8 EpisodesProduced by Sports Illustrated

The biggest moments in sports history have stories behind them which have never been told. In 1999, Brandi Chastain kicked the winning goal for the U.S. at the Women’s World Cup. Her victory celebration in a sports bra made for one of the most iconic photos in recent memory. But how did we get to a … read more

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Welcome to Throwback

May 2nd, 2019


Sometimes you get the sense that people think women’s soccer started in 1999. But there’s more to the story than just the ‘99ers. It was the '91 team that started it all. And that's a story not even most soccer fans …

The Tsunami Hitting the Shore | S1: The Women’s World Cup

May 9th, 2019


The 1999 Women’s World Cup was the first to captivate an American audience. But it wasn’t the first Women’s World Cup - that happened eight years earlier. And barely anyone paid attention. How did the U.S. women go from …

Underfunded. Underprepared. Outplayed. | S1: The Women’s World Cup

May 16th, 2019


The first U.S. women’s national team didn’t win a single game at its first international competition. So how did they go from complete embarrassment to tournament favorites entering the first Women’s World Cup just six …

The Gift of Fury | S1: The Women’s World Cup

May 23rd, 2019


After years of relentless training, the USWNT was finally ready for the 1st FIFA World Championship for Women’s Football for the M&M’s Cup (aka the first Women’s World Cup). The U.S. women had developed a true …

The FIFA World Championship for the M&Ms Cup | S1: The Women's World Cup

May 30th, 2019


The U.S. absolutely dominated the early parts of the tournament. They scored 23 goals in five games while conceding only four. It all led up to one …

Grab It | S1: The Women's World Cup

June 6th, 2019


The ’91 U.S. women’s national team pressed, always on the attack. Their playing style and their success were both unprecedented. But winning on the field was just the beginning. Now, they had to bring their relentless …

Introducing Sports Wars

June 7th, 2019


Sports Wars offers you an immersive look at some of the greatest rivalries of all time, like Brett Favre vs Aaron Rodgers and Rafael Nadal vs. Rodger Federer. In this series, you’ll hear about the bad blood between NBA …

BONUS: Lightning Round Epilogue | S1: The Women's World Cup

June 17th, 2019


Grant Wahl and producer Grant Irving do an 80's movie-style epilogue and give updates on where the key players from the '91 Women's World Cup and USWNT are today.

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