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2015 USL W-League Championship preview

2015 USL W-League Championship preview

Tim Grainey July 24, 2015 6

The Seattle Sounders Women—always competitive in the strong Western Conference of the 18-team USL W-League—hosted the Western Conference Final last weekend against second-place Colorado Pride, with the winner advancing to Laval, Quebec for the

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Parsons could try Krieger in holding midfield role

Parsons could try Krieger in holding midfield role

Jennifer Gordon July 23, 2015 45

The Washington Spirit, like every NWSL team, are in a period of transition as they welcome new players and welcome back those who participated in the 2015 Women’s World Cup. And Washington head coach

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NWSL set for huge week in Portland, Seattle

NWSL set for huge week in Portland, Seattle

Jeff Kassouf July 22, 2015 19

The Pacific Northwest has become a hotbed for soccer over the past five years or so in particular, but this week that attention is front and center for the National Women’s Soccer League. A

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Rookie Oyster making immediate impact for Spirit

Rookie Oyster making immediate impact for Spirit

Jennifer Gordon July 22, 2015 3

BOYDS, Md. — During Saturday’s press conference following a victory over Seattle Reign FC, Washington Spirit head coach Mark Parsons was sweating profusely. His condition wasn’t a result of a close match; the Spirit

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The Lowdown: US stars make difference on field

The Lowdown: US stars make difference on field

Dan Lauletta July 21, 2015 39

It’s Monday night in Kansas City, and FC Kansas City and the Houston Dash are locked in a 1-1 tie.  As the clock passed 90 minutes, a minor battle broke out near FC Kansas City’s defensive goal

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NWSL Week 14 Preview:  Record in reach for Reign

NWSL Week 14 Preview: Record in reach for Reign

Dan Lauletta July 18, 2015 16

Following one of the most uncomfortable weeks the NWSL has seen, four matches will play out this weekend, at least two in front of sellout crowds, but with few firm answers about the players

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Lauren Holiday retiring to continue life of service

Lauren Holiday retiring to continue life of service

Jeff Kassouf July 17, 2015 24

Only minutes after winning the 2015 Women’s World Cup title earlier this month, United States national team players were being questioned about their futures. That the 2015 Women’s World Cup would mark the end

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The Lowdown: World Cup bump engulfs NWSL

The Lowdown: World Cup bump engulfs NWSL

Dan Lauletta July 16, 2015 163

The World Cup bump has arrived. Following a weekend that saw the Dash smash their single-match attendance record and the Reign and Sky Blue set season highs, more big attendance numbers are anticipated this

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Leroux elated over World Cup win, Dwyer’s support

Leroux elated over World Cup win, Dwyer’s support

Harjeet Johal July 16, 2015 37

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The United States touted its depth throughout the 2015 Women’s World Cup. All but one field player took part in the tournament. Sydney Leroux only played 182 minutes across four

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The story of Carli Lloyd’s rise to World Cup hero

The story of Carli Lloyd’s rise to World Cup hero

Jeff Kassouf July 14, 2015 181

Editor’s note: Since not all of my work appears on this domain, and since not all readers necessarily cross over to our other spaces on NBC or follow us on social media, I’m posting

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