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North Carolina Courage beat Washington Spirit to win 2022 NWSL Challenge Cup - The Athletic

The win is the club's first Challenge Cup title in franchise history.

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Kevin Durant, business partner Rich Kleiman join NWSL's NJ/NY Gotham FC ownership group - The Athletic

They join a recently expanded investor group for Gotham after Carli Lloyd joined the ownership of her former NWSL club last month, and Kristen...

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Carli Lloyd joins NJ/NY Gotham FC as minority owner - The Athletic

Lloyd has become a minority owner of NJ/NY Gotham FC, the NWSL club announced on Wednesday. Lloyd ended her professional career with Gotham FC last...

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Houston Dash suspend coach and GM James Clarkson - The Athletic

The suspension comes at the recommendation of the NWSL and NWSL Players Association investigation team, which is investigating discrimination,...

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Former England international Anita Asante to retire at end of season - The Athletic

Former England international Anita Asante has announced she will retire from football at the end of the season.The 36-year-old currently plays for...

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2022 NWSL TV schedule: CBS Television Network to air 2 regular-season games, championship - The Athletic

CBS Television Network will air two regular-season NWSL matches, as well as the championship game, in the 2022 campaign, the league announced...

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Angel City FC signs German goalkeeper Almuth Schult to join club in July - The Athletic

The Wolfsburg goalie will make her NWSL debut after the European Championships on a one-season contract, which has an option for an additional year.

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Pride midfielder Marta out for season with knee injury - The Athletic

Pride midfielder Marta is out for the season after tearing her ACL in Saturday's 1-0 loss to the Courage, the team announced Friday.

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Canadian striker Janine Beckie returning to NWSL with Portland Thorns: Sources - The Athletic

Beckie was selected with the No. 8 pick by the Houston Dash in the 2016 college draft and played two seasons with the club before a trade ahead of...

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Michele Kang officially becomes majority owner of NWSL's Washington Spirit - The Athletic

The announcement officially brings an end to a months-long tug-of-war for control of the defending NWSL champions, which started last summer when...

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USWNT, Current forward Lynn Williams to miss rest of NWSL season with leg injury - The Athletic

Kansas City Current forward Lynn Williams will miss the remainder of the 2022 NWSL season after suffering an "acute injury" to her right...

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USWNT defender Tierna Davidson to miss NWSL season with torn ACL - The Athletic

Davison, who sustained the knee injury during training last week, started all 17 games for the Red Stars last season.

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Pride midfielder Marta to undergo surgery for knee injury - The Athletic

Marta Vieira da Silva will have surgery on a knee ligament injury she suffered in Saturday's 1-0 loss to the Courage, she announced on Instagram...

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NWSL 2022 schedule features marquee matchups on opening weekend, fewer games during FIFA windows - The Athletic

The long-awaited NWSL regular-season schedule was released Wednesday with a marquee opener at the Banc of California Stadium between Angel City FC...

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NWSL names former National Lacrosse League, NHL executive Jessica Berman commissioner - The Athletic

Berman joins the NWSL after serving as the National Lacrosse League's deputy commissioner and executive vice president of business affairs for 2...

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OL Reign hire Nick Perera, captain of U.S. beach soccer men's national team, as general manager - The Athletic

OL Reign hired veteran indoor and beach soccer player Nick Perera as its general manager on Wednesday, the club announced. Perera, 35, has also...

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Christina Aguilera, Gabrielle Union and her 3-year-old daughter Kaavia among Angel City's new group of celebrity investors - The Athletic

The investor group also includes Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson East, celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe and life coach Jay Shetty.

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USWNT's Christen Press, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, more demand USSF release findings of Rory Dames investigation - The Athletic

Dames previously coached the NWSL's Chicago Red Stars and the Chicago Eclipse, his youth team.

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Washington Spirit ownership: Steve Baldwin, Bill Lynch agree to sell team to Michele Kang - The Athletic

The owners of the Washington Spirit have agreed on a new ownership structure, the team announced on Tuesday, ending months of infighting and turmoil...

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Sarah Fuller, who made history by kicking for Vanderbilt football, joins Minnesota Aurora FC - The Athletic

The Aurora play in the USL W-League, a new women's pre-professional league starting play in 2022.

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Sarah Fuller, who made history by kicking for Vanderbilt football, signs contract with Minnesota Aurora FC - The Athletic

The Aurora play in the USL W-League, a new women's pre-professional league starting play in 2022.

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Angel City, San Diego Wave to debut against each other in NWSL Challenge Cup - The Athletic

The teams have been split into three groups divided by geography; each team will play six games, followed by two semifinals on May 4 and the final on...

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Kristie Mewis, Lynn Williams, Rose Lavelle headline USWNT's SheBelieves Cup roster - The Athletic

The USWNT, New Zealand, Iceland and Czech Republic will play in the SheBelieves Cup starting on Feb. 17.

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NWSL Players Association ratifies first collective bargaining agreement - The Athletic

One night before players were expected to report to preseason camps, the NWSL players’ association announced that the union has ratified the...

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Trinity Rodman signs record $1.1 million contract with Washington Spirit - The Athletic

Rodman, 19, is the reigning NWSL Rookie of the Year, after being selected No. 2 in the 2021 draft.

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Clint Dempsey, Hope Solo, Shannon Boxx headline National Soccer Hall of Fame 2022 class - The Athletic

Dempsey played 141 games for the USMNT and notched 57 international goals. Solo and Boxx were both members of the USWNT, with Solo winning two...

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USWNT, Portland Thorns star Lindsey Horan moving to Lyon on loan until June 2023 - The Athletic

Horan will join USWNT midfielder Catarina Macario with Lyon.

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USWNT, Portland Thorns star Lindsey Horan moving to Lyon on loan: Source - The Athletic

Horan will join USWNT midfielder Catarina Macario with Lyon.

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