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Jessica Berman Named National Women’s Soccer League Commissioner

Jessica Berman has been named the next commissioner of the National Women’s Soccer League as the league readies for its 10th season of competition. “I’m honored to be the next commissioner of the NWSL and grateful to the owners for their confidence in me,” said Berman. “Working on behalf of, and in partnership with, our […]

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Delta Partnering With National Women’s Soccer League, Women’s Sports Foundation

Delta Air Lines has announced new partnerships with the National Women’s Soccer League on the eve of its 10th anniversary season and the Women’s Sports Foundation. As the first airline sponsor of the NWSL, Delta will work with the league to support its athletes through women’s empowerment programs and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiatives. The […]

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OL Reign Returns Home to Seattle

OL Reign will relocate from Tacoma to Seattle and Lumen Field, home of the Seattle Seahawks and Seattle Sounders, starting with the 2022 National Women’s Soccer League season. OL Reign will make the move to Lumen Field from its current home at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, where the team moved in 2019. At the time, […]

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Kansas City NWSL and Port KC Finalize Plans for First NWSL Purpose-Built Stadium

Kansas City’s National Women’s Soccer League team has announced plans for the league’s first purpose-built soccer stadium that would be located along the city’s riverfront with a cost of approximately $70 million. Kansas City NWSL owners Angie Long, Chris Long and Brittany Matthews made the announcement 10 months since the group was awarded a franchise […]

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National Women’s Soccer League Appoints Marla Messing as Interim CEO

The National Women’s Soccer League board of governors has appointed Marla Messing, the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup president and chief executive officer, as its interim CEO to oversee the day-to-day operations. Messing will work in close coordination with the board of governors to execute on key initiatives that will promote actionable, sustainable change and […]

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The TEAMS Conference takes place at the Atlantic City Convention Center on Wednesday in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Jared Wickerham)

TEAMS ’21 Underscores the Importance of Sports to the Travel Industry’s Recovery

The world’s largest gathering of sports-event professionals returned to in-person business this week as the TEAMS Conference & Expo, held at the Atlantic City Convention Center in New Jersey, brought together hundreds of destinations and event organizers to continue the crucial work in helping rebuild the tourism industry from the COVID-19 pandemic. Sports has been […]

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Portland to Host 2021 NWSL Championship Game

The National Women’s Soccer League will have its 2021 championship game at Providence Park, home of the league’s Portland Thorns FC, on November 20. The expanded 2021 playoffs will feature the top six teams at the end of the regular season, with the top two seeds earning a first-round bye to the semifinals. The quarterfinals […]

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NWSL Expanding to San Diego in 2022

The National Women’s Soccer League will continue its expansion in 2022 with a new franchise launching in San Diego, the league announced on Tuesday. The club’s name, crest, head coach and venue partner will be announced at a later date. The owner is Ron Burkle, who planned to take an NWSL team to Sacramento as […]

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Louisville to Host International Women’s Cup Soccer

Louisville, Kentucky will host the inaugural International Women’s Cup, a four-team professional soccer competition that will include home team Racing Louisville FC as well as the Chicago Red Stars from the National Women’s Soccer League. Organizers say the event will be held on August 18 and August 21 at the new Lynn Family Stadium with […]

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