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Spirit beat Pride to close in on playoffs

Spirit beat Pride to close in on playoffs

Dan Lauletta August 26, 2016 37

Cheyna Williams and Christine Nairn scored to lead the Washington Spirit over the Orlando Pride, 2-1 in the first regularly-scheduled NWSL match since the Olympic break. The win assures the Spirit of taking the

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Week 16 Preview: NWSL playoff drive begins

Week 16 Preview: NWSL playoff drive begins

Chelsey Bush August 26, 2016 86

The USWNT makes an early return to the NWSL as the teams gird themselves for the final four weeks of regular season play and one last push for the playoffs. The top three teams

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The Lowdown: Six on-field questions for NWSL return

The Lowdown: Six on-field questions for NWSL return

Dan Lauletta August 24, 2016 93

After the soft restart to the NWSL season with last week’s makeup match, the regularly scheduled games resume on Friday and all 10 teams will be in action over the weekend. From there it

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Nairn brace delivers Spirit to top of NWSL

Nairn brace delivers Spirit to top of NWSL

Dan Lauletta August 18, 2016 62

Christine Nairn scored her first two goals of the season and the Spirit held off a late Dash flurry to post a 2-1 victory Thursday night in a match rescheduled from Memorial Day weekend.

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Week 16 Preview: Dash, Spirit bring NWSL back with makeup

Week 16 Preview: Dash, Spirit bring NWSL back with makeup

Chelsey Bush August 18, 2016 29

The NWSL returns to action this week for a single game that was rescheduled back in May due to weather.The Houston Dash and Washington Spirit meet for the second time this season in the

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The Lowdown: Seven questions for return of NWSL

The Lowdown: Seven questions for return of NWSL

Dan Lauletta August 17, 2016 198

Thursday marks the return of NWSL, eight days earlier than originally planned but also just in the nick of time after the United States’ untimely exit from the Olympic tournament. The make-up match between

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Fox giving away trip to NWSL Championship

Fox giving away trip to NWSL Championship

The Equalizer Staff August 8, 2016 3

Post a pic w/ #NWSLSquadContest @FS1 & you could be headed to the @NWSL Championship RULES https://t.co/trdYxOAYiUhttps://t.co/giohkVBdMW — FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) August 8, 2016 If you haven’t yet begun making plans for the National

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Zadorsky took long road to become Olympian

Zadorsky took long road to become Olympian

Jennifer Gordon August 2, 2016 5

A third of the Canadian Olympic roster will be appearing in their first major tournament this August. While each of the fresh faces followed their own unique path to Brazil, perhaps Shelina Zadorsky had

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The Lowdown: Team talking points for the break

The Lowdown: Team talking points for the break

Dan Lauletta August 2, 2016 50

A fascinating Week 15 likely left NWSL fans clamoring for the rest of the season, something they will have to wait for as the league steps aside for the Olympic tournament.  The Spirit and

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Gordon: Banini’s hot form has Spirit in Shield race

Gordon: Banini’s hot form has Spirit in Shield race

Jennifer Gordon August 1, 2016 24

The Washington Spirit evened the season series between its regional rival Sky Blue FC with a 3-1 victory on Sunday in a match forced to be played at 11 a.m. ET after it was

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