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Long way to Rio: Making sense of latest USWNT roster

Long way to Rio: Making sense of latest USWNT roster

Jeff Kassouf January 26, 2016 962

The United States women’s national team’s 2015 Olympic qualifying roster is out, and the injection of youth along with the omission of veteran midfielder Heather O’Reilly has U.S. fans buzzing. Jill Ellis’ 20-player roster

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O’Reilly left off USWNT Olympic qualifying roster

O’Reilly left off USWNT Olympic qualifying roster

Jeff Kassouf January 26, 2016 463

United States women’s national team coach Jill Ellis named her 20-player roster for Olympic qualifying next month, which does not include veteran midfielder Heather O’Reilly. O’Reilly, 31, has been a part of the past

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Rapinoe, O’Reilly present CMA, meet celebrities

Rapinoe, O’Reilly present CMA, meet celebrities

The Equalizer Staff November 5, 2015 18

Justin Timberlake? Jessica Biel? Steven Tyler? Yea, no big deal. Just another day in the life of World Cup champions Heather O’Reilly and Megan Rapinoe. The pair of United States women’s national team midfielders

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The Lowdown:  O’Reilly brought new dimension to FCKC

The Lowdown: O’Reilly brought new dimension to FCKC

Dan Lauletta October 6, 2015 231

Picture it: Buffalo Wild Wings in Tukwila, Washington, a few hours after FC Kansas City surprised Seattle Reign FC to win the 2014 NWSL Championship. The brain trust of the new champions was basking

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Holiday makes tactical sacrifice in NWSL sendoff

Holiday makes tactical sacrifice in NWSL sendoff

Dan Lauletta October 2, 2015 22

PORTLAND, OR — Lauren Holiday’s teammates kept saying they wanted to win this one for her. In the end it was Holiday who won it for her teammates. Thursday night’s game plan for the

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Morgan scores in return as US rolls Costa Rica again

Morgan scores in return as US rolls Costa Rica again

The Equalizer Staff August 19, 2015 414

There were bright spots for Costa Rica on Wednesday, but an hour-plus rain delay only prolonged Las Ticas’ misery in a 7-2 loss to the United States women’s national team. Carli Lloyd and Heather

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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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US opens victory tour with 8-0 rout of Costa Rica

US opens victory tour with 8-0 rout of Costa Rica

The Equalizer Staff August 16, 2015 557

Christen Press’ hat trick led the way for the United States women’s national team in an 8-0 demolition of Costa Rica to kick off a 10-game Women’s World Cup victory tour. Press scored twice

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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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Lloyd scores in return as Dash draw Kansas City

Lloyd scores in return as Dash draw Kansas City

The Equalizer Staff July 20, 2015 68

United States World Cup hero Carli Lloyd score in her first game back with the Houston Dash, but the goal was only enough to earn her team a point in a 1-1 draw with

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