Michelle Kaufman, Star-Telegram.com

Michelle Kaufman


Miami, FL, United States

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Past articles by Michelle:

It’s a shame the U.S. women face France in World Cup quarterfinal. Here’s why.

Friday’s quarterfinal between the top-ranked United States and host France has the feel of a final, with media hype and high-priced tickets. The winner plays England or Norway in the semifinals. → Read More

U.S. women advance to World Cup QF, but looked beatable in win over Spain

The United States advanced to the Women’s World Cup quarterfinals, but looked beatable, with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Spain. Both U.S. goals were on penalty kicks by Megan Rapinoe. Up next: France on Friday in Paris. → Read More

This is why the U.S. women should be very careful against Spain on Monday / Opinion

The U.S. Women’s World Cup team should not overlook a Round of 16 match against Spain. The women’s game in Spain has grown so much that 60,000 fans showed up for a club game between FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid. → Read More

Here’s what Dewan Hernandez had to say about being drafted by the Toronto Raptors

University of Miami center Dewan Hernandez, who sat out his junior season, reacts to being selected by the NBA Champion Toronto Raptors with the 59th pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. → Read More

Never a doubt U.S. women would keep foot on gas in grudge match against Sweden

The U.S. Women’s World Cup team came out flying and beat rival Sweden 2-0 to finish atop Group F. Lindsey Horan and Tobin Heath scored. The United States plays Spain Monday in the Round of 16. → Read More

A sweet tale of how a 10-year-old tennis player raised $27,000 for her ill coach.

Ten-year-old Miami tennis player Emma Wiesenfeld helped raise $27,000 for her coach Juandell Brunner, who had a stroke in October 2018. → Read More

What’s on the line for USWNT as it faces first big test in World Cup play against Sweden

The United States and Sweden Women’s World Cup teams play for first place in Group F on Thursday in Le Havre, France. The winner could face France, England in knockout rounds. → Read More

Fewer goals, tamer celebrations, but U.S. women make strong statement vs. Chile

U.S. Women’s World Cup team, led by Carli Lloyd, scored and celebrated less, but made strong statement with 3-0 win over Chile. They play Sweden in final group game, but already clinched spot in next round. → Read More

Here is why controversy over the U.S. team is good for the Women’s World Cup

The controversy over the U.S. team’s goal celebrations in a 13-0 rout of Thailand is good for the Women’s World Cup because it got people talking about women’s soccer. The United States faces Chile on Sunday in Paris. → Read More

Inter Milan’s Argentine forward Mauro Icardi on the market. Is Inter Miami interested?

Inter Milan’s Argentine forward Mauro Icardi is reportedly on the market, and possibly looking at David Beckham’s Inter Miami team, after a disappointing, drama-filled season. → Read More

These South Florida teens excelled at state tennis and soccer championships

South Florida tennis players Randy Wilson and Sophia Fornaris won 18-Under titles at the Florida Junior State Championships in Orlando. Coral Estates Strikers U17 boys soccer team won State Cup, headed to regionals. → Read More

UM gives women’s basketball coach Katie Meier contract extension. Here are the details

University of Miami women’s basketball coach Katie Meier signed a one-year contract extension on Friday that will take her through the 2024-25 season. → Read More

Here’s why you and your kids should tune into U.S. Women’s World Cup game vs. Thailand

The United States women’s national soccer team will play Thailand in France. The U.S. team is favored to win again. But it won’t be easy with the rise of France, England, Australia and Germany. → Read More

Miami’s Jennifer Rodriguez to be inducted into U.S. Speedskating Hall of Fame

Four-time Olympian Jennifer Rodriguez, a Miami native and the first Cuban-American to compete in the Winter Olympics, will be inducted into the U.S. Speedskating Hall of Fame on Friday in Salt Lake City. → Read More

Getting to know the U.S. Women’s World Cup team’s first opponent: Thailand

The United States women’s national soccer team will open 2019 FIFA World Cup play against Thailand on June 11 at 3 p.m. at Stade Auguste- Delaune in Reims, France. → Read More

The U.S. Women’s World Cup team aims to win a fourth title, battle gender inequality

Twenty years after the 1999 Women’s World Cup changed attitudes toward women’s sports, the 2019 U.S. Women’s World Cup team battles for a fourth trophy, and for equal pay and attention. → Read More

Want to go to the FIFA 2019 Women’s World Cup in France? Here is how to buy tickets

Tickets for the FIFA 2019 Women’s World Cup in France are still available for purchase on their website. Here how you can get them. → Read More

Meet the soccer players who will be representing the U.S. in the women’s FIFA World Cup

Meet the 2019 United States Women’s National Team. This year’s soccer team is headed to the FIFA World Cup and lead by coach Jill Ellis. Learn about the players. → Read More

Everything you need to know about the 24 Women’s World Cup teams and group previews

Meet the 2019 members for Group Play. Learn about the teams key players, their experience, strengths and more for the soccer teams headed to the FIFA World Cup. → Read More

Here’s how you can watch the 2019 Women’s World Cup: Full TV schedule, times and dates

Here’s the FIFA Women’s World Cup international soccer championship schedule with TV times and dates. Come back for the latest post match bracket results. → Read More