Christie Rampone

Megan Rapinoe, left, and Carli Lloyd of the United States celebrate in the first half against Japan in the FIFA Women's World Cup Final at BC Place Stadium on July 5, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada.  (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

U.S. Gets Its Revenge, Blitzes Japan For Record Third Women’s World Cup Title

Carli Lloyd came up big again. Three times. And with it came the Americans’ elusive third Women’s World Cup title.

07/05/2015

Hibernian Shock girls soccer team in Hamilton Square

Young NJ Athletes Inspired By U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Ahead Of World Cup Semis

Soccer coaches say being able to watch elite female soccer players from their home state has made a difference to the girls they teach and thousands of others across the state.

06/30/2015

Julie Johnston

Crooks: U.S. Women’s National Team Really Needs To Consider A Formation Change ASAP

With five days to prepare and two opponents that should cause minimal resistance on the path to the semifinals, the USWNT has adequate time and a strong need to change the structure of its system.

06/19/2015

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Player Style Files: Balancing Soccer And Family With USWNT’s Christie Rampone

Christie Rampone breaks down how she keeps up with the demands of soccer as well as the demands of being a mom.

06/15/2015

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Pre Game Playlist: Pro Soccer Player Christie Rampone Chills Out With Country

United States Women’s National Team defender Christie Rampone discusses her flair for upbeat music as well as her liking to country music.

06/12/2015

Christie Rampone

Crooks: Ageless Christie Rampone Should Be A Factor Again For U.S. National Team

Rampone will be making her fifth World Cup appearance. Only eight other soccer athletes, male or female, can make that claim.

04/24/2015

Sweden v USA: Group C - FIFA Women's World Cup 2011

New Jersey Sends 19 To Olympics

New Jersey has 19 representatives in the upcoming Olympic games

07/11/2012

Christie Rampone holds her daughter, Reece, 1, and answers reporter's questions after arriving in Times Square Monday, July 18, 2011, after the team's defeat to Japan Sunday at the Women's World Cup final in Germany. (credit: AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Cheering NYC Crowd Welcomes Home US Women’s World Cup Soccer Team

So they didn’t win a championship. New York City still gave the U.S. Women’s World Cup team a warm welcome home. One by one, tired and disappointed players trudged off the bus and were greeted with cheers and waves from appreciative fans who didn’t seem to mind a bit that they came up short.

WFAN–07/19/2011

Alex Morgan of USA (C) celebrates the first goal with Megan Rapinoe of USA (L) and Abby Wambach of USA (R) during the FIFA Women's World Cup Final match between Japan and USA at the FIFA World Cup stadium Frankfurt on July 17, 2011 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)

Despite Loss, Women’s World Cup Team Captured Tri-State Residents’ Hearts

All over the Tri-State, people gathered to watch the US women’s national soccer team in the FIFA Women’s World Cup final, through moments of elation and despair.

07/17/2011

The team of USA lines up before the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 Semi Final match between France and USA at Borussia-Park on July 13, 2011 in Moenchengladbach, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)

Team USA Has 5 New Jersey Natives At Women’s World Cup Finals

The Women’s World Cup championship is underway in Germany and many soccer fans around the Tri-state area are hoping for an American victory against Japan.

07/17/2011