NWSL Commissioner Lisa Baird Resigns After Coach Paul Riley Scandal

NWSL commissioner Lisa Baird has resigned, the league confirmed Friday night, capping a tumultuous two days following a damning report alleging sexual coercion against North Carolina Courage coach Paul Riley. General counsel Lisa Levine is also reportedly being removed from her position by the league’s board of directors, according to The Athletic’s Meg Linehan.

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