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Dowie, Lavelle lead Breakers to home opener win over Sky Blue

Dowie, Lavelle lead Breakers to home opener win over Sky Blue

Meg Linehan April 23, 2017 43

The Boston Breakers bounced back from a tough Week 1 result on the road for a big win at home. Thanks to a first-half goal from forward Natasha Dowie—assist provided by No. 1 overall

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Sky Blue FC season preview: No longer starting from the bottom

Sky Blue FC season preview: No longer starting from the bottom

Allison Lee April 11, 2017 8

2016 record: 7-8-5 (7th place) Playoffs: did not qualify Head Coach: Christy Holly Home Ground: Yurcak Field The story of ‘16 Sky Blue underwent arguably the most tumultuous off-season of the league, starting with

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USWNT ends series against Russia with 5-1 win

USWNT ends series against Russia with 5-1 win

The Equalizer Staff April 9, 2017 541

The United States women’s national team once again defeated Russia by a four-goal deficit, beating the Russians 5-1. The win comes on the heels of the U.S.’s 4-0 shutout of the European squad Thursday

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Klingenberg, Press, Sauerbrunn elected USWNTPA reps

Klingenberg, Press, Sauerbrunn elected USWNTPA reps

The Equalizer Staff February 3, 2017 21

Megan Klingenberg, Christen Press, and Becky Sauerbrunn have been elected to serve as player representatives for the USWNT Players Association. The announcement was part of a broad restructuring of the organization’s leadership team amid

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Red Stars take crucial points off Sky Blue; O’Hara hurt

Red Stars take crucial points off Sky Blue; O’Hara hurt

Dan Lauletta August 27, 2016 428

The Red Stars collected a vital three points from Sky Blue FC on Saturday night to bolster their playoff position. Their 3-1 victory left Sky Blue six points in arrears and jumped the Red

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The Lowdown: Six on-field questions for NWSL return

The Lowdown: Six on-field questions for NWSL return

Dan Lauletta August 24, 2016 94

After the soft restart to the NWSL season with last week’s makeup match, the regularly scheduled games resume on Friday and all 10 teams will be in action over the weekend. From there it

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Kansas City and Sky Blue play to 1-1 draw

Kansas City and Sky Blue play to 1-1 draw

The Equalizer Staff June 11, 2016 35

  In a game that easily could have featured six-plus goals, FC Kansas City and New Jersey-based Sky Blue FC settled for a 1-1 draw, and one point apiece, Saturday night at Yurcak Field. Two-time

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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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NWSL Week In Review: Our kingdom for some goals

NWSL Week In Review: Our kingdom for some goals

Ray Curren May 16, 2016 384

It’s been said that the hardest thing to do in sports is hit a baseball (thrown at a decent velocity presumably), but the NWSL would collectively beg to differ at the moment as a

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Week 2 Preview:  Crystal Dunn v. Kelley O’Hara

Week 2 Preview: Crystal Dunn v. Kelley O’Hara

Dan Lauletta April 22, 2016 101

It’s Week 2 in the 2016 NWSL season. An attendance record may fall Saturday night in Orlando and an epic showdown ion the flank awaits the next day in New Jersey. Saturday Western New

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