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Scoby: FC Kansas City defense continues to be strong

Scoby: FC Kansas City defense continues to be strong

Ashley Scoby May 13, 2017 2

Neither team was exactly raining shots on the other, in a 0-0 draw between Kansas City and Portland Saturday at Swope Soccer Village. The Thorns’ attack had issues, totaling only two shots on goal

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Kansas City and Portland play to scoreless draw

Kansas City and Portland play to scoreless draw

The Equalizer Staff May 13, 2017 32

FC Kansas City and the Portland Thorns played to the first scoreless draw of the NWSL season on Saturday afternoon at Swope Soccer Village in front of a crowd of 1,796. It was a

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Bush: Three Takes on Pugh’s Signing

Bush: Three Takes on Pugh’s Signing

Chelsey Bush May 13, 2017 7

Ending weeks of speculation after Mallory Pugh announced her decision to go pro, today we learned she will indeed play in the NWSL for the Washington Spirit, who hold the top spot in the

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Seattle Reign storm past Washington Spirit with 6-2 victory

Seattle Reign storm past Washington Spirit with 6-2 victory

The Equalizer Staff May 13, 2017 6

The Seattle Reign had an explosion of goals against the Washington Spirit, defeating them 6-2 at home on Saturday afternoon. Megan Rapine scored a pair of goals while Christine Nairn scored the opener and

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Sky Blue Brings the Heat to Houston

Sky Blue Brings the Heat to Houston

Chelsey Bush May 13, 2017 16

Houston provided the high temperatures, but Sky Blue brought the heat in a 3-1 win over the Dash. Midfielder Morgan Brian returned to the starting lineup for the Dash for the first time this

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Lauletta: Thoughts on Pugh signing with U.S. Soccer/Spirit

Lauletta: Thoughts on Pugh signing with U.S. Soccer/Spirit

Dan Lauletta May 13, 2017 80

When Mallory Pugh left UCLA to pursue a professional career, four teams immediately became part of the discussion. The Thorns, because they’re the Thorns and they almost landed her early in 2016; the two

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Point by Point:  Week 5 story lines to watch

Point by Point: Week 5 story lines to watch

Dan Lauletta and Allison Lee May 13, 2017 9

It’s Week 5 in NWSL. Dan Lauletta and Allison Lee discuss what we should watch for over the next two days. If you break the season down into six equal sections, this week signals

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Mallory Pugh signs with U.S. Soccer, play for Spirit

Mallory Pugh signs with U.S. Soccer, play for Spirit

The Equalizer Staff May 13, 2017 70

The National Women’s Soccer League announced on Saturday that it has signed Mallory Pugh to a national team contract which will include a subsidy to play in NWSL, as sources had previously confirmed to

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