Co-owners of NWSL’s Spirit fight for control after abuse allegations against coach

Aug 30, 2021

A co-owner of the NWSL’s Washington Spirit is fighting for control of the team after allegations of abuse against its former coach, according to emails reviewed by The Washington Post.

Business executive Y. Michele Kang, who joined the ownership group last year, is seeking to buy a controlling share from co-owner and CEO Steve Baldwin, the emails show, but Baldwin is resisting efforts to push him out.

Source: Molly Hensley-Clancy and Steven Goff at The Washington Post