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USWNT things learned: Mallory Pugh’s future is now

USWNT things learned: Mallory Pugh’s future is now

Ray Curren July 23, 2016 26

Here’s one of many scary tidbits involving Mallory Pugh and her seemingly limitless future at the moment: When she takes the field in France three years from now at the 2019 World Cup opener,

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USWNT rolls past Costa Rica in final Rio tune-up

USWNT rolls past Costa Rica in final Rio tune-up

The Equalizer Staff July 22, 2016 306

Everything played out as expected on Friday night in the United States women’s national team’s final official exhibition match before the Rio 2016 Olympics. Crystal Dunn, Mallory Pugh, Carli Lloyd and Christen Press all

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One year later, Raquel Rodriguez reflects on World Cup

One year later, Raquel Rodriguez reflects on World Cup

Dan Lauletta July 22, 2016 1

Even more than a year later, Raquel Rodriguez says scoring Costa Rica’s first World Cup goal is “a little unreal.” And as Costa Rica prepare to help send the mighty United States off to

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Rapinoe won’t play in USWNT’s final Rio tune-up

Rapinoe won’t play in USWNT’s final Rio tune-up

The Equalizer Staff July 22, 2016 306

Megan Rapinoe will not play for the United States on Friday in the United States women’s national team’s final official match before the Rio 2016 Olympics. Rapinoe has not played a competitive match since

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WATCH: Fleming’s goal lifts Canada past China

WATCH: Fleming’s goal lifts Canada past China

The Equalizer Staff July 21, 2016 17

Jessie Fleming’s goal on Wednesday lifted Canada to a 1-0 victory over China in France. The 18-year-old dribbled through several China defenders before scoring: GOAL: Watch @_jessiefleming's game-winner v China from yesterday #CanWNT #RoadtoRio.

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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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France beats China in first Bruno Bini Bowl

France beats China in first Bruno Bini Bowl

The Equalizer Staff July 17, 2016 381

France defeated China, 3-0 on Sunday in an Olympic preparation match at the Stade Sébastien Charléty in Paris. Kadidiatou Diani, Wendie Renard and Claire Lavogez each scored a goal in the victory, which saw

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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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Rapinoe confirmed as part of USWNT’s Rio Olympic roster

Rapinoe confirmed as part of USWNT’s Rio Olympic roster

Jeff Kassouf July 12, 2016 509

Megan Rapinoe is headed to the Rio 2016 Olympics next month after tearing her right ACL in December. The news, long expected, was confirmed on Tuesday when United States women’s national team coach Jill

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O’Reilly ‘proud’ despite Olympic roster disappointment

O’Reilly ‘proud’ despite Olympic roster disappointment

The Equalizer Staff July 12, 2016 43

Megan Rapinoe’s inclusion in the United States women’s national team’s 18-player Olympic roster comes at the expense of fellow veteran midfielder Heather O’Reilly. That was increasingly the reality over the past few months as

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