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  1. Thorns FC coach displeased with venue

    Graham Hays

    Portland Thorns FC coach Paul Riley had some choice words about Durwood Stadium, with a maximum seating capacity of around 3,000, hosting an NWSL semifinal playoff match.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2014
  2. How FC Kansas City Shut Down Portland Thorns FC In NWSL Semifinal...

    Graham Hays

    Midfielder Jen Buczkowski shadowed and suffocated Portland Thorns FC star Vero Boquete, helping FC Kansas City redeem itself for last year's playoff loss -- a game in which FCKC led at halftime.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2014
  3. 5 Burning Questions for National Women's Soccer League Semifinals...

    Graham Hays

    Will the Seattle Reign roll through the NWSL playoffs starting this weekend the way they did the regular season? Graham Hays looks at that and four other burning questions heading into the semifinals.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  4. espnW -- Portland Thorns FC's Veronica Boquete might be NWSL's be...

    Graham Hays

    Portland midfielder Veronica Boquete, who honed her soccer skills in Spain, is perhaps the best playmaker in the NWSL and has Thorns FC still in the hunt for another pro women's soccer title.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2014
  5. espnW -- Portland Thorns FC puts on quite a show in NWSL

    Graham Hays

    Christine Sinclair scored a hat trick, and Portland scored four unanswered goals in a 6-3 victory over Boston that set the NWSL single-game record for most goals.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2014
  6. Happy Birthday, Tobin Heath!

    espnW

    Happy birthday, Tobin Heath! The U.S. women's soccer star turns 26 today. A former standout at North Carolina, Heath helped lead the Tar Heels to three national championships in 2006, 2008 and 2009 and was a two-time NCAA first-team All-American. Whi...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  7. espnW -- Julie Foudy says National Women's Soccer League has chan...

    Julie Foudy

    To survive, the NWSL needs more than just the wild success of the Portland franchise, Julie Foudy says, but with the support of U.S. Soccer, she sees a chance for the league to find stability.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  8. espnW -- Five burning questions for 2014 National Women's Soccer ...

    Graham Hays

    Will Portland repeat as champion? How will the expansion Dash fare? What impact will Crystal Dunn have in Washington? There's a lot to ponder as the NWSL opens its second season.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  9. NCAA women's soccer -- Portland Pilots land at No. 10 on power ra...

    Graham Hays

    Near the 10th anniversary of the death of legendary Portland coach Clive Charles, a draw with Stanford helped the Pilots move into our power rankings, showing the soccer culture he helped build is still thriving.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2013
  10. espnW -- Portland Thorns FC tops Western New York Flash for first...

    Graham Hays

    Portland's home attendance dwarfed other teams in the league, but it was Thorns FC's play on the road -- including the playoffs and title game -- that brought them the inaugural championship.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2013
  11. We're ready to grab the ring

    Carli Lloyd

    There is just one game left, and it's the game we have been waiting for all season long. The championship is Saturday at 8 p.m., and my Western New York Flash will play the Portland Thorns. I'm feeling really proud of my team. We've got a lot of pla...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  12. espnW -- Five questions for National Women's Soccer League champi...

    Graham Hays

    With injured stars, a rookie goalkeeper and home-field advantage all part of the mix, there are plenty of issues to consider heading into the first NWSL championship game between the Thorns and the Flash.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2013
  13. espnW -- Western New York Flash to face Portland Thorns FC for NW...

    Carli Lloyd's two goals carried the Western New York Flash into next week's NWSL championship game against Portland Thorns FC.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2013
  14. espnW -- Alex Morgan bullish about new women's soccer league

    espnW.com

    U.S. soccer forward Alex Morgan visited ESPN to talk about the National Women's Soccer League and her new book "The Kicks: Saving the Team."

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2013
  15. espnw -- Portland Thorns FC remains unbeaten in NWSL with win aga...

    U.S. Women's National Team star Alex Morgan delighted the crowd of 16,479 by scoring what turned out to be the winning goal for the Portland Thorns FC.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2013
  16. espnW -- NWSL debuts with tie between FC Kansas City Blues, Portl...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Two other leagues, the WUSA and Women's Professional Soccer, both came and went. But the NWSL has a smarter business plan, with the backing of the national federations from the United States, Canada and Mexico.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2013