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Thorns make Sophia Smith NWSL's No. 1 pick

The Portland Thorns took Sophia Smith with the No. 1 pick, making her the first teenager ever drafted by a National Women's Soccer League team.

Alex Morgan scores some goals in practice (0:23)
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Lyon owners to buy Rapinoe's club Reign FC

Reign FC and Lyon parent company OL Groupe announced Thursday that the two sides have agreed to terms on the purchase of the NWSL club.

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Rapinoe wants investment in women's soccer

Megan Rapinoe has said she hopes for more investment in the women's domestic league and better pay for club players as well as the national sides.

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Australia star Kerr joins WSL leaders Chelsea

Australia striker Sam Kerr has joined Chelsea on a two-and-a-half year deal and will be available for the second half of the WSL season.

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Sam Kerr remains coy on Chelsea rumours

Sam Kerr is remaining coy about her club future amid rumours that a deal has been struck with Chelsea, preferring to focus on a much-needed holiday.

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Courage crush Red Stars to claim NWSL title

The North Carolina Courage won their second successive NWSL championship Sunday with a comprehensive 4-0 victory over the Chicago Red Stars.

Courage dismantle Red Stars to repeat as NWSL champions (1:26)
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91dGraham Hays

Red Stars' Kerr wins second NWSL MVP

Already the most prolific goal scorer in NWSL history, Sam Kerr is now the first player in the league to win MVP honors for a second time.

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Courage book NWSL title showdown with Chicago

Debinha scored on a free kick in extra time to snap a 1-1 tie, and the Courage went on to top Reign FC Sunday to reach the NWSL championship game.

Kerr sends Red Stars to first NWSL Championship (1:33)
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Morris hat trick seals sensational Sounders win (1:44)
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W-League forms plans to dovetail with NWSL

Change is coming to the W-League as league chiefs consider a raft of reforms aimed at bolstering Australia's women's competition and the Matildas.

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116dJeff Carlisle

USSF reject players' class status in USWNT case

The USSF filed a brief opposing certification of the players' class action status late on Monday evening in the USWNT's equal pay lawsuit.

Reign beat Thorns for Cascadia bragging rights (1:54)
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