The Chicago Red Stars extend their unbeaten streak to six matches after tying the Kansas City Current 2-2 at Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas on June 18.
The Red Stars walked away with one point after Amanda Kowalski and Mallory Pugh scored in quick succession during the second half. Kowalski scored her first regular-season goal in the 52nd minute after receiving the ball from Pugh in a corner kick.
Chicago will next take on NJ/NY Gotham FC on Saturday, July 2, at 6 p.m. CT at Red Bull Arena.
In related news, the U.S. Under-23 Women's Youth National Team will play its first international matches since the fall of 2019 when a 21-player squad travels to Sweden during the upcoming international break for friendlies against India and the hosts in the Women's U-23 Three-Nations Tournament, U.S. Soccer noted.
The USA will face India on Saturday, June 25, in Helsingborg the first-ever match between a U.S. Women's National Team and the country that will host the 2022 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in October. The USA will face Sweden on Tuesday, June 28, in Vittsjo. Australia was scheduled to participate in this tournament but withdrew, making it a three-team competition.
The Chicago White Sox (31-32) defeated the Houston Astro (40-25) in Texas on June 18.
Johnny Cueto and Reynaldo Lopez combined for a three-hitter and Luis Robert tied a career-high with four RBIs as the Chicago White Sox jumped on Houston pitcher Justin Verlander early, ESPN noted.
Verlander (8-3) entered the day tied for the MLB lead with eight wins, but had a rare subpar start.
The teams conclude their series Sunday, June 19.
This is the type of streak Cubs fans could get used to.
The Chicago Cubs (25-40) beat the Atlanta Braves (37-29) to extend their winning streakto two games. However, after a 10-game skid, it's a positive turnaround.
The Cubs' Willson Contreras had three hits and stole a base in his first game against younger brother William, according to ESPN.
The series finale will be Sunday, June 19, at Wrigley Field.