World Cup

US Soccer suggested Monday that the USWNT had been paid more than the USMNT in recent years, but both teams disagree with the federation’s math. (Image: Icon Sportswire)

US Soccer Claims Women Paid More Than Men, Both USWNT and USMNT Disagree

The battle between the US Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) and US Soccer over the pay disparity between the national men’s and women’s teams took a new turn on Monday night, when US Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro published a letter saying that the federation actually pays more money to its […]

The United States won the Women’s World Cup for the second straight time and the fourth time overall. (Image: Alessandra Tarantino/AP)

United States Beats Netherlands 2-0 to Win 2019 Women’s World Cup Title

The United States won its fourth Women’s World Cup title with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands in the tournament final on Sunday. The win makes the United States only the second nation to win back-to-back Women’s World Cup championships, joining Germany, which accomplished the feat in 2003 and 2007. […]

England will try to rebound from a disappointing semifinal loss to win the third-place match vs. Sweden at the Women’s World Cup on Saturday. (Image: Sky Sports)

Women’s World Cup: England, Sweden Must Regroup for Third Place Game

England and Sweden won’t have much time to get over their disappointing semifinal losses before they meet in the third-place match at the Women’s World Cup on Saturday in Nice. England suffered a heartbreaking 2-1 defeat to the United States on Tuesday, while Sweden lost 1-0 to the Netherlands after […]

United States Women's National Soccer Team celebrates during the Women's World Cup opener against Thailand (Image: AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

US Women’s Soccer Revenue is Higher, So Why the Pay Gap?

The assertion that US Men’s soccer generates more revenue than the US Women’s team was recently debunked by the US Soccer Federation’s own numbers. The pay gap between men and women in US soccer was understood to be purely economic. If the men generated more revenue, they deserved higher pay. […]

The United States beat Sweden 2-0 to close out a perfect group stage and remain the favorite to win the 2019 Women’s World Cup. (Image: Christophe Ena/AP)

Women’s World Cup: No Major Surprises as Favorites Ease Into Round of 16

The top teams were largely unchallenged during the group stage of the Women’s World Cup, meaning the odds haven’t shifted away from the favorites as the tournament enters the knockout rounds. There have been few upsets so far in France, and the top teams have comfortable matchups for the Round […]