Author: Jacqui Porter

Nevertheless, She Played: What It Means to ‘Play Like a Girl’

It’s 2017. Sports is still a major part of our American culture, and more and more women are playing them.  So why does it seem like there’s still a double-standard when it comes to female athletes and aggressive play? When a woman appears to play aggressively on the field, they’re […]

Unsung Hero of the Week: Reliable Raso in the Rose City

In this weekly series, I will be highlighting a player from the weekend who was their respective team’s unsung hero, win or lose. A player who does the dirty work, does the little but important things in a game and someone who didn’t exactly fill up the stat sheet but […]

Around the World of WoSo: Marta Arrives, Rapinoe Still Has It, Boston Impress

A New Pasture for the G.O.A.T.: Marta, regarded as one of the greatest women’s players of all time, has arrived in America … for the fourth time. This time she can be found in the National Women’s Soccer League, playing with the Orlando Pride. Marta Vieira da Silva comes to […]

Will the Stars Align for FCKC in 2017?

Heading into the 2017 National Women’s Soccer League’s fifth season, I think we can assure any FC Kansas City fans out there that they will have plenty to be excited about this season. For starters, two key playmakers will be returning to the offensive side while two important pieces on […]