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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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USWNT overcomes distractions while Colombia struggles

USWNT overcomes distractions while Colombia struggles

Ray Curren April 11, 2016 37

The comparisons between the UConn women’s basketball team and the U.S. women’s national soccer team – brought to the fore again this week by the complete dominance of both (although not too long ago,

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Johnston’s brace lifts USWNT past Colombia, again

Johnston’s brace lifts USWNT past Colombia, again

The Equalizer Staff April 10, 2016 639

Julie Johnston scored twice and the United States women’s national team defeated Colombia, 3-0 on Sunday at Talen Energy Stadium. It was the U.S.’ second win in five days over Colombia after winning 7-0

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USWNT lead way with four on first Women’s World XI

USWNT lead way with four on first Women’s World XI

Jeff Kassouf February 18, 2016 179

FIFPro announced the first-ever Women’s World XI on Thursday, a world all-star team selected by players from across the globe. Four players from the United States team which won the 2015 Women’s World Cup title

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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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Press, Johnston, Chalupny sing, pitch at Cubs game

Press, Johnston, Chalupny sing, pitch at Cubs game

The Equalizer Staff September 1, 2015 40

The summer of soccer taking over baseball continued on Monday night (which, to be more concise, soccer has been closing ground on baseball for a long time as younger generations take to footie and

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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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