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Sauerbrunn, Johnston, Brian out for US on Saturday

Sauerbrunn, Johnston, Brian out for US on Saturday

Jeff Kassouf January 22, 2016 111

The U.S. women’s national team will be without defenders Becky Sauerbrunn and Julie Johnston as well as midfielder Morgan Brian due to injury on Saturday for the team’s firsts match of 2016, against Ireland

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Krieger to miss NWSL semifinal for dad’s wedding

Krieger to miss NWSL semifinal for dad’s wedding

Jeff Kassouf September 10, 2015 334

Washington Spirit fans have learned the hard way by now: Expect some bad news when the team has a conference call previewing the playoffs. For the second straight year, Spirit coach Mark Parsons announced

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PHOTOS: USWNT all smiles in rout of Costa Rica

PHOTOS: USWNT all smiles in rout of Costa Rica

The Equalizer Staff August 17, 2015 5

The United States women’s national team’s 2015 World Cup victory tour kicked off in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Sunday with an 8-0 U.S. win over Costa Rica. If you are looking to draw too many

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Parsons could try Krieger in holding midfield role

Parsons could try Krieger in holding midfield role

Jennifer Gordon July 23, 2015 45

The Washington Spirit, like every NWSL team, are in a period of transition as they welcome new players and welcome back those who participated in the 2015 Women’s World Cup. And Washington head coach

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Donovan says US women would beat US men

Donovan says US women would beat US men

The Equalizer Staff July 18, 2015 33

Landon Donovan, the all-time leader in goals and assists for the United States men’s national team, says that the U.S. women’s team could beat its male counterpart. “I think it’s safe to say the

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Krieger credits Ellis, communication for US’ success

Krieger credits Ellis, communication for US’ success

Harjeet Johal July 4, 2015 36

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The United States defense has been immense throughout the World Cup. Ali Krieger, Julie Johnston, Becky Sauerbrunn and Meghan Klingenberg have played tremendous, keeping a 513-minute shutout streak and keeping

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Krieger embracing semifinal vs. familiar foe Germany

Krieger embracing semifinal vs. familiar foe Germany

Jeff Kassouf June 28, 2015 52

MONTREAL – Ali Krieger says she isn’t quite as sharp as she once was at speaking German, but her words still earn a thumbs-up from fluent German reporters. The United States national team defender

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Ali Krieger to appear naked in ESPN’s Body Issue

Ali Krieger to appear naked in ESPN’s Body Issue

The Equalizer Staff June 25, 2015 47

OTTAWA, Ontario — U.S. women’s national team defender Ali Krieger has joined the growing list of her teammates who have appeared nude in ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue. Krieger will appear in the next

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Meet the US World Cup team: Defenders

Meet the US World Cup team: Defenders

Jeff Kassouf June 4, 2015 40

Four years ago the United States women were on the verge of a third World Cup title in the final against Japan, but twice conceded equalizers before losing in penalty kicks. Fast-forward to 2015

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Krieger (concussion) out of Spirit’s home opener

Krieger (concussion) out of Spirit’s home opener

The Equalizer Staff April 17, 2015 37

Washington Spirit defender Ali Krieger will miss the team’s home opener on Saturday against defending National Women’s Soccer League champions FC Kansas City, per the Washington Post’s Steven Goff. Krieger suffered a concussion early

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