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USWNT lands in Brazil as Olympics loom

USWNT lands in Brazil as Olympics loom

The Equalizer Staff July 28, 2016 21

U.S. women’s national team players and staff landed in Brazil on Thursday, one week ahead of their Rio 2016 Olympics opener against New Zealand. The team took off from Washington, D.C., in search of

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Rapinoe doesn’t expect to play in US’ Olympic opener

Rapinoe doesn’t expect to play in US’ Olympic opener

The Equalizer Staff July 26, 2016 434

Megan Rapinoe says she doesn’t expect to be ready for the opening match of the Rio 2016 Olympics on August 3 against New Zealand. The United States women’s national team midfielder hasn’t played a

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USWNT things learned: Mallory Pugh’s future is now

USWNT things learned: Mallory Pugh’s future is now

Ray Curren July 23, 2016 44

Here’s one of many scary tidbits involving Mallory Pugh and her seemingly limitless future at the moment: When she takes the field in France three years from now at the 2019 World Cup opener,

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USWNT rolls past Costa Rica in final Rio tune-up

USWNT rolls past Costa Rica in final Rio tune-up

The Equalizer Staff July 22, 2016 422

Everything played out as expected on Friday night in the United States women’s national team’s final official exhibition match before the Rio 2016 Olympics. Crystal Dunn, Mallory Pugh, Carli Lloyd and Christen Press all

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Rapinoe won’t play in USWNT’s final Rio tune-up

Rapinoe won’t play in USWNT’s final Rio tune-up

The Equalizer Staff July 22, 2016 313

Megan Rapinoe will not play for the United States on Friday in the United States women’s national team’s final official match before the Rio 2016 Olympics. Rapinoe has not played a competitive match since

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USWNT grants wish of teen in ‘My Wish’ series

USWNT grants wish of teen in ‘My Wish’ series

The Equalizer Staff July 20, 2016 19

SportsCenter’s “My Wish” is an annual series of stories which are often both heartbreaking and heartwarming. Mackenzie Toman was discovered at age 13 to have severe chiari malformation, a congenital defect which required immediate brain surgery.

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Report: Pugh defers UCLA enrollment to 2017

Report: Pugh defers UCLA enrollment to 2017

Jeff Kassouf July 16, 2016 42

As it turns out, Mallory Pugh won’t be playing for UCLA in 2016. Pugh’s parents, Karen and Horace, told the Denver Post that the 18-year-old United States national team star deferred her enrollment at

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The one-year evolution of the USWNT’s roster

The one-year evolution of the USWNT’s roster

Dan Lauletta July 12, 2016 100

From practically before the World Cup champagne was dried up, there has been speculation about how Jill Ellis would pare the 23-woman World Cup roster down to 18 for the Olympic Games. As it

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Rapinoe confirmed as part of USWNT’s Rio Olympic roster

Rapinoe confirmed as part of USWNT’s Rio Olympic roster

Jeff Kassouf July 12, 2016 509

Megan Rapinoe is headed to the Rio 2016 Olympics next month after tearing her right ACL in December. The news, long expected, was confirmed on Tuesday when United States women’s national team coach Jill

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Dunn’s goal lifts USWNT past valiant South Africa

Dunn’s goal lifts USWNT past valiant South Africa

The Equalizer Staff July 9, 2016 438

Crystal Dunn’s lone goal proved to be the difference on Saturday at Soldier Field in Chicago as the United States women’s national team defeated South Africa in its penultimate match before the Rio 2016

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