1. Washington Freedom and Chicago Red Stars Battle to Scoreless Draw

    In sweltering heat in Boyds, Maryland, the Washington Freedom and Chicago Red Stars battled to a scoreless draw on Sunday...

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  2. WPS Fantasy Shots: Week 7

    Dry your eyes and bring out the pom-poms! Fantasy Shots is back! After a two-week hiatus (partly my fault and partly the fault of the WPS bye week) I have returned to contribute my ...

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  3. St. Louis Athletica To Shut Down

    A financial crisis has left the WPS team St. Louis Athletica without the necessary funds to complete the 2010 season, and they will shut down their franchise. As of June 1, the Athletica players will all be free agents...

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  4. US-Germany Rivalry Comes to Cleveland

    It's a rivalry that's stretched back to the 1999 Women's World Cup, when a hard-fought battle between the US and Germany to advance to the semifinals ended with a header goal by Joy Fawcett, leading the United States to a 3-2 victory...

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  5. Fantasy Shots: Week 5 in Women's Professional Soccer

    What an unpredictable week for women's professional soccer. On a cold, windy night in Maryland, Boston and Washington battled to a scoreless tie. St...

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  6. St. Louis Athletica Roll Past Philadelphia Independence

    St. Louis Athletica picked up their second win of the season against the Philadelphia Independence today in Fenton, Mo. Lindsay Tarpley, in her first start in St...

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  7. St. Louis Athletica Trade For Asante And Washington

    In a press release today, St. Louis Athletica general manager Tim Owens announced that St. Louis has acquired defender Anita Asante, attacking midfielder Nikki Washington, and a second round selection in the 2011 WPS Draft from Sky Blue FC...

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  8. Fantasy Shots: Week Four In The 2010 WPS Season

    The 2010 Women's Professional Soccer season is on a roll and continues to be thrilling! With unexpected wins and tough losses, the league's eight teams continue to fight to the final whistle...

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  9. In Their Free Time, With Charitable Kelsey Davis

    The following is the long awaited second part in the series that captures the unique passions and hobbies (other than soccer) that the players of Women's Professional Soccer have...

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  10. St. Louis Suffers First Loss Of The WPS Season

    St. Louis Athletica suffered their first defeat of the 2010 WPS season at the strong offensive front put forward by the Washington Freedom. Falling 3-1 at RFK Stadium in Washington, DC, St...

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  11. Fantasy Shots: Week 3 in the WPS

    Another exciting week for WPS soccer has come and gone. What was projected to be a battle for first place in league standings between the St. Louis Athletica and Boston Breakers became a three-way tie for second after they tied 1-1...

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  12. St. Louis Remains Undefeated in Draw with Boston

    The St. Louis Athletica struggled through poor conditions to earn a tie against the Boston Breakers today at the Anheuser-Busch Soccer Park in Fenton, Mo...

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  13. Fantasy Shots: Week 2

    The second week of play for Women's Professional Soccer proved that this season will be quite interesting. Teams that struggled offensively in the first week suddenly hit their marks ...

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  14. St. Louis Earns a Draw in the Windy City

    The St. Louis Athletica earned a 1-1 draw with the Chicago Red Stars today at Toyota Park in the Windy City. The Athletica lead the scoring in the third minute thanks to a goal by midfielder captain Lori Chalupny...

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  15. Fantasy Shots: Week 1 (PART II)

    To read Part I of this article, please click HERE . Week One of WPS Fantasy turned out to be more of a guessing game than anything logical...

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  16. Fantasy Shots: Week One (PART One)

    Many things are new to Women's Professional Soccer this year: Two new teams in Philadelphia and Atlanta made their debut this weekend, the collegiate and expansion drafts brought in ...

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  17. Aluko Scores Twice in St. Louis Victory

    The St. Louis Athletica kicked off their 2010 WPS season with a 2-0 win today, defeating FC Gold Pride. In front of 3,356 fans at Anheuser-Busch Soccer Park, a solid Athletica defense shut down Marta and the Gold Pride, rendering them scoreless...

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  18. WPS: Daniela Placed on Injured Reserve List

    St. Louis Athletica announced this morning that Brazilian midfielder Daniela has been placed on the 60-day injured reserve list. Recovering from knee surgery, she will return to action in June...

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  19. St. Louis Fall 2-1 To Atlanta Beat

    In their final spring exhibition game before the Women's Professional Soccer league regular season kicks off April 10, the St. Louis Athletica fell 2-1 to the Atlanta Beat today in Tulsa, Oklahoma...

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  20. Women's Soccer: St. Louis Athletica Announces Final Roster

    St. Louis Athletica officially announced its final 22-player roster today. The roster consists of 18 active players and four developmental players, denoted here with a "D" following their names...

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  21. Women's Professional Soccer Turns One

    Bring out the cake, light the candles and warm up the singing voices! Women's Professional Soccer hit a milestone as it turned one on March 29, 2010...

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  22. U.S.-Mexico: Shannon Boxx Scores and Assists in USA Win

    St. Louis Athletica midfielder Shannon Boxx scored and assisted once in the U.S. Women's National Team's 3-0 victory over Mexico today...

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  23. The Play-Making Factor in St. Louis Athletica Midfield

    The offseason was good to the St. Louis Athletica. Only hours before the 2010 WPS Draft, the Athletica acquired US International midfielder Lindsay Tarpley in a trade with the Chicago Red Stars...

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  24. Women's Professional Soccer: St. Louis Athletica Training Camp Begins Today

    The St. Louis Athletica will begin their second training camp today. The team has already welcomed 22 players on the field during an early camp last week. These players have already played in one scrimmage...

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  25. St. Louis Athletica Announces 2010 Schedule

    St. Louis Athletica announced their home and away schedule for 2010 on Thursday. The second season of the WPS will show four more games per team, bringing the total of games played to 24...

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