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The Lowdown:  Jeff Plush on the state of NWSL

The Lowdown: Jeff Plush on the state of NWSL

Dan Lauletta January 26, 2016 131

A year ago, at the 2015 college draft, Jeff Plush introduced himself to the small but dedicated NWSL press corps. His outlook was positive, but his demeanor was guarded, and he hid behind the

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The Lowdown: Draft Day turns NWSL on its ear

The Lowdown: Draft Day turns NWSL on its ear

Dan Lauletta January 19, 2016 68

BALTIMORE, Md. — One of the staples of NSCAA Convention week is the women’s coaches’ social the night before the NWSL draft. And one of the staples of the coaches’ social is the inevitable

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Rutgers’ Reed, Skroski go from College Cup to NWSL

Rutgers’ Reed, Skroski go from College Cup to NWSL

Dan Lauletta January 18, 2016 16

BALTIMORE, Md. — Brianne Reed had explicit instructions for her mother and father in the days leading into the NWSL Draft.  She did not want to know where she was projected to be selected. “I

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Sky Blue grabs Hermann winner Rodriguez at No. 2

Sky Blue grabs Hermann winner Rodriguez at No. 2

Dan Lauletta January 15, 2016 21

BALTIMORE, Md. — Sky Blue FC used the No. 2 pick in Friday’s NWSL draft to take Hermann Trophy winner Raquel Rodriguez. Earlier, Sky Blue rustled the women’s soccer world with the early-morning announcement

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Waldrum says injured Roccaro too good to pass on

Waldrum says injured Roccaro too good to pass on

Dan Lauletta January 15, 2016 20

The news began as a whisper earlier in the week and broke late Thursday when Hal Kaiser of keeernotes.com–later confirmed by The Equalizer–reported that Cari Roccaro is injured and will not be available for

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Leroux headed to Kansas City in three-team trade

Leroux headed to Kansas City in three-team trade

Dan Lauletta January 13, 2016 267

One year after making her wishes known, Sydney Leroux is heading to Kansas City.  The Western New York Flash sent Leroux to FC Kansas City on Wednesday in exchange for Jessica McDonald, an international

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Sky Blue FC name Christy Holly head coach

Sky Blue FC name Christy Holly head coach

Dan Lauletta January 13, 2016 20

Following an extensive search, Sky Blue FC announced Christy Holly as the club’s new head coach on Wednesday.  Holly had been handling player personnel since former coach Jim Gabarra stepped down in October and

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The Lowdown:  Attempting to unlock the draft

The Lowdown: Attempting to unlock the draft

Dan Lauletta January 12, 2016 51

Draft day has emerged as one of the most popular days on the NWSL calendar, and this year’s edition is ripe with some of the most intriguing story lines we have seen.  There seems

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The Lowdown: The man to make Sky Blue viable?

The Lowdown: The man to make Sky Blue viable?

Dan Lauletta January 5, 2016 67

Herm Sorcher has worked at various levels of sports over the last two-plus decades. He was part of the top flight when he worked for the NHL’s Hartford Whalers, and he has worked at

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