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USWNT rolls past Costa Rica in final Rio tune-up

USWNT rolls past Costa Rica in final Rio tune-up

The Equalizer Staff July 22, 2016 400

Everything played out as expected on Friday night in the United States women’s national team’s final official exhibition match before the Rio 2016 Olympics. Crystal Dunn, Mallory Pugh, Carli Lloyd and Christen Press all

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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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Rapinoe, Lloyd return to USWNT training camp

Rapinoe, Lloyd return to USWNT training camp

The Equalizer Staff June 23, 2016 348

The United States women’s national team received good news some six weeks aheado the Rio 2016 Olympics with the return of Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe. Both Lloyd and Rapinoe have been sidelined with

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USWNT Things Learned: Ellis’ lineup seems to be set

USWNT Things Learned: Ellis’ lineup seems to be set

Ray Curren June 6, 2016 891

It will be 59 days between the U.S. national team’s 2-0 win over Japan Sunday and its Olympic opener in Belo Horizonte, Brazil against New Zealand. That seems like a decent amount of time,

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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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Sauerbrunn, Lloyd up for BBC World Player of the Year

Sauerbrunn, Lloyd up for BBC World Player of the Year

Kieran Theivam April 29, 2016 43

The often-overlooked Becky Saurbrunn has been named among a list of five players for the second BBC Women’s World Player of the Year award. The Word Cup winning defender missed out on the shortlist

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The Lowdown: Taking in Orlando’s soccer culture

The Lowdown: Taking in Orlando’s soccer culture

Dan Lauletta April 26, 2016 446

Saturday afternoon, I set sail from my hotel for the mile and a half walk to the Citrus Bowl. As I made the walk with my pal Jen Cooper from keepernotes.com on a pleasant

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Lloyd has MCL sprain; out 3-6 weeks

Lloyd has MCL sprain; out 3-6 weeks

The Equalizer Staff April 25, 2016 304

Houston Dash and United States national team player Carli Lloyd had a Grade 1 sprain of the MCL on her right knee. The MRI also showed some stretching of the distal hamstring. Recovery time

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Three things learned from Pride’s historic opener

Three things learned from Pride’s historic opener

Dan Lauletta April 24, 2016 66

ORLANDO, FL. — Orlando Pride won their first ever home match on Saturday night, 3-1 over the Houston Dash. A three-goal barrage to start the second half was the difference after Ashlyn Harris kept

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Pride top Dash with record crowd; Lloyd injured

Pride top Dash with record crowd; Lloyd injured

The Equalizer Staff April 23, 2016 119

The Orlando Pride announced themselves in NWSL Saturday night with an entertaining 3-1 win over the Houston Dash, courtesy of three second half goals. 23,403 attendees filed into Orlando’s Citrus Bowl for the Pride’s

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