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NWSL Releases Full Fall Broadcast Schedule For CBS, CBS All Access And CBS Sports Network

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Tags: Sports, Cbs, Only CBS, CBS Sports, North Carolina, Orlando, Houston Dash, Nwsl, Cbs All Access, Lindsay, CBS Sports Network, Washington Spirit, Sky Blue FC, Portland Thorns FC, Mike Watts, CBS CBS


NWSL Commissioner Lisa Baird On Challenge Cup, Upcoming Fall Series: ‘We Generated A Lot Of Excitement For Our League And Our Players’

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Tags: Utah, Sports, America, Los Angeles, Chicago, Cbs, Only CBS, North Carolina, Black Lives Matter, Orlando, Nwsl, Carolina, Baird, CBS Local CBS, WASHINGTON New Jersey, Portland Seattle


NWSL Returns To CBS, CBS All Access For Fall Season Starting In September

(CBS Local)- The National Women’s Soccer League wrapped up its successful Challenge Cup tournament in Utah at the end of July with the crowning of the Houston Dash as champions. Now, the league is looking to keep up its momentum with a fall series of games announced on Tuesday. The season is set to resume on September 5. The series will see 18 matches played over the course of a seven week period. The nine teams in the league have been broken down into three “pods” which will allow teams to play...
Tags: Utah, Sports, Cbs, Only CBS, Houston Dash, Nwsl, CBS Television Network, CBS Sports Network, CBS CBS, Lisa Baird, Ryan Mayer, CBS Local The National Women s Soccer League, NWSL Player 's Association


CBS Sports plan to take studio on the road for 2020/21 Champions League season

CBS has made a positive first impression among American audiences with both its NWSL and UEFA club competition coverage. So positive, in fact, that CBS Sports plan to take the studio on the road to... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Cbs, Uefa, CBS Sports, Nwsl, Leagues: Champions League


CBS Sports plan to take Champions League studio on the road in the future

CBS has made a positive first impression among American audiences with both its NWSL and UEFA club competition coverage. So positive, in fact, that CBS Sports plan to take the studio on the road to... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Cbs, Uefa, CBS Sports, Nwsl, Leagues: Champions League


Angel City Wants to Break the Mold for Women’s Professional Soccer

Perhaps inexplicably, the highest level of American professional women's soccer, the NWSL, didn't have a team in Southern California. The eight-team league is in major markets like Chicago and New York; Portland's franchise draws north of 20,000 fans per game in a 25,000-seat stadium. However, sunny, soccer-crazed Los Angeles, with two men's teams in Major...
Tags: New York, Advertising, Los Angeles, Chicago, Portland, Nwsl, Sports Marketing


Houston Dash win NWSL Challenge Cup, blank the Red Stars

SANDY, Utah (AP) — As the underdog Houston Dash celebrated winning the Challenge Cup title, forward Rachel Daly was asked if she could define the team’s identity after the month-long tournament. “Winners,” the Dash co-captain simply said. Sophie Schmidt scored on an early penalty kick and Shea Groom added a stoppage-time goal to give Houston the trophy with a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Red Stars on Sunday. The tournament was the National Women’s Soccer League’s re-boot after the regular season...
Tags: Utah, England, Sports, Sport, Ap, Chicago, Soccer, United States, Cbs, Houston, Houston Dash, Nwsl, McCaskill, Daly, SCHMIDT, GROOM


How to watch Major League Baseball on ESPN+ and live TV streaming services

  Major League Baseball (MLB) started its condensed regular season with two games on July 23, 2020. Teams will operate on a 60-game schedule plus playoffs, with games taking place in empty stadiums. The 2020 MLB season will be broadcast across ESPN+, ESPN, Fox, TBS, MLB TV, and regional sports affiliate networks. To get access to MLB coverage, we suggest using ESPN+, along with a live TV streaming service with support for ESPN, Fox, and TBS, like Sling TV or Hulu + Live TV.   One mon...
Tags: Washington, Trends, United States, Nba, Mls, Mlb, San Francisco Giants, Espn, Tbs, Hulu, Yankees, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros, New York Yankees, Washington Nationals


‘I Don’t Think Anyone Is Going To Score Against Us’: Chicago Red Star’s Katie Johnson On NWSL Challenge Cup

(CBS Local Sports)– The Chicago Red Stars are one of the final teams remaining in the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup and forward Katie Johnson is excited about the team’s opportunity to win a championship in 2020. RELATED: ‘I’m Overjoyed To Play Some Small Part In This’: Play By Play Announcer Jenn Hildreth On NWSL Challenge Cup HERRIMAN, UT – JULY 01: Katie Johnson #33 of Chicago Red Stars in action during a game against the Portland Thorns FC. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images) The Red Stars lo...
Tags: Sports, Chicago, New Jersey, Cbs, Only CBS, Johnson, North Carolina, Nwsl, Ertz, Chicago Red Stars, Sky Blue FC, CBS Local, Katie Johnson, DJ Sixsmith, Chicago Red Star, Jenn Hildreth


‘Biggest Thing Is Making Sure We Play Our Style’: Sky Blue FC’s Kailen Sheridan & Elizabeth Eddy On Semifinals Matchup With Chicago Red Stars On CBS All Access

(CBS Local/CBS Philly)- The semifinal round of the NWSL Challenge Cup is here with four teams vying for two spots in the championship game set to be played on CBS Sunday, July 26. In the first matchup, the Houston Dash meet Portland Thorns FC. In the second game of the day, Sky Blue FC take on Chicago Red Stars. For Sky Blue FC, the team has been riding the strong goalkeeping from 25-year-old Canadian Kailen Sheridan, who shined in the team’s quarterfinals matchup against Washington Spirit makin...
Tags: Sports, Chicago, Cbs, Only CBS, Houston Dash, Nwsl, Eddy, Sheridan, Alyssa Naeher, Rio Tinto Stadium, Washington Spirit, Chicago Red Stars, Sky Blue FC, Red Stars, CBS Local, Portland Thorns FC


‘I’m Overjoyed To Play Some Small Part In This’: Play By Play Announcer Jenn Hildreth On NWSL Challenge Cup

(CBS Local Sports)– Only four teams remain in the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup. On Wednesday, the semifinals begin between the Houston Dash and Portland Thorns FC at 12:30 p.m. EST/PST on CBS All Access and then the Chicago Red Stars take on Sky Blue FC at 10 p.m. EST/PST on CBS All Access. Last weekend’s quarterfinals featured only one goal and three matches being decided by penalty kicks. The defending champion North Carolina Courage were knocked out, the tournament moves from turf to grass and thi...
Tags: Utah, Sports, Chicago, New Jersey, Portland, Cbs, Only CBS, Houston, North Carolina, Houston Dash, Nwsl, Ertz, Jane Campbell, Chicago Red Stars, Sky Blue FC, Hildreth


‘Look At Quarterfinals And Semis, What You Learn Is, It’s Up For Grabs’: Portland Thorns FC Take On Houston Dash In NWSL Challenge Cup Semis On CBS All Access

(CBS Local/CBSDFW.com)- We’re down to the final three games. After becoming the first professional sports league to return to the United States just about a month ago, the NWSL Challenge Cup has rolled along to the semifinals set for Wednesday afternoon and evening in Utah. At stake, a spot in the championship game on CBS on Sunday, July 26 at 1:30 p.m. EST. For the Houston Dash and Portland Thorns FC it’s been a difficult road to this point in varying ways. For the Dash, the team was not picked...
Tags: Utah, United States, Portland, Cbs, Only CBS, North Carolina, Clarkson, Houston Dash, Nwsl, Parsons, Jane, Menges, Jane Campbell, Sophia Smith, Mark Parsons, Portland Thorns FC


Actress Portman, tennis star Williams join several former USWNT stars to bring NWSL to Los Angeles

A number of big-name celebrities headline the ownership group for the club, which will begin play in 2022
Tags: News, Sports, Los Angeles, Williams, Nwsl, Portman, USWNT


Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams' daughter, Olympia, just became the youngest team owner in pro sports

The daughter of Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams just became the youngest team owner in pro sports at the age of 2.  The new team, a National Women's Soccer League expansion team dubbed Angel City, was announced Tuesday. The team will begin playing in Spring 2022.  Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. joins a star-studded ownership group made up of her parents, a dozen former US Women's National Team players, actresses including Natalie Portman and Jessica Chastain, YouTube star Casey Neistat, and oth...
Tags: Jessica Chastain, US, Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles, Trends, Liverpool, Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, Lebron James, Jennifer Garner, Natalie Portman, Serena Williams, Casey Neistat, Initialized Capital, Nwsl, Olympia


How to watch Major League Soccer when the season resumes on July 8

  Major League Soccer (MLS), the biggest league in the United States, resumes its regular season with a tournament style event on July 8, 2020. The tournament is being held in a closed setting at ESPN's Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando. While ESPN is handling the production of the tournament, games will be broadcast across ESPN, Fox Sports, and TUDN. To get access to all MLS coverage, we suggest using a live TV streaming service with support for ESPN and Fox Sports, like Sling TV or H...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, United States, Mls, Vancouver Whitecaps, Espn, Major League Soccer, Hulu, New York Red Bulls, Orlando City, FC Dallas, Orlando, Nwsl, Fox Sports, Major League Soccer MLS, ESPN Fox Sports


Ashley Sanchez's brilliant back-heel flick to assist the Washington Spirit's late-game equalizer may be the best play of the NWSL Challenge Cup so far

"That was not a rehearsed play, and that was not something that we expected," Spirit coach Richie Burke said. "That was more like a kung-fu move."
Tags: News, Sports, Spirit, Nwsl, Washington Spirit, Ashley Sanchez, Richie Burke


After backlash for not kneeling with NWSL teammates, Rachel Hill explains why she didn't join racial inequality protest

Casey Short, Julie Ertz and their Chicago Red Stars teammates knelt during the national anthem. One player did not, however.
Tags: News, Sports, Nwsl, Chicago Red Stars, Rachel Hill, Casey Short Julie Ertz


Rose Lavelle Custom New Balance Tekela v3

With the NWSL season returning, New Balance is treating one of their key players, Rose Lavelle, to a new pair of custom Tekela v3 boots. Rose will wear the custom boot on 1st July while playing for the Washington Spirit vs North Carolina Courage. For those interested, the game will be available to watch on CBS all access. The special edition laceless Tekela v3 will feature Rose’s bespoke insignia, visible on the heel. Derived from the symbol of a Rose, the emblem is a nod to the USA and Cincinn...
Tags: Usa, Sport, Soccer, Cbs, North Carolina, Nwsl, New Balance, Cincinnati, Rose, Washington Spirit, Lavelle, Rose Lavelle, Tekela, New Balance Tekela


NWSL Sees Record Viewership For Challenge Cup Opening Match On CBS

(CBS Local)- The National Women’s Soccer League kicked off its 2020 Challenge Cup on Saturday afternoon on CBS and the match between defending champion North Carolina Courage and Portland Thorns FC garnered the most viewers in league history. According to CBS Sports PR, the match drew 572,000 viewers a 201% increase over the league’s previous high for viewership. Challenge Cup Opener on CBS is Most-Watched @NWSL Match Ever pic.twitter.com/BpB9SivpFi — CBS Sports PR (@CBSSportsGang) June 30, 202...
Tags: Sports, United States, Portland, Cbs, Only CBS, Houston, CBS Sports, North Carolina, Nwsl, Portland Thorns FC, Lynn Williams, Ryan Mayer, CBS Local The National Women s Soccer League


National Women's Soccer League players now have the option to remain in the locker room during the National Anthem

The decision was made following conversations with players from around the league, a NWSL release says.
Tags: Cnn, Nwsl, National Women s Soccer League


Lavelle, Hatch score and Spirit down Red Stars 2-1

Rose Lavelle and Ashley Hatch each scored to give the Washington Spirit a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Red Stars in the National Women's Soccer League's Challenge Cup on Saturday night. The NWSL became the first professional team sport in the United States to return amid coronavirus earlier in the day when the North Carolina Courage defeated the Portland Thorns 2-1 at Zions Bank Stadium.
Tags: News, Sports, United States, Nwsl, Portland Thorns, Washington Spirit, Chicago Red Stars, Red Stars, North Carolina Courage, Rose Lavelle, Lavelle Hatch, Ashley Hatch


National Women's Soccer League players knelt during the national anthem wearing Black Lives Matter shirts

The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) kicked off its season Saturday, making it the first major sports league to begin since the coronavirus pandemic halted the season.
Tags: Cnn, Nwsl


NWSL players wear 'Black Lives Matter' shirts, kneel before first game of Challenge Cup

Players from NWSL's North Carolina and Portland teams wore "Black Lives Matter" shirts and kneeled in a moment of silence at Saturday's Challenge Cup.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Portland, Usa Today, North Carolina, Black Lives Matter, Nwsl


First impressions of CBS’s coverage of NWSL Challenge Cup

CBS NWSL debut: A comfortable unspectacular broadcast The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) entered a new era on Saturday with the first free-to-air broadcast of a women’s club soccer match in the United States. The... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, United States, Cbs, CBS Sports, Nwsl, National Women 's Soccer League NWSL


NWSL players kneel for anthem as tournament kicks off

Los Angeles (AFP) – Players from the Portland Thorns and North Carolina Courage took a knee during the national anthem Saturday as the National Women’s Soccer League kicked off team sports in the US post-coronavirus... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: US, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, North Carolina, Nwsl, Afp, Soccer League, Portland Thorns


NWSL players kneel for anthem in BLM shirts

The National Women's Soccer League returned Saturday, but not before the Courage and Thorns used their network TV debut to make a powerful statement.
Tags: News, Sports, BLM, Nwsl, Soccer League


National Women's Soccer League's Challenge Cup kicks off Saturday in Utah

The NWSL's Challenge Cup kicks off Saturday. Here is the schedule of games, how to watch on TV and notable USWNT players to follow in the tournament.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Utah, Usa, News, Usa Today, Nwsl


Baird thrives as NWSL commissioner despite challenging times

Lisa Baird assumed her role as commissioner of the National Women’s Soccer League on March 10. It was already seeing an upswing in interest following the United States' victory at the World Cup last summer in France.
Tags: News, Sports, United States, Nwsl, Baird, National Women 's Soccer League, Lisa Baird


NWSL takes field first as other pro leagues chart futures

The National Women’s Soccer League opens its Challenge Cup tournament Saturday and the pressure is on as it becomes the first professional team sports league to play in the U.S. amid the coronavirus pandemic. “We’ve missed that feeling of the wins, the losses, the hard-fought battles, getting that last goal in the 90th minute,” Portland Thorns midfielder Lindsey Horan said. The NWSL is taking the field as other professional leagues chart their immediate futures and as COVID-19 cases continue t...
Tags: News, Sports, Nwsl, Lindsey Horan, National Women 's Soccer League, Portland Thorns


NWSL embarking on high-wire act in return

The National Women's Soccer League hopes to reap the benefits of being the first U.S. team sports league back while minimizing dangers as much as possible.
Tags: News, Sports, Nwsl, Soccer League