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Behind the Crest: Ep. 1 - #USWNT Road to Rio

Behind the Crest returns, this time on the Road to Rio as the U.S. WNT set up base camp in Frisco, Texas, to prepare for it’s opening match of the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualiyfing Championship against Costa Rica.

Match Preview: U.S. WNT Begins Quest for Olympic Berth Against Costa Rica

The U.S. Women’s National Team will look to qualify for a sixth consecutive Olympic Games starting on Wednesday, Feb. 10, when it kicks off the 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship against Costa Rica (7:30 p.m. CT on NBC Live Extra) in the second match of Group A at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, home of MLS’ FC Dallas. Fans can also follow all the action from #USAvC

First Cap, First Goal: Christen Press

Exactly three years ago, on Feb. 9, 2013, the U.S. Women’s National Team kicked off the new year with a 4-1 victory against Scotland in Jacksonville, Florida. Christen Press, then 24-years-old, was responsible for two goals that day, scoring in the 13th minute and adding another in the 32nd to give the U.S. a 2-0 lead at halftime. The early goal was Press’ first for the USA, coming in

WNT Olympic Qualifying Matches to be Broadcast on NBCSN and Streamed Online

CHICAGO (Feb. 5, 2016) – The 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship kicks off on Feb. 10 in Frisco and Houston, Texas, and all 15 matches of the tournament will be streamed live on NBC Sports Live Extra, with four also airing on NBC Sports Network (NBCSN). A cable subscription is required to access NBC Live Extra online. The U.S. Women’s National Team opens Group A play

Q&A Pt. 1: Klinsmann Reflects on Successful January Camp and Sets the Table for 2016

The U.S. recently completed its annual January Camp, which this year took on a different flavor as a combination of senior team players and U-23s who are each preparing for important qualifiers in March. Following consecutive victories against Iceland and Canada, spoke with MNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann about his takeaways from the four weeks in Los Angeles. In the opening half of a

Academy Players Sign Off on College Commitments for Fall 2016

CHICAGO (Feb. 9, 2016) – National Signing Day took place on Wednesday, Feb. 3, with multiple U.S. Soccer Development Academy players announcing their college commitments starting this fall. Of the 48 clubs that submitted college commitments, Players Development Academy led the group with 17 players heading to the collegiate level. The 48-club group includes 414 Academy players. To submit Aca