As the USWNT prepares to face the Netherlands Friday in a rematch of the 2019 World Cup final, Markgraf talks about her job, her goals, working during the COVID-19 pandemic and more.
Even as she's settled into a lower-profile family life, the USWNT legend is using her outspokenness to blaze trails on multiple fronts.
When the FAWSL kicks off this weekend, fans will see the product of improved investment and changing attitudes toward the women's game — things that may lure even more USWNT stars across the pond.
The NWSL chose to chase reach over revenue with its last TV rights negotiation, and since landing on CBS, silver linings have arisen in unexpected ways.
It's important to understand the context here, and what TV ratings actually measure.
NWSL standouts like Rose Lavelle and Samantha Mewis are looking to take advantage of a unique contract-related benefit. Will it start a bigger trend?
The NWSL quarantined before games, made players responsible for their actions and rode its success in partnerships.
One thing has been missing from prior attempted women's soccer leagues in the United States. As indicated by the new Angel City Football Club, the NWSL doesn't have the same problem.
Andonovski can't work with his players due to the pandemic. He can, however, watch them all in one location this month, and that's proving valuable.
An emotional NWSL image from the weekend has reminded us that anthem protests are powerful, but also an unfair burden.
The NWSL is embarking on a high-wire act: reaping the benefits of being first while minimizing the risk as much as possible.
What will the league do without its chief selling point? What if stars decide to skip out? There are plenty of questions, and few clear answers.
As Europe invests more in the women's game, it's on America's top women's soccer league to stay competitive.
Based on how the judge interpreted the case, the USWNT could've seized upon a couple of key points to potentially swing the outcome.
Two components of the lawsuit, however, remain on track for a trial. Here's what arguments the USWNT won and lost in Friday's summary judgment.
Momentum was surging for women's sports early in 2020. Now, stakeholders are steeling for a fight against the impact of the pandemic.
Cindy Parlow Cone and Will Wilson inherited a mess amid Carlos Cordeiro's resignation and the sexist equal pay lawsuit filing. Here's how they can start repairing the damage.
In the latest round of back-and-forth in the ongoing discrimination lawsuit filed by the USWNT, U.S. Soccer notably backed off its previous legal strategy.