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Thursday Roundup: Rose Lavelle Inks New Balance Deal

Thursday Roundup: Rose Lavelle Inks New Balance Deal

The Equalizer Staff April 20, 2017 57

ALSO IN TODAY’S ROUNDUP MARTA HEADS TO ORLANDO, UWCL SEMIFINAL SELLS OUT, AND SPIRIT PLAYERS LAUNCH BLOG Newly-allocated Rose Lavelle has signed a multi-year endorsement deal with New Balance, becoming the first female soccer

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Thursday Q&A: North Carolina Courage midfielder McCall Zerboni

Thursday Q&A: North Carolina Courage midfielder McCall Zerboni

Hannah Kronick April 20, 2017 9

North Carolina Courage midfielder McCall Zerboni made history last weekend as she notched the club’s first-ever goal in a 1-0 victory against the Washington Spirit in Week 1 of NWSL play. The LA native

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Wednesday Roundup: Heath ruled out for Thorns this weekend

Wednesday Roundup: Heath ruled out for Thorns this weekend

The Equalizer Staff April 19, 2017 33

 Also in today’s roundup, Michelle Betos makes her debut for Norweigan club Valerenga and Orlando Pride add partner in Florida Dairy Farmers Mark Parsons told The Oregonian today that Tobin Heath will not be

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Gabarra on Pugh: “We can’t discuss any offers”

Gabarra on Pugh: “We can’t discuss any offers”

Dan Lauletta April 19, 2017 356

Monday night’s announcement that Mallory Pugh was leaving UCLA to turn pro has put two NWSL clubs in the crosshairs. In initial reporting by Grant Wahl, it emerged that Pugh has interest in playing

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Some details emerge on new CBA, negotiations

Some details emerge on new CBA, negotiations

John D Halloran April 19, 2017 23

Two weeks ago, U.S. Soccer and the United States Women’s National Team Players’ Association announced they had come to terms on a new five-year collective bargaining agreement. The deal came after months of tense

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Run of Play: Keepers Are Doing It for Themselves

Run of Play: Keepers Are Doing It for Themselves

Chelsey Bush April 19, 2017 7

It’s always hard to temper expectations on opening weekend. A six-month offseason feels far longer, and the glimpses we get during preseason do little more than leave us salivating to see how the teams

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Tuesday Roundup: Jostling for Pugh begins

Tuesday Roundup: Jostling for Pugh begins

The Equalizer Staff April 18, 2017 362

A day after it became public that Mallory Pugh was leaving UCLA to pursue a professional career, Grant Wahl, who reported the initial story, was at it again with word that the Thorns had

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Amy Rodriguez out for season with torn ACL

Amy Rodriguez out for season with torn ACL

The Equalizer Staff April 18, 2017 47

FC Kansas City confirmed Tuesday afternoon that Amy Rodriguez has a torn left ACL and will miss the remainder of the season. The 30-year old World Cup and Olympic champion was injured without contact

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The Kronick Report: Daly curves one into the mainstream

The Kronick Report: Daly curves one into the mainstream

Hannah Kronick April 18, 2017 6

In the first week of the NWSL, we saw the league’s 10 teams combine to score nine goals. I chose three important goals from the weekend featuring a picture perfect shot, a finish that

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The Lowdown:  No 3-5-2 in NWSL…yet

The Lowdown: No 3-5-2 in NWSL…yet

Dan Lauletta April 18, 2017 11

For months, no conversation about domestic women’s soccer tactics could get off the ground without referencing the 3-5-2. Ever since U.S. coach Jill Ellis decreed it the new world order of the national team

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