Russell Lewis

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U.S. Women Head Into World Cup Final With Dominant Defense

Sunday, July 05, 2015

The U.S. hasn't given up a goal since its opener against Australia — a stunning scoreless streak of 513 minutes. Now the team meets Japan for a hotly anticipated rematch of the last World Cup final.


U.S. Topples Top-Ranked Germany 2-0 To Reach World Cup Final

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

In a battle between a fantastic attack and a fantastic defense, the latter prevailed, as two penalty kicks — one made, one whiffed — and a late insurance goal gave the U.S. the win.


U.S. Women Take Out China, Advance To World Cup Semifinals

Friday, June 26, 2015

The win sets up a No. 2 vs. No. 1 matchup when the Americans will face Germany on Tuesday, as the U.S. continues its pursuit of its first World Cup title since 1999.


U.S. Beats Colombia 2-0, But Will Be Shorthanded Vs. China

Monday, June 22, 2015

Midfielders Megan Rapinoe and Lauren Holiday each received their second yellow card of the Women's World Cup in Monday night's match, resulting in automatic one-game suspensions.


U.S. Women Beat Nigeria 1-0, Win Group And Advance To Elimination Rounds

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The victory, thanks to a goal by Abby Wambach, eases the Americans' path toward the World Cup, while the Nigerians were eliminated by the loss.


Nigerian Soccer Fans Really Know How To Have A Ball

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The U.S. team, which plays Nigeria tonight at the Women's World Cup, is a tournament favorite. But Nigeria's funtastic fans deserve a cup of their own.


U.S. And Sweden Struggle To 0-0 Tie In Women's World Cup

Friday, June 12, 2015

The Americans had hoped for more against their trash-talking former coach, who now leads the Swedes, but Friday night's tie in Winnipeg still leaves them atop their group.


U.S. Women Beat Australia 3-1 In Teams' Opening Match Of World Cup

Monday, June 08, 2015

Midfielder Megan Rapinoe scored twice and goalie Hope Solo made five saves against a tough Australian team that had the game tied at halftime.


FIFA Scandal Set Aside As Women's World Cup Opens

Sunday, June 07, 2015

The Women's World Cup got underway with a last-minute victory by host Canada in the opening game against China. The Netherlands beat New Zealand 1-0 in the second game.


UAB Reinstates Football Program But With A Financial Caveat

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

In December, the president of the University of Alabama at Birmingham shocked people in the state's largest city when he canceled the football program, saying it wasn't economically feasible.


Preakness Stakes Run In The Wake Of Baltimore Riots

Saturday, May 16, 2015

With today's running of the Preakness Stakes, Baltimore hopes to celebrate a diversion from weeks of protest that roiled the city.


Conditions Slowly Improve After Nepal Quake

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Power is on in most areas of Kathmandu and the Internet is working, but tens of thousands are homeless. NPR's Scott Simon talks with correspondent Russell Lewis in Nepal about earthquake recovery.


Fearing Aftershocks, Thousands Stream Out Of Kathmandu

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Tens of thousands of people are leaving the Nepali capital. Some are returning to villages to try to find family missing since the earthquake. Others are scared of the threat of aftershocks.


With Only One Runway, Kathmandu's Airport Hinders Earthquake Relief

Thursday, April 30, 2015

There's gridlock at Nepal's international airport. That has complicated efforts to get goods and supplies into the country after Saturday's earthquake.


Remembering Apollo 13, NASA's Most Famous 'Successful Failure'

Friday, April 10, 2015

Space travel is never routine or easy and the Apollo 13 mission to the moon proved that point. An explosion aboard the spacecraft 55 hours after liftoff forever changed NASA.


#NPRreads: Obsessing Over A Murder And The Times' Man In Tehran

Friday, April 03, 2015

This week, we go old school with an excerpt from the book Visiting Hours and then we cheat and go new school pointing to a New York Times video series about Tehran.


U.S. Women's Soccer Team Finishes Second In Brazilian Tournament

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Brazil and the U.S. played to a 0-0 draw in the final of the International Tournament of Brasilia, giving Brazil the first-place finish overall. None of the games was televised in the U.S.


Proposal Would End Football At University Of Alabama-Birmingham

Monday, December 01, 2014

Alabama is a state known for its college football. But a move to scuttle the football program at the state university in Birmingham is drawing fire from fans, students and athletes alike.


Rocket Explosion Comes At A Tough Time For NASA

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Investigators spent the day at a NASA launch facility in Virginia trying to understand why a private cargo rocket exploded moments after liftoff. There were no injuries but the accident is a setback for the company, Orbital Sciences, and NASA. NASA is relying on private contractors to help ferry supplies to the International Space Station. The accident also changed the discussions happening at an annual space convention being held this week in Huntsville, Ala.

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U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Cements Its Dominance

Sunday, October 26, 2014

The U.S. team didn't give up a single goal in the 5-game CONCACAF tournament. They capped off their performance Sunday with a near-perfect 6-0 game against Costa Rica.