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NWSL, A&E partnership underscores growth of WoSo

NWSL, A&E partnership underscores growth of WoSo

Evan Davis February 2, 2017 59

The WUSA was on its last legs in 2003 when the first part of the semifinal between the Atlanta Beat and San Diego Spirit didn’t go on the air. ESPN2 was carrying the game,

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A&E takes equity stake in NWSL, weekly matches on Lifetime

A&E takes equity stake in NWSL, weekly matches on Lifetime

Dan Lauletta February 2, 2017 121

NWSL will have weekly matches aired on Lifetime each Saturday over the next three years as part of a landmark agreement with A+E Networks that will see the media giant take an equity stake

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Friday roundup: Amandine Henry back to France on loan

Friday roundup: Amandine Henry back to France on loan

The Equalizer Staff January 27, 2017 275

Also in today’s roundup, the Spirit re-sign Caprice Dydasco, the Breakers waive Stephanie Verdoia and the Courage release their away jerseys The Portland Thorns and Paris Saint-Germain announced Friday that Amandine Henry is going

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Wednesday Roundup: NWSL min salary to more than double

Wednesday Roundup: NWSL min salary to more than double

The Equalizer Staff January 25, 2017 102

Also in today’s roundup, the U.S. U-19s go to camp and former no. 2 pick Tiffany McCarty goes to Norway An NWSL spokesperson confirmed to The Equalizer on Wednesday that the league’s minimum salary

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Rookies Sheridan, Prince among 10 allocated by Canada

Rookies Sheridan, Prince among 10 allocated by Canada

The Equalizer Staff January 24, 2017 58

Recently drafted rookies Kailen Sheridan and Nichelle Prince are the new faces among 10 allocated to NWSL by the Canadian Soccer Association on Wednesday. Sheridan was drafted No. 23 by Sky Blue FC and

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The Lowdown: Amanda Duffy and the growing NWSL

The Lowdown: Amanda Duffy and the growing NWSL

Dan Lauletta January 24, 2017 15

In an NWSL offseason highlighted in part by prominent players heading to Europe, there has been one high profile addition that has flown under the radar. Amanda Duffy came in unannounced through the side

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Allie Long discusses transition to center back

Allie Long discusses transition to center back

Kieran Theivam January 20, 2017 327

U.S Women’s National Team defender Allie Long says she is enjoying being ‘the quarterback’ in the side as she continues to adapt to her role in Coach Jill Ellis’s defensive back three. The Portland

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Thursday Roundup: Portland Thorns Announce Preseason Tournament

Thursday Roundup: Portland Thorns Announce Preseason Tournament

The Equalizer Staff January 19, 2017 47

ALSO IN THIS ROUNDUP, REIGN RE-SIGN DALLSTREAM, CANADA ANNOUNCES ROSTER AND USWNT SPEAKS TO MEDIA PORTLAND TO HOST PRESEASON TOURNAMENT Following last year’s positive reception, the Portland Thorns will once again host a preseason

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Pride acquire No. 14 pick Rachel Hill from Thorns

Pride acquire No. 14 pick Rachel Hill from Thorns

Dan Lauletta January 18, 2017 67

The Orlando Pride acquired the rights to No. 14 overall pick Rachel Hill from Portland Thorns FC in exchange for 1st and 4th round picks in 2018. A speedy striker with versatility to slot

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The Lowdown: Thoughts from the 2017 draft experience

The Lowdown: Thoughts from the 2017 draft experience

Dan Lauletta January 17, 2017 130

With a little help from the cozy locale in Southern California, the fifth NWSL draft achieved a new milestone when all 10 players selected in the 1st round were in attendance. After each of

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