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USWNT notebook: Morgan’s health, Wambach’s role

USWNT notebook: Morgan’s health, Wambach’s role

Jeff Kassouf May 26, 2015 32

United States women’s national team coach Jill Ellis says that Alex Morgan‘s knee injury continues to be monitored, but Ellis expects her star striker ready for the World Cup. Morgan, 25, has bone bruise

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Alex Morgan: Sepp Blatter didn’t recognize me

Alex Morgan: Sepp Blatter didn’t recognize me

The Equalizer Staff May 23, 2015 62

A little while back, Abby Wambach told the tale of how FIFA president Sepp Blatter confused Wambach’s partner, Sarah Huffman, for Marta. Marta — the five-time FIFA World Player of the Year, all of

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Morgan named among most marketable athletes

Morgan named among most marketable athletes

The Equalizer Staff May 21, 2015 36

Alex Morgan is the 19th most marketable athlete in the world, according to SportsPro Magazine’s annual rankings. Twenty-one-year-old tennis star Eugenie Bouchard topped the list, with Brazil soccer star Neymar coming in second. Tennis

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Morgan out next two games with bone bruise in knee

Morgan out next two games with bone bruise in knee

Jeff Kassouf May 8, 2015 300

Alex Morgan will not play for the United States national team against Ireland on Sunday or next week against Mexico as the forward deals with a bone bruise in her left knee, according to

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Morgan, Press, Wambach to be on ‘The Simpsons’

Morgan, Press, Wambach to be on ‘The Simpsons’

The Equalizer Staff May 8, 2015 158

Alex Morgan, Christen Press and Abby Wambach will appear on an episode of “The Simpsons” on Sunday. The trio of United States women’s national team forwards were “Simpsonized” — transformed into yellow cartoon characters

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Morgan questionable, but sounds unlikely to play

Morgan questionable, but sounds unlikely to play

Jeff Kassouf April 18, 2015 80

The next couple of weeks will include some walking on eggshells in regards to United States national team players avoiding injuries in their National Women’s Soccer League matches. Washington Spirit defender Ali Krieger only

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Two months from WC, U.S. faces New Zealand test

Two months from WC, U.S. faces New Zealand test

Jeff Kassouf April 3, 2015 115

The United States Women’s National team finally opens its 2015 home slate on Saturday in St. Louis, Mo., with what is expected to be an historic match against New Zealand. Over 32,000 tickets have

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Advanced data: Wambach’s scoring vs. world’s best

Advanced data: Wambach’s scoring vs. world’s best

Emily Dulhanty March 31, 2015 102

Abby Wambach’s form over the past two years has been as scrutinized as any U.S. national team player’s, but objectively analyzing it is hard to do using only the eye test. This is where

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Ellis experiments as USWNT beats Switzerland

Ellis experiments as USWNT beats Switzerland

Jeff Kassouf March 6, 2015 702

The United States women’s national team stayed unbeaten at the 2015 Algarve Cup with a 3-0 win over Switzerland on Friday. Alex Morgan, Amy Rodriguez and Abby Wambach scored. The win sets up the

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USWNT sees win over England as step forward

USWNT sees win over England as step forward

The Equalizer Staff February 14, 2015 138

The U.S. women’s national team views Friday’s 1-0 win over England as a building block heading into next month’s Algarve Cup. “This match was a huge step forward for us,” U.S. forward Christen Press

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