Articles written by: Allison Frank

USA tops Canada in extra time in Olympic semifinal thriller
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USA tops Canada in extra time in Olympic semifinal thriller

A stoppage time goal from Alex Morgan after the second period of extra time puts the US into the gold medal match after an epic battle with Canada that was not without controversy.

Olympic quarterfinal match report: USWNT 2-0 New Zealand
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Olympic quarterfinal match report: USWNT 2-0 New Zealand

Sydney Leroux scored late to put the match away as the US defeated New Zealand 2-0 to advance to the Olympic semifinals.

USWNT Olympics review & quarterfinals preview
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USWNT Olympics review & quarterfinals preview

Comfortably atop their group with three wins, the American women are preparing to face New Zealand in the quarterfinals. PSP reviews the USWNT efforts so far and previews the quarterfinals match ups.

Olympic recap: US comeback win over France
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Olympic recap: US comeback win over France

The US women showed resilience and toughness in their 4-2 comeback win over France in their opening group game at the Olympics.

Match Report: USWNT 3-1 Sweden
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Match Report: USWNT 3-1 Sweden

Wambach and Morgan led the USWNT to an ugly win over Sweden in a match that showed the Americans have to work on their organization before meeting World Cup champions Japan on Monday.

WWC final: Japan bests USA in PKs after a 2-2 thriller
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WWC final: Japan bests USA in PKs after a 2-2 thriller

The US women fell to Japan after blowing late leads in regular and extra time. Japanese captain Homare Sawa was the hero. PSP’s Allison Frank has all the details.

USA-Japan: What to expect in the WWC final
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USA-Japan: What to expect in the WWC final

It all comes down to this! PSP’s Allison Frank runs through the strengths and weaknesses of the USA and Japan ahead of Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final.

WWC: Breaking down the semifinals
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WWC: Breaking down the semifinals

On the heels of their amazing win over Brazil, the US face another tough test in the high-octane French offense. Meanwhile, Japan will take their tough midfield play to a showdown with the in-form Swedes, who are riding high after trouncing Australia. PSP’s Allison Frank tells you what to expect on Wednesday.