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Tobin Heath still making the most of USWNT chances

Tobin Heath still making the most of USWNT chances

Tim Nash October 23, 2016 243

Eight years ago, Tobin Heath, five months shy of her 20th birthday, was invited to her first U.S. Women’s national team training camp. Among the players Heath took the field with were Christie Rampone,

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With new personnel and new roles, USWNT rolls Swiss

With new personnel and new roles, USWNT rolls Swiss

The Equalizer Staff October 19, 2016 1,029

Five players made their senior international debuts for the United States women’s national team as Jill Ellis’ side rolled to a 4-0 victory over Switzerland on Wednesday at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah.

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Sauerbrunn makes 4th straight NWSL Best XI

Sauerbrunn makes 4th straight NWSL Best XI

The Equalizer Staff October 7, 2016 90

Becky Sauerbrunn’s three-year reign as NWSL Defender of the Year ended earlier this week, but the FC Kansas City captain is now the sole player to have made every Best XI. She was joined

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Things Learned: Thorns just couldn’t stop set pieces

Things Learned: Thorns just couldn’t stop set pieces

Ray Curren October 2, 2016 76

In the end, Portland knew what was coming Sunday afternoon from Western New York. The Thorns knew they would be seeing a very direct 4-4-2. Mark Parsons probably called every player Paul Riley put

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Thorns 5-1 Breakers: Nadim hat trick

Thorns 5-1 Breakers: Nadim hat trick

The Equalizer Staff September 4, 2016 87

Nadia Nadim became the first player to record multiple hat tricks, lighting up the Breakers on Sunday as part of a 5-1 victory that moved the Thorns within four points of the Spirit in

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USWNT Things Learned: Defense key to recent American dominance

USWNT Things Learned: Defense key to recent American dominance

Ray Curren August 7, 2016 67

Someday France is going to beat the United States at a major tournament. But Saturday was not that day. If they meet again this summer it will be in the gold medal match, which

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USWNT things learned: Mostly status quo through Game 1

USWNT things learned: Mostly status quo through Game 1

Ray Curren August 3, 2016 342

We’ve gotten to the point where we have to “nitpick” to find serious faults with the U.S. women’s soccer team. They are large favorites to win their fourth consecutive gold medal in Brazil, having

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Horan’s late winner caps Thorns rally in Orlando

Horan’s late winner caps Thorns rally in Orlando

Dan Lauletta June 26, 2016 185

The Thorns used a late push to rally for a 2-1 victory in Orlando on Sunday night to remain undefeated ahead of the departure of several key players. One of them, Lindsay Horan, stuck

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NWSL Week In Review: USWNT exiting a week early

NWSL Week In Review: USWNT exiting a week early

Ray Curren June 20, 2016 338

While I don’t believe it’s still been publicly announced (as of Monday afternoon), U.S. national team members heading to Olympic camp will report on July 1. Everyone knew they were reporting sometime in early

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Thorns top Flash 2-0, Amandine Henry makes debut

Thorns top Flash 2-0, Amandine Henry makes debut

Equalizer Soccer June 17, 2016 320

On Friday evening in Rochester, the Portland Thorns secured a 2-0 road win over the Western New York Flash in a matchup of two of the top teams in the NWSL. The Thorns were

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