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  • VANCOUVER, CANADA - JULY 05: Players of USA celebrate their victory during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Final between USA and Japan at BC Place Stadium on July 05, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by William Volcov/LatinContent/Getty Images)
    July 6, 2015  

    The U.S. women’s soccer team made a record-breaking victory against reigning champion Japan in the final game of the 2015 World Cup. Judy Woodruff speaks to Deborah Slaner Larkin of the Women’s Sports Foundation, and Cheryl Cooky of Purdue University about the win, and whether it will help to promote equality for women in sports. Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2015; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; United States team members wave to the crowd after the semifinals against Germany in the FIFA 2015 Women's World Cup at Olympic Stadium. United States defeated Germany 2-0. Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports - RTX1IIMN
    July 3, 2015  

    On Tuesday, the U.S. women’s soccer team scored a 2-0 victory against Germany to advance to the World Cup finals against Japan. Christine Brennan of USA Today and former U.S. goalkeeper Briana Scurry join Judy Woodruff to discuss the upcoming match, why the team has seemed to improve so much recently, and whether the league should reevaluate its policies on head injuries. Continue reading

  • Belgium v USA: Round of 16 - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil
    July 2, 2014  

    Team USA’s run in the World Cup ended with a 2-1 loss to Belgium, despite a record number of saves by American goalkeeper Tim Howard. For a closer look at goalkeeping, World Cup madness and the dangers of concussions, Jeffrey Brown turns to Briana Scurry, former goalkeeper for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team. Continue reading

  • USA v Germany: Group G - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil
    June 26, 2014  

    Despite a 0-1 defeat to Germany, U.S. fans cheered as their team advanced to the knockout round of 16 teams in the World Cup. Judy Woodruff turns to Matthew Futterman of The Wall Street Journal in Brazil to discuss the evolution of Team U.S.A., how the numbers added up to push them to the next level and why World Cup fever is spreading among American viewers. Continue reading

  • USA v Portugal: Group G - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil
    June 23, 2014  

    U.S. soccer fans watched Portugal extinguish an American victory with less than a minute left. The match ended in a tie of 2-2, but a win by the U.S. would have carried the team to the next round of the World Cup. To assess the U.S.’ chances for victory — or at least survival — Gwen Ifill talks to Matthew Futterman of The Wall Street Journal. Continue reading

  • June 23, 2010  

    In other news Wednesday, BP ran into new troubles in the Gulf when an accident at the damaged wellhead forced crews to remove the cap collecting the oil. Also, the Federal Reserve said it will hold interest rates at record lows due to ongoing concerns about European debt. Continue reading

  • February 19, 2010  

    Tiger Woods made a public apology for marital infidelity in Florida on Friday. Also, U.S. athletes lead the overall medal count going into the second week of the Winter Olympics with big wins for Evan Lysacek and Lindsey Vonn this week. Jeffrey Brown speaks with USA Today sports columnist Christine Brennan in Vancouver. Continue reading

  • February 12, 2010  

    Chris Klug is back in pursuit of Olympic gold in Vancouver after receiving a life-saving liver transplant and winning the battle for qualification that kept him out of the 2006 games. The 37-year-old snowboarder took home the bronze in the Salt Lake City Olympics in 2002. Continue reading