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Is 2015 right time for WWC expansion?

Updated: June 17, 2013, 1:00 PM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford

One telling statistic lurked in plain sight among the results of the last Women's World Cup.

The 2011 tournament marked the first time in the history of the quadrennial event -- dating back to 1991 -- that no team had a double-digit differential between goals scored and goals allowed, either positive or negative.

Yes, there were a few one-sided matches, but gone were the routs of years past that made spectators squirm and long for a mercy rule. Only two teams, Canada ...

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