But we start with the fallout from last week’s shocking report by former acting U.S. attorney general Sally Q. Yates, who detailed systemic sexual and verbal abuse and harassment in the NWSL that have been going on since the league’s establishment a decade ago.

The Yates Report was commissioned by U.S. Soccer last fall after stories in the Athletic and Washington Post of players being subjected to years of dangerous and inappropriate conduct and homophobic comments, behavior that team and league executives, the report concluded, did little to stop. The revelations forced the resignation or removal of the league’s commissioner, its general counsel and, eventually, five of the league’s 10 coaches. Read More