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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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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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