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soccer

Carli Lloyd Is Right Where She Wants to Be: Home

The USWNT star is playing on her old college field for Sky Blue FC in New Jersey and couldn't be happier about it.
Howard Megdal
1.30.18
nwsl

Mallory Pugh May Be the Savior the Spirit Don’t Think They Need

Pugh won't solve all the Spirit's on-field issues, but signing the 19-year-old was an important win for a Washington franchise in need of good news.
Howard Megdal
5.24.17
nwsl

NWSL Players Have Unionized

The vast majority of NWSL players should finally have a seat at the collective bargaining table.
Howard Megdal
5.15.17
soccer

It Hasn't Gotten Any Easier to Be a Soccer Mom in the NWSL

Aside from the physical and mental challenges that come with getting back to elite form following childbirth, only the few NWSL players who are also on the U.S. national team get benefits like paid leave and childcare.
Howard Megdal
5.12.17
nwsl

Report: Brazilian Superstar Marta to Join NWSL's Orlando Pride

One of the greatest women's soccer players of all time could join the National Women's Soccer League.
Mike Vorkunov
3.9.17
nwsl

When It Comes to Diversity, Is Women's Soccer Making Progress?

U.S. soccer has long been criticized for its lack of diversity. Half the first-round picks in the NWSL draft this year were women of color, but that doesn't appear to be the result of larger structural changes.
Stephanie Yang
2.27.17
soccer

NWSL Games Are Coming to Lifetime This Season

The NWSL and A+E Networks announced a three-year deal on Thursday that dramatically expands the league's television footprint.
Howard Megdal
2.2.17
u.s. women's soccer

Despite CBA Woes, High Hopes for the Future at the 2017 NWSL Draft

The U.S women's national team enters 2017 without a collective bargaining agreement, and amid the uncertainty the NWSL is losing some of its biggest names.
Howard Megdal
1.19.17
Alex Morgan

Alex Morgan Signing Overseas is Troubling for NWSL

After orchestrating a move to the Orlando Pride, Morgan has signed with French side Lyon and will miss a huge chunk of the NWSL season.
Howard Megdal
12.20.16
Highlights

What Are the Washington Spirit Doing Trading Ali Krieger to Orlando for Nothing?

Two months after she opposed Spirit owner Bill Lynch's response to Megan Rapinoe's national anthem protest, Ali Krieger has been traded from the team.
Howard Megdal
11.3.16
Megan Rapinoe

"I Have to Do Something": Megan Rapinoe Explains Why She is Kneeling for the National Anthem

Megan Rapinoe explained why she is kneeling during the national anthem.
Mike Vorkunov
10.6.16
saving women's soccer

NWSL Commissioner on Abby Wambach and Bill Simmons: It "Women's Soccer Doesn't Need Saving"

Bill Simmons and Abby Wambach have some sort of plan to save women's soccer. The commissioner of the NWSL doesn't need it.
Howard Megdal
10.5.16
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