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Lloyd, Ohai lift Dash past Breakers, 3-1

Lloyd, Ohai lift Dash past Breakers, 3-1

The Equalizer Staff August 31, 2016 384

  In front of a nearly sold out home crowd, the Boston Breakers’ first winning streak (two games) of the season was snapped by the Houston Dash behind two goals from Kealia Ohai and

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Mid-Week 17 preview: Breakers look to get out of cellar

Mid-Week 17 preview: Breakers look to get out of cellar

Chelsey Bush August 31, 2016 26

With the playoffs officially out of of sight for one and all but unreachable for another, it’s the battle of last place, as Boston and Houston meet for the first time this season. Houston

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The Lowdown: another messy re-entry for NWSL

The Lowdown: another messy re-entry for NWSL

Dan Lauletta August 31, 2016 64

It seems like NWSL just can’t get this re-entry thing down pat. Last year, with interest in the sport at a fevered pitch, every member of the World Cup winning U.S. team sat out

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Bartusiak, Krahn, Behringer retire from Germany NT

Bartusiak, Krahn, Behringer retire from Germany NT

The Equalizer Staff August 31, 2016 115

Saskia Bartusiak, Annike Krahn and Melanie Behringer all announced their international retirements last week after leading Germany to its first Olympic gold medal in women’s soccer. The decisions leave new Germany coach Steffi Jones

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Hope Solo will not return to Reign this season

Hope Solo will not return to Reign this season

The Equalizer Staff August 30, 2016 51

Hope Solo announced on Tuesday that she will not play for Seattle Reign FC again this season. The decision comes on the heels of last week’s decision by U.S. Soccer to suspend Solo for six

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USWNT to host Switzerland in two October games

USWNT to host Switzerland in two October games

The Equalizer Staff August 30, 2016 189

The United States women’s national team will play Switzerland in a pair of October friendlies, U.S. Soccer announced on Tuesday. The two teams will meet on Oct. 19 at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy,

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Hope Solo on camera: ’17 f***ing years and it’s over’

Hope Solo on camera: ’17 f***ing years and it’s over’

The Equalizer Staff August 30, 2016 188

Hope Solo hasn’t spoken publicly since U.S. Soccer announced her six-month suspension and contract termination, but the moments after Solo finding out the news were filmed by a camera crew following Solo for a

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Gordon’s NCAA wrap for Week 2

Gordon’s NCAA wrap for Week 2

Jennifer Gordon August 30, 2016 16

The second week of NCAA action is in the books. Heavyweight non-conference clashes drew attention as well as some surprising upsets. Here’s a look at the week that was in women’s college soccer. Roller

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Orlando Pride signs Australia forward Lisa De Vanna

Orlando Pride signs Australia forward Lisa De Vanna

The Equalizer Staff August 29, 2016 38

The Orlando Pride announced on Monday the signing of Australia forward Lisa De Vanna. The news was first reported by The Equalizer’s Dan Lauletta. The Equalizer confirms that the signing is for the rest

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Thoughts from Breakers’ 2-0 win in Kansas City

Thoughts from Breakers’ 2-0 win in Kansas City

Jeff Husted August 29, 2016 11

Tonight, the Boston Breakers snapped the NWSL’s longest road win drought with a 2-0 victory over the defending champion FC Kansas City. The win was their third overall, but it was the second against

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