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Carli Lloyd won’t play for Dash this weekend

Carli Lloyd won’t play for Dash this weekend

The Equalizer Staff August 23, 2016 240

Carli Lloyd will not rejoin the Houston Dash until Monday of next week, ruling her out for the club’s Saturday visit to Western New York. The news was first reported by Corey Roepken of

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Rapinoe ‘really disappointed’ by Solo’s ‘cowards’ comment

Rapinoe ‘really disappointed’ by Solo’s ‘cowards’ comment

The Equalizer Staff August 18, 2016 184

A week after Hope Solo called Sweden “cowards” for its style of play, Megan Rapinoe, says she was “really disappointed” with the reaction that failed to “graciously” handle United States’ Olympic exit. Solo drew international headlines

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USWNT: Three questions after Olympic disappointment

USWNT: Three questions after Olympic disappointment

Jennifer Gordon August 15, 2016 381

Now a full weekend has gone by since the United States’ shocking exit from the Olympics in the quarterfinals against Sweden. In truth, the loss shouldn’t be so shocking as the cracks in the

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Dorrance: Domination no assurance of victory

Dorrance: Domination no assurance of victory

Tim Nash August 14, 2016 494

Statistics can be used in the same way a drunk uses a light pole – for support instead of illumination. However, when reviewing the USA’s shocking quarterfinal loss to Sweden in penalties, statistics from

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USWNT fans console Christen Press with dog photos

USWNT fans console Christen Press with dog photos

The Equalizer Staff August 14, 2016 151

Missing your team’s final penalty kick in a shootout, with advancement to the Olympic semifinals on the line, can be a crushing experience. Christen Press found herself in that situation on Friday, when she

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Five reasons the Olympics are over for USWNT

Five reasons the Olympics are over for USWNT

Dan Lauletta August 13, 2016 575

The United States women’s national team failed to make the semifinals of a major tournament for the first time ever – in 13 tries – on Friday, losing to Sweden, 4-3 on penalty kicks

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USWNT Things Learned: Lots of mistakes, but hard to win them all

USWNT Things Learned: Lots of mistakes, but hard to win them all

Ray Curren August 12, 2016 635

History may have a knack of repeating itself, even if the permutations may not end up being exact replicas of each other in the end. Friday’s Olympic quarterfinal wasn’t the first time the U.S.

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Solo calls Sweden ‘cowards’ for tactics; Pia doesn’t care

Solo calls Sweden ‘cowards’ for tactics; Pia doesn’t care

The Equalizer Staff August 12, 2016 208

United States goalkeeper Hope Solo took aim at Sweden’s tactics following her team’s stunning quarterfinal loss, calling the Swedes “cowards” for how they played. The U.S. lost to Sweden, 4-3 on penalty kicks following

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USWNT fails to make Olympic semifinals for first time ever

USWNT fails to make Olympic semifinals for first time ever

The Equalizer Staff August 12, 2016 832

The United States women’s national team suffered its earliest-ever exit from a major tournament on Friday, losing to Sweden in the quarterfinals in a penalty kick shootout. The two teams ended 1-1 after regulation

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USWNT-Sweden Preview: In current form, shouldn’t be contest

USWNT-Sweden Preview: In current form, shouldn’t be contest

Ray Curren August 11, 2016 388

The mere name Sweden brings with it a type of respect in women’s soccer that other quarterfinal opponents like China (even with the 1999 World Cup final) don’t quite have at the moment. Sweden

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