Women's Soccer

Carli Lloyd Is Writing A Book About Her Career

Very soon, Carli Lloyd wil be able to add the title "published author" to her already impressive list of accolades.

Lloyd signed a book deal with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for her memoir, set to be released later in 2016.

The book is expected to cover Lloyd's soccer career, including the time she almost quit the sport entirely.

The 2015 World Cup Ratings Were Huge. Here Is Why It Might Not Matter.

The eyes of the nation have been on soccer for the past week, and deservedly so.

Last Sunday’s final between the United States Women’s National Team and Japan smashed all previous ratings records for soccer in the United States, never mind the fact that it was a broadcast of women’s soccer.

The Most Obvious Handball In World Cup History Went Unpunished

If it is hard out here for a pimp, then it must be truly cruel to be a defender. It’s their job to stand between some of the most talented people in the world and their goal: the goal. Needless to say, it doesn’t always end well. Defenders get nutmegged, dragged out of position, yelled at by fans and teammates alike, and lambasted by the media on a weekly basis. When they are good, people hardly notice them. It’s a thankless job.

This Is Your Dream Itinerary For The Women’s World Cup

Forget buying that Lonely Planet guide this year, the following trip plan will tell you what to do on match day, and where to be in between.

Women's College Soccer Conference Tournament Preview

The women’s college soccer season is coming to a close this week and teams around the country will be vying for a spot in the College Cup or a Conference title. The country’s strongest conference, the PAC 12, does not have a conference tournament as the 12 teams will play their final regular season game at the end of the week against their rivals. Elsewhere, most conferences will put on conference tournaments, giving teams a chance to either improve their seeding heading into the College Cup or qualify for the 64 team field. Here are the conferences to keep an eye on this weekend: 

USWNT 8 - 0 Mexico: Effort Optional

Here at The18, we believe in the sanctity of competition. So, when we look back on Saturday night’s demolition of Mexico by the USWNT, we are a little betrayed. Stoked for the USWNT, but betrayed nonetheless. That was not a game, it was an embarrassment. 

Women Warriors On And Off The Pitch

Brazil’s Guerreiras Project seeks to overturn decades of prejudice and injustice surrounding the women’s game