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Washington Spirit … playoff-bound?

For the most startling comment in the wake of Washington’s last-minute winner over Chicago on a pleasant Saturday night at the Maryland SoccerPlex, let’s check in with Chicago coach Rory Dames on how the loss affected the Red Stars’...

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Washington Spirit vs. Chicago: Clock strikes 12

For 77 minutes, the Washington Spirit and Chicago Red Stars played an entertaining soccer game. Both teams were seriously short-handed, as they had been too often through this season. But they stuck it out and put together some decent chances. &helli...

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Washington Spirit vs. Chicago: Spirit willing, flesh weak

It’s getting difficult to write about the Washington Spirit. The options are: (A) Piling on to a team that’s obviously in an epic slump. (B) Appearing to be in denial. Not that it really matters what we the punditocracy think. … Co...

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Game report: Freedom 0, Red Stars 0 (updates with quotes)

BOYDS, Md. — Though they were playing at home, the Washington Freedom may consider themselves lucky to have escaped with a 0-0 draw Sunday against fellow playoff bubble team Chicago. Despite the oppressive heat — 96 degrees by one check &...

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