After winning the gold medal in Beijing and stirring the nation with their performance in last year’s World Cup, one thing was clear about the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team: Their training and preparation weren’t broke. But they had to fix it, anyway¬°¬™their packed calendar demanded …

Every soccer game begins with a kickoff at the center of the field. A coin flip determines which team takes that kickoff, as well as which one takes the kickoff to start the second half. Procedures surrounding the kickoff are spelled out in the “Laws …