Tobin Heath and Christine Sinclair led the Portland Thorns to the National Women's Soccer League title Saturday night, scoring in a 2-0 victory over the Western New York Flash.
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.
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.
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Philadelphia goalie Val Henderson, fresh off the WPS final, isn't taking a break. She's off to Sweden to keep playing.
The Flash drew players from all over the soccer map, melding their talents into a WPS force that out-muscled the Independence in Saturday's championship.
Christine Sinclair is described as a quiet presence on the Western New York Flash, but her 'soccer smarts' played a key role in the championship.
Tiger Woods ditched his caddie, Peyton Manning is sidelined and Abby Wambach was on her hometown field. Here's what else you missed last night.
Abby Wambach, Alex Morgan and more World Cup stars on the Flash and magicJack WPS clubs were welcomed back by a record crowd in Rochester, N.Y.
LPGA players are finding their groove at just the right time. The LPGA Championship is primed for something big to happen with four days of live TV coverage.
It was a special day for Christine Sinclair and her Flash teammates, as the expansion team played its first home game. To cap it off, Sinclair played a big role in the 3-0 win.