Mallory Pugh powers U.S. women to 5-1 win in 2018 opener

Graham Hays

U.S. coach Jill Ellis hasn't been shy about her youth movement and bringing in new talent to build for the future. Behind Mallory Pugh's two goals and assist Sunday in the U.S. women's first game of 2018, Ellis' plan couldn't have looked better. Read more ...

Carli Lloyd requested NWSL trade: 'I want to get back home'

Graham Hays

At 35 years old, Carli Lloyd is adamant she isn't anywhere close to retiring. But she is ready to go home. Thursday's three-team blockbuster NWSL trade, which Lloyd requested, sends the Garden State native to the New Jersey-based Sky Blue FC. Read more ...

Florida State's Shakayla Thomas named espnW's player of the week

Mechelle Voepel

Senior forward Shakayla Thomas wins her second honor of the season after leading the Seminoles to a pair of road wins, including an upset of previously unbeaten and No. 2-ranked Louisville and an overtime victory over Wake Forest. Read more ...