The NWSL was the first American sports league to return amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Houston Dash reminded us how much that meant.
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Sophie Schmidt scored early and Shea Groom added a late goal to give the Houston Dash the NWSL Challenge Cup title over the Chicago Red Stars.
The Dash don't have a rich history, but Houston has found an identity worthy of a team playing for the NWSL championship against Chicago on Sunday.
The Chicago Red Stars edged past Sky Blue 3-2 in a thrilling last-four encounter of the NWSL Challenge Cup on Wednesday.
With the dominant defending NWSL champion Courage out, the Red Stars, Dash, Thorns and Sky Blue look to rewrite history in the semifinals.
The one-month NWSL season tournament, made necessary by the coronavirus pandemic, is short but no less taxing on the players' bodies and minds.
Chicago Red Stars forward Rachel Hill explained her choice to stand during the national anthem before a game against the Washington Spirit.
Julie Ertz beat Megan Rapinoe to be voted the U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year for 2019.
Australia striker Sam Kerr has joined Chelsea on a two-and-a-half year deal and will be available for the second half of the WSL season.
Sam Kerr is remaining coy about her club future amid rumours that a deal has been struck with Chelsea, preferring to focus on a much-needed holiday.
Sam Kerr will lead a strong Matildas squad for their Tokyo Olympics qualifying tune-up games against Chile next month.
North Carolina's second straight championship, a 4-0 win over Chicago, made clear the Courage have built a dynasty in the NWSL.
The North Carolina Courage won their second successive NWSL championship Sunday with a comprehensive 4-0 victory over the Chicago Red Stars.
Already the most prolific goal scorer in NWSL history, Sam Kerr is now the first player in the league to win MVP honors for a second time.
The reigning champion Courage still feel as if they have plenty to prove, while MVP front-runner Sam Kerr looks to end the year on a high note.
Debinha scored on a free kick in extra time to snap a 1-1 tie, and the Courage went on to top Reign FC Sunday to reach the NWSL championship game.
Sam Kerr has returned to the scoring ranks in the NWSL with a brilliantly-taken goal that secured Chicago a 2-1 home victory over North Carolina.
Matildas captain Sam Kerr could write a piece of Australian football history on Monday night at the Dolan Warren Awards in Sydney.
Australian national team superstar Sam Kerr achieved a big milestone with a hat trick of goals as Chicago Red Stars beat the hapless Sky Blue FC 3-1