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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, Brian crucial to US’ World Cup turnaround

Lloyd, Brian crucial to US’ World Cup turnaround

Jeff Kassouf July 4, 2015 77

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Three games, three different stadiums, three different tables propped up with microphones and, in Tuesday’s case, blinding lights shining down on Carli Lloyd after a United States victory. Order has

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O’Hara, high pressure pay off for US vs. China

O’Hara, high pressure pay off for US vs. China

Jeff Kassouf June 27, 2015 55

OTTAWA, Ontario – The United States is through to the semifinals of the Women’s World Cup for the seventh time in seven editions of the tournament after defeating China, 1-0 on Friday at Lansdowne

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O’Hara, Rodriguez, Brian start for US vs. China

O’Hara, Rodriguez, Brian start for US vs. China

Jeff Kassouf June 26, 2015 29

OTTAWA, Ontario – In need of changes amid the United States’ struggles at this Women’s World Cup and forced to make some due to two suspensions, U.S. coach Jill Ellis started midfielder Kelley O’Hara

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US preps for quarterfinal without Rapinoe, Holiday

US preps for quarterfinal without Rapinoe, Holiday

Jeff Kassouf June 23, 2015 210

All World Cup opponents and teammates have awed at Megan Rapinoe’s “moments of magic.” It’s a phrase that Australia coach Alen Stajcic coined after dropping the opener to the United States, a game that

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Meet the US World Cup team: Midfielders

Meet the US World Cup team: Midfielders

Jeff Kassouf June 4, 2015 82

Jill Ellis’ midfield has been the most scrutinized section of the field over the past eight months. Whether there are two or three players in the middle of the part, a narrow or a

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Brian ushering in next generation for USWNT

Brian ushering in next generation for USWNT

Ray Curren April 30, 2015 263

BOSTON — There aren’t many 22-year-olds who like being called “kid.” And while it’s probably not the first moniker she would lavish upon herself as a two-time Hermann Trophy winner who has excelled on

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NWSL Weekend Review: Some surprises in Week 2

NWSL Weekend Review: Some surprises in Week 2

Jeff Kassouf April 20, 2015 19

Week 2 in the National Women’s Soccer League brought some surprises and plenty of drama. Defending NWSL champions FC Kansas City now have two losses from two games this season after falling to the

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Brian, Klingenberg, Lloyd throw Astros first pitch

Brian, Klingenberg, Lloyd throw Astros first pitch

The Equalizer Staff April 9, 2015 11

Morgan Brian, Meghan Klingenberg and Carli Lloyd — the Houston Dash’s contingent of United States national team players — collectively threw out the first pitch at Wednesday’s Houston Astros game against the Cleveland Indians.

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Late goals see USWNT past New Zealand in friendly

Late goals see USWNT past New Zealand in friendly

Jeff Kassouf April 4, 2015 558

The United States opened its 2015 home schedule with a dominant 4-0 win over New Zealand on Saturday at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo., in front of a standalone exhibition record crowd of

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