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The Lowdown: Thoughts from the 2017 draft experience

The Lowdown: Thoughts from the 2017 draft experience

Dan Lauletta January 17, 2017 77

With a little help from the cozy locale in Southern California, the fifth NWSL draft achieved a new milestone when all 10 players selected in the 1st round were in attendance. After each of

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Bush’s 2017 NWSL draft review by team

Bush’s 2017 NWSL draft review by team

Chelsey Bush January 16, 2017 74

Last Thursday, NWSL staff, media, players, and fans gathered in Los Angeles for an exhaustive four hour-plus session in which they chose 40 women, from a list of 206, who will get the chance

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Vlatko, FC Kansas City hit the jackpot in NWSL draft

Vlatko, FC Kansas City hit the jackpot in NWSL draft

Dan Lauletta January 13, 2017 16

After waxing poetic about his latest draft picks, FC Kansas City head coach Vlatko Andonovski offered to show a few journalists his pre-draft rankings. A few minutes later he re-emerged with a laptop and

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Christy Holly, Sky Blue all smiles following draft

Christy Holly, Sky Blue all smiles following draft

Dan Lauletta January 13, 2017 37

Christy Holly spent the better part of Wednesday embedded with Sky Blue management in an effort to fine tune the club’s draft strategy. By the close of business Thursday, the second-year head coach was

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Breakers set course for future with four 1st rounders

Breakers set course for future with four 1st rounders

Kieran Theivam January 13, 2017 9

Boston Breakers Head Coach Matt Beard said it was a “no brainer” to take Rose Lavelle with the first pick of the NWSL College Draft as he boosted his ranks with four first round

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The Lowdown: My annual attempt to unlock the NWSL Draft

The Lowdown: My annual attempt to unlock the NWSL Draft

Dan Lauletta January 10, 2017 168

In the world of wins, losses and draws, there remains one day when everyone can at least claim to have had a good day. Draft day. Overhyped by most in the states and misunderstood

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Lauletta: First takes on the Flash moving to NC

Lauletta: First takes on the Flash moving to NC

Dan Lauletta January 6, 2017 185

The news came fast and furious in the wee hours as Thursday turned to Friday. The Western New York Flash, NWSL Championship holders, are being sold and moved to North Carolina. The move will

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The Lowdown: NWSL rings in 2017

The Lowdown: NWSL rings in 2017

Dan Lauletta January 4, 2017 67

The NWSL is about to embark on a fifth season and with the draft a little more than a week away, you can expect a flurry of news tidbits to start trickling out. Until

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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Solo makes history, then gets fired

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Solo makes history, then gets fired

Jeff Kassouf December 29, 2016 19

There is nothing simple about Hope Solo’s legacy. She is one of the United States women’s national team’s best players in history, and she is also its most infamous – the latter title not

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The Lowdown: Oral history of Founders Cup I (Part 2)

The Lowdown: Oral history of Founders Cup I (Part 2)

Dan Lauletta December 29, 2016 3

On August 25, 2001 the Atlanta Beat and Bay Area CyberRays squared off in the first ever final played in a women’s professional soccer league in the United States. The match was played outside

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