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Thorns recover from Press brace for road draw

Thorns recover from Press brace for road draw

Jeff Kassouf April 25, 2015 58

Portland Thorns FC weathered an early storm from Christen Press to eek out a 2-2 draw on the road against the Chicago Red Stars on Saturday. Press scored twice in the opening eight minutes

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NWSL Week 3 Preview: Injuries a factor

NWSL Week 3 Preview: Injuries a factor

Dan Lauletta April 24, 2015 34

It’s almost time to bid adieu to the U.S. World Cup players. But first three more matches to finish out Week 3. Saturday Portland Thorns (2-0-0) at Chicago Red Stars (1-0-0) 8:30 pm EDT,

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With full NWSL season ahead, Dunn discovering self

With full NWSL season ahead, Dunn discovering self

Jennifer Gordon April 24, 2015 197

In the first minute of the second half of the Spirit’s match last Saturday, Crystal Dunn scored her first NWSL goal. If you were in the throng of people at the Maryland Soccerplex waiting

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Rodriguez leads FC Kansas City over Reign, 1-0

Rodriguez leads FC Kansas City over Reign, 1-0

Jeff Husted April 23, 2015 218

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Thursday’s rematch of last year’s NWSL championship game lived up to the promised excitement as FC Kansas City edged the Seattle Reign, 1-0. Amy Rodriguez notched her first goal of

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For Breakers, a fresh start in a familiar setting

For Breakers, a fresh start in a familiar setting

Jeff Kassouf April 23, 2015 10

One thing became abundantly clear to the Boston Breakers franchise over the years as they constantly tried to figure out where to call home: Nothing was going to beat Harvard. But this year, there

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NWSL Mid-Week 3 Preview: Blues-Reign

NWSL Mid-Week 3 Preview: Blues-Reign

Dan Lauletta April 23, 2015 14

The first midweek match of the NWSL season is a good one. FC Kansas City will play at their new home, Swope Soccer Village, for the first time in a rematch of the 2014

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The Lowdown: The non-retirement decisions

The Lowdown: The non-retirement decisions

Dan Lauletta April 21, 2015 231

Retirements of young NWSL players was a hot topic during the offseason.  But there is no story when a player decides to keep playing.  This week we caught up with four players who are

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NWSL Weekend Review: Some surprises in Week 2

NWSL Weekend Review: Some surprises in Week 2

Jeff Kassouf April 20, 2015 19

Week 2 in the National Women’s Soccer League brought some surprises and plenty of drama. Defending NWSL champions FC Kansas City now have two losses from two games this season after falling to the

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New-look Dash now disappointed with away draw

New-look Dash now disappointed with away draw

Dan Lauletta April 20, 2015 13

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — What a difference a year makes. When the NWSL schedule came out, who that follows the Houston Dash would not have taken a shutout win at home and a come-from-behind draw

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Kansas City searching for answers after second loss

Kansas City searching for answers after second loss

Jennifer Gordon April 19, 2015 20

BOYDS, Md. — Saturday’s game against the Washington Spirit started well for FC Kansas City; Heather O’Reilly got the defending champion Blues on the board in the 6th minute. But despite having numerous opportunities in

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