Latest Megan Rapinoe News

US women's soccer to play Netherlands at Breda on Nov 27

Nov. 15, 2020 3:43 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The world champion U.S. women's soccer team will resume play following its pandemic break with an exhibition against the fourth-ranked Netherlands at Breda on Nov. 27, a rematch of last year's World Cup final. The Americans have not played since beating Japan 3-1 on March 11 to win the...

Manchester United's Tobin Heath celebrates scoring against West Ham United during the FA Women's Super League match at Victoria Road Stadium, London, Sunday Oct. 18, 2020. (John Walton/PA via AP)

Heath, Press selected by Louisville in NWSL Expansion Draft

Nov. 12, 2020 8:41 PM EST

Racing Louisville selected U.S. national team players Tobin Heath and Christen Press on Thursday in the National Women's Soccer League expansion draft. Both players are currently playing with Manchester United, but Heath's rights were retained by the Portland Thorns, while Press' rights were retained by the Utah...

Stanford's Catarina Macario celebrates after scoring a penalty kick against North Carolina during a soccer match in San Jose, Calif., Dec. 8, 2019. Brazilian-born Stanford midfielder Macario is among the players who will take part in the U.S. women's national team training camp this month. The two-time winner of the MAC Hermann Trophy as the nation’s best college player, Macario had a Stanford single-season record of 32 goals and 23 assists last year. This is the first time Macario has been called into a senior national team camp. (Randy Vazquez/Bay Area News Group via AP)

Catarina Macario gets US camp call-up, citizenship in 1 day

Oct. 9, 2020 4:28 PM EDT

Brazilian-born Catarina Macario had an eventful day: she got called into training camp with the U.S. women’s national team and she became a U.S. citizen. The Stanford midfielder is one of four college players who were invited Thursday to take part in the U.S. team's first gathering in some seven months....

FILE - In this March 8, 2020, file photo, U.S. forward Megan Rapinoe runs during the second half of a SheBelieves Cup soccer match against Spain in Harrison, N.J. Rapinoe is among the athletes touting the benefits of CBD for pain management and recovery. CBD products have become big business after the 2018 Farm Bill made hemp a legal agricultural crop. CBD is found in both hemp and marijuana plants. It has been hailed as a health and wellness aid and infused in everything from gummies to lotions. Rapinoe's twin sister Rachael has helped launch a CBD products company called Mendi, which is geared toward athletes. (AP Photo/Steve Luciano, File)

Rapinoe among athletes touting CBD's benefits for pain

Oct. 9, 2020 2:31 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Long before she struck that iconic victory pose to become the face of women’s soccer, Megan Rapinoe endured her share of setbacks to play the game she loves: Notably, a series of knee surgeries stretching back to her college days. She tore her left ACL as a sophomore at the...

Stanford's Macario on USWNT's training camp roster

Oct. 8, 2020 2:18 PM EDT

Brazilian-born Stanford midfielder Catarina Macario is among the players who will take part in the U.S. women's national team training camp this month. The two-time winner of the MAC Hermann Trophy as the nation’s best college player, Macario had a Stanford single-season record of 32 goals and 23 assists...