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Investigation makes recommendations for protecting players

By ANNE M. PETERSON
AP Sports Writer

An independent investigation into the scandals that erupted in the National Women’s Soccer League last season showed that emotional abuse and sexual misconduct were systemic in the sport, impacting multiple teams, coaches and players. The report made a number of recommendations to make sure players are protected. Among the recommendations are that teams should be required to disclose misconduct to the league and U.S. Soccer to ensure coaches do not move between teams.

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