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Run of Play: Defenders On the Rise

Run of Play: Defenders On the Rise

Chelsey Bush May 24, 2017 3

Among the arsenal of NWSL defenders, there are names who always stand out. There are the stalwarts – Becky Sauerbrunn, Christie Pearce, Steph Catley, Ali Krieger – and the reliable if sometimes overlooked –

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Run of Play: Technical Difficulties

Run of Play: Technical Difficulties

Chelsey Bush May 17, 2017 34

It’s been five weeks, and it’s time to say it: this streaming deal stinks. This weekend the NWSL streams decided it was time for something completely different and gave up entirely. After half an

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Run of Play: Penalty Kickin’ It

Run of Play: Penalty Kickin’ It

Chelsey Bush May 3, 2017 49

The referee blows the whistle and point to the spot. One team begins to argue vehemently, the other lines up, and the goalkeeper sighs in resignation. Penalty kicks are among the most controversial, as

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Run of Play: You Want Me to Play Where?

Run of Play: You Want Me to Play Where?

Chelsey Bush April 26, 2017 12

Versatility. It’s the latest buzzword in soccer, heard over and over in commentary. Now more than ever, players are expected to be jacks of all trades. A forward can be a fullback can be

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