World Cup Analyst Heather Mitts on post Sepp Blatter FIFA

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As a studio analyst for the Women’s World Cup, former U.S. Women’s National Team star defender and three-time Olympic Gold medalist Heather Mitts says the timeline for finding the next leadership is in FIFA’s favor:

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Alex Morgan supports Barca, Lionel Messi (photo and video)

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After the jump, you can see a photo of USA women’s soccer player Alex Morgan with a Barça jersey. And a video interview.

She also expressed her support on the FC Barcelona website:

The star of Team USA has been visiting the club, which she says are her favourite team, because “they do magic on the field. I’m so happy to see them get as many trophies as they have”

Morgan, who played in a charity match in Washington during the US Tour, tries to catch as many Barça games on TV as she can.

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Confused Robert Griffin III thinks he met Alex Morgan; actually Tobin Heath

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Robert Griffin III will go second overall to the Washington Redskins on Thursday when the NFL draft commences. His new boss Daniel Snyder hopes that RG3 will be better at identifying open receivers than he is at identifying U.S. women’s soccer players. The Heisman trophy winner took to Twitter to brag about meeting hottie striker Alex Morgan.

Only it was actually Tobin Heath. Here’s the timeline correspondence:

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Alex Morgan body paint bikini pics broke the internet

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Three female athletes will appear in Sports Illustrated‘s Swimsuit issue, which comes out next Tuesday, Feb. 14. The trio will be part of the popular “bodypaint” feature. One of the athletes featured is U.S. women’s soccer star Alex Morgan. Yes, Alex Morgan literally wearing nothing, but a “painted on” bikini. I’m making you read the whole post to see this one.

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Alex Morgan, U.S. Soccer lose to Japan again

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Alex Morgan and her U.S. Women’s National Teammates took on Japan for the first time since that epic extra time World Cup final. Unfortunately, the result was the same.

Megumi Takase scored in the 86th minute to lead Japan to a 1-0 victory against the U.S. women’s soccer team Monday in Portugal.

Morgan tweeted after the game: “Tough loss… We can learn a lot as a team and individuals from this game. Thanks for all the support.”

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Alex Morgan, Hope Solo Twitterverse Growning Exponentially

As USWNT members Hope Solo and Alex Morgan see their Q ratings soar into the stratosphere, their presence on Twitter grows exponentially as well. Morgan has over 233,000 Twitter followers, Solo has over 310,000.

With it has come the fan accounts, with goofy clever names, such as…

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Alex Morgan, USWNT Support Hope Solo on Dancing With The Stars

The Chicago Cubs season is like the Cubs … almost over

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I am catching everyone a bit off-guard here on Friday, but it is always good to change things up a little bit, right? Just like the Cubs are going to need to change things up more than a little bit when it comes to their 2012 roster.

So, let’s get going and starting rambling, and maybe even start talking about next year a little bit.

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Alex Morgan Throws out 1st Pitch at Kansas City Royals Game

The AL Central race has long been over. And the Kansas City Royals season has pretty much been over since May (what else is new?), but tonight’s MLB contest between the Royals and the Chicago White Sox did have one thing going for it, which was actually very nice.

U.S. Women’s soccer star and media darling Alex Morgan threw out the first pitch.

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