Stories By Dan Lauletta
Lauletta: XI hopes for the NWSL in 2022
As we get ready to turn the page to 2022, here are 11 things I want to see for the National...
The Lowdown: The NWSL Draft isn’t going anywhere, and it shouldn’t
The recent National Women’s Soccer League Draft brought the usual influx of talent and excitement for teams around the league. From...
Lauletta: 22-game NWSL season is good, early Challenge Cup misses mark
The framework of the 2022 National Women’s Soccer League season was announced on Saturday and there are things to like and...
Angel City FC/ 1 year ago
NWSL to play balanced schedule in 2022, Challenge Cup returns in preseason
National Women’s Soccer League teams will play 22 regular-season matches apiece in 2022, down from the 24-match schedule that has been...
Lauletta: NWSL offseason grades… so far
Every National Women’s Soccer League offseason has some element of shock and awe, but this one has moved faster and more...
The Lowdown: Coaches mull the chaos of the NWSL’s double-draft week
A year of change in the National Women’s Soccer League is drawing to a close with an unusually eventful December. The...
The Lowdown: The one with the good weekend, bad aftermath
It played out like a television drama. A feel-good episode that, with five minutes to go, featured a world where all...
The Lowdown: Inside the Spirit’s amazing run to a first NWSL title
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — On an August day in Washington, D.C., with the air around the Washington Spirit still heavy from a...
How the Washington Spirit flipped the script
The Washington Spirit were a shell of themselves in the first half of Saturday’s National Women’s Soccer League Championship at Lynn...
Chicago Red Stars/ 1 year ago
Cassie Miller is Chicago’s unexpected rock in goal
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Cassie Miller knew there would be a chunk of the season where she would be called on to...
Analysis/ 13 hours ago
How the Wave tweaked their formation to beat Chicago, and made Shaw a focal point
• A 3-2 win for San Diego to open the season wasn’t pretty at...
North Carolina Courage/ 1 day ago
What we learned about the Courage on matchday one
CARY, N.C. – A new-look North Carolina Courage defeating the Kansas City Current, last...
Analysis/ 2 days ago
Stars, futures, X-factors: Team-by-team players to watch for the 2023 NWSL season
The National Women’s Soccer League is, more than ever, the players’ league. Players have...
Analysis/ 3 days ago
The Equalizer Podcast: Previewing Current, Thorns
Arianna Cascone and Jeff Kassouf wrap up our NWSL season previews with the two...