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18 NWSL players join nonprofit Athlete Ally

18 NWSL players join nonprofit Athlete Ally

Meg Linehan July 25, 2013 3

Eighteen NWSL players have joined Athlete Ally, a non-profit organization that combats homophobia and transphobia in sports, including national team players Megan Rapinoe, Abby Wambach, Heather O’Reilly, Sydney Leroux, Amy LePeilbet, Lori Lindsey, and

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NWSL Mid-Week, Week 16 Preview

NWSL Mid-Week, Week 16 Preview

Dan Lauletta July 24, 2013 1

Midweek action is back for the next three weeks and pretty much every game from here on out figures to have some sort of playoff implication.  Here is a look at the midweek action

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The Lowdown: What’s in a defensive midfielder?

The Lowdown: What’s in a defensive midfielder?

Dan Lauletta July 24, 2013 5

Early in the Western New York Flash’s win over Sky Blue FC on Sunday, Angela Salem stepped in front of a lazy ball from Christie Rampone and quickly sent it back upfield, where Abby

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Ashlyn Harris to join Tyresö after NWSL season

Ashlyn Harris to join Tyresö after NWSL season

Jeff Kassouf July 22, 2013 42

Washington Spirit and U.S. women’s national team goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris will join Swedish club Tyresö FF after the NWSL season, Tyresö announced on Monday. The deal “extends initially until November 2013.” The inaugural NWSL

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Red Stars top Spirit to inch closer to playoff hunt

Red Stars top Spirit to inch closer to playoff hunt

Equalizer Soccer July 20, 2013 3

Fittingly, the only difference between the Chicago Red Stars and Washington Spirit on Saturday night was an own goal. Chicago defeated Washington 1-0 in a lackluster affair in Lisle, Ill., boosting the Red Stars

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NWSL Week 15 preview: Playoff jockeying continues

NWSL Week 15 preview: Playoff jockeying continues

Dan Lauletta July 19, 2013 6

For the first time since Week 8, the NWSL stayed dark during the weekdays.  The weekend action is chock-full of important soccer in which teams can either pull away from the pack or get

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The Lowdown: Phillips stars for Breakers

The Lowdown: Phillips stars for Breakers

Dan Lauletta July 17, 2013 54

In the 13th minute of Saturday’s Sky Blue-Breakers game, Ashley Phillips found herself staring at Lisa De Vanna, who was moving in with only the ball in between them.  Breakers fans no doubt took

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NWSL Attendance Watch: Week 14

NWSL Attendance Watch: Week 14

Keith Jorstad July 15, 2013 61

This was a huge week for the NWSL.  Fox Soccer televised their first match of the season, and the attendance was high in several locations.  Seattle drew over 5,000 fans for their two home

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Reign, Spirit streaks continue in FOX debut

Reign, Spirit streaks continue in FOX debut

Dan Lauletta July 14, 2013 23

A return to the site of their only victory of the season was not enough to stop the Washington Spirit’s skid which extended to nine matches without a victory in a 2-1 loss away

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NWSL Week 14 Preview

NWSL Week 14 Preview

Dan Lauletta July 13, 2013 33

Week 14 features the debut of the NWSL on FOX Soccer plus the first Abby vs Alex matchup when the Flash visit the Thorns.  Here is at the remaining Week 14 action in NWSL:

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