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NWSL Week 3 Preview: It’s Anyone’s Guess

NWSL Week 3 Preview: It’s Anyone’s Guess

Chelsey Bush April 28, 2017 1

Some teams saw drastic changes in play from Week 1 to Week 2, for better or for worse. Only one remains unbeaten, while another is coming off its worst defeat ever. Chemistry is developing

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The Kronick Report: Rapinoe rockets her 17th Reign goal

The Kronick Report: Rapinoe rockets her 17th Reign goal

Hannah Kronick April 25, 2017 15

In week 2 of NWSL action, let’s take a look at a stellar volley, an inside-the-six header, and a perfect midfield-forward combination all resulting in back of the net finishes. Megan Rapinoe nets a

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The Lowdown: Professional women’s soccer returns to North Carolina

The Lowdown: Professional women’s soccer returns to North Carolina

Dan Lauletta April 25, 2017 30

As Christine Sinclair writhed in pain after taking a high challenge from Yuri Karamura, one of the younger fans in attendance could be heard shouting to the Canadian great that she was not in

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Monday Roundup: Flash to be presented championship rings

Monday Roundup: Flash to be presented championship rings

The Equalizer Staff April 24, 2017 15

Also in today’s roundup, Lucy Bronze and Kelly Smith honored at PFA Awards, Lori Lindsey added to Spirit DA staff and Boston Breakers and SNHU become partners in higher education. The Western New York Flash

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NWSL Week In Review: Tough Decisions For League In Pugh Case

NWSL Week In Review: Tough Decisions For League In Pugh Case

Ray Curren April 24, 2017 386

If you’re a diehard NWSL fan and couldn’t tell me what a USI is or what it is does, don’t feel bad. The idea of an Unattached Subsidized Individual (USI) was pretty much conjured

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NWSL Monday Morning Wakeup:  Week 2

NWSL Monday Morning Wakeup: Week 2

The Equalizer Staff April 24, 2017 40

One consistent over the five seasons of NWSL is that one and only one team each year has opened with consecutive wins. This year it’s the North Carolina Courage, who knocked off the Thorns,

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Debinha’s late goal lifts Courage over thorns in historic win

Debinha’s late goal lifts Courage over thorns in historic win

The Equalizer Staff April 22, 2017 39

Brazil’s Debinha scored her first National Women’s Soccer League goal as the North Carolina Courage defeat Portland Thorns FC, 1-0, in Saturday’s inaugural home opener at Sahlen’s Stadium. The highly competitive matchup was the

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Orlando to host 2017 NWSL Championship

Orlando to host 2017 NWSL Championship

The Equalizer Staff April 22, 2017 17

The 2017 NWSL Championship is headed to Orlando City Stadium on Saturday, October 14.  NWSL managing director Amanda Duffy and Orlando Pride owner Flavio Augusto da Silva made the announcement during halftime of the Pride

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Point by Point: Week 2 storylines

Point by Point: Week 2 storylines

Dan Lauletta and Meg Linehan April 22, 2017 31

The excitement that surrounded the opening of a new NWSL season was tempered a bit by streaming issues and two major injuries.  It’s time for Week 2. Dan Lauletta and Meg Linehan break down

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NWSL Week 2 Preview: Lace up your boots tightly

NWSL Week 2 Preview: Lace up your boots tightly

Chelsey Bush April 21, 2017 18

Poor defenses, outstanding goalkeeping, heartbreaking injuries, and Sportscenter Top 10 goals – we’ve seen it all, and it’s only been five games! Well, lace your boots tightly, because with a semifinal rematch, a budding

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