U.S. Women Enjoy Historic Holiday Weekend
Jul 9, 2019I’m just gonna put it out there: July 7, 2019, was a great day for women’s sports in the United States.
USA's Road To Gold Runs Through Poland & Brazil
Jun 30, 2019For the U.S. women’s national volleyball team, the road to a repeat gold medal at the Volleyball Nations League runs through Poland and Brazil.
USA Men Head Into Final VNL Test Run In Bulgaria
Jun 27, 2019In the final test run before results really start to matter for Team USA, the American squad takes on Bulgaria, Serbia, and Iran this week in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
If I Were Karch Kiraly, This Would Be My Final Six Roster
Jun 25, 2019In the next week or so, USA head coach Karch Kiraly faces the difficult task of determining which 14 players from what is perhaps the world’s deepest pool of talent to bring with him to Nanjing, China, for the Volleyball Nations League Final Round, where the USA will seek to defend its 2018 title.
USA Welcomes Back Key Vets, Wins Pair On Home Soil
Jun 24, 2019Playing at home in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, the U.S. men’s national team finished Week 4 of the 2019 Volleyball Nations League with two wins and a loss and celebrated the season debuts of two veteran players.
USA Punches Ticket To Final Six During Perfect Week
Jun 21, 2019In the final week of Volleyball Nations League preliminary play, the U.S. women’s national team collected three victories.
Trio Of College Stars Have Shined For Team USA
Jun 20, 2019When Karch Kiraly announced his 25-player roster for the 2019 Volleyball Nations League, three names—Jordan Thompson, Mary Lake, and Dana Rettke—stood out from the other, more familiar players on the list, for one very notable reason: the trio has not yet completed their college eligibility.
USA Men Roll Through France, Head Home On Four-Game Win Streak
Jun 18, 2019Just in time to return home and play in front of U.S. fans, the USA men were able to sustain a high level of performance. After managing just two wins in the first six matches, the Americans won all three matches in Week 3’s action in Cannes, France, to head into Hoffman Estates this weekend on a four-match win streak.
Bolstered By Perfomance vs. China, USA Enters Week 5 On A Mission
Jun 17, 2019Last week, things really seemed to click for Team USA against China.
2019 FIVB VNL Preview: Argentina Men's National Team
Jun 14, 2019It’s the dawn of a new era for Argentina’s men’s volleyball team. A new coach is at the helm and FIVB VNL 2019 will be the first test. It’s also the world’s first real opportunity to see what Argentina is all about and in which direction the team is going.
After Loss To Turkey, U.S. Rebounds Emphatically In China
Jun 14, 2019It didn’t start the way they would have liked, but Week 4 of Volleyball Nations League proved to be a solid one for the U.S. women as they scored two valuable wins over Poland and China after being swept by Turkey.
Week 3 Preview: It's About More Than Wins & Losses For USA Men
Jun 12, 2019The U.S. Men’s National Team enters Week 3 of the 2019 Volleyball Nations League with a 2-4 record, sitting ninth in the standings. However, with a spot in the Final Six already secured as the host team, USA’s accomplishments can be measured in something other than wins and losses.
Another Big Week Awaits USA Women
Jun 10, 2019Another big week of Volleyball Nations League competition awaits the U.S. women’s national team as it travels to Jiangmen, China, to face Turkey, Poland, and China.
Patch Returns, USA Scuffles In Russia
Jun 10, 2019The U.S. men’s national team went 1-2 in the second week of pool play at Volleyball Nations League, losing to Italy and Russia and defeating Portugal in Ufa, Russia. With a 2-4 overall record, the USA sits ninth in the tournament standings heading into Week 3.
Brazil Delivers Message In Victory Over Veteran U.S. Squad
Jun 8, 2019“Brazil just beat us,” U.S. women’s national team head coach Karch Kiraly said after Thursday’s Volleyball Nations League match in Lincoln, Nebraska.