8
Jul

USWNT’s Lauren Cheney marries NBA star Jrue Holiday

Still thinking about that classic four-day July 4th weekend?

Just know, it probably wasn’t as awesome as US Women’s National Team star Lauren Cheney’s. Well, actually she is Lauren Holiday now! The US playmaker married NBA star Jrue Holiday yesterday to cap off the holiday (no pun intended) weekend.

Cheney’s club team, FC Kansas City of the NWSL, tweeted out this great picture:

As you could imagine, plenty of stars from both the soccer and the basketball world were in attendance:

Speaking of Leroux, looks like she enjoyed her long weekend as well. Looking fly!

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(photo via Instagram: sydneyleroux)

18
Jan

Inaugural NWSL draft class looking forward to challenge

By Kyle McCarthy

INDIANAPOLIS – Zakiya Bywaters discussed the imminent demise of the WPS during a trip to La Manga, Spain with the U.S. under-23 national team last February. At the time, Bywaters and her teammates wondered whether they would have the opportunity to continue their careers at the professional level in their home country. None of them knew what the future held.

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