What’s wrong with the Spirit? Diagnosing the champs’ woes after Ward’s ousting

After their championship-winning 2021 season, the Washington Spirit began their quest for back-to-back National Women’s Soccer League titles earlier this year with high expectations. At the start of the Challenge Cup, they were returning players that accounted for 80% of their 2021 minutes. That mark was best in the league. The Spirit then made it … Continue reading What’s wrong with the Spirit? Diagnosing the champs’ woes after Ward’s ousting