Women’s World Cup

Carli Lloyd of the United States celebrates after assisting on a goal by Kelley O'Hara in the second half against Germany in the FIFA Women's World Cup semifinals at Olympic Stadium on June 30, 2015 in Montreal, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Lloyd Says She Wants To Help U.S. Women Defend World Cup Title In 2019

New Jersey native and World Cup champion Carli Lloyd says she thinks she will return to defend the United States’ title in four years.

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Carli Lloyd (R) celebrates after scoring her second goal 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)

Who Is Carli Lloyd? 5 Facts About U.S. Soccer’s World Cup Hero

Carli Lloyd has become a household name. But she’s no newcomer to Team USA or the international stage.

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Carli Lloyd and Sunil Gulati, the president of the United States Soccer Federation, pose with the Golden Ball trophy after winning the FIFA Women's World Cup finals 5-2 against Japan at BC Place Stadium on July 5, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

N.J.’s Carli Lloyd Becomes Household Name En Route To World Cup Title

For a brief time Sunday night, Carli Lloyd’s Wikipedia page listed her position as “President of the United States.”

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Abby Wambach #20 of the United States celebrates after their 5-2 win over Japan in the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final at BC Place Stadium on July 5, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

PHOTOS: U.S. Wins Women’s World Cup

All the best images from Sunday’s historic victory over Japan.

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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.

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4th Of July Weekend Sports TV Guide

The 4th of July weekend is upon us. Sports nuts need something to watch, here’s some good options.

07/03/2015

Abby Wambach of the United States, right, of America stretches during a training session prior to the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 final on July 4, 2015. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

USA, Japan Meet In Women’s World Cup Finals Rematch

The Americans get a rematch on Sunday when the teams meet again in the final, this time in Canada. The U.S. women are favored, and there figures to be a mostly pro-American crowd making the short trip across the border to Vancouver’s BC Place.

07/03/2015

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup

Bring It On! Rematch Of 2011 Final Between U.S., Japan Set For Sunday

Bring it on. That’s how the U.S. women’s soccer team reacted Wednesday night to learning that Japan would be the opponent in the World Cup final.

07/02/2015

England's Toni Duggan lies on the ground after the final whistle blows in a 2-1 loss to Japan in their FIFA Women's World Cup semifinal match at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Canada on July 1, 2015. A late own-goal by teammate Laura Bassett put defending champion Japan into the final to face the United States.  (Photo by Geoff Robins/AFP/Getty Images)

England Loses Women’s World Cup Semifinal In Worst Possible Way

England defender Laura Bassett was inconsolable as she lay face down on the field, sobbing. Japanese players gathered at the other end of the field in celebration — and relief.

07/02/2015

Carli Lloyd of the United States celebrates after assisting on a goal by Kelley O'Hara in the second half against Germany in the FIFA Women's World Cup semifinals at Olympic Stadium on June 30, 2015 in Montreal, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

NJ’s Carli Lloyd Talks About Helping Secure World Cup Victory Against Germany

The soccer sensation who got her start at Rutgers University, helped secure the win against Germany with a penalty goal and an assist with only five minutes left in the game.

07/01/2015

Carli Lloyd of the United States celebrates after assisting on a goal by Kelley O'Hara in the second half against Germany in the FIFA Women's World Cup semifinals at Olympic Stadium on June 30, 2015 in Montreal, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

N.J.’s Carli Lloyd Comes Up Huge Again For Finals-Bound USWNT

“We didn’t come here just to make the final. We came here to win it,'” said Lloyd, a Jersey native who starred at Rutgers, after beating Germany in the semis of the Women’s World Cup.

07/01/2015

MONTREAL, QC - JUNE 30:  Kelley O'Hara #5 of the United States celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal in the second half against Germany in the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Semi-Final Match at Olympic Stadium on June 30, 2015 in Montreal, Canada.  (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

U.S. Women’s Team Beats Germany 2-0, Advances To World Cup Final

Celia Sasic picked a pretty bad time for Germany’s first missed penalty kick in the women’s World Cup.

06/30/2015

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

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USWNT Vs. Germany: 5 Things To Know

The USWNT has advanced to the semi-finals to play Germany. Here’s what you need to know.

06/30/2015

Hope Solo

U.S.-Germany Semifinal Features World’s Top Goalkeepers

The Women’s World Cup semifinal clash between top-ranked Germany and the second-ranked United States will feature two of the best goalkeepers in the game: Nadine Angerer and Hope Solo.

06/30/2015

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