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Draw with Pride eliminates Sky Blue FC

Draw with Pride eliminates Sky Blue FC

The Equalizer Staff September 7, 2016 9

Sky Blue FC and Orlando Pride both ended losing streaks with a 1-1 draw but the result combined with the Flash earning a point in Boston extinguished Sky Blue’s playoff chances. The upstart New

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Ohai takes goal scoring lead; Dash beat Pride

Ohai takes goal scoring lead; Dash beat Pride

The Equalizer Staff September 3, 2016 383

Kealia Ohai shot into the lead in the golden boot race with her second brace of the week to lead the Houston Dash to a 4-2 victory over the Orlando Pride on Saturday night.

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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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USWNT Things Learned: Defense key to recent American dominance

USWNT Things Learned: Defense key to recent American dominance

Ray Curren August 7, 2016 67

Someday France is going to beat the United States at a major tournament. But Saturday was not that day. If they meet again this summer it will be in the gold medal match, which

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Day 2 Olympic preview: How much does USWNT-France clash matter?

Day 2 Olympic preview: How much does USWNT-France clash matter?

Ray Curren August 6, 2016 344

The Opening Ceremonies of Rio 2016 finished up Friday night and by Saturday afternoon, we’ll have a pretty good idea who is headed to the knockout stage of the women’s soccer competition. Barring something

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Lloyd, Morgan comfortably lift US past New Zealand

Lloyd, Morgan comfortably lift US past New Zealand

The Equalizer Staff August 3, 2016 342

Goals from Carli Lloyd and Alex Morgan lifted the United States women’s national team past New Zealand, 2-0 on Wednesday in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, in each team’s opening match of the Olympics. Lloyd opened

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Group G Olympic preview: France takes another shot at USWNT

Group G Olympic preview: France takes another shot at USWNT

Ray Curren August 2, 2016 57

(In predicted order of finish.) It has been a while since the United States has been as prohibitive a favorite in a major tournament as they are in Brazil. Yes, they are three-time defending

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USWNT re-ups fight for equal pay with public displays

USWNT re-ups fight for equal pay with public displays

The Equalizer Staff July 7, 2016 181

The United States women’s national team, having recently been told that the no-strike clause in its collective bargaining agreement is binding, is turning to the court of public opinion — again. U.S. women’s players

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PHOTOS: U.S. women defeat Japan, 2-0

PHOTOS: U.S. women defeat Japan, 2-0

The Equalizer Staff June 6, 2016 19

The United States women’s national team defeated Japan, 2-0 on Sunday in Cleveland, Ohio, in a weather-shortened match. Julie Johnston and Alex Morgan scored for the U.S., which we detailed here. And U.S. coach

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Morgan, Johnston lift U.S. past Japan in rematch

Morgan, Johnston lift U.S. past Japan in rematch

The Equalizer Staff June 5, 2016 507

Lightning didn’t strike twice on Sunday for the U.S. women’s national team after a bizarre 3-3 draw with Japan on Thursday, but once was enough to halt the rematch in the 76th minute. Julie

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