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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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Lloyd, Sauerbrunn take over USWNT captaincy

Lloyd, Sauerbrunn take over USWNT captaincy

Jeff Kassouf January 9, 2016 177

Midfielder Carli Lloyd and defender Becky Sauerbrunn are the new captains of the United States women’s national team. Lloyd and Sauerbrunn will help usher in a new era for the U.S. women following the

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The Lowdown: XI NWSL things to be thankful for

The Lowdown: XI NWSL things to be thankful for

Dan Lauletta November 25, 2015 39

I’m not normally one to cover personal matters in my column, but it’s the middle of the offseason and the start of the holiday season is upon us.  So what the heck.  Here are

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Sauerbrunn wins 3rd straight Defender of Year award

Sauerbrunn wins 3rd straight Defender of Year award

The Equalizer Staff September 21, 2015 48

Becky Sauerbrunn won the NWSL Becky Sauerbrunn — err, Defender of the Year — award on Monday for the third consecutive season. Sauerbrunn, increasingly referred to as the best defender in the world after

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Led by experienced core, FC KC eyes NWSL repeat

Led by experienced core, FC KC eyes NWSL repeat

Jeff Kassouf September 11, 2015 49

Another year, another National Women’s Soccer League semifinal featuring FC Kansas City. The defending league champions are the only club to have made the postseason on all three occasions in the young league, but

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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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PK miss, teammates boosted Johnston after mistake

PK miss, teammates boosted Johnston after mistake

Jeff Kassouf July 1, 2015 43

MONTREAL – Penalty kicks ultimately decided the course of the United States’ Women’s World Cup semifinal victory over Germany on Tuesday. No, not a shootout, but two penalty kicks separated by a mere nine

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Defense the difference thus far for US women

Defense the difference thus far for US women

Jeff Kassouf June 13, 2015 87

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – United States women’s national team defender Becky Sauerbrunn describes it as her “oh-crap speed,” but it hardly looks like there is any panic involved. Sauerbrunn used the phrase to detail her

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Three things learned: US finds a way vs. Australia

Three things learned: US finds a way vs. Australia

Jeff Kassouf June 8, 2015 20

Your browser does not support iframes. WINNIPEG, Manitoba – The United States opened its 2015 Women’s World Cup campaign on Monday with a 3-1 victory over Australia in Winnipeg, sending the U.S. atop Group

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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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