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Hamm, new MLS Los Angeles part-owner, says NWSL in LA ‘just makes sense’

Hamm, new MLS Los Angeles part-owner, says NWSL in LA ‘just makes sense’

Jeff Kassouf November 5, 2014 21

In only a few days last week, Mia Hamm was announced as a new member of AS Roma’s board of directors and as a part-owner of the new MLS team in Los Angeles, set

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Real Salt Lake interested in NWSL ownership

Real Salt Lake interested in NWSL ownership

Jeff Kassouf November 3, 2014 100

Increased MLS interest in the National Women’s Soccer League has been teased for a while, and Real Salt Lake looks like the leading candidate to enter the fledgling women’s league. Real Salt Lake was

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The Lowdown: Lauletta’s take on expansion process

The Lowdown: Lauletta’s take on expansion process

Dan Lauletta January 14, 2014 70

Last week’s Expansion Draft more or less put an end to the process of admitting the Houston Dash into NWSL.  The club now has enough players to field a team, and enough good players

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Brian Ching named Houston Dash managing director

Brian Ching named Houston Dash managing director

Jeff Kassouf December 23, 2013 11

Former Houston Dynamo forward Brian Ching has been named the managing director of the Houston Dash. Ching just retired at the end of the 2013 season as the Dynamo’s all-time leading scorer (69 goals).

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Long term benefits outweigh short-term concerns in Houston’s addition to NWSL

Long term benefits outweigh short-term concerns in Houston’s addition to NWSL

Jeff Kassouf December 12, 2013 19

On Nov. 21, 2012, a new women’s professional soccer league was born. It was soon thereafter named the National Women’s Soccer League, and it had just over four months to take itself from nonexistent

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Houston set to join NWSL for 2014

Houston set to join NWSL for 2014

Jeff Kassouf December 11, 2013 181

The Houston Dynamo have been very publicly inching their way toward joining the National Women’s Soccer League, and the formal announcement that they are in for the 2014 season will come Thursday. As Washington

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Nothing final on potential Houston NWSL team…yet

Nothing final on potential Houston NWSL team…yet

Jeff Kassouf December 7, 2013 165

Houston remains a 2014 expansion option for the National Women’s Soccer League, but a deal to bring Dynamo’s ownership group into the top women’s flight is yet to be finalized. Houston Dynamo president Chris

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Nothing official from Houston, but NWSL still in play

Nothing official from Houston, but NWSL still in play

Jeff Kassouf December 4, 2013 112

The Houston Dynamo are still exploring the possibility of joining the National Women’s Soccer League, but nothing is yet finalized, team president Chris Canetti said when reached by phone on Wednesday. Canetti said the

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Spirit’s Parsons monitoring expansion developments

Spirit’s Parsons monitoring expansion developments

Dan Lauletta November 27, 2013 55

The Spirit have been sitting on the No. 1 pick in the NWSL college draft for a few months, but that position could change suddenly if the Houston Dynamo decide to join the league

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Houston Dynamo’s NWSL decision could come within week

Houston Dynamo’s NWSL decision could come within week

Jeff Kassouf November 26, 2013 57

Whether or not the National Women’s Soccer League is in Houston in 2014 should be known in the next week, and the decision is in the Houston Dynamo’s hands. The Dynamo publicly revealed their

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