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Trump: Rapinoe shouldn't protest during anthem

Megan Rapinoe chats with ESPN FC about the USWNT's win over Spain, her second penalty kick of the game and the U.S.'s upcoming showdown with France.
Megan Rapinoe chats with ESPN about the United States' next match vs. Sweden and what the USWNT learned from their 2016 Olympic quarterfinal loss.
ESPN's Julie Foudy and Kate Markgraf examine the leading roles Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe and Tobin Heath will play at the World Cup.

President Donald Trump said he does not think it's appropriate for a co-captain of the U.S. women's soccer team to protest during the national anthem.

Megan Rapinoe has described herself as a "walking protest" to Trump's policies.

U.S. women's co-captain Megan Rapinoe has been criticized for not singing the national anthem.

Trump told The Hill in an interview Monday that he disagrees with her actions, but loves watching women's soccer and thinks the players are "really talented."

After Rapinoe started kneeling during the anthem, the United States Soccer Federation adopted a policy that requires...

Any questions how the U.S. will bounce back from mistakes? Not anymore

REIMS, France -- For all the goals, celebrations and wins of the past two weeks, the World Cup in some ways began Monday for the United States with a mistake.

Not a cataclysmic error or a failure of character. Just a mistake.

But World Cups can turn on one mistake. This one, resulting in the U.S. allowing its first goal in 674 minutes, didn't. Not yet.

With the ball at her feet, the place where she has the best claim to being among the best goalkeepers in the world, Alyssa Naeher picked the wrong...

U.S. beats Spain with pair of Rapinoe penalties

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Megan Rapinoe chats with ESPN FC about the USWNT's win over Spain, her second penalty kick of the game and the U.S.'s upcoming showdown with France.

A pair of Megan Rapinoe penalty kicks handed the United States a 2-1 win against a tough Spain side on Monday, booking a spot in the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup.

Julie Ertz returned to the U.S. starting lineup against Spain after missing the last group-stage game with a hip contusion, and manager Jill Ellis went with Sam Mewis in place of Lindsey Horan.

The U.S. and Spain traded goals inside of the first 10 minutes, with Rapinoe converting an early penalty before Jennifer Hermoso...

USWNT lawsuit in the news, but pay equality a global fight at Women's World Cup

PARIS -- The biggest game of the Women's World Cup happens here Friday night, a mouthwatering quarterfinal between France and the United States. It is the ubertalented hosts against the best team on the planet. It is a showdown, a prizefight, a classic. It is the type of match that, played to its peak, might well define a tournament.

Just not this time.

Not this time, not at this tournament, not at an event where so, so many players from so, so many teams have decided to use this moment, the most...