USWNT's Ertz on retirement: It's not because Momma can't play; Momma can play (0:52)
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NWSL awards expansion team to Boston for '26

The National Women's Soccer League has awarded an expansion team to Boston, with the new franchise set to begin play in 2026, the league announced Tuesday.

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Irish player slams ex-coach Pauw for WWC prep

Ireland defender Diane Caldwell said her team reached the Women's World Cup "in spite" of their former coach Vera Pauw.

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Man United sign GK Tullis-Joyce from OL Reign

Manchester United's women's team signed American goalkeeper Phallon Tullis-Joyce on Thursday from OL Reign in the National Women's Soccer League.

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Natalie Portman: Spain team's resilience inspiring

Oscar-winning actress and soccer club co-owner Natalie Portman on Thursday praised Spain's World Cup-winning players, saying they showed great resilience against "harassment, abuse and assault".

Why Julie Ertz is one of the 'best-ever' USWNT players (0:58)
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Thorns' Smith week-to-week with sprained MCL

Forward Sophia Smith is week to week after suffering what the Portland Thorns FC called a mild medial collateral ligament sprain in her right knee.

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Group to invest $100m in buying women's clubs

Mercury 13, a group led by sports entrepreneur Victoire Cogevina Reynal, said they are set to invest $100 million in acquiring women's soccer clubs in Europe and Latin America.

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Why Andonovski was always the wrong choice to coach the USWNT

After two calamitous tournament exits in a row, it's time to move on from the USWNT coach. This team can rebound and be better in 2024, but to do that, it needs a fresh start on the sideline.

Unapologetically Rapinoe: A story of Megan Rapinoe's legendary career (3:17)
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Natalie Portman: WWC can spark gender equity

Natalie Portman said she never dreamed of owning a professional sports team, but that changed when the Oscar-winning actress noticed the way one of her sons viewed female football players with the same "admiration and fandom" as male players.

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Women's transfer grades: Lyon get A for Diani

The summer transfer window is open. Here are the big deals in the women's game and how we rate them, with Arsenal finally securing free agent Alessia Russo.

Hour 2: Dak done in Big D?

Matt Jones and Michelle Smallmon start the hour reacting to Chris Canty's suggestion the Cowboys should trade for Kyler Murray. Plus, continued reaction the MLB trade deadline and a debate over Carli Lloyd's post match comments about her former USWNT teammates.

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