Now that it’s been an entire weekend since the USWNT were eliminated by Sweden in the Rio Olympics Quarterfinal, it’s finally a time to have a rational look at the team to determine why they lost and where they go from here and if we learned some things on the way. While it seemed like everybody else was falling all over themselves to have the hottest of hot takes in the minutes...
When the U.S. women's national team faces off against South Africa on Saturday (1 p.m. ET, on FS1), there will be little on the line for the team. After all, it's just a friendly and South Africa aren't very good.But for the players trying to get a spot on the roster for the Olympics this summer, the stakes couldn't be higher. It will probably be their last chance to prove they should...
BOYDS, MD—Maybe poetic justice doesn’t work out and life isn’t a sports movie. If life had been a sports movie, the Orlando Pride would have won against the Washington Spirit on Saturday night. On the surface, there isn’t much comforting in a 2-0 road loss. Yet sports and life go beyond a simple result. Saturday night’s soccer game represented the hope and unity that can...
Via Excelle Sports
June 20, 2016
On the eve of the Orlando shooting, it was an ordinary gameday for the Orlando Pride. The team had traveled up north to face the Western New York Flash on Saturday. They walked off the field disappointed after their second loss on the road. A gritty match. An early goal. A disputed tie. It was all very frustrating. But the next morning put everything into perspective. On Sunday at...
Via Excelle Sports
June 17, 2016
LORIENT, France (AP) France scored back-to-back goals early in the second half to defeat the U.S. women's national team 2-0 Sunday in a tuneup game for the World Cup. Eugenie Le Sommer and Jessica Houara scored within a minute for third-ranked France. The goals came against Ashlyn Harris, making just her fifth international appearance in place of suspended goalkeeper Hope Solo....
Via Associated Press
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