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Veterans return to USWNT; Edmonds gets first call-up

Veterans return to USWNT; Edmonds gets first call-up

Jeff Kassouf October 27, 2016 677

Veterans Julie Johnston, Meghan Klingenberg, Ali Krieger, Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan return to the United States women’s national team for a pair of friendlies in November against Romania. U.S. coach Jill Ellis named her

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NWSL issues statement, no discipline over Anthem

NWSL issues statement, no discipline over Anthem

The Equalizer Staff September 22, 2016 158

The NWSL issued a brief statement on Friday saying there would be no fines or discipline stemming from recent issues regarding the National Anthem. Seattle Reign FC forward Megan Rapinoe took a knee during

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US rallies to win after conceding early to Netherlands

US rallies to win after conceding early to Netherlands

The Equalizer Staff September 18, 2016 1,120

The U.S. women’s national team defeated the Netherlands on Sunday, 3-1 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, despite giving up a goal less than two minutes into the match. Carli Lloyd and Allie Long

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O’Reilly exits in tears as USWNT rolls past Thailand

O’Reilly exits in tears as USWNT rolls past Thailand

The Equalizer Staff September 15, 2016 448

Megan Rapinoe knelt, Heather O’Reilly cried, Carli Lloyd had a hat trick and the U.S. women’s national team rolled to a 9-0 victory over Thailand on Thursday night in Columbus, Ohio, in the team’s

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Rapinoe kneels for anthem for first time in US jersey

Rapinoe kneels for anthem for first time in US jersey

The Equalizer Staff September 15, 2016 395

Megan Rapinoe knelt during the United States national anthem prior to the U.S. women’s national team’s game against Thailand on Thursday in Columbus, Ohio. Her decision to kneel is a continuation of her protest,

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NWSL Week In Review: Amidst The Noise, Great Night For Women’s Soccer

NWSL Week In Review: Amidst The Noise, Great Night For Women’s Soccer

Ray Curren September 13, 2016 138

For better or worse, the last few months in the women’s soccer world has involved more publicity about incidents off the field than on, starting with Hope Solo’s antics and comments at the Olympics

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Rapinoe stands, locks arms with teammates for anthem

Rapinoe stands, locks arms with teammates for anthem

Jeff Kassouf September 11, 2016 30

Seattle Reign FC’s entire starting XI locked arms during the signing of the U.S. national anthem prior to the team’s NWSL home match against the Washington Spirit on Sunday at Memorial Stadium in Seattle.

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Spirit players say they oppose owner’s decision to prevent Rapinoe’s protest

Spirit players say they oppose owner’s decision to prevent Rapinoe’s protest

The Equalizer Staff September 9, 2016 119

Players for the Washington Spirit collectively issued a statement on Friday noting that they disagree with how their owner, Bill Lynch, over how he handled the playing of Wednesday’s national anthem. “We respect our

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Gordon: What Wednesday night could have been

Gordon: What Wednesday night could have been

Jennifer Gordon September 8, 2016 191

Wednesday, I got in my car like I’ve done the 42 other times the Washington Spirit have played  at the Maryland Soccerplex to cover the game. During that hour plus ride, I often think

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Lauletta: Spirit made all the wrong moves

Lauletta: Spirit made all the wrong moves

Dan Lauletta September 8, 2016 243

The Washington Spirit’s decision to play the national anthem without the players on the field has stoked the passions of women’s soccer fans like few events before it. When the night was over, the

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