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Houston Dash vs Orlando Pride Match Recap: Dash drop second straight loss to the Orlando Pride

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Kristen Edmonds netted the game winner for Orlando in the 81st minute, the lone highlight in an otherwise ugly match.

The Houston Dash dropped their second straight game 1-0 the Orlando Pride on Friday night at BBVA Compass Stadium. Houston was held scoreless for the third time this season, the result of a pretty ugly game for both teams.

Seattle Reign hit with Confundus spell in Orlando

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New kids on the block Orlando Pride had the perfect counter-spells to Seattle's magic, and it wasn't fun.

Rebounding after the season-opener clunker, it'd be understandable for Seattle Reign FC fans to have regained their swagger — especially after Kim Little reminded everyone that she is magic personified with that NWSL Player of the Week shift versus two-time defending champion FC Kansas City.

Houston Dash at Orlando Pride Final Score: Houston Dash lose 3-1 to Orlando Pride

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Alex Morgan and Lianne Sanderson contributed to Orlando's 3-1 victory over the Houston Dash for their first victory in front of an NWSL record crowd of 23,403.

The Houston Dash dropped their second game of the season 3-1 against the Orlando Pride, in front of a record crowd of 23,403 at Orlando Citrus Bowl in Orlando, FL.

Orlando Pride 2016 Nike Home Jersey

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Orlando Pride became the NWSL's tenth team at the start of the ongoing season. The [...]

Match Preview: Thorns vs. Orlando

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Old friends return tonight, as Alex Morgan, Steph Catley, Kaylyn Kyle, Lianne Sanderson, and the Orlando Pride come to Providence Park.

The Portland Thorns (0-0-0) host league newcomers the Orlando Pride (0-0-0) for their first match of the 2016 National Women's Soccer League season. The match is scheduled to kick off at 7:00pm at Providence Park.

Three Questions with The Mane Land

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The Portland Thorns will take on several familiar faces when the expansion Orlando Pride come to town this Sunday. We chatted with Gavin Ewbank of The Mane Land to get an insider's perspective on the Pride.

What are your general impressions of the Pride coming off the preseason?

Well, this is my second straight year covering an expansion team in Orlando, and just like last season with Orlando City, I have no idea what the expect this coming season.

Portland Thorns Schedule Released; Are You Ready for the Reign?

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The Portland Thorns tweeted about their home opener yesterday, but today the full schedule came out for the 2016 NWSL season.

The Thorns will kick things off this year at home on April 17th with the arrival of new NWSL side, the Orlando Pride, giving Thorns fans a chance to see superstar Alex Morgan once again after the blockbuster trade at the center of the reshaping of the Thorns' roster.

Alex Morgan to Orlando: Be careful with assumptions about married athletes’ motives

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Here's the reality: Alex Morgan is way more powerful and popular than her husband, Servando Carrasco.

Alex Morgan is a World Cup winner and Olympic gold medalist with multiple club championships and a recognizable face from endorsements, book deals, and television appearances.

Servando Carrasco is a journeyman Major League Soccer player who has been bounced between four teams in four years.

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Union host Galaxy tonight, Reading United and West Chester in US Open Cup play tonight, more

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Previews and Union news ahead of tonight's game against LAG. Area clubs begin US Open Cup play tonight. More news.

USWNT brings in EEOC over gender-based pay discrimination

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The United States women's team has sued US Soccer over wage discrimination.

Five members of the USWNT filed a federal complaint today with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accusing US Soccer of wage discrimination.

Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Hope Solo, and Becky Sauerbrunn signed the complaint on behalf of the entire women's national team.

Philadelphia Union

Union host San Jose and more Union bits, BSFC host Louisville, more news

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Union news ahead of Saturday's home game against San Jose. Bethlehem hosts Louisville City on Sunday. Three Academy products return to Reading United for 2016. More news.

Carroll set to make 350th MLS appearance, second walls, more Union bits, more news

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Carroll set to make 350th league appearance on Saturday. B.J. Callaghan on that second wall. More power rankings. More news.

Union ready for Fire, Bethlehem hosts Cincinnati, US Soccer responds to wage discrimination action, more

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Union on the road to Chicago. Bethlehem's inaugural home opener on Sunday. US Soccer responds to wage discrimination allegations. More news.

Union preseason training opens today, signing news, more

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Union preseason camp opens today. Union re-sign Fabinho and Creavalle. Looks like Drogba is back for 2016. Carli Lloyd named CONCACAF Female Player of the Year, scores hat trick in USWNT win. More.

Carroll back for 2016, international spots, striker depth, Marfan signs with Sounders, more news

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Carroll re-signs for 2016. International spots and striker depth. Former Union man Michael Farfan signs with Seattle. More news.

“Super excited”: Sugarman on Stewart hire, Union to unveil USL team name/crest today, more

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Sugarman says Stewart hiring start of "something really good." Union to unveil USL team name and crest today. More news.

U.S. Women's National Team

5 top female soccer players accuse USSF of wage bias

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Five members of the US National Women's Team said Thursday they have filed a complaint against the US Soccer Federation alleging wage discrimination, insisting they should be paid the same as their male counterparts.

"I think that we've proven our worth over the years. Just coming off of a World Cup win, the pay disparity between the men and women is just too large.

5 top female soccer players accuse USSF of wage bias

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Five members of the US National Women's Team said Thursday they have filed a complaint against the US Soccer Federation alleging wage discrimination, insisting they should be paid the same as their male counterparts.

"I think that we've proven our worth over the years. Just coming off of a World Cup win, the pay disparity between the men and women is just too large.

Barnetta and Nogueira available for Saturday, Fan Advisory Board, USWNT file wage discrimination action

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Notes from Jim Curtin's weekly press conference. Union to launch Fan Advisory Board. USWNT file wage discrimination action against US Soccer with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. More.

Five USWNT players file complaint against U.S. Soccer over wage discrimination

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The U.S. Women's National Team has found themselves in a battle with U.S. Soccer in recent months, and that battle continued with another step on Tuesday.

Carli Lloyd, Becky Sauerbrunn, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe and Hope Solo have filed afederal complaint charging U.

Must-See Goal: Alex Morgan

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USWNT tops Germany to win inaugural SheBelieves Cup

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Three of Europe's best came across the Atlantic to give the U.S. Women's National Team a challenge in the SheBelieves Cup this March, and all three fell to the reigning World Cup champion.

The USWNT defeated Germany atFAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Fla., to win the inaugural competition, which hosted the No.

USWNT knocks off France with stoppage-time goal from Morgan

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The U.S. Women's National Team waited until the last possible moment to lock up a victory against France on Sunday.

Facing off in each team'ssecond match of the SheBelieves Cup, the USWNT slipped past France, 1-0, with a stoppage-time winner from Alex Morgan in Nashville on Sunday.

Lloyd, Morgan, Pugh among USWNT call-ups for SheBelieves Cup

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Four of the world's top five women's national teams will take part in the2016 SheBelieves Cup, and the U.S. Women's National Team has named a talented roster to compete.

FIFA Women's World Player of the Year Carli Lloyd, star striker Alex Morgan and 17-year-old sensation Mallory Pugh are among those head coach Jill Ellis has named to her roster to do battle with some of the world's best teams.

USWNT qualifies for Olympics behind Morgan hat trick vs. Trinidad & Tobago

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The U.S. Women's National Team qualified for this summer's Olympics in style with a convincing performance against Trinidad & Tobago on Friday night in Houston.

The Americans were on the board just minutes into the qualifying match, and comfortably controlled the game from there on out courtesy of an Alex Morgan hat trick.

Sapong targets 20 goals, Union and league news, USWNT faces T&T tonight, more

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Union face Tampa Bay on Saturday. Sapong targets 20 goals in 2016. USWNT face Trinidad and Tobago in Olympic qualification semis tonight. Lloyd named to FIFPro World XI. More.

Union take on Chicago, notes from Curtin’s presser, USWNT tops CR, more news

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Union face Chicago today. Notes from Curtin's teleconference. Alex Morgan scores fastest-ever goal in US Soccer history as USWNT top Costa Rica in Olympic qualifier. More.

USWNT thrash Costa Rica in Olympic qualifying opener

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The U.S. Women's National Team couldn't have imagined a better start to the team's run through CONCACAF's Olympic qualifying tournament.

Led by an Alex Morgan tally just 12 seconds into the match, the USWNT cruised past Costa Rica, 5-0, at Toyota Stadium in the reigning Women's World Cup winners' first gameof Group A play.

Lloyd, Solo, Pugh headline USWNT roster for Olympic qualifying

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Head coach Jill Ellis has revealed her U.S. Women's National Team roster for the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament in February.

FIFA Women's World Player of the Year Carli Lloyd headlines the list of 20 players, but also included are Hope Solo, Alex Morgan and 17-year-old Mallory Pugh.

Lloyd records hat trick, USWNT cruises past Ireland

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Although legendary forward Abby Wambach has long since retired and Megan Rapinoe is on the road to recovery following a brutal ACL injury, the U.S. Women's National Team kicked off its 2016 campaign in style.

Last year's World Cup hero and FIFA Ballon d'Or award winner Carli Lloyd paced the Americans on Saturday, recording a first-half hat trick against Ireland.

Lloyd, Morgan, Solo headline first USWNT roster of 2016

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The U.S. Women's National Team is officially turning the page.

Having spent the past few months saying goodbye to a number ofkey veterans, the U.S. will open 2016 with a 26-player roster for a training camp in Carson, California.Carli Lloyd, Hope Solo, and Alex Morgan are among the more familiar faces summoned by head coach Jill Ellis, and will report for the start of the camp on Jan.

Re-Entry Draft today, Stewart introduced, updated roster info. more news

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Re-Entry Draft at 3 pm today. Stewart introduced. Updated roster information. More news.

Christen Press hat trick propels USWNT to win vs. Trinidad & Tobago

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Trinidad & Tobago was no match for the U.S. Women's National Team and especially Christen Press.

Scoring a second-half hat trick, Press helped the U.S. stay undefeated on its Victory Tour on Thursday evening. The USWNT secured a 6-0 win against T&T at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, improving its unbeaten streak to 23 games.

Union deals with Houston in the works? Timbers MLS champs, USWNT game cancelled over field conditions, more

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Are Cristian Maidana and Andrew Wenger on their way to Houston? TImbers win MLS Cup. USWNT friendly in Hawaii cancelled. More FIFA fun.

Poor conditions force off USWNT friendly in Hawaii, gender inequality questions raised

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The United States Women's National Soccer Team (USWNT) had their friendly against Trinidad and Tobago in Hawaii called off yesterday due to poor playing conditions.

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Amandine Henry: The Biggest Signing in League History?

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Already considered among the best, Henry could become the best player in the world over the next couple of years.

It wouldn't be much if a stretch to call Amandine Henry the biggest signing in Portland Thorns history.

The 26 year-old French star has built quite the resume over her professional career, most recently named to the first-ever FIFPro Women's World XI, which comes on the heels of a runner-up finish in the 2015 UEFA Best Women's Player in Europe and winning the Silver Ball and the 2015 World Cup in Canada.

Major Link Soccer: Morgan believes that she did win

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Alex Morgan responds to criticism, Zlatan terrifies job applicants, and the Tacoma Stars wrap up their season.

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S2 will be the home of the final three Sounders draft picks. These three signings almost double the S2 roster for a new total of seven players.

While the Sounders were playing their first league match of the season, the Tacoma Stars were in San Diego playing what turned out to be their last.

Tuesday Freedom Kicks: Leanne vs. Comcast

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Lost the battle but will win the war.

Hello, friends! This is going to be a brief Freedom Kicks today, because I opened my computer to find that Comcast is experiencing an outage in my area and I gots no internet. Personal hot spot it is!

But after dealing with Comcast on the phone, I've lost my will to do much else.

USWNT v. Canada: Live streaming and how to watch Olympic qualifying on TV

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Their ticket to Rio has already been booked. This match is for the top CONCACAF seed in the Olympics. But mostly, it's for pride.

The U.S. Women's National Team have already secured their ticket to Rio after defeating Trinidad & Tobago 5-0 on Friday evening, thanks in large part to an Alex Morgan hattrick.

Stephanie McCaffrey and Whitney Engen called up for 2016 USWNT camp

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The USWNT convenes in California for two weeks in January.

Before the USWNT plays Ireland in San Diego, they'll enter a two-week training camp in Carson, CA.

Head coach Jill Ellis has named a list of 26 players, to be whittled down to 18 for the Ireland friendly.

Breakers Whitney Engen and Stephanie McCaffrey have been called in, as well as recently-traded Alyssa Naeher.