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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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USWNT held to draw on late stunner from 10-woman Japan

USWNT held to draw on late stunner from 10-woman Japan

The Equalizer Staff June 3, 2016 1,378

After rallying from two goals down to forge a late lead, the United States settled for a 3-3 draw when 10-woman Japan equalized in stoppage time in front of a packed house at Dick’s

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Necib, Schelin leaving Lyon; president targets Morgan

Necib, Schelin leaving Lyon; president targets Morgan

Jeff Kassouf May 26, 2016 128

Thursday’s UEFA Women’s Champions League final could be bittersweet no matter what for Lyon. The 10-time defending French champions confirmed this week that forward Lotta Schelin and midfielder Louisa Necib will leave the club

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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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NWSL Week In Review: Our kingdom for some goals

NWSL Week In Review: Our kingdom for some goals

Ray Curren May 16, 2016 384

It’s been said that the hardest thing to do in sports is hit a baseball (thrown at a decent velocity presumably), but the NWSL would collectively beg to differ at the moment as a

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Lauletta:  Thoughts from Pride drubbing of the Reign

Lauletta: Thoughts from Pride drubbing of the Reign

Dan Lauletta May 8, 2016 106

The Orlando Pride put together the best performance of their young lives on Sunday, treating 8,211 fans at Camping World Stadium to a 2-0 victory over two-time Shield holders, Seattle Reign FC. On the

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Pride earn first shutout, drop Reign 2-0

Pride earn first shutout, drop Reign 2-0

The Equalizer Staff May 8, 2016 75

The Orlando Pride made it two-for-two at home with a 2-0 victory over Shield holders, Seattle Reign FC. Sarah Hagen scored early in the match and Lianne Sanderson added an insurance tally in the

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Lauletta:  Thoughts from Thorns 2-1 Pride

Lauletta: Thoughts from Thorns 2-1 Pride

Dan Lauletta April 18, 2016 16

The Orlando Pride finally took the field on Sunday night, opening their regular season history in Portland. The fledgling club took an early lead before yielding an equalizer and eventually a late game winner.

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Five USWNT players file wage discrimination claim

Five USWNT players file wage discrimination claim

Jeff Kassouf March 31, 2016 738

Five of the most prominent United States women’s national team players have filed a claim with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accusing U.S. Soccer of wage discrimination in the latest act of a labor

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