Representatives of the United States women’s and men’s national teams — flanked by a few members of Congress — formally signed their new collective bargaining agreements with the U.S. Soccer Federation after the USWNT’s 2-1 win over Nigeria at Audi Field.

With bipartisan handshaking, impassioned speeches, ceremonial signatures, Tuesday brought everything one would expect from a big night in Washington, D.C. — just a couple miles away from the U.S. Capitol — and was the culmination of a long and sometimes contentious process. Read More