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Boston Breakers safe and accounted for following Boston Marathon explosions

Boston Breakers safe and accounted for following Boston Marathon explosions

The Equalizer Staff April 15, 2013 0

All Boston Breakers players and staff are safe and accounted for following Monday’s explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the team confirmed. Several Breakers players were in attendance of the event,

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Kansas City happy with opening day crowd

Kansas City happy with opening day crowd

Dan Lauletta April 15, 2013 8

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — When NWSL was announced last November, The Equalizer caught up with Brian Budzinski to inquire about the new club in Kansas City. The FC Kansas City president was asked about

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NWSL attendance watch: Week 1

NWSL attendance watch: Week 1

Jeff Kassouf April 15, 2013 73

Through four games and one full weekend of play, average attendance for the National Women’s Soccer League is 3,321, about on par with what Women’s Professional Soccer drew for fans. But the average includes

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Leroux strikes late, Breakers draw Spirit 1-1

Leroux strikes late, Breakers draw Spirit 1-1

Courtney Moores April 14, 2013 51

SOMERVILLE, Mass. – The Washington Spirit’s efforts to spoil the Boston Breakers’ home opener on Sunday night in front of the sellout crowd of 2,634 at Dilboy Stadium nearly paid off, had there not

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Sky Blue FC tops WNY Flash on own goal

Sky Blue FC tops WNY Flash on own goal

Dan Lauletta April 14, 2013 82

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Sky Blue FC got a penalty saved from their stand-in goalkeeper, an own goal gifted to them near the end of the first half, and a gift from Abby Wambach when

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Red Stars, Reign FC end even in opener

Red Stars, Reign FC end even in opener

Alejandro Zuniga April 14, 2013 6

LISLE, Ill. — Fielding lineups missing many of their star players, some of the Chicago Red Stars and Seattle Reign started to etch their own legacies on Sunday night. In each team’s first game

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Portland, Kansas City tie in first-ever NWSL game

Portland, Kansas City tie in first-ever NWSL game

Dan Lauletta April 13, 2013 113

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — An overflow crowd of 6,784 jammed its way into Shawnee Mission High School Stadium to witness the debut match of the National Women’s Soccer League, and they were treated to

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2013 NWSL predictions — the big preview

2013 NWSL predictions — the big preview

The Equalizer Staff April 13, 2013 13

Gameday is finally here. It’s not as if this were the longest wait. The year without professional women’s soccer — which, hopefully 2012 stands as the last such — didn’t quite feel that way

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NWSL opening weekend matchups preview

NWSL opening weekend matchups preview

Dan Lauletta April 13, 2013 2

It’s finally here: the inaugural kickoff of the National Women’s Soccer League. The buildup to this day has come quickly; the league was only officially announced five months ago. But anticipation is high and

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For Reign, first kick a chance to start fresh

For Reign, first kick a chance to start fresh

Jeff Kassouf April 12, 2013 7

Not too many things went right for Seattle Reign FC in the build up to Sunday’s first game in franchise history. The National Women’s Soccer League franchise began the year with a promising allocation

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