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Which USWNT players will be missed the most in NWSL?

Which USWNT players will be missed the most in NWSL?

Dan Lauletta June 30, 2016 37

Beginning this weekend 20 NWSL players will be away from their clubs representing the United States and clawing to get on the Olympic roster. The impact will be felt far and wide even if

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The Lowdown:  Thoughts on the USWNT vs NWSL

The Lowdown: Thoughts on the USWNT vs NWSL

Dan Lauletta June 29, 2016 201

Sometime during the Red Stars annihilation of the Breakers two weekend ago it came to light that Jill Ellis’s pre-Olympic camp was set to begin Friday, July 1. That meant the NWSL match that

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USWNT gets new Olympic kit with ‘platinum’ sleeves

USWNT gets new Olympic kit with ‘platinum’ sleeves

The Equalizer Staff June 28, 2016 117

The United States women’s national team’s Rio 2016 Olympic kits were unveiled on Tuesday, featuring slight tweaks to the design which Nike released just four months ago. The most notable change to the kit

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Jordan Angeli pens retirement letter

Jordan Angeli pens retirement letter

The Equalizer Staff June 28, 2016 7

The following has been reposted in its entirety with permission from Jordan Angeli. Procrastionation by definition reads: The action of delaying or postponing something. I have never been much of a procrastinator. I dispise

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NWSL Week In Review: Rock bottom for Breakers?

NWSL Week In Review: Rock bottom for Breakers?

Ray Curren June 28, 2016 183

Rock bottom is often a moving target in a “be careful what you wish for” kind of way, but the Boston Breakers – heck, every women’s soccer fan with a heart – hopes that

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Gordon:  Thoughts from Sky Blue’s win over Spirit

Gordon: Thoughts from Sky Blue’s win over Spirit

Jennifer Gordon June 27, 2016 136

The Spirit fell for the first time at home this season, losing to Sky Blue 2-1 after a dismal first half. Meanwhile, Sky Blue used perhaps their greatest asset, speed, to earn three points

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Horan’s late winner caps Thorns rally in Orlando

Horan’s late winner caps Thorns rally in Orlando

Dan Lauletta June 26, 2016 185

The Thorns used a late push to rally for a 2-1 victory in Orlando on Sunday night to remain undefeated ahead of the departure of several key players. One of them, Lindsay Horan, stuck

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Husted: Thoughts from FCKC-Reign 0-0 draw

Husted: Thoughts from FCKC-Reign 0-0 draw

Jeff Husted June 25, 2016 138

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Seattle Reign and FC Kansas City battled in the last two NWSL championships. If the season ended today, neither team would be included in post-season play. That being said,

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Reign, Blues battle to scoreless stalemate at Swope

Reign, Blues battle to scoreless stalemate at Swope

The Equalizer Staff June 25, 2016 13

FC Kansas City and Seattle Reign FC battled to a scoreless stalemate at Swope Soccer Village on Saturday night that left both teams searching for the form that propelled them to meetings in the

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Rocky’s first NWSL goal lifts Sky Blue over Spirit

Rocky’s first NWSL goal lifts Sky Blue over Spirit

The Equalizer Staff June 25, 2016 42

Hermann Trophy Award winner and No. 2 overall pick Raquel Rodriguez, affectionaly known as Rocky, scored her first NWSL goal and Sam Kerr came off the bench to score on her first touch of

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