PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After nearly a week of dealing with the fallout from accusations of sexual harassment and mistreatment leveled against a prominent coach, the players of the National Women’s Soccer League have returned to the field in hopes of reclaiming their sport.
HERRIMAN, Utah (AP) — Sam Staab's header in the 77th minute pulled the Washington Spirit into a 1-1 draw with the Portland Thorns on Sunday night in the National Women's Soccer League's Challenge Cup tournament.
CHICAGO (AP) — The National Women's Soccer League has designated 23 Americans and 11 Canadians as allocated players for the upcoming season.
The salaries of allocated players are paid by the U.S.
CHICAGO (AP) — Midfielder Morgan Brian and defender Becky Sauerbrunn will miss the U.S. women's soccer training camp ahead of a Jan. 21 exhibition against Denmark at San Diego.
Brian will remain with Lyon in France following nagging injuries, the U.S.
SANDEFJORD, Norway (AP) — Christen Press scored to help the U.S. national team beat Norway 1-0 on Sunday.
Press broke through in the 60th minute. It was her 42nd international goal.
Mallory Pugh, a 19-year-old who earlier this year decided to go pro rather than play college soccer, injured her ankle in warmups, according to U.S.
CHICAGO (AP) — Coach Jill Ellis' training camp roster for a pair of exhibitions against Switzerland features 11 players who have never appeared on the U.S. women's national team.
Ellis left off forward Alex Morgan, midfielder Megan Rapinoe, and defenders Meghan Klingenberg, Ali Krieger and Julie Johnston.