1. Chicago Red Stars Defender Whitney Engen Shows Her Versatility

    Going into her collegiate career at North Carolina, Whitney Engen was a center midfielder. What she didn't realize, however, was how crowded the midfield was...

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  2. Former St. Louis Athletica Players Signed By Remaining Teams

    After the announcement that St. Louis Athletica would fold immediately on May 27, the free agent signings started up in earnest this week. All Athletica players were deemed free agents and were available to be signed June 1...

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  3. Sky Blue FC, Boston Breakers Play To Scoreless Tie

    Despite the offensive firepower from both sides, neither team was able to find the back of the net as the two teams finished scoreless before a crowd of 3,418 at Yurcak Field...

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  4. Laura Kalmari Nets Two as Sky Blue FC Ties St. Louis Athletica

    Sky Blue FC nearly garnered their second straight road victory versus the St. Louis Athletica, but a late strike from the Athletica’s Eniola Aluko prevented the reigning champions from escaping with a victory...

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  5. Kelly Smith: "Coming to America" Round Two

    Nine years ago, English international Kelly Smith began her WUSA career, fresh out of a star-studded collegiate career at Seton Hall University, as a relative unknown...

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  6. Tips from the Pros: Whitney Engen Talks Versatility

    So many players today seem to be stuck playing only one position. Chicago Red Stars defender Whitney Engen mostly played central midfield growing up, but over the course of the last five years has been shuffled all around the field...

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  7. Karen Bardsley: Unbelievable as Sky Blue FC Defeats Atlanta

    Kennesaw, Ga. (Sunday, May 9, 2010) – Sky Blue FC spoiled the Atlanta Beat’s home opener as the visiting side was able to hang on afteran Atlanta own goal in the 50th minute put them on top 1-0...

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  8. FC Gold Pride's Camille Abily Sidelined With Fractured Right Ankle

    FC Gold Pride announced late on Friday evening that midfielder Camille Abily will miss the next four to six weeks with a right ankle fracture...

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  9. FC Gold Pride: The Stanford Connection

    It is rare to see four players from the same college on any given team. FC Gold Pride entered the 2010 WPS draft with Stanford grads Nicole Barnhart (2005) and Rachel Buehler (2008) already on their roster...

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  10. Exclusive Interview with Sky Blue FC Midfielder Heather O'Reilly

    I recently was given the opportunity to chat with Sky Blue FC and US Women’s National team midfielder, Heather O’Reilly about her involvement with CooperVision, a company ...

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  11. Atlanta Beat Midfielder Tobin Heath Out Four to Six Weeks with Ankle Sprain

    Atlanta Beat midfielder Tobin Heath is expected to miss four to six weeks after suffering a right ankle sprain in Saturday’s match vs. FC Gold Pride...

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  12. Sky Blue FC Midfielder Carli Lloyd to Miss at Least Four Weeks

    Sky Blue FC midfielder Carli Lloyd was placed on the 30-day injured reserve after suffering a broken ankle against the Chicago Red Stars on April 25...

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  13. Lauren Cheney Wants To Bring Fun to Boston Breakers

    With the 2nd pick in round 1…Boston Breakers select…Lauren Cheney! Lauren Cheney from UCLA!” Lauren Cheney’s life leading up to the draft was, in her words, “a little bit hectic...

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  14. Sky Blue FC Battles Through Weather, Downs Chicago Red Stars 1-0

    Bridgeville, Ill (April 25, 2010) – Sky Blue FC was able to battle through the rain and wind to scrape out a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Red Stars at Toyota Park last night...

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  15. FC Gold Pride's Graczyk Juggles Soccer and Marketing

    For most professional athletes, their sport is their job, but for FC Gold Pride defender Kristen Graczyk, playing in WPS is only one job that she holds. The Albuquerque, N.M...

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  16. Kate Markgraf Discusses Her WPS Debut

    Two weeks ago, Kate Markgraf made her WPS debut after sitting out the 2009 season to give birth to twins. After the game (in which Markgraf played the full 90), a group of us were ...

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  17. Sky Blue FC Falls to FC Gold Pride

    FC Gold Pride (1-1-0, 3 points) was able to find its offensive groove on Saturday night in getting a 3-1 result over Sky Blue FC (1-1-0, 3 points) at the Bay Area’s Castro Valley Athletic Stadium...

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  18. Sky Blue FC Downs Chicago On Kai's Early Tally

    The reigning WPS champions took the field yesterday and Tasha Kai wasted no time in beginning the defense of their title. Kai’s goal early in the game held up through a late flurry of chances by Chicago to give Sky Blue FC a win on opening day...

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  19. Sky Blue FC's Carli Lloyd to Face Former Team

    Sky Blue FC’s home opener today will be a momentous occasion for midfielder Carli Lloyd. Not only is she returning to her old stomping grounds at Rutgers University, but she is also suiting up against her former team...

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  20. Sky Blue FC's Brittany Taylor Makes the Jump from W-League to WPS

    With the sixth pick, WPS Champions Sky Blue FC select…Brittany Taylor . “It was pretty cool to be able to say, obviously knowing it, but being able for them to say that ...

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  21. PUMA Signs Sky Blue FC Foward Natasha Kai

    On Monday, March 29, 2010, PUMA announced their signing of Sky Blue FC forward Natasha Kai. Kai becomes the first Sky Blue FC player to sign with PUMA and only the fifth WPS player to join the sportslifestyle brand...

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  22. South Carolina Standout To Take the Field for Atlanta Beat

    At the 2010 WPS draft in January, I was able to talk to Blakely Mattern only a few minutes after the Atlanta Beat selected her with the first pick of the third round...

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  23. Kelley O'Hara: Stanford Standout Stays in Bay Area

    “With the third pick, FC Gold Pride select…Kelley O’Hara!” With that selection, O’Hara became the third of four Stanford Cardinal to join the Pride (her teammate Ali Riley was the fourth)...

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  24. Sophie Reiser: Small School Girl Headed To WPS

    As the 2010 WPS draft started into the later rounds, most of the big name players were selected and had left the draft room.  There were only a handful of players left in the room hoping to hear their names called...

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  25. Treadmill Challenge Anyone?

    Part two of Yael Averbuch's blog for the NY Times.  Enjoy! Midfielder Yael Averbuch helped lead Sky Blue F.C. to the championship of Women’s Professional Soccer in the league’s first season...

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