Women

Julianne Sitch becomes first woman to lead NCAA men's soccer team to national title

The University of Chicago beat Williams College 2-0 in the Division III men's championship, making head coach Julianne Sitch the first woman to lead an NCAA men's soccer team to a national title.

Sitch led the UChicago Maroons to an undefeated 22-0-1 record in her first season at the helm. The team's lone blemish — a 0-0 draw to New York University back in October — was actually against the only other woman coaching in men's Div. III, NYU's Kim Wyant.

Nike's World Cup commercial is an instant classic

The Nike World Cup commercial 2022 is an instant classic. The full version — clocking nearly four and a half minutes — has it all: past and present versions of Cristiano Ronaldo hitting the "SIU!" together, multiple past versions of "O Fenômeno" Ronaldo getting after it, Kylian Mbappé introducing 2006 Ronaldinho to the low wall, Alex Morgan sipping tea, Edgar Davids just being Edgar Davids and so much more.

The film is part of Nike FC's Footballverse, which has its own snazzy website to explore.

David Beckham and Peyton Manning end the ‘football or soccer’ debate in star-studded Lays commercial

With the 2022 FIFA World Cup set to begin the commercials are beginning to appear. The title for best 2022 World Cup commercial is up for grabs and right now Lays is a leading candidate. On Tuesday the chip (or crisp) giant released a two and a half minute Peyton Manning vs. David Beckham, soccer vs. football commercial.

There are so many cameos in this ad it’s hard to keep track.

Peyton Manning vs David Beckham Commercial

Hizo un gol, fue al hospital y volvió para los festejos: La loca noche de la Maga Ovalle en el título de Tigres

Tigres volvió a ser campeón de la Liga MX Femenil. Después de dos torneos mordiendo el polvo, las Amazonas vencieron al América y sumaron su quinto título, consolidándose de paso como el equipo más ganador en la historia de la competencia.

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USWNT gets revenge with thrilling comeback win over Germany

Staring at an unprecedented fourth straight defeat after Jule Brand had given Germany an early lead at Red Bull Arena in New Jersey on Sunday night, the USWNT's misfiring forwards sprang to life in the second half with two goals in a two-minute span to get the squad back on track.

American Mia Fishel goes for glory in Liga MX Femenil final

Tigres fans love American forward Mia Fishel. Or 'the Big Fish', as she is called. And the reason is pretty simple: she doesn't stop and won't stop scoring goals. 

Fishel was recently crowned as Liga MX Femenil's top scorer during the Apertura 2022 regular season with 17 goals. And the feat is not minor because she became the first non-Mexican player to do it. 

USWNT loses third straight game for the first time since 1993

Sitting on USWNT Zoom media calls before Thursday night's friendly against Germany in Fort Lauderdale, the answer to every question was some iteration of how the squad would rebound from back-to-back October defeats to England and Spain.

The idea of the U.S. not putting things right wasn't entertained. Lessons had been learned, Alex Morgan was returning and statements would be made.

17-year-old Olivia Moultrie looked hilariously terrified during NWSL Championship locker room celebrations

Olivia Moultrie is the youngest NWSL champion in history. The 17-year-old phenom and the Portland Thorns defeated the KC Current 2-0 on Sunday to win the club’s third NWSL Championship. 

Moultrie came into the game as a substitute in the final minute to become the youngest ever player to appear in the NWSL Championship. 

Semifinales telúricas en la Liga MX Femenil – Los horarios del Chivas vs. América y Rayadas vs. Tigres

El Apertura 2022 de la Liga MX Femenil entra en modo semifinales y lo hace con el volumen a tope y dos clásicos imperdibles del fútbol mexicano.

Una de las llaves será el Clásico Nacional entre América y Chivas, mientras que en la otra veremos el clásico regio entre Tigres y Rayadas, las dos potencias históricas del balompié femenil en tierras aztecas.

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