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NWSL team plays anthem early, doesn’t let Rapinoe “draw attention to personal cause”

Professional women’s soccer player and U.S. national team standout Megan Rapinoe followed the lead of 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and knelt through the national anthem before her team’s National Women’s Soccer League game last Sunday. Rapinoe, who plays for the Seattle Reign in the NWSL, didn’t have a chance to do the same before Wednesday’s…

How female athletes are changing fitness wear for the better

Paid Content By The Athlete's Foot If you've ever watched a professional women's soccer game, tuned in for a tennis match, or cheered on your country while they work on their medal count, then you already know: female athletes are awesome. Show More Summary

Does American media pay enough attention to women’s sports?

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

You may not know it from watching mainstream sports television or reading America’s newspapers, but women play professional sports too. It’s true! They play basketball and soccer and hockey and softball and more. They compete quadrennially during the Olympics, sure, but also year-round in all kinds of pro leagues and international events. Show More Summary

The Gold Standard: Leadership Lessons From U.S. Soccer Star Heather O'Reilly

A winner and a leader at every level. U.S. Soccer star Heather O'Reilly is a World Cup Champion, a three-time Olympic Gold Medalist. She won a Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) League Championship, two NCAA National Championships, and a New Jersey state title in high school. Show More Summary

Pregnant Women Play Virtual Soccer Match With Babies In Utero

A professional soccer club in Venezuela gave expectant parents a fun treat with their new "Little Kicks" video. In the video,10 women in their 28th week of pregnancy gathered together and were divided into two teams. Using simulation...Show More Summary

Meet The 7 Openly Gay Players of the National Women’s Soccer League

5 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

The NSWL kicked off its fourth season this weekend, making it the longest running women's professional soccer league in United States history! The post Meet The 7 Openly Gay Players of the National Women’s Soccer League appeared first on Autostraddle.

Meet The Woman Trying To Shatter The Glass Ceiling In Professional Soccer

8 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Moya Dodd remembers what it was like trying to afford playing on the Australian women's national soccer team. She paid her own airfare to games. Her teammates had to sew the Australian crest onto their track suits at one point because it was accidentally left off. Show More Summary

AA Q+A: Howard Megdal on his new role covering women’s sports at Excelle Sports

8 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

announced on Twitter that mentioned you’ll have a focus on women’s basketball and soccer on Twitter. Why those sports in particular? HM: The WNBA and NWSL are the two largest professional women’s leagues in the country, and accordingly, they both need focused, sustained coverage. Show More Summary

Ilima-Lei MacFarlane on life after KOing the soccer mom

Bellator women’s flyweight Ilima-Lei MacFarlane knew she would be answering questions about her first professional MMA bout for a while.Filed under: Bellator, News

Women's Soccer Star Wants To Become The Role Model She Never Had

8 months agoNews : Huffington Post

BALTIMORE -- As a girl in Costa Rica, Raquel Rodriguez knew she wanted to be a professional soccer player. But in a country that had achieved little success on the international level and where she had to compete against boys because...Show More Summary

Was 2015 the Tipping Point for Women in Sports?

Photo source: Mafue via Flickr - commons.wikimedia.org Abby Wambach's retirement from professional soccer, becoming the leading scorer in the sport globally, caps off an incredible run for female athletes. The US Women's National Team...Show More Summary

Abby Wambach On Her Soccer Legacy, Why Her Legal Marriage Mattered & Caitlyn Jenner

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

Last night, Abby Wambach played her final professional match. It was her 255th appearance with the U.S. women's national team, and she finished her career with 184 goals—the record in international play for both women and men. It was...Show More Summary

Obama Reveals Who He Thinks The Greatest Women's Soccer Player Is

9 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Longtime U.S. women’s national soccer team star Abby Wambach will take the field one last time during the team's friendly against China on Wednesday, marking the swan song of her professional career. Wambach, international soccer's all-time...Show More Summary

By “outing” star soccer player, Mexican paper outs itself

9 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

In a short while, the year will be 2016. Yet it still isn’t beneath some news outlets to speculate over which professional athletes might be gay. Today, Mexican rag TV Notas featured not just a picture of two bikini-clad women on its...Show More Summary

Abby Wambach Announces She's Retiring from Professional Soccer

11 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : SheWired.com

Tuesday was a day of enthusiastic fist pumps as Obama called women in sports "badasses" at The White House, but it was also tinged with some sadness for fans of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, which won the World Cup in July.  The...Show More Summary

Questions for NWSL Year 4: How far can the USSF-league partnership go?

11 months agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

It’s completely unprecedented: a women’s professional soccer league in the United States reaching a fourth season. Not only that, the National Women’s Soccer League hasn’t lost a single founding club in three years and has successfully added an expansion team, with a second on the way. By the time the […]

New Nike Deal Ensures Future For Women’s Pro Soccer In U.S.

12 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The future of top-flight women's professional soccer in the United States is stronger than ever thanks to a new deal between Nike and the National Women's Soccer League that comes just one day before the league's 2015 championship game. The league announced on Wednesday that their partnership with Nike has been extended through the 2019 season. Show More Summary

How World Cup Soccer Champ Christen Press Focuses with Yoga + Meditation

Christen Press, the 26-year-old professional soccer forward who helped the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team win the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in July, explains how yoga and meditation “quiet the distractions” in her life and make her a more dynamic athlete. Show More Summary

Report: NWSL will expand to Orlando in 2016

last yearSports / Football : EPL Talk

The National Women’s Soccer League will expand to Orlando next season, according to a report today in the Guardian. The franchise would be the 10th in the United States’ women’s professional league and the circuit’s first foray into the U.S. southeast. The franchise would be a notable addition in what […]

Watch Portland Thorns Vs. Boston Breakers Live Online: National Women’s Soccer League, Streaming

Did the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup spark a surge of interest in professional women’s soccer? Find out Wednesday when the Portland Thorns face the Boston Breakers in a match available to watch live online only — a contest that could be be crucial in deciding who will make the National Women’s Soccer League playoffs Watch Portland Thorns Vs. Show More Summary

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