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Lisa Baird Named NWSL Commissioner

Lisa Baird, who has extensive sports management experience between her time at the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee in addition to the NFL, will be the new commissioner of the National Women’s Soccer League. The NWSL will charge Baird with oversight of all league operations and NWSL Media, as well as working to grow […]

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Amanda Duffy

NWSL Commissioner Resigns to Join Orlando Pride

Amanda Duffy, who led the National Women’s Soccer League for the past two years including last year’s explosive growth after the FIFA Women’s World Cup, has left the league office to join one of its member clubs as executive vice president of the Orlando Pride. Duffy will start with Orlando in February after finishing her […]

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North Carolina Developers Propose $1.9 Billion Project

Developers in Raleigh, North Carolina, have proposed a 55-acre entertainment district in the downtown area that includes a 20,000-seat soccer stadium with the hopes of landing a Major League Soccer expansion team. The projected, called “Downtown South,” would also include 1,200 hotel rooms, 125,000 square feet of retail and service space and 1.6 million square […]

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Amanda Duffy

Amanda Duffy Named President of National Women’s Soccer League

Amanda Duffy has been named president of the National Women’s Soccer League. Duffy takes over the professional league’s top leadership position after serving as managing director since 2018. She joined the league as managing director of operations in January 2017. As president, Duffy will continue to oversee the league’s day-to-day operations and will work with the league’s owners […]

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