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‘Rocky’ Rodriguez named NWSL Rookie of the Year

‘Rocky’ Rodriguez named NWSL Rookie of the Year

The Equalizer Staff October 3, 2016 17

Sky Blue FC midfielder Raquel Rodriguez has been voted NWSL Rookie of the Year. The No. 2 overall pick in the 2016 draft becomes the first Hermann Trophy Award winner to be voted Rookie

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One year later, Raquel Rodriguez reflects on World Cup

One year later, Raquel Rodriguez reflects on World Cup

Dan Lauletta July 22, 2016 2

Even more than a year later, Raquel Rodriguez says scoring Costa Rica’s first World Cup goal is “a little unreal.” And as Costa Rica prepare to help send the mighty United States off to

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Gordon:  Thoughts from Sky Blue’s win over Spirit

Gordon: Thoughts from Sky Blue’s win over Spirit

Jennifer Gordon June 27, 2016 136

The Spirit fell for the first time at home this season, losing to Sky Blue 2-1 after a dismal first half. Meanwhile, Sky Blue used perhaps their greatest asset, speed, to earn three points

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Rocky’s first NWSL goal lifts Sky Blue over Spirit

Rocky’s first NWSL goal lifts Sky Blue over Spirit

The Equalizer Staff June 25, 2016 42

Hermann Trophy Award winner and No. 2 overall pick Raquel Rodriguez, affectionaly known as Rocky, scored her first NWSL goal and Sam Kerr came off the bench to score on her first touch of

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NWSL Week In Review: FCKC a shell of its champion self

NWSL Week In Review: FCKC a shell of its champion self

Ray Curren May 9, 2016 67

It was NFL coach Dennis Green who once uttered in anger after a particularly tough loss, “They are what we thought they were.” (If you haven’t seen it, it’s funnier when you actually watch

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NWSL Week in Review: Hope Solo Has An Eventful Weekend

NWSL Week in Review: Hope Solo Has An Eventful Weekend

Ray Curren May 2, 2016 277

Hope Solo showed up at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner Saturday night, which is not really all that surprising. Solo is a recognizable (even outside of soccer), somewhat controversial figure whose name would be

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What we learned from Spirit win over Sky Blue

What we learned from Spirit win over Sky Blue

Dan Lauletta April 25, 2016 19

Two weeks into the NWSL season and the Washington Spirit are the only team yet to drop a point. Sunday night at Yurcak Field they moved to 2-0-0 with a 2-1 victory over Sky

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Cruz, Rodriguez sound off on Costa Rica federation

Cruz, Rodriguez sound off on Costa Rica federation

Harjeet Johal February 24, 2016 114

HOUSTON, TEXAS – The Rio Olympic Qualifying tournament has wrapped up and we now know that the United States and Canada will be representing CONCACAF during the Rio Olympics tournament in August. The draw to determine

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Sinclair lifts Canada past Costa Rica, into Olympics

Sinclair lifts Canada past Costa Rica, into Olympics

The Equalizer Staff February 19, 2016 14

Canada’s women’s national team is heading to the Olympics for the third time. Canada beat Costa Rica 3-1 this evening in the first semifinal of the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying tournament at BBVA Compass Stadium

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Canada not taking Costa Rica lightly with Rio on the line

Canada not taking Costa Rica lightly with Rio on the line

Harjeet Johal February 17, 2016 34

HOUSTON, TEXAS – Canada will take on Costa Rica on Friday with a spot at the Rio Olympics on the line. The opening semifinal match at the 2016 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying tournament at BBVA Compass

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