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The Lowdown: Looking at 3 issues facing NWSL

The Lowdown: Looking at 3 issues facing NWSL

Dan Lauletta February 14, 2017 121

We’re not even two weeks out from NWSL announcing a major media deal with A+E and already the league is preparing for a crush of negativity with the expected move of Carli Lloyd to

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Michelle Betos confirms move to Norway

Michelle Betos confirms move to Norway

Dan Lauletta February 10, 2017 34

Michelle Betos, goalkeeper of the 2016 NWSL Shield winning Portland Thorns FC, confirmed Friday she is leaving the team to play for Valerenga in the Norwegian Toppserien. The news was reported by Katja Kragelund

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The Lowdown: My team could be good if…

The Lowdown: My team could be good if…

Dan Lauletta February 7, 2017 83

Remember soccer? Let’s talk about it for a bit. We’re about three weeks from really heating up on the women’s side with the SheBelieves Cup starting March 1 followed by NWSL preseason and a

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A&E takes equity stake in NWSL, weekly matches on Lifetime

A&E takes equity stake in NWSL, weekly matches on Lifetime

Dan Lauletta February 2, 2017 121

NWSL will have weekly matches aired on Lifetime each Saturday over the next three years as part of a landmark agreement with A+E Networks that will see the media giant take an equity stake

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Gulati says tone has shifted in CBA talks

Gulati says tone has shifted in CBA talks

Dan Lauletta January 31, 2017 32

U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati said over the weekend at the tone of negotiations with the USWNT Players Association had taken a turn for the better since the players made a change in legal

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The Lowdown: Ceding my voice to the masses

The Lowdown: Ceding my voice to the masses

Dan Lauletta January 31, 2017 85

I have been producing this column in various forms on various platforms for most of the last eight years. The space has always been dedicated to soccer. Sports have always been a two-pronged outlet

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Courage officially keeping Riley as head coach

Courage officially keeping Riley as head coach

Dan Lauletta January 30, 2017 2

The North Carolina Courage announced on Monday that Paul Riley will coach the team in 2017. The 53-year old Liverpool native coached the Western New York Flash to the NWSL Championship last season. That

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The Lowdown: Amanda Duffy and the growing NWSL

The Lowdown: Amanda Duffy and the growing NWSL

Dan Lauletta January 24, 2017 15

In an NWSL offseason highlighted in part by prominent players heading to Europe, there has been one high profile addition that has flown under the radar. Amanda Duffy came in unannounced through the side

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Spirit trade Diana Matheson to Seattle Reign FC

Spirit trade Diana Matheson to Seattle Reign FC

Dan Lauletta January 23, 2017 72

The Washington Spirit continued their offseason shakeup on Monday, trading Diana Matheson to the Seattle Reign FC. In return the Spirit acquire the draft rights to No. 26 overall pick Arielle Ship as well

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