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NWSL Week In Review: Sermanni Redemption Tour Continues

NWSL Week In Review: Sermanni Redemption Tour Continues

Ray Curren May 23, 2016 208

Tom Sermanni was hired to coach the U.S. national team on Oct. 30, 2012 (he actually started on Jan. 1, 2013). He was fired on April 5, 2014 and finished with a record of

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Thorns stay unbeaten, hand Spirit first loss

Thorns stay unbeaten, hand Spirit first loss

Dan Lauletta May 22, 2016 331

Portland Thorns FC exploded for three goals in the first half on their way to a 4-1 victory over the Washington Spirit that leaves them as the last unbeaten side in NWSL this season.

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Going for Gold: USWNT players prepare for Olympics in NWSL

Going for Gold: USWNT players prepare for Olympics in NWSL

Eric Scatamacchia May 19, 2016 421

There are less than 80 days until the women’s Olympic soccer tournament kicks off in Brazil. Although the U.S. national team has not been together over the past month, national teamers have been busy

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The Lowdown: Breakers doing everything but scoring

The Lowdown: Breakers doing everything but scoring

Dan Lauletta May 10, 2016 258

Matt Beard was always going to build his team from back to front. The entire Breakers offseason was crafted around that mentality. It’s just that no one thought it would take a month to

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Spirit, Thorns settle for 0-0 draw; Heath sent off

Spirit, Thorns settle for 0-0 draw; Heath sent off

The Equalizer Staff May 7, 2016 273

A crowd of 4,333 was on hand at the Maryland Soccer Plex on Saturday night to witness a lively but scoreless draw between the Washington Spirit and Portland Thorns. Crystal Dunn — still scoreless

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Breakers lose at home to Thorns off late goal

Breakers lose at home to Thorns off late goal

The Equalizer Staff May 1, 2016 99

  The Portland Thorns secured a 1-0 win over the Boston Breakers at Jordan Field on a cold, rainy Boston afternoon. With temperatures in the 50s, the offenses struggled to heat up in the

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Lauletta:  Thoughts from Thorns 2-1 Pride

Lauletta: Thoughts from Thorns 2-1 Pride

Dan Lauletta April 18, 2016 16

The Orlando Pride finally took the field on Sunday night, opening their regular season history in Portland. The fledgling club took an early lead before yielding an equalizer and eventually a late game winner.

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USWNT overcomes distractions while Colombia struggles

USWNT overcomes distractions while Colombia struggles

Ray Curren April 11, 2016 37

The comparisons between the UConn women’s basketball team and the U.S. women’s national soccer team – brought to the fore again this week by the complete dominance of both (although not too long ago,

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Takeaways from the USWNT’s pummeling of Colombia

Takeaways from the USWNT’s pummeling of Colombia

Ray Curren April 6, 2016 176

There was plenty of irony in Colombia being the next opponent for the U.S. women’s national team after its potentially historic Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) litigation last week. While the U.S. women went

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US defeats Canada to continue regional dominance

US defeats Canada to continue regional dominance

The Equalizer Staff February 21, 2016 1,311

HOUSTON, Texas — The United States defeated Canada, 2-0 on Sunday at BBVA Compass Stadium to win the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying tournament. Lindsey Horan and Tobin Heath scored in the second half for

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