FIFA To Increase Women’s World Cup Prize Money Substantially, But Not Nearly Enough

Last October, FIFA announced the 2018 men’s World Cup would dole out $400 million in prize money. This October, FIFA announced the 2019 women's World Cup prize money would also increase its prize money substantially — but not nearly enough. 

From the 2014 to the 2018 World Cups, FIFA increased the men’s payouts by $42 million to a cool $400 million, with France receiving $38 million as World Cup champion. 

Alex Morgan Continues Red-Hot Streak As USWNT Cruise To 7-0 Win Over Trinidad And Tobago

The USWNT completed its demolition of Group A with a convincing 7-0 win over the women Soca Warriors at Sahlen Stadium in Cary, North Carolina last night. Head coach Jill Ellis decided to return to her preferred line up — the starting XI she went with for the opening 6-0 win against Mexico — for the team’s final group game. 

Hat Trick Hero Carli Lloyd Inspires USWNT To 5-0 Win Over Panama

The USWNT crushed Panama 5-0 to improve its record at the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Championship to 2-0 with a goal difference of +11, all but guaranteeing a place in the semifinals of the competition and moving one step closer to automatic qualification for the 2019 World Cup in France.

USWNT Puts On A Clinic In Second-Half Rout Of Mexico In World Cup Qualifying

The U.S. women’s national team opened World Cup qualifying with a goal in the second minute against Mexico. The USWNT absolutely dominated the rest of the half without finding another goal.

The second half, though, was another story.

USWNT Kicks Off World Cup Qualifying Against Mexico — Here’s What You Need To Know

The 2018 Concacaf Women's Championship schedule kicks off Thursday in Cary, North Carolina, with the USWNT facing off against Mexico. The tournament doubles as qualifying for the 2019 World Cup. It’s kind of a big deal, with two of the world’s top five teams involved, fighting for three and a half World Cup berths. 

Here’s everything you need to know, from the Concacaf Women's Championship schedule and preview to why it matters and how to watch it.

Remembering The Time Mexico Beat The U.S. In One Of The Biggest Upsets In Women’s Soccer History

An upset in sports is a tale of the split-screen day. One team — the emboldened underdog — rides the highest of highs, storming the field and reveling in its victory as it has just pulled off the seemingly impossible. The other team — the deflated heavyweight — is humbled and humiliated, slumping off into the locker room and being forced to grapple with a reality it had never considered. 

November 5, 2010, was one of those split-screen days.

Mexico, the emboldened underdog. The United States, the deflated heavyweight.