Tag: Kelley O’Hara

Route Two Soccer – What Went Wrong with Sky Blue?

It’s been a strange season for Sky Blue FC. They got off to a strong start, and spent most of the first half looking like serious playoff challengers. That came as a surprise to those who had judged them too young, too inexperienced, and too raw to make a serious […]

Route Two Soccer – Sky Blue and Seattle play the craziest game of the year

Photo by MikeRussellFoto, find more @mikerussellfoto This weekend, Seattle and Sky Blue played one of the craziest games in the history of the league. I was lucky enough to see it in person, from high above the Memorial Stadium pitch, perched with the seagulls. And when I arrived, my plan was to […]

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 […]

Kickbacks: Five Things about the Roster for Russia

Earlier this morning, US Soccer released a 24-player roster in anticipation of the Women’s Team’s upcoming friendlies against Russia. Back together in a week! 👊 Ellis names 24 players for April training camp and friendlies vs. Russia: https://t.co/AJhaSR6ewM. pic.twitter.com/o6oH3TbLsf — U.S. Soccer WNT (@ussoccer_wnt) March 23, 2017 The two-leg set […]