Angel Reese Joins Ownership Group Or New Women’s Soccer Team In D.C.

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By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent She’s already captivated the sports world, made a successful foray into modeling, and is changing the endorsement game for women’s collegiate and professional basketball. Now, Angel Reese, the standout women’s basketball player from Maryland, has been announced as a founding owner of the DC Power Football Club, a new professional women’s soccer team launching in Washington.& DC Power FC will compete in the inaugural season of the USL Super League, which begins in August. The Chicago Sky selected Reese with the seventh overall pick in this year’s WNBA draft after she led LSU to its first NCAA women’s basketball championship in 2023 and was named the competition’s most outstanding player. Now, she’s looking to parlay her skills on the backboards to the boardroom as an owner of a pro sports team. “I want to help grow women’s sports and elevate female athletes across the board,” Reese said in a statement. “We’re taking over, and I’m honored to be able to support Power FC and invest in women’s soccer in the DMV community.” & The USL Super League, which received first-division sanctioning from U.S. Soccer earlier this year, places the new league...