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Meet the new England women’s soccer coach. He once joked about beating his wife on Twitter.

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Mark Sampson was fired as manager of England’s national women’s soccer team in September after allegations came to light that he had both “overstepped the professional boundaries between player and coach” while coaching a women’s pro team and been accused of racism, harassment and bullying by a former national team player of Nigerian descent. Needing […]

UCLA forward Mallory Pugh joins the Washington Spirit

Mallory Pugh, who decided to leave UCLA earlier this year to pursue a professional career, has been acquired by the Washington Spirit of the National Women's Soccer League        

Iranian Female Soccer Player Publicly Decries Ban For Playing Without Hijab

professional soccer player who once played for the Iranian women’s national futsal team has publicly spoken out against a ban she says was imposed on her for not wearing the hijab while playing the sport during a private trip abroad. “I never thought I would never be able to play in my country because I played without […]

18-year-old USWNT star Mallory Pugh is turning pro on her terms, not NWSL’s

No one knows where Pugh will sign, but she’s the one calling the shots. U.S. Soccer can’t make her do anything. United States women’s national team star Mallory Pugh has decided to forgo her NCAA eligibility and turn professional before stepping foot onto a college field. Show More Summary

6 important takeaways from NWSL’s TV deal with Lifetime

last yearSports / Football : EPL Talk

Recently, the NWSL announced a TV deal combined with A&E networks where the media company will also take an equity share in the US-based women’s professional soccer league. The deal represents a massive breakthrough for the NWSL which is entering its fifth season in 2017. Show More Summary

This Soccer Star Is on a Mission to Redefine Beauty

As a professional soccer player, Courtney Jones often found herself struggling to merge her "strong" side with her "beautiful" side. So she created Sweat Cosmetics, a line of makeup created for active women. Watch the video above toShow More Summary

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?

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

2 years 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

2 years 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

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

2 years 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 - 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

2 years agoLGBT / Gay :

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

2 years 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

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