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US wins CONCACAF qualifying final 2-0 over Canada

Oct. 18, 2018 12:24 AM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Rose Lavelle is still trying to regain some of the confidence that was shaken when she was injured. Lavelle has been back to full strength for a while since battling a nagging hamstring injury, but it's the mental part that she's been working hard to overcome. On Wednesday night she...

US and North American rival Canada meet in qualifying final

Oct. 16, 2018 6:25 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — In truly Canadian fashion, Diana Matheson used the metric system to describe the heated soccer rivalry between Canada and the United States. "You're talking about two teams that want to beat each other and aren't going to give up — I'm not going to say an inch, I'm going to make...

Megan Rapinoe sees disparity as World Cup approaches

Oct. 15, 2018 7:37 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — With the Women's World Cup less than eight months away, U.S. national team midfielder Megan Rapinoe is dismayed by what she sees as ongoing issues of inequality in soccer. From uncertainty about the use of video review and the amount of prize money, to scheduling other tournament...

Lloyd scores twice in second half, US women beat Chile 4-0

Sep. 5, 2018 1:06 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Americans scored goals in so many ways over the past week. Now it's time to do it on the big stage of World Cup qualifying. Carli Lloyd entered in the second half and immediately scored on a diving header before scoring again in the 93rd minute after a dazzling dribbling...