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The Lowdown: US stars make difference on field

The Lowdown: US stars make difference on field

Dan Lauletta July 21, 2015 39

It’s Monday night in Kansas City, and FC Kansas City and the Houston Dash are locked in a 1-1 tie.  As the clock passed 90 minutes, a minor battle broke out near FC Kansas City’s defensive goal

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O’Hara, Rodriguez, Brian start for US vs. China

O’Hara, Rodriguez, Brian start for US vs. China

Jeff Kassouf June 26, 2015 29

OTTAWA, Ontario – In need of changes amid the United States’ struggles at this Women’s World Cup and forced to make some due to two suspensions, U.S. coach Jill Ellis started midfielder Kelley O’Hara

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US shifts to Vancouver looking to find form up front

US shifts to Vancouver looking to find form up front

Jeff Kassouf June 13, 2015 306

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Saturday was about travel, rest and recovery for the United States women after a scoreless draw with Sweden on Friday in their second match in group play at the 2015

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Meet the US World Cup team: Forwards

Meet the US World Cup team: Forwards

Dan Lauletta June 4, 2015 184

After the United States drubbed Mexico to qualify for the World Cup, Mexico coach Leo Cuellar remarked that the United States had enough forwards to fill out starting lineups for three teams.  Here are

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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 150

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 a bone

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Rodriguez leads FC Kansas City over Reign, 1-0

Rodriguez leads FC Kansas City over Reign, 1-0

Jeff Husted April 23, 2015 221

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Thursday’s rematch of last year’s NWSL championship game lived up to the promised excitement as FC Kansas City edged the Seattle Reign, 1-0. Amy Rodriguez notched her first goal of

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2015 NWSL Preview: FC Kansas City

2015 NWSL Preview: FC Kansas City

Jeff Husted April 9, 2015 11

When the NWSL first opened play, FC Kansas City set the league on fire. Behind Lauren Holiday, the team was able to set records on the way to a share of the league’s best

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Rodriguez, Rapinoe impress in big USWNT win

Rodriguez, Rapinoe impress in big USWNT win

Jeff Kassouf April 4, 2015 155

Call it confidence. Call it the pieces coming together. Go ahead and blame New Zealand’s jet lag. No one factor stood far and above another for the United States women’s national team in a

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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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After another USWNT win over Mexico, all eyes on Ellis’ World Cup qualifying roster decisions

After another USWNT win over Mexico, all eyes on Ellis’ World Cup qualifying roster decisions

Jeff Kassouf September 18, 2014 277

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Jill Ellis did as she said she would and tested out new players in the United States’ lineup on Thursday, and the result against Mexico was the same: a comfortable 4-0

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