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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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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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