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Women’s World Cup

Thriller at Old Trafford

August 7, 2012

Yesterday’s Olympic Women’s Soccer semifinal between the US and Canada was awesome — the most entertaining team sport match of the Olympics thus far!  The US defeated Canada 4-3 with a header from Alex Morgan on Heather O’Reilly’s cross in the 123rd minute.  The teams traded goals in regulation which ended 3-3.  A knock-down/drag-out battle [...]

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USA Women Defeated in World Cup Final

July 17, 2011

It was a showdown between the giant-killer Japanese versus the never-say-die American team in the FIFA Women’s World Cup Final match.  Only one team’s reputation could hold. That team was Japan. Japan was down twice and came back to tie: once in regulation and again at the end of overtime.  In penalty kicks, the US [...]

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USA Beats Brazil in Women’s World Cup

July 10, 2011

I love those kinds of games when after it’s over you feel out of breath.  This was one of those games.  The USA defeated Brazil 2-2 [PK 5-3] (click here to see the scoring highlights) to move to the semifinals.  But, that cold statistic doesn’t do the game justice: After a Brazil own-goal in the [...]

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