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Rapinoe kneels during anthem at NWSL game in nod to Kaepernick

Megan Rapinoe took a knee on Sunday, and in doing so waded into one of the most controversial topics in the United States at the moment. The USWNT star kneeled during the playing of the national anthem before her club team, Seattle Reign FC, took on the Chicago Red Stars in an NWSL match, later explaining it as an expression of support for NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

NWSL Sep 05, 2016
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NWSL by the Numbers: 2016 Olympic Games

Following the conclusion of the gold and bronze medal matches of the 2016 Olympic Games, the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) provides an inside look at the important numbers from the 38 NWSL players that participated in the tournament.

NWSL Aug 22, 2016
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Six NWSL clubs enter U.S. Soccer Girls Development Academy

The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) has announced that six clubs will be among the first 25 admitted to the U.S. Soccer Girls' Development Academy, including the Boston Breakers, Orlando Pride, Portland Thorns FC, Seattle Reign FC, Sky Blue FC and Washington Spirit.

Girls DA Jul 01, 2016
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Q&A: April Heinrichs dishes on Girls DA, Mallory Pugh and more

When U.S. Soccer announced the new Girls Development Academy initiative last week, April Heinrichs was front and center. A few days afterward, she spoke to in a one-on-one conversation in which she expanded on a number of the leading topics in youth development today. Here are some of the highlights from that discussion.

Girls DA Mar 04, 2016
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Paul Riley named head coach of Western New York Flash

The Western New York Flash announced today that it has appointed veteran manager Paul Riley as the head coach of the National Women’s Soccer League club.

NWSL Feb 19, 2016
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Dure: NWSL can’t remain subservient to national teams

The NWSL's 2015 season kicks off on Friday. And while many of its national team stars are treating the league as an afterthought, the passion and dedication of its rank-and-file players, not to mention the fans themselves, prove that more growth and maturation is needed -- and a bit more independence from the international game, too, writes Beau Dure.

NWSL Apr 10, 2015

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