Carli Lloyd captures FIFA player of the year award
For the second straight year, U.S. forward Carli Lloyd has been named FIFA World Player of the Year.
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U.S. Women’s National Team co-captain Carli Lloyd has been named Best FIFA Women's Player for the second consecutive year, becoming the fourth player to win the award in consecutive years.
BEST OF CONCACAF
Alex Morgan, Costa Rica's Bryan Ruiz named players of year
U.S. national team star Alex Morgan has been named CONCACAF Female Player of the Year for the second time, the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football announced Wednesday. Complete
A JERMAINE SIGNING
LA Galaxy gets U.S. national team midfielder Jones
CARSON, Calif. -- The LA Galaxy have signed U.S. national team midfielder Jermaine Jones, the team announced Wednesday. Complete
OFFSIDE REMARKS The most devastating result in U.S. women's soccer history
Sooner or later, it was going to happen. Sooner or later, the United States women were going to slip and not reach the final four of a major FIFA tournament for the first time. Well, sooner happened Friday afternoon. Complete
CUTTONE'S CONCEPTS With a voice, WNT players can do greater good
On Saturday, the WNBA rescinded a fine it had issued to several teams and players because the players used pregame warm-up gear to promote social causes.
It wasn't that the league objected to the players taking a social stance, hence the rescinding of the fine. The players in question wore shirts that said #BlackLivesMatter and #Dallas5.