Wrong time to suspend Hope Solo

One of the many peculiarities of covering women’s soccer is seeing something you’ve known about and discussed in public for a long time suddenly becoming “news” because someone with a platform suddenly noticed it. That was the case a couple of years ago, when one writer at a major publication wrote about Lori Chalupny’s predicamentContinue reading “Wrong time to suspend Hope Solo”

An offbeat proposal for NWSL 2015

We can’t be too surprised by this report: Equalizer Soccer – Documents: Canada to withhold players from NWSL before World Cup; Herdman stresses player health. We can get a good laugh over John Herdman’s complaint about players getting too many games on artificial turf when they’ll be playing the Cup on the fake stuff (hopefully better fakeContinue reading “An offbeat proposal for NWSL 2015”

Women’s soccer, the new league and Hope Solo: Can’t we all just get along?

There’s three sides to every story — yours and mine and the cold, hard truth — Don Henley There’s blood in my mouth ’cause I’ve been biting my tongue all week — Rilo Kiley Jules: Yolanda, I thought you said you were gonna be cool. Now when you yell at me, it makes me nervous. And whenContinue reading “Women’s soccer, the new league and Hope Solo: Can’t we all just get along?”