Hey, that looks like fun!", the parents who drove them to practice and the US women's soccer team.

Women's World Cup Final Live Blog

Posted 09.16.2011 | Sports

The USA women's soccer team takes on Japan on Sunday in the Women's World Cup final. The game will begin at 2:45 p.m ET on ESPN. In the quarterfina...

The Best Goals Of The Women's World Cup

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 09.13.2011 | Sports

On Sunday, the U.S. will face off against Japan in the finals of the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, culminating what has been a thrilling tournament, ri...

What If There Was No Pressure?

Jane Shure | Posted 09.13.2011 | Sports
Jane Shure

The years of cheering and schlepping as my youngest daughter (now a college grad) played travel and varsity soccer has indelibly marked a soft spot in my heart for "the beautiful game."

WATCH: USA Scores Incredible Last-Minute Goal At World Cup

Posted 09.09.2011 | Sports

The U.S. women's national team needed a miracle to fight off elimination against Brazil at the Women's World Cup on Sunday. After Brazil took a 2-1 le...

WATCH: USA Scores Amazing Goal In Stunning World Cup Comeback

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.09.2011 | Sports

DRESDEN, Germany -- The Americans are moving on to the semifinals after one of the most riveting games in the history of the Women's World Cup - beati...

France Advances To World Cup Semis After Dramatic Shootout

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.08.2011 | Sports

LEVERKUSEN, Germany -- France beat England 4-3 on penalties in the Women's World Cup quarterfinals when England captain Faye White missed the decisive...

PREDICT: Who Will Claim The Women's World Cup?

Posted 09.05.2011 | Sports

Now that the final group matches have been played in the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, it's time to look at the remaining contenders for the biggest cr...

Swedish Soccer Star Swaps Jerseys With Fan

Posted 09.04.2011 | Sports

This could be the best souvenir a soccer fan could ask for. After Sweden beat North Korea 1-0 on Saturday, Swedish soccer star Josefine Oqvist sta...

Obvious Handball Goes Uncalled

Posted 09.03.2011 | Sports

This will certainly go down as one of the worst referee gaffes of all time. In the 16th minute of Equatorial Guinea's 3-2 loss to Australia in the ...


The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 09.01.2011 | Sports

The United States faces off against Colombia today in their second 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup match. The U.S. is coming off a solid 2-0 win over N...

WATCH: Brutal Hits In Women's World Cup Match

Posted 08.31.2011 | Sports

Germany beat Nigeria 1-0 to advance to the Women's World Cup Quarterfinals on Thursday, but not before Nigeria got a few good hits in. Yahoo Sports...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 08.29.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The story that colorful wide receiver Terrell Owens may have blown out his knee taping a show for VH1 is just the latest in a long line of athletes who should have stayed in bed during the off season.

Laura Gottesdiener

WATCH: The New Symbol Of International Diplomacy Wears A Girls Soccer Jersey | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 08.07.2011 | Sports

Snippets of seven different languages and more than a dozen soccer balls flew across the expansive field of the Players Development Academy in Zarepha...