Carli Lloyd has three goals in two games in France and looks every bit as fit and in-form as possible, but there's still little reason to believe she'll be in the USA's starting lineup going forward, barring injuries or suspensions.
Between the massive TV ratings in Brazil and the resolute showings of upstart Argentina and Chile, it's clear to see what more investment in the women's game in South America could yield. Grant Wahl shares his thoughts.
MLS has changed more in the past three years than it did in the previous 10 years before that, which makes SI.com’s annual MLS Ambition Rankings more relevant than ever, a measuring stick of who’s keeping pace in the arms race and who’s not.
Half a century ago, Honduras and El Salvador battled over mass migration while their national teams fought to qualify for the 1970 World Cup. The confusion regarding how much–if at all–one actually had to do with the other has stood the test of time.