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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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Lauletta, Kronick discuss NWSL media partnership

Lauletta, Kronick discuss NWSL media partnership

Dan Lauletta and Hannah Kronick February 2, 2017 54

Thursday, NWSL announced a breakthrough agreement with A+E Networks that will see a weekly match broadcast on Lifetime every Saturday during the regular season over the next three years and makes A+E an investor

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NWSL, A&E partnership underscores growth of WoSo

NWSL, A&E partnership underscores growth of WoSo

Evan Davis February 2, 2017 59

The WUSA was on its last legs in 2003 when the first part of the semifinal between the Atlanta Beat and San Diego Spirit didn’t go on the air. ESPN2 was carrying the game,

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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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The Lowdown: Thoughts from the 2017 draft experience

The Lowdown: Thoughts from the 2017 draft experience

Dan Lauletta January 17, 2017 130

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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