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Lauletta: Thoughts from the end of the Red Stars season

Lauletta: Thoughts from the end of the Red Stars season

Dan Lauletta October 1, 2016 78

As the minutes ticked away, Friday night’s NWSL semifinal between the Spirit and Red Stars was turning into the sort of match that did not deserve a loser. It was not the crispest soccer

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NWSL Semifinal: Spirit, Red Stars looking for first final

NWSL Semifinal: Spirit, Red Stars looking for first final

Chelsey Bush September 30, 2016 5

2016 NWSL Semifinal Chicago Red Stars (9-5-6) at Washington Spirit (12-5-3) Maryland SoccerPlex, 8pm EDT (FS1/foxsportsgo.com) Season series: tied, 1-1-0 All-Time Series: Spirit lead, 6-3-1 For the second year in a row, Washington’s semifinal

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USWNT-Sweden Preview: In current form, shouldn’t be contest

USWNT-Sweden Preview: In current form, shouldn’t be contest

Ray Curren August 11, 2016 388

The mere name Sweden brings with it a type of respect in women’s soccer that other quarterfinal opponents like China (even with the 1999 World Cup final) don’t quite have at the moment. Sweden

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USWNT things learned: Mostly status quo through Game 1

USWNT things learned: Mostly status quo through Game 1

Ray Curren August 3, 2016 342

We’ve gotten to the point where we have to “nitpick” to find serious faults with the U.S. women’s soccer team. They are large favorites to win their fourth consecutive gold medal in Brazil, having

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Henry assists as unbeaten Thorns beat Chicago, go top

Henry assists as unbeaten Thorns beat Chicago, go top

The Equalizer Staff June 23, 2016 332

Amandine Henry registered an assist in her first NWSL start to help Portland Thorns FC reach the midway point of the season undefeated with a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Red Stars. Henry, in

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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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Morgan, Johnston lift U.S. past Japan in rematch

Morgan, Johnston lift U.S. past Japan in rematch

The Equalizer Staff June 5, 2016 507

Lightning didn’t strike twice on Sunday for the U.S. women’s national team after a bizarre 3-3 draw with Japan on Thursday, but once was enough to halt the rematch in the 76th minute. Julie

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Chicago Red Stars tie Sky Blue, sit alone atop NWSL

Chicago Red Stars tie Sky Blue, sit alone atop NWSL

The Equalizer Staff May 29, 2016 375

The Red Stars and Sky Blue FC played to a 1-1 draw Sunday night at Toyota Park, the teams’ sixth tie in nine games. The point earned helped Chicago move into sole possession of

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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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NWSL Week in Review: Knee injuries sad reality of life

NWSL Week in Review: Knee injuries sad reality of life

Ray Curren April 25, 2016 25

The jury is still out on why women tear ACLs (and injure knee ligaments) more than men, but most of the research has centered on body and muscular differences. There have been strides made

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