World Cup

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JULY 22: Megan Rapinoe #15 of the United States plays the ball under pressure from Ngan Thi Vạn Su #21 of Vietnam during the second half of the FIFA Women's World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 Group E match between USA and Vietnam at Eden Park on July 22, 2023 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Robin Alam/USSF/Getty Images )

USWNT take on Portugal

Ali Jawad
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2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup: Where’s the squawking about the ball?

The NWSL is well represented in the World Cup

Gio Reyna scapegoating creates a problem for Gregg Berhalter

LUSAIL CITY, QATAR - DECEMBER 18: Lionel Messi of Argentina reacts after Kylian Mbappe of France (not pictured) scored their sides second goal during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Final match between Argentina and France at Lusail Stadium on December 18, 2022 in Lusail City, Qatar. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

2022 FIFA World Cup: Unpacking a shocking surprise

Chuck Wharton
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DOHA, QATAR - DECEMBER 03: Gregg Berhalter the head coach / manager of United States of America during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Round of 16 match between Netherlands and USA at Khalifa International Stadium on December 3, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by James Williamson - AMA/Getty Images)

Gregg Berhalter’s most costly mistakes at the 2022 World Cup

Cris Italia
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DOHA, QATAR - NOVEMBER 29: Walker Zimmerman #3 of the United States heads a ball during a FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group B match between Iran and USMNT at Al Thumama Stadium on November 29, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by John Dorton/ISI Photos/Getty Images)

Walker Zimmerman deserves more respect before World Cup knockouts

Cris Italia
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(From L) CONCACAF President Victor Montagliani, FIFA President Gianni Infantino, FIFA Chief Tournament & Events Officer Colin Smith and FIFA Director of Media Relations Bryan Swanson hold a press conference in New York on June 16, 2022. - Mexico City's iconic Azteca Stadium and the Los Angeles Rams' multi-billion-dollar SoFi Stadium were among 16 venues named on June 16 to stage games at the 2026 World Cup being held in the United States, Canada and Mexico. (Photo by Yuki IWAMURA / AFP) (Photo by YUKI IWAMURA/AFP via Getty Images)

FIFA Announces 2026 World Cup Host Cities, MLS Well Represented

Elliot Reeder
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Gianni Infantino holds the World Cup trophy

The Disgrace of Gijón should guide the groups at the 2026 World Cup

Jaime Broitman
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MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - MARCH 24: Hirving Lozano of Mexico controls the ball during a match between Mexico and USMNT as part of Concacaf 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers at Azteca Stadium on March 24, 2022 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)

USMNT tactics worth questioning in 0-0 Mexico draw

Ivan Ornelas
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CARSON, CA - DECEMBER 18: Jesus Ferreira #7 of United States during a game between Bosnia and Herzegovina and USMNT at Dignity Health Sports Park on December 18, 2021 in Carson, California. (Photo by Dave Bernal/ISI Photos/Getty Images)

FC Dallas: Checking off firsts by signing Jesus Ferreira

Chuck Wharton
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Christian Pulisic, USMNT (Photo by Jamie Schwaberow/ISI Photos/Getty Images)

World Cup Qualifiers Preview: USMNT vs El Salvador, Canada, Honduras

Ioua Lagazo
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HOUSTON, TX - JUNE 29: A general view of NRG Stadium home stadium of the Houston Texans during the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarter Final match between Haiti v Canada at NRG Stadium on June 29, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images)

2026 FIFA World Cup: Houston in line to host six games

Chuck Wharton
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BARCELONA, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 14: General view inside the stadium prior to the prior to the UEFA Champions League group E match between FC Barcelona and Bayern München at Camp Nou on September 14, 2021 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Pedro Salado/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)

Lego unleashes DIY stadium trophy for Barca fans

Chuck Wharton
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TRABZON, TURKEY - SEPTEMBER 26: Teenage Hadebe of Yeni Malatyaspor in action during Turkish Super Lig match between Trabzonspor and Yeni Malatyaspor in Trabzon, Turkey on September 26, 2020. (Photo by Hakan Burak Altunoz/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Houston Dynamo FC: Teenage Hadebe fits defensive mission

Chuck Wharton
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MIDDLESBROUGH, ENGLAND - JUNE 02: England player Trent Alexander-Arnold in action during the international friendly match between England and Austria at Riverside Stadium on June 02, 2021 in Middlesbrough, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Liverpool FC: Better vision ramps up game for Trent Alexander-Arnold

Chuck Wharton
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BRIDGEVIEW, ILLINOIS - JUNE 08: Jonathan David #20 of Canada scores his third goal of the match on a penalty kick against Suriname during a FIFA World Cup Qualifier at SeatGeek Stadium on June 08, 2021 in Bridgeview, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

CONCACAF WCQ: Three takeaways from Canada’s 4-0 win over Suriname

Daniel Garza
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World Cup trophy - (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP via Getty Images)

2026 FIFA World Cup: Houston on the move to host games

Chuck Wharton
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REIMS, FRANCE - JUNE 11: Samantha Mewis of USA celebrates scoring their 4th goal with Megan Rapinoe during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France group F match between USA and Thailand at Stade Auguste Delaune on June 11, 2019 in Reims, France. (Photo by Charlotte Wilson/Offside/Getty Images)

World Cup: A North Carolina Courage group stage update

Drew Hubbard
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PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 16: Carli Lloyd of United States celebrates her goal during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France group F match between USA and Chile at Parc des Princes on June 16, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marcio Machado/Getty Images)

USWNT Vs Chile: Highlights and takeaways

Mushtaq Nizamdin
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HARRISON, NJ - MAY 26: The United States of America Starting eleven pose for a photo prior to the United States of America versus Mexico at Red Bull Arena on May 26, 2019 in Harrison, NJ. (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

USWNT Vs Mexico: A nice pretty bow on World Cup preparations

Mushtaq Nizamdin
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SANTA CLARA, CA - MAY 12: USA forward Carli Lloyd (10) celebrates with teammate Megan Rapinoe (15) after scoring her side's third goal during the friendly match between the United States Women's National Team and South Africa at Levi's Stadium on May 12, 2019 in Santa Clara, CA. (Photo by Cody Glenn/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

USWNT Vs South Africa: Jill Ellis the chemist has options

Mushtaq Nizamdin
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MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JUNE 18, 2018: A fan balances Adidas Telstar 18, the official match ball of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, during the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Manezhnaya Square. Alexander Ryumin/TASS (Photo by Alexander RyuminTASS via Getty Images)

FIFA World Cup ball revisited: No more worries about smart chip

Chuck Wharton
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An employee holds up a scarf with the hashtag for World Cup in 2026 at Soccer Canada Headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario on June 13, 2018, as Canada will co-host the 2026 World Cup with Mexico and the US. - The 2026 World Cup hosted by Canada, Mexico and the United States will be "a great tournament," Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday, setting aside a simmering trade dispute with Washington. "Good news this morning: The 2026 FIFA World Cup is coming to Canada, the US and Mexico," the prime minister said in a Twitter message. "Congratulations to everyone who worked hard on this bid - it's going to be a great tournament!" (Photo by Lars Hagberg / AFP) (Photo credit should read LARS HAGBERG/AFP/Getty Images)

FIFA World Cup: Houston leaders ready to win 2026 host city bid

Chuck Wharton
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 12: Former Dynamo President Oliver Luck and Houston Dynamo President Chris Canetti during pre-game activity at the inaugural opening at BBVA Compass Stadium on May 12, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

World Cup: Former Houston Dynamo exec masterminding Houston bid

Chuck Wharton
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SOCHI, RUSSIA - JULY 7, 2018: Russia's fan kicks a Telstar 18 ball outside Fisht Stadium ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Quarterfinal match between Russia and Croatia. Valery Sharifulin/TASS (Photo by Valery SharifulinTASS via Getty Images)

World Cup: Adidas ball generates intrigue from goalkeepers to Secret Service

Chuck Wharton
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COLOGNE, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 14: The official matchball Telstar 18 is seen prior the International friendly match between Germany and France at RheinEnergieStadion on November 14, 2017 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by TF-Images/TF-Images via Getty Images)

World Cup: Adidas Telstar ball popping criticism and itself

Chuck Wharton
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MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JUNE 17: coach Juan Carlos Osorio of Mexico looks on during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images)

Mexico Vs Germany: This was MLS tactics at their best

Andrew Dowdeswell
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