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Five things to watch in the WPS playoffs

Five things to watch

Originally Published: August 16, 2011
By Joanne C. Gerstner

The Women's Professional Soccer playoffs start Wednesday, and there's enough excitement and intrigue to go around.

1. New playoff format

To the regular-season winners go the spoils. The playoff format is new, and it gives preference to the top WPS teams. So the Western New York Flash finished first and get to slide right into playing and hosting the Aug. 27 final. The Philadelphia Independence checked in second, so they are hosting the super semifinal on ...

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