June 29, 2014

Sky Blue Neutralize Reign Attack To Earn Draw

 you predicated that the first scoreless draw of the 2014 NWSL season would be in late June when the juggernaut that is the new Seattle Reign hosted a team well out of playoff position in front of a record crowd, you must be some kind of sorcerer, because that is both incredibly unlikely and exactly…

June 23, 2014

Leroux’s Cheeky Chip Seals Reign Comeback

One of the hallmarks of the Reign’s now 13-game undefeated streak is their ability to come back from early deficits. In 4 of the last 5 matches, Seattle had surrendered the first goal but come back to draw or win. That resilience was on display once again today, as they came back from a 1-0…

June 20, 2014

Boston Breakers vs. Seattle Reign: Unbeaten run reaches even dozen

Despite missing five starters to international duty, the Seattle Reign managed to push their season-opening unbeaten streak to 12 games. Their 2-0 win on the road against the Boston Breakers pushed their record to 10-0-2 and gives them a eight-point cushion with two games in hand on second-place FC Kansas City. Beverly Goebel got the…

June 3, 2014

Reign Come Back For 3-1 Road Win, Remain Undefeated

  For the third match in a row, the Seattle Reign fell behind early. And for the third match in the row they came back to get points. But this time instead of waiting for an injury time equalizer, they overwhelmed opponent Sky Blue FC in the second half turning the game on its head…

June 3, 2014

Hope Solo: Christine Sinclair is world’s best player

It’s one thing when your teammates think you’re the glue that binds Canada’s women’s soccer team, but it’s something else entirely when one of your rivals thinks you’re literally the best in the world. “I’ve said for a long time that I believe, in my humble opinion, that Christine Sinclair is the best player in…

June 3, 2014

Chat with Hope Solo

Welcome to SportsNation! On Monday, U.S. women’s national team goalkeeper Hope Solo drops by to chat as the men’s World Cup is less than two weeks away. Solo earned a spot on the U.S. team starting in 2000 and became the starting keeper in 2005. During her time as the primary goalkeeper, Solo has helped…