The National Women’s Soccer League is embarking on its 10th season this year by welcoming two new teams to the field. One of them is Los Angeles’ Angel City Football Club, which was founded by actress Natalie Portman and is backed by a star-studded group of female investors.

The club, which is the largest female-led ownership group in professional sports, is challenging industry norms by giving players a cut of the money made from ticket sales, providing better work conditions and offering training to help players find careers after soccer.  Read More