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NWSL, Spirit-Flash report: We want more of this &*&&%ing league

Tonight’s Washington Spirit-Western New York Flash game was infuriating, frustrating, bizarre, comical and downright baffling. And I’m pissed off. I’m pissed off because … the season is almost over. And I want more of this. I ...

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Western New York Flash make their own luck in loss to Spirit

Soccer karma does not exist, most of us have agreed. But can a team make its own luck? Saturday at the SoccerPlex looked like a typical Washington Spirit game against the Western New York Flash for 45 minutes. The Spirit … Continue reading &ra...

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Washington Spirit vs. Western New York: Blech

Writing a full-blown recap of last night’s game seems about as pointless as an autopsy on Big Jim from Jim Croce’s You Don’t Mess Around With Jim. He was cut in about 100 places, and he was shot in a … Continue reading →...

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Washington Spirit vs. Western NY Flash: Rock bottom

The bus ride was, by all accounts, pretty good for a change. Then the wheels came off. You could make the case that the Spirit played better in Rochester than they did in greater Kansas City, where FC Kansas City’s … Continue reading &ra...

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Washington Spirit vs. Western New York: Is it luck?

“My socks and shoes always match. Is it luck?” – Primus Let’s start by giving credit where it’s due. Saturday night at the Plex, the Western New York Flash dominated the first half and defended well in the second half. &...

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Washington Spirit vs. Western NY Flash: Dan Borislow was wrong

Those of you who recall WPS may remember that Dan Borislow was an immense supporter of U.S. national team players. Other players, not so much. The idea of fans cheering for anyone other than Abby Wambach almost struck him as … Continue reading...

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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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