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Thorns snap skid with huge road win over Flash

Thorns snap skid with huge road win over Flash

Dan Lauletta July 29, 2015 18

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Christine Sinclair had a goal and an assist to lift the Thorns over the Flash, 2-0 on Wednesday night at Sahlen’s Stadium. The result also lifted the Thorns over the Flash

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NWSL midweek 16 preview:  Big game at BBVA

NWSL midweek 16 preview: Big game at BBVA

Dan Lauletta July 29, 2015 19

The fixtures are starting to get crowded and the race for playoff positions and positioning is getting hotter. With that in mind, two key Wednesday matches get Week 16 underway. Wednesday Portland Thorns FC

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The Lowdown: Six weeks to go; who stands where?

The Lowdown: Six weeks to go; who stands where?

Dan Lauletta July 28, 2015 62

Somehow, the NWSL season is 15 weeks old. That leaves six more weeks before the playoffs. With that in mind it’s time for our team-by-team look at prospects for playing beyond the regular season,

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Five-minute Yanez brace lifts Reign to top of table

Five-minute Yanez brace lifts Reign to top of table

Dan Lauletta July 26, 2015 216

The largest crowd ever to watch a Seattle Reign FC home match were treated to a 3-0 drubbing of rival Portland Thorns FC that brought the home side to the top of the NWSL

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NWSL Saturday:  O’Hara brace lifts Sky Blue

NWSL Saturday: O’Hara brace lifts Sky Blue

Dan Lauletta July 25, 2015 62

PISCATAWAY, NJ — Kelley O’Hara scored twice in the first half and Samantha Kerr added one to lead Sky Blue FC over the Boston Breakers and off the bottom of the NWSL table. The

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NWSL Week 15 preview:  Lloyd returns to WNY

NWSL Week 15 preview: Lloyd returns to WNY

Dan Lauletta July 25, 2015 6

Last week, record attendances. This week, the flames of a rivalry stoked. Carli Lloyd tore into the Western New York Flash organization for the manner in which they traded her to the Houston Dash

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Choppy start to NWSL-FOX Sports deal

Choppy start to NWSL-FOX Sports deal

Dan Lauletta July 23, 2015 32

The Portland Thorns sold out Providence Park for the first time on Wednesday, and every one of the league-record 21,144 fans in attendance will be pleased to know they did not have to stay

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NWSL (mid) Week 15 preview:  Cascadia rivalry resumes

NWSL (mid) Week 15 preview: Cascadia rivalry resumes

Dan Lauletta July 22, 2015 7

A record crowd is expected in Portland for the renewal of the Cascadia rivalry that will also usher in the latest deal with FOX.  Here is a look at the two midweek matches for

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The Lowdown: US stars make difference on field

The Lowdown: US stars make difference on field

Dan Lauletta July 21, 2015 39

It’s Monday night in Kansas City, and FC Kansas City and the Houston Dash are locked in a 1-1 tie.  As the clock passed 90 minutes, a minor battle broke out near FC Kansas City’s defensive goal

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