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FMF: Mexico players out of NWSL until at least late July

FMF: Mexico players out of NWSL until at least late July

Jeff Kassouf January 28, 2015 50

Mexico players will not report to their NWSL teams until after the Pan-American Games, if at all in 2015. Mexico coach Leo Cuellar revealed at a press conference in Mexico on Tuesday that players

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The Lowdown:  Jones’ retirement and NWSL realities

The Lowdown: Jones’ retirement and NWSL realities

Dan Lauletta January 28, 2015 70

For two seasons Courtney Jones represented the most underappreciated and in some ways most vital demographic of NWSL players.  Jones was a versatile American who was good enough to often earn starters’ minutes, but

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Ellis says recovering Morgan nearing full strength

Ellis says recovering Morgan nearing full strength

Jeff Kassouf January 26, 2015 72

Alex Morgan was “fully integrated” into the United States women’s national team’s January training camp, according to coach Jill Ellis. Morgan has not played since spraining her left ankle on Oct. 17 against Guatemala

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Alex Morgan hits TV screens Saturday night

Alex Morgan hits TV screens Saturday night

The Equalizer Staff January 24, 2015 69

United States women’s national team and Portland Thorns FC forward Alex Morgan will appear on the Nickelodeon show Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn on Saturday night at 8:30 p.m. ET. The show is about

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Best of the rest: Undrafted players look for chances

Best of the rest: Undrafted players look for chances

Jennifer Gordon January 22, 2015 18

When the final of the 36 names were called Friday at the NWSL Draft in Philadelphia, the energy and hustle of the room didn’t die away immediately. The coaches and staff of most NWSL

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The Lowdown: Inside the 2015 NWSL Draft

The Lowdown: Inside the 2015 NWSL Draft

Dan Lauletta January 20, 2015 15

PHILADELPHIA — When last week’s NWSL draft was over, nine coaches took turns standing in front of the background curtain decorated with league logos, and told the gathered media how well the day had

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Thorns send Moros to KC for international spot

Thorns send Moros to KC for international spot

The Equalizer Staff January 20, 2015 37

Portland Thorns FC on Monday traded defender Rebecca Moros to FC Kansas City in exchange for an international spot in the 2015 and 2016 seasons, as reported by The Equalizer’s Dan Lauletta on Friday.

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Spirit trade leading scorer Taylor to Portland

Spirit trade leading scorer Taylor to Portland

The Equalizer Staff January 16, 2015 62

Portland Thorns FC acquired English striker Jodie Taylor from the Washington Spirit on Friday in a draft-day blockbuster trade. Taylor led the Spirit in 2014 with 11 goals. The Thorns entered the day without

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Dash select Brian No. 1 overall in 2015 NWSL Draft

Dash select Brian No. 1 overall in 2015 NWSL Draft

The Equalizer Staff January 16, 2015 186

PHILADELPHIA — The Houston Dash selected Morgan Brian first overall in the 2015 NWSL Draft on Friday. The University of Virginia midfielder is a two-time MAC Hermann Trophy winner as college soccer’s best player.

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Sleeper picks: 2015 NWSL College Draft

Sleeper picks: 2015 NWSL College Draft

Jennifer Gordon January 14, 2015 11

The NWSL 2015 draft is quickly approaching. While the 2014 draft class was chock-full of talent, this year’s class isn’t nearly as deep. [GORDON: Positional rankings  |  LAULETTA: Team needs  |  Draft coverage] Nonetheless,

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