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Three Things: Washington Spirit vs North Carolina Courage

Three Things: Washington Spirit vs North Carolina Courage

Jennifer Gordon April 16, 2017 17

En-Couraged by Debinha There’s no doubt that when it comes to internationals in the NWSL, it’s been hit or miss. While it’s certainly too early to tell  if she’ll be a hit, North Carolina

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Washington Spirit season preview: Keeping things blue collar

Washington Spirit season preview: Keeping things blue collar

Jennifer Gordon April 7, 2017 8

2016: 12-5-3, 39 pts (2nd place) Playoffs: Final, lost in penalties to Western New York Flash Head Coach: Jim Gabarra Home Ground: Maureen Hendricks Field The story of ’16 On the strength of its

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Fading, decaying RFK Stadium holds much WoSo history

Fading, decaying RFK Stadium holds much WoSo history

Jennifer Gordon March 16, 2017 7

WASHINGTON D.C. — You don’t have to step foot inside of present day RFK Stadium to understand of what’s become of the 57-year old sports venue. The discoloration and rust that dominate the outer

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Carlyn Baldwin chasing full-time soccer dream

Carlyn Baldwin chasing full-time soccer dream

Jennifer Gordon January 26, 2017 50

It’s not too uncommon this time of year to see former college players announce they’ve signed contracts to play in Europe. With the 2017 NWSL draft over, it makes sense for those players who

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Can Spirit’s draft picks ease off-season woes?

Can Spirit’s draft picks ease off-season woes?

Jennifer Gordon January 22, 2017 64

Unlike most of this NWSL off-season, the Washington Spirit did not dominate headlines at the 2017 draft. After offloading two first-round picks in exchange for Kristie Mewis, Kassey Kallman and the first spot in

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Research Triangle Natives in the NWSL Draft

Research Triangle Natives in the NWSL Draft

Jennifer Gordon January 14, 2017 10

  The Research Triangle area has come to the forefront of women’s professional soccer recently with the announcement of Steve Malik purchasing the Western New York Flash, moving them to Cary, NC, and renaming

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2017 mock NWSL College Draft

2017 mock NWSL College Draft

Jennifer Gordon January 11, 2017 89

Just one day remains before the 2017 NWSL college draft.  It’s a pretty safe bet that the events of the final two days of the countdown will likely bring about changes that turn these

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Daughter of two athletes, Simone Kolander wants to keep playing soccer

Daughter of two athletes, Simone Kolander wants to keep playing soccer

Jennifer Gordon January 10, 2017 16

If there’s one takeaway from last summer, it’s that the name Simone is synonymous with excellence. At the Olympics in August, Simone Biles dazzled audiences in the gym literally performing feats that seemed to

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2017 NWSL Draft: Gordon’s top picks by position

2017 NWSL Draft: Gordon’s top picks by position

Jennifer Gordon January 6, 2017 165

In a lot of ways, the 2017 NWSL draft class is a mirror image of the last year’s edition. While last year there was a glutton of center backs, this year that position is

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