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  1. Women's Professional Soccer

    Women's Professional Soccer


    The latest news, standings and schedule for the Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) league.

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  2. W roundtable: New women's soccer league has much to learn


    Could it be the third time's a charm for the new women's professional soccer league? Our writers weigh in with the lessons that must be learned to avoid the failed fate of the previous incarnations.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2012
  3. Hopes high for new women's soccer league

    Jeff Carlisle

    Throughout the various incarnations of women's professional soccer leagues in the U.S., one elusive goal has been finding a realistic business model, one where revenues were at least in the general ballpark of expenses. It proved too big a challenge ...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
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  5. FA launches plan to promote women's soccer

    Press Association

    Leading figures from within women's football and the FA called on England's top men's clubs to invest more money in their female teams as the game takes another step toward a professional structure Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2012
  6. Why Hope Solo and Abby Wambach still back MagicJack owner Dan Bor...

    Shaun Assael and Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Shaun Assael and Peter Keating look at why, despite accusations that he sabotaged the women's professional soccer league, many of women's soccer's biggest stars continue to support MagicJack owner Dan Borislow.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2012
  7. Attack of the WPS

    Simon Curtis

    I woke up this morning with an odd rash across my belly, which is distended and wobbly. The last part is normal but the rash intrigued me somewhat. Could it be my traditional start of season nerves were here already, a full three days before my belov...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  8. Plans take shape for new U.S. women's soccer league

    Four former Women's Professional Soccer league teams could form part of a new U.S. women's league that would take shape around five teams and begin play in the spring of 2013.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  9. 2012 London Olympics -- U.S. Soccer wants women's national teamer...

    U.S. Soccer would prefer to have Hope Solo, Alex Morgan and the rest of the players on the women's national team playing at home rather than abroad. The hard part is figuring out the best way to make that happen.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  10. Abby Wambach hopes Olympics revive U.S. women's soccer league

    Winning gold medals hasn't been a problem for Abby Wambach and the U.S. Women's soccer team.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2012
  11. espnW -- Julie Foudy explores whether women's pro soccer can make...

    Julie Foudy

    Will a women's professional soccer league ever thrive in the United States? With WPS folding, Julie Foudy says it may be time to consider an option even she once thought wasn't possible.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2012
  12. What is next for women's soccer?

    Beau Dure

    With the collapse of the WPS, soccer insiders have various ideas about what comes next and whether there is the commitment to keep a league alive.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2012
  13. Women's Professional Soccer folds after three seasons

    Beau Dure

    The Women's Professional Soccer league has folded after three seasons.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2012
  14. WPS's demise is W-League's gain

    Scott French

    A tumultuous winter has left the American women's soccer landcape in flux: The pro league is dead and gone, a lot of the players have scattered overseas, and the maneuvering for position among clubs and rival leagues for whatever's next is well under...

    Blog | May 13, 2012
  15. Marta returns to Swedish league to play for Tyreso

    Five-time FIFA player of the year Marta will return to the Swedish league after three seasons in the WPS.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  16. WPS files motion for summary judgment in Dan Borislow lawsuit

    Beau Dure

    Women's Professional Soccer has stepped up its effort to get out of the Florida court system, where it says magicJack owner Dan Borislow is trying to prolong the league's stay in legal limbo.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2012
  17. Jane McManus -- Women's Professional Soccer struggles sign of big...

    Jane McManus

    Research shows that as sports fans, women don't behave in the same way as men. The resulting lack of sponsorship and loyal fans creates an uphill battle for women's pro leagues.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2012
  18. New York Flash, Boston Breakers of WPS to play 2012 in WPSL

    Beau Dure

    While Women's Professional Soccer prepares for more rounds in court, some of its current and former teams have made plans to play in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2012