Women’s World Cup

Team USA celebrates after winning the Women's World Cup.     (Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Soccer Fans In A Better Place

There was no proselytizing this time, and that means many were simply enjoying the moment.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2015

Fans at a Women's World Cup viewing party in Lincoln Park. (Credit: CBS)

Women’s World Cup Win Spurs Even More Interest In Soccer

CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports the latest victory isn’t helping the sport arrive — it’s already here.


Lauren Holiday (12) and Carli Lloyd (10) of the United States celebrate with teammates after Lloyd scored her second goal against Japan in the Women's World Cup final. Team USA won 5-2. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Women’s World Cup Final Seen By A Record 26.7 Million In U.S.

Team USA’s win was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2015

Carli Lloyd, center, celebrates after she scored three goals to help lead Team USA to a 5-2 win against Japan in the Women's World Cup plan. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

U.S. Beats Japan 5-2 In Women’s World Cup Final

Carli Lloyd was the star with a hat trick.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2015

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4th Of July Weekend Sports TV Guide

The 4th of July weekend is upon us. Sports nuts need something to watch, here’s some good options.


USA midfielder and goal scorer Carli Lloyd, front, celebrates with teammate Meghan Klingenberg during America's 2-0 win against Germany in a Women's World Cup semifinal. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

US Heads To World Cup Final With 2-0 Win Over Germany

Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, and Hope Solo got another shutout.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2015

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USWNT-Germany: What To Know Ahead Of Semifinal Showdown

The semifinal matchup is Tuesday at 6 p.m. CT.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2015

Team USA's Julie Johnston, left, competes for the ball in the first half with Wang Shanshan of China in a Women's World Cup quarterfinal. The Americans won 1-0. (Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photo/Getty Images)

Women’s World Cup Soccer Viewing Party To Be Held In Lincoln Park

U.S. Soccer will host a 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup viewing party for the U.S. Women’s National Team semifinal match on Tuesday in Lincoln Park.



USWNT Vs. China: 5 Things To Know

The US Women’s National team advanced to the Quarterfinals of the tournament to face China. Here’s 5 things you need to know.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2015

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USWNT-Colombia: 5 Things To Know

The USWNT meets Colombia in the Round of 16 tonight, here’s what you need to know.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2015

USA forward Abby Wambach, right, celebrates her goal with teammates Lauren Holiday and Tobin Heath. (Andy Clark/AFP/Getty Images)

Wambach’s Goal Gives U.S. A 1-0 Win Over Nigeria

Abby Wambach scored late in the first half, and the U.S. women’s national team nabbed a first-place finish in its group.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2015

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Scenarios For The USWNT To Advance In The World Cup

The USA wraps up the group stage of the Women’s World Cup tonight against Nigeria. How can they advance to the knockout stage? We’ll answer that for you.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2015

USA's Carli Lloyd, center, battles for the ball against Lina Nilsson (16) of Sweden in the first half of what would be a 0-0 draw. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

U.S.,Sweden Play To 0-0 Group-Stage Draw

Meghan Klingenberg — not Hope Solo — made the biggest save of the night for the United States.


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Meet The 10 USWNT World Cup First Timers

These 10 members of the United States Women’s National Team are making their first appearance in a World Cup.


Team USA goalie Hope Solo makes a save in a 3-1 win against Australia. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Megan Rapinoe’s 2 Goals Lead USA To Win In Women’s World Cup Opener

Christen Press also scored for the American in a 3-1 win against Australia.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2015

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Best Bars To Watch The Women’s World Cup In Chicago

Cheer on the US Women’s team during the World Cup at these five soccer bars.


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FIFA: Women’s World Cup Primer

The Women’s World Cup begins on Saturday. What are Team USA’s chances? We break it down.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2015

Japan celebrates its World Cup title. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Mission Impossible? Avoiding Scores In The Era Of Social Media

In the Age of Social Media, is it even possible to keep yourself from learning the outcome of a sporting event if you don’t want to learn it until later on?

CBS Chicago–07/20/2011

The Japanese women's soccer team celebrates its World Cup title. (CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Women’s World Cup Final Breaks Twitter record

The Women’s World Cup final set the record for tweets per second, eclipsing the wedding of Prince William and Kate and the death of Osama bin Laden.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011

Alex Morgan walks away after the U.S. blew the World Cup Final against Japan.

Bernstein: Soccer Fans Pretending U.S. Didn’t Choke

Just look carefully at how the narrative has changed since the U.S. women’s team blew the chance of a lifetime in a loss to a vastly inferior Japanese team in the World Cup final.

670 The Score–07/18/2011