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Red Stars seek first win, host Thorns

Red Stars seek first win, host Thorns

Dan Lauletta May 12, 2013 1

Asked about how the Chicago Red Stars would deal with the Portland Thorns this weekend, head coach Rory Dames said, “We might just defend 30 yards from our goal and let them have the

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NWSL Week 5 weekend preview

NWSL Week 5 weekend preview

The Equalizer Staff May 10, 2013 4

The fifth weekend of the NWSL season features four matches, including a Mother’s Day evening affair in Chicago and the potential return of Carli Lloyd in Western New York.  Here is a closer look:

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UPDATED: Alex Morgan, NWSL and the media

UPDATED: Alex Morgan, NWSL and the media

Jeff Kassouf May 7, 2013 28

Alex Morgan is currently promoting her new book, The Kicks: Saving the Team, and that included major stops at ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Conn., on Monday and at various NBC properties on Tuesday in

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Morgan, Thorns outlast Spirit in SoccerPlex sellout

Morgan, Thorns outlast Spirit in SoccerPlex sellout

Jennifer Gordon May 4, 2013 383

BOYDS, Md. — Portland Thorns FC defeated the Washington Spirit 2-1 in front of record-setting crowd at the Maryland Soccerplex. A total of 5,011 fans were present besting the previous record for a women’s

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NWSL Week 4 weekend preview: Reign come home

NWSL Week 4 weekend preview: Reign come home

Dan Lauletta May 3, 2013 0

It’s Week 4 in the National Women’s Soccer League and Saturday features three matches after the Western New York Flash beat Sky Blue FC 2-1 on Wednesday to kick off the week early. Saturday,

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WNY Flash find first win, defeat Sky Blue FC

WNY Flash find first win, defeat Sky Blue FC

Megan Manzari May 1, 2013 70

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Goals by Adriana and Abby Wambach helped the Western New York Flash to their first victory in NWSL, 2-1 over Sky Blue FC at Sahlen’s Stadium in front of 2,127 fans

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NWSL attendance watch: Week 3

NWSL attendance watch: Week 3

Jeff Kassouf May 1, 2013 17

All eight teams were in action in Week 3 and none of the four matches were outliers for attendance. All four were pretty on par with the league average thus far (if outliers are

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The Equalizer’s NWSL April Player of the Month: Christine Sinclair

The Equalizer’s NWSL April Player of the Month: Christine Sinclair

The Equalizer Staff April 30, 2013 2

  Portland Thorns FC forward Christine Sinclair has been named The Equalizer’s NWSL Player of the Month, as voted on by editors of the site. Sinclair leads the league in points (5) with two

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The Lowdown: Who’s up, who’s down

The Lowdown: Who’s up, who’s down

Dan Lauletta April 30, 2013 14

The thing about brand new leagues is that every team comes out at the start of the season in the same shape.  None of them have ever lost.  And then as soon as the

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Two late goals push Thorns FC over Red Stars

Two late goals push Thorns FC over Red Stars

Keith Jorstad April 27, 2013 48

LISLE, Ill. – Portland Thorns FC remains undefeated as they beat the Chicago Red Stars 2-0 on goals from Danielle Foxhoven and Christine Sinclair.  Portland tallied both goals late, but dominated the entire match.

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