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USWNT's Rapinoe won't compete in NWSL tournament

Julie Foudy says the NWSL Challenge Cup will have USWNT members, but how many remains uncertain.
Julie Foudy explains why some USWNT players are hesitant to participate in a proposed NWSL summer tournament.
U.S. star Megan Rapinoe backs herself as a vice president candidate during an IG Live chat with Joe Biden.

Megan Rapinoe will not participate in the upcoming NWSL Challenge Cup, according to OL Reign coach Farid Benstiti.

Benstiti told the French publication Le Progres that Rapinoe will not be part of the Reign roster for the tournament.

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Her absence leaves the NWSL without one of its biggest stars as it attempts to become the first team sports league in the United States to resume games.

"It's...

North Carolina Courage will face Portland Thorns to kick off NWSL Challenge Cup on June 27

Julie Foudy says the NWSL Challenge Cup will have USWNT members, but how many remains uncertain.
Julie Foudy explains why some USWNT players are hesitant to participate in a proposed NWSL summer tournament.
USWNT stars Tobin Heath and Lindsey Horan see the Thorns FC 2020 kits for the first time.
NWSL commissioner Lisa Baird believes a stacked soccer calendar will accelerate growth of the sport.

Two-time defending champion North Carolina Courage will play former two-time champion Portland Thorns on the opening day of the National Women's Soccer League Challenge Cup, highlighting the June 27 return of professional team sports in the United States.

The NWSL held the draw for the event on Monday. All nine teams will participate, with all 25 games held in the Salt Lake City area. The final is scheduled for July 27 at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Each team will play four preliminary-round...

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How the NWSL plans to become the first U.S. team sport to return to action

Summer tournaments provided women's soccer with its most indelible images, from Brandi Chastain in the Rose Bowl in 1999 to Megan Rapinoe in Lyon two decades later. Now the National Women's Soccer League hopes a tournament without an array of international anthems can capture the imagination of fans eager for live sports amid a pandemic.

Its eighth regular season on hold for more than a month because of the coronavirus pandemic, the league announced this week that it will host the NWSL Challenge...

NWSL to return on June 27 with monthlong tournament

Julie Foudy says the NWSL Challenge Cup will have USWNT members, but how many remains uncertain.
Ada Hegerberg speaks with ESPN about the financial support needed to keep women's clubs going.
Julie Foudy explains why some USWNT players are hesitant to participate in a proposed NWSL summer tournament.
USWNT stars Tobin Heath and Lindsey Horan see the Thorns FC 2020 kits for the first time.
Julie Foudy says the USWNT should "get to the table" with U.S. Soccer rather than go through a lengthy appeal.
Julie Foudy reacts to FIFPro reporting the coronavirus outbreak poses a serious threat to women's soccer.

The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) will return on June 27 with a 25-game tournament near Salt Lake City, the league announced on Wednesday.

The start of the NWSL's eighth season has been on hold since the coronavirus pandemic effectively shut down professional sports in the United States in March. As it stands, the NWSL would be the first U.S. league in a team sport to resume play since that shutdown.

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NWSL allowing training in small groups as 'next steps' toward return

Julie Foudy explains why some USWNT players are hesitant to participate in a proposed NWSL summer tournament.

The National Women's Soccer League says players may start training in small groups, provided it is done under league protocols and meets the requirements of local authorities.

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Teams will be able to progress to full team training on May 30 once they complete five days of small group training.

"Following the...