Howard Megdal

Amid FIFA fallout, U.S. women's team hopes for a bright summer:

Though it may not have seemed like it on Wednesday, with the soccer world (and much of the rest of it) focused on the 47-count indictment against top FIFA and international soccer figures, this summer will serve as the most significant platform women's soccer has ever experienced here in the United States.

Bio: Howard Megdal is Writer At Large for Capital New York, and currently contributes to USA Today Sports Weekly, Sports Illustrated and Vice Sports. His books include The Baseball Talmud, Taking the Field and Wilpon's Folly. His book on the Cardinals will be published by St. Martin's Press in October 2015. Follow Howard on Twitter @HowardMegdal.

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