Sunday Soccer brunch: Destiny awaits U.S. women at World Cup Posted on July 17, 2011 by Nick Green Pregame is at 11 a.m. on ESPN and kickoff is around 11:45 a.m. * Preview *Here’s the latest from the WNT blog. Earlier: *U.S. grooves on unfamiliar spotlight ahead of World Cup final. *The shadow of 1999 (and the Megan Rapinoe YouTube video). * Japan’s strength is its system, not stars. *Has women’s international soccer come of age on the World Cup stage?