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Updated MLS, USL, NWSL, and Gold Cup SEBA projections through July 16

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The USA moves on to the quarter-finals, and the U.S. Open Cup makes progress.

Updated MLS, USL, NWSL, and Gold Cup SEBA projections through July 9

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Philadelphia keeps pace with expectations, but still needs to over-perform to make a serious push at playoffs. Gold Cup projections are thrown in as a bonus for those interested.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through July 2

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New SEBA projections. Union chances improve a little, but power ranking improves a lot, as the model still tries to figure out what to think of Philadelphia.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through June 24

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Philadelphia's odds improve, but are still in a deep hole. Chicago stays on top.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through June 18

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Philadelphia's playoffs chances continue to crash. Also, the USOC chances get bleak due to unlucky draw.

Footy On The Telly June 16 – 23

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This week it's the RETURN OF THE UNION! FIFA Confederations Cup, UEFA Euro U21, and Segunda Playoffs

This Weekend's Soccer on TV

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Photo by Jennifer Buchanan-USA TODAY Sports

While things have quieted down as we near the dog days of summer, they certainly haven't gone silent.

Leading off the weekend is the kicking off of the 2017 edition of the FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia. The eight-team tournament gets underway on Saturday morning with a contest between Russia and New Zealand on Fox Sports 1.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through June 11

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Despite only a few games this week, Philadelphia's chances continue to decline a little bit.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through June 4

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Chicago at the top of the power rankings. Philadelphia continues declining. They'll need to pull at least 7 points from the next three home matches to improve their playoffs outlook.

Footy On The Telly June 2-9

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Ah June! That wonderful time of year when a Footy-Hungry world turns its eyes to World Cup Qualifying, some intriguing Friendlies, and the MLS - where there are more first-division footy fixtures televised than anywhere else in the world. Oh yeah, and that little club tournament where that Spanish team plays that Italian team.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through May 28

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Philadelphia moves up in power rankings but down in playoff chances. Toronto is back on top.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through May 21

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Philadelphia moves up to 7th in SEBA's power rankings. NYCFC takes the top spot overall. USOC second round is complete with the fourth round draw decided.

News roundup: Making noise, Jones at WCQs, Ocean City comeback, and a big de-Pugh

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Oh, no, people are talking about the Union. Plus league news, Derrick Jones' impressive WCQ shift, Mallory Pugh becomes a pro, and Ocean City goes ham.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through May 14

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Philadelphia jumps up to 10th in Power Rankings. Toronto takes 1st. U.S. Open Cup 1st round is finished and the 3rd round draw is complete.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through May 7

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Philadelphia climbs out of last in the power rankings and moves in the right direction towards improving playoff odds.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through April 30

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Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through April 30. Orlando takes over 1st place in power rankings. Philly needs to bank a win before it can move out of the cellar.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through April 23

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Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through April 23

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through April 16

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Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through April 16

Updated MLS and USL SEBA projections through April 9

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Updated MLS and USL SEBA projections through April 9

Updated MLS and USL SEBA projections through April 2

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Updated MLS and USL SEBA projections through April 2

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through March 26

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Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through March 26

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Breakers Get Point in Seattle

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The Boston Breakers fought back from a deficit to pocket a road point in Saturday's 1-1 draw against Seattle Reign FC at Memorial Stadium in Seattle, Wash.

After Nahomi Kawasumi put Reign FC ahead in the 32nd minute, the guests leveled it in the 43rd minute on an Adriana Leon goal, which was set up from a Christen Westphal, who earned her first pro assist on the play.

Prudhomme Helps Breakers Blank Red Stars

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Sammy Jo Prudhomme made a career-high eight saves to help the Breakers get a point from the first-place Red Stars in Friday's 0-0 draw at Jordan Field in Allston, Mass.

Prudhomme also extended her shutout streak to 316 minutes, the longest unblemished run in Boston's #NWSL history.

Breakers End Skid, Beat Spirit

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Rookie forward Margaret Purce scored her first pro goal after the break to send the Breakers to a long-awaited 1-0 win over the Washington Spirit on Saturday at Jordan Field in Allston, Mass.

Purce, who entered Saturday's match in the 62nd minute, broke the deadlock in the 73rd minute on a pass from Rosie White to end the Breakers recent eight-match winless rut.

Breakers Blanked in PDX

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The Boston Breakers fell into an early rut and never recovered in Saturday's 2-0 loss to Portland Thorns FC at Providence Park in Portland, OR.

Breakers defender Julie King gifted the hosts an own goal inside of one minute while Thorns FC midfielder Amandine Henry tallied in the fifth minute.

Soccer on TV

Footy On The Telly July 7 – 14

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This week, while MLS and the Union get a break, it's CONCACAF Gold Cup Time! Copa Sudamericana, UEFA Women's European Championship, NASL, NWSL and some Friendlies

Footy on the Telly – June 23-30

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This week, The Union Must Win (twice, don't they?), FIFA Confederations Cup, UEFA Euro U21, Copa Sudamericana, Segunda Playoffs, and a lot of soccer history.

Footy On The Telly May 12-19

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This week, watch the Union, Pulisic, Barnetta, Carli, Noguera, FIFA Confederations Cup, African CAF Confederations Cup and Champions League, Copa Libertadores, NASL, NWSL and even Danny Cruz!

U.S. Women's National Team

Fans’ View: Five reasons why Philly needs an NWSL team

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Philly is one of the largest sports markets, yet we still don't have a top-tier women's professional sports team. My 5 reasons why we need to change this.

Report: Morgan targeted by Lyon women's team

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Alex Morgan is one of the faces of an NWSL team and currently plies her trade under the same umbrella as her husband. However,Olympique Lyon hasn't been deterred in their pursuit of the U.S. Women's National Team star.

The USWNT forward is reportedly a major target of the Ligue 1 women's team, as Lyon has stated it intends to acquire a USWNT player for their squad.

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Debut NWSL game on Lifetime scores less than 100,000 viewers

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The first-ever NWSL game televised on Lifetime averaged 82,000 viewers this past Saturday for the game between Portland Thorns and Orlando Pride.

To put that into context, it’s the third best viewing number for a televised NWSL opening game in the past five years. In 2014, ESPN2’s broadcast had 177,000 viewers.

Debut NWSL game on Lifetime scores less than 100,000 viewers

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The first-ever NWSL game televised on Lifetime averaged 82,000 viewers this past Saturday for the game between Portland Thorns and Orlando Pride.

To put that into context, it’s the third best viewing number for a televised NWSL opening game in the past five years. In 2014, ESPN2’s broadcast had 177,000 viewers.

Review of NWSL’s Lifetime and go90 TV and streaming coverage from opening weekend

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A new era in women’s soccer began on Saturday with NWSL’s new television deal with Lifetime as well as streaming on the go90 platform.

The decision to place one weekly game with a 4pm ET start time on Lifetime was a no-brainer. A&E, the parent company of Lifetime, has invested in NWSL.

Review of NWSL’s Lifetime and go90 TV and streaming coverage from opening weekend

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A new era in women’s soccer began on Saturday with NWSL’s new television deal with Lifetime as well as streaming on the go90 platform.

The decision to place one weekly game with a 4pm ET start time on Lifetime was a no-brainer. A&E, the parent company of Lifetime, has invested in NWSL.

NWSL inks broadcast deal with A+E Networks

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In a big boost for women's soccer in the U.S., the NWSL has announced a major new broadcasting deal.

The league has inked a bid new broadcasting a sponsorship deal with A+E Networks, a joint venture between The Walt Disney Company and Hearst, that will see the two launch a joint venture called NWSL Media.

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Storelli Launches First Line for Female Soccer Players

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Today New York sports technology brand Storelli, creators of the injury-preventing protection gear worn by soccer stars Iker Casillas and Oscar, launches the first ever protective product range designed specifically for female players. The innovative new women's Bodyshield collection includes three key pieces – the Crop Top, Abrasion Legging and Goalkeeper Legging, enabling female players [.

Chicago Red Stars 2017 Nike Home Jersey

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Now in their eight season, the Chicago Red Stars today unveiled their Nike 2017 home jersey. The shirt reveal featured a number of the team's players modeling the new jersey around the city of Chicago. The Chicago Red Stars 2017 Nike home kit is in the club's traditional sky blue and white with red stars [.

The Rest

News roundup: Blake saves, MLS rivalries, local derbies, USMNT previews, more

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A slow Union news day leave us time for reflection, meditation, and lots of hoopla about the USMNT's upcoming WCQ clashes versus Trinidad & Tobago and Mexico.

NWSL commissioner Plush steps down

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As the NWSL enters its fifth season of play in April, the league will be searching for a new commissioner after current leader Jeff Plush stepped down.

The league announced on Thursday that Plush has opted to leave his position as commissioner in order to pursue new opportunities. Plush had been in charge of the NWSL since taking over inJan.

Tobin Heath Named US Soccer Female Player of the Year

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Heath scored 7 goals and 18 assists in 36 appearances between the Thorns and US Women's National Team

Portland Thorns midfielder Tobin Heath has been named the 2016 U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year.

Heath captured 40 percent of the vote following breakout seasons with the Thorns and the United States Women's National Team, helping lead the Thorns to the 2016 NWSL Shield and being named to 2016 NWSL Best XI.