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Ubogagu lifts Stanford past North Carolina for first time in program history

Ubogagu lifts Stanford past North Carolina for first time in program history

Steve Bruno August 23, 2014 1

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – “Let’s make this a night to remember,” Stanford coach Paul Ratcliffe told his players as they broke their huddle before the start of extra time against the fourth-ranked Tar Heels.

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New Mexico coach suspended week without pay after hazing incident

New Mexico coach suspended week without pay after hazing incident

Associated Press August 22, 2014 0

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico women’s soccer coach Kit Vela has been suspended for a week without pay and most of the team is suspended for one game over a hazing incident. Athletic director

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Johnston wins NWSL Rookie of the Year

Johnston wins NWSL Rookie of the Year

Dan Lauletta August 22, 2014 21

Julie Johnston of the Chicago Red Stars has been voted 2014 NWSL Rookie of the Year.  The No. 3 overall pick out of Santa Clara played in 21 games for the Red Stars, most

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Rested FC Kansas City readies for another semifinal meeting with Portland

Rested FC Kansas City readies for another semifinal meeting with Portland

Jeff Husted August 22, 2014 19

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For the second straight year, FC Kansas City will host Portland Thorns FC in the opening round of the National Women’s Soccer League playoffs. And once again, these two teams

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Thorns hope they’re peaking at right time as they head to Kansas City

Thorns hope they’re peaking at right time as they head to Kansas City

Jeff Kassouf August 21, 2014 15

There’s really no telling which Portland Thorns team will show up in Kansas City on Saturday. The Thorns have been Jekyll and Hyde this year, exploding to some victories to show their potential (6-1

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England qualifies for 2015 World Cup with dominant win over Wales

England qualifies for 2015 World Cup with dominant win over Wales

Harjeet Johal August 21, 2014 31

CARDIFF, Wales – Needing only a point to qualify for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, England earned more than that, dominating Wales in a 4-0 victory Thursday at Cardiff City Stadium to become the

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Spirit’s Harris cleared, De Vanna out for semifinal

Spirit’s Harris cleared, De Vanna out for semifinal

Dan Lauletta August 21, 2014 36

Washington Spirit head coach Mark Parsons made two significant announcements Wednesday, stating on a national conference call that goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris has been fully cleared after missing the last two games with a concussion

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New Mexico AD says no question about hazing

New Mexico AD says no question about hazing

Associated Press August 21, 2014 1

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — University of New Mexico Athletic Director Paul Krebs said Wednesday that there’s no question there was hazing by the women’s soccer team and that alcohol played a role. Two team members

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USWNT rolls past Switzerland in first-ever meeting

USWNT rolls past Switzerland in first-ever meeting

The Equalizer Staff August 20, 2014 222

CARY, N.C. — The United States women’s national team defeated Switzerland, 4-1 on Wednesday at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C., extending the Americans’ home unbeaten streak to 85 games. Megan Rapinoe, Carli Lloyd,

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Germany, Nigeria win semifinal matches to setup U-20 Women’s World Cup final, 2010 rematch

Germany, Nigeria win semifinal matches to setup U-20 Women’s World Cup final, 2010 rematch

Jeff Kassouf August 20, 2014 15

Germany will play in its third consecutive U-20 Women’s World Cup final against Nigeria on Sunday after Lena Petermann scored a late goal to lift Germany past France, 2-1 on Wednesday in Montreal. Nigeria

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