2017 Portland Invitational Houston Dash vs U.S. U-23 WNT Preview: Opening the tournament with a statement

2017 Portland Invitational Houston Dash vs U.S. U-23 WNT Preview: Opening the tournament with a statement

By Bianca Verar
Kicking off the tournament on Sunday, the Houston Dash and the U.S. U-23 Women's National Team will face off at Providence Park....
2017 Portland Invitational Preview: U-23 National Team

2017 Portland Invitational Preview: U-23 National Team

By Willa Grefe
The U-23 WNT will test themselves against some of the best in the NWSL...
2017 Portland Invitational Preview: Chicago Red Stars

2017 Portland Invitational Preview: Chicago Red Stars

By Hannah Roberts
The Chicago Red Stars are heading to Portland with a point to prove...

#EqualPlayEqualPay message carries across sports

In the year following their World Cup victory, it is not uncommon to find members of the USWNT and their loyal supporters wearing t-shirts and carrying signs emblazoned with “Equal Play, Equal Pay” and other similar slogans. The fight for equal pay has infiltrated the team culture nearly as much as the “I Believe” chant that became synonymous with the team’s dominance in 2015. Fans of all ages are now aware of the pay disparities that keep female athletes from achieving the notoriety that their male counterparts enjoy.  Fans of all ages are joining the fight for equal pay | Source: Mitchell Leff - Getty Images   This is far from being an issue that just affects soccer players. As USA Women’s Hockey approaches their World Championship tournament, the players have announced a strike for higher wages, something that the USWNT has alluded to but never quite followed through on. The stakes here are...
2017 Portland Invitational Preview: Houston Dash

2017 Portland Invitational Preview: Houston Dash ByBianca Verar

The Houston Dash will participate in Portland's Invitational tournament for the second consecutive year...
2017 Portland Invitational Preview: Portland Thorns

2017 Portland Invitational Preview: Portland Thorns ByAlexandra Grant

The tournament's host is gearing up for what looks like another strong NWSL performance in 2017...
2017 Sky Blue FC midfield breakdown

2017 Sky Blue FC midfield breakdown

By Casey Caprio
With the NWSL preseason in full swing nine midfielders are on the Sky Blue FC roster, this is a breakdown of the midfield players....
Nadia Nadim wins Denmark's Player of the Year

Nadia Nadim wins Denmark's Player of the Year

By Kyle Sennikoff
29-year-old is recognized with award....
U-23 WNT names rosters for Portland Tournament, Florida Camp

U-23 WNT names rosters for Portland Tournament, Florida Camp

By Willa Grefe
The team will take two different rosters for back-to-back training camps...
North Carolina Courage announce 2017 kit sponsors

North Carolina Courage announce 2017 kit sponsors ByWilla Grefe

The NWSL's newest franchise has two new sponsors....
NWSL pre-season match round up week 1

NWSL pre-season match round up week 1 ByWilla Grefe

Goals and debuts galore as NWSL opened the 2017 pre-season season this weekend....
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