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The Freedom of the Majestic WPS FCs

Here’s a quick attempt to summarize what is known about women’s soccer teams in the Washington area as of 5:30 p.m. ET, March 24, 2011: – The Northern Virginia Majestics, affiliated with the PDL’s Northern Virginia Royals and ...

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Could D.C. fans find Freedom in W-League?

Here’s what we know about women’s soccer in the D.C. area and what we don’t know, all leading up to a couple of hypotheticals: KNOW: The WPS team formerly known as the Washington Freedom is now magicJack’s Washington Freedom. ...

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Midweek Myriad: Marta, Nadal, handball, 1260s, etc.

One of the joys of following a hundred sports or so is that you’re not stuck dissecting the Super Bowl to the point that it becomes joyless. Instead, we have all this: – Marta signs with Western New York. A … Continue reading &rarr...

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Mad about the Freedom? Place the blame on …

Yes, WPS and Washington Freedom fans, I hear you. BigSoccer hears you. The transitional staff hears you. You’re sad that the name may change and that the team may play games in (or eventually move to) South Florida. You’re frustrated &hel...

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Selling WPS tickets in transition (updated)

In working on a story that I’ll likely publish somewhere between now and Christmas (just in time for no one to see it), I was told by several people that the Washington Freedom were conducting business as usual for the … Continue reading...

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Why the Washington Freedom should not collapse

Forgive me for going personal in this post, but it’s important to trace the history here: A few times in the five-year gap between the WUSA and WPS, I made the trek out to the Maryland SoccerPlex to see the … Continue reading →...

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WPS seasons change: Freedom advance, Scurry says goodbye, Antonucci out?

Updated below with Hope Solo comments, expansion news The Maryland SoccerPlex is a good bit cooler today that it was this summer. Rather than worrying about heatstroke, those of us in short-sleeve shirts wish we had brought jackets. As the … C...

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Freedom’s misfortunes touch Gold Pride, too

FC Gold Pride wasn’t necessarily planning to turn the entire Saturday evening at the Maryland SoccerPlex into one large-scale counterattack. The game just turned out that way, with the Bay Area team on their heels in the first half and …...

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