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Week 15 Preview: Rivalry games take us to break

Week 15 Preview: Rivalry games take us to break

Chelsey Bush July 29, 2016 70

After this weekend, the NWSL will go into a four-week break for the duration of the Rio Olympics, the lone exception being a rescheduled match between Washington and Houston the night before the gold

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Year after WWC run, England still has room to grow

Year after WWC run, England still has room to grow

Kieran Theivam July 28, 2016 24

When you exceed expectations at your first major tournament, it could be said that you make a rod for your own back and invite added pressure to succeed. That’s the position Mark Sampson faced

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The Lowdown:  Sky Blue’s subtle but effective culture change

The Lowdown: Sky Blue’s subtle but effective culture change

Dan Lauletta July 27, 2016 21

When predictions began popping up for the 2016 NWSL season, the one published by Allison McCann and Jay Boice at FiveThirtyEight stood out for its optimistic outlook on Sky Blue FC. McCann picked Sky

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Gordon: Thoughts from Red Stars 1-1 draw with Dash

Gordon: Thoughts from Red Stars 1-1 draw with Dash

Jennifer Gordon July 25, 2016 99

BRIDGEVIEW, IL. — After breaking out early on a second-minute goal, Chicago allowed a late equalizer by Houston to settle for a draw at home after four straight matches on the road. Here’s a

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Week 14 Preview:  Sky Blue-Spirit rivalry heating up

Week 14 Preview: Sky Blue-Spirit rivalry heating up

Chelsey Bush July 22, 2016 7

Last week saw two losing streaks snapped, Boston score multiple goals in a game for the first time this year, and the top-ranked team fell for the second week in a row. Portland and

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The Lowdown: Kealia Ohai walks the walk in Dash win

The Lowdown: Kealia Ohai walks the walk in Dash win

Dan Lauletta July 20, 2016 21

In the 7th minute of the Dash’s Saturday night match against the league-leading Thorns, Rachel Daly played a ball to the right flank for Kealia Ohai and sprinted to the far post. Ohai was

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D’Angelo’s  wrist healing; could be ready for Rio

D’Angelo’s wrist healing; could be ready for Rio

Harjeet Johal July 19, 2016 15

VANCOUVER, B.C – As Canada prepares for the 2016 Rio Olympics there is a little bit of uncertainty in the goalkeeper department. Stephanie Labbe is likely to be in net when Canada kicks off

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Week 13 Preview:  Which Spirit side will show up?

Week 13 Preview: Which Spirit side will show up?

Chelsey Bush July 15, 2016 11

After what was easily the craziest and most dramatic week yet of the season, the NWSL will get back into the swing of things in Week 13. Some teams are trying to shore up

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The one-year evolution of the USWNT’s roster

The one-year evolution of the USWNT’s roster

Dan Lauletta July 12, 2016 100

From practically before the World Cup champagne was dried up, there has been speculation about how Jill Ellis would pare the 23-woman World Cup roster down to 18 for the Olympic Games. As it

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The Lowdown:  NWSL Week 12 was pure chaos

The Lowdown: NWSL Week 12 was pure chaos

Dan Lauletta July 12, 2016 30

Sunday’s Pride-Breakers match brought to a close a chaotic weekend for NWSL, one that few hope to relive but also one that will live on for some time. The league is conducting an “exhaustive

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