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USWNT to play South Africa on July 9 in Chicago

USWNT to play South Africa on July 9 in Chicago

The Equalizer Staff May 26, 2016 75

The U.S. women’s national team will play South Africa for the first time on July 9 at Soldier Field in Chicago in the Americans’ penultimate sendoff game before the Rio 2016 Olympics. The U.S.’

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Rampone withdraws from USWNT training camp

Rampone withdraws from USWNT training camp

Jeff Kassouf May 24, 2016 304

Christie Rampone has withdrawn from United States women’s national team training camp, citing a lack of current fitness and health for the international level. “I really appreciate Jill inviting me in, but at this

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Going for Gold: USWNT players prepare for Olympics in NWSL

Going for Gold: USWNT players prepare for Olympics in NWSL

Eric Scatamacchia May 19, 2016 421

There are less than 80 days until the women’s Olympic soccer tournament kicks off in Brazil. Although the U.S. national team has not been together over the past month, national teamers have been busy

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USWNT book excerpt:  It’s Not the Glory

USWNT book excerpt: It’s Not the Glory

The Equalizer Staff May 18, 2016 44

Below is an excerpt from Tim Nash’s new book, It’s Not the Glory: the remarkable first thirty years of US women’s soccer, a detailed look at the first 30 years of the U.S. women’s

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Rampone returns to USWNT ahead of Japan friendlies

Rampone returns to USWNT ahead of Japan friendlies

The Equalizer Staff May 18, 2016 909

Christie Rampone will return to United States women’s national team camp later this month ahead of a pair of matches against Japan after being named to Jill Ellis’ 25-player roster. Rampone, the team’s former

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Coach Shannon MacMillan doing things her way

Coach Shannon MacMillan doing things her way

Tim Nash May 12, 2016 18

There is a U-11 girls team in Carmel Valley, Calif., that probably doesn’t know exactly how lucky they are. It’s not just because their coach is a former collegiate player of the year. It’s

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Chastain, MacMillan elected to Hall of Fame

Chastain, MacMillan elected to Hall of Fame

The Equalizer Staff May 5, 2016 87

Brandi Chastain and Shannon MacMillan are part of the 2016 elected class for the National Soccer Hall of Fame. They were announced Thursday along with Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber. Both players were

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Abby Wambach signs multi-platform deal with ESPN

Abby Wambach signs multi-platform deal with ESPN

The Equalizer Staff May 4, 2016 58

Abby Wambach has signed a multi-year agreement to join ESPN in a wide-ranging role. Soccer’s all-time international goal scorer will launch a bi-weekly podcast later this month called Fearless Conversation with Abby Wambach. This

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Nash:  For USSF, good enough no longer good enough

Nash: For USSF, good enough no longer good enough

Tim Nash April 28, 2016 319

For U.S. Soccer, the best and the worst of all possibilities played out at the same time 25 years ago in China. A quarter of a century ago, their six-year-old women’s program won the

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Lloyd has MCL sprain; out 3-6 weeks

Lloyd has MCL sprain; out 3-6 weeks

The Equalizer Staff April 25, 2016 304

Houston Dash and United States national team player Carli Lloyd had a Grade 1 sprain of the MCL on her right knee. The MRI also showed some stretching of the distal hamstring. Recovery time

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