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The one-year evolution of the USWNT’s roster

The one-year evolution of the USWNT’s roster

Dan Lauletta July 12, 2016 100

From practically before the World Cup champagne was dried up, there has been speculation about how Jill Ellis would pare the 23-woman World Cup roster down to 18 for the Olympic Games. As it

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Rapinoe confirmed as part of USWNT’s Rio Olympic roster

Rapinoe confirmed as part of USWNT’s Rio Olympic roster

Jeff Kassouf July 12, 2016 509

Megan Rapinoe is headed to the Rio 2016 Olympics next month after tearing her right ACL in December. The news, long expected, was confirmed on Tuesday when United States women’s national team coach Jill

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O’Reilly ‘proud’ despite Olympic roster disappointment

O’Reilly ‘proud’ despite Olympic roster disappointment

The Equalizer Staff July 12, 2016 43

Megan Rapinoe’s inclusion in the United States women’s national team’s 18-player Olympic roster comes at the expense of fellow veteran midfielder Heather O’Reilly. That was increasingly the reality over the past few months as

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The Lowdown:  NWSL Week 12 was pure chaos

The Lowdown: NWSL Week 12 was pure chaos

Dan Lauletta July 12, 2016 30

Sunday’s Pride-Breakers match brought to a close a chaotic weekend for NWSL, one that few hope to relive but also one that will live on for some time. The league is conducting an “exhaustive

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WATCH: Icelandic commentator ‘calls’ Edmonds’ goal

WATCH: Icelandic commentator ‘calls’ Edmonds’ goal

The Equalizer Staff July 12, 2016 5

For the fourth time in 12 games in this, the team’s inaugural National Women’s Soccer League season, the Orlando Pride scored a game-winning goal in the 79th minute or later. On Sunday, against Boston,

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FA WSL to switch to winter schedule starting 2017

FA WSL to switch to winter schedule starting 2017

Kieran Theivam July 12, 2016 5

The English FA announced Tuesday that beginning in 2017, the Women’s Super League (FA WSL) will no longer run during the summer months, and will instead revert to a more traditional schedule that runs alongside

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