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Morgan, Taylor score as Thorns, Spirit finish level

Morgan, Taylor score as Thorns, Spirit finish level

Jennifer Gordon July 23, 2014 190

BOYDS, Md. — With both teams locked in the tight race for the final two playoff spots, Wednesday’s much-anticipated match between the Washington Spirit and Portland Thorns ended 1-1 after a nearly two-hour weather

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Thorns on a roll: Sinclair, Morgan finding chemistry with Boquete in midfield

Thorns on a roll: Sinclair, Morgan finding chemistry with Boquete in midfield

Jeff Kassouf July 22, 2014 65

When Christine Sinclair and Alex Morgan were allocated to Portland Thorns FC prior to the NWSL’s inaugural season, the collective feelings elsewhere around the league were two-fold: How could two of the world’s best

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PHOTOS: Thorns, Breakers combine for goals record

PHOTOS: Thorns, Breakers combine for goals record

The Equalizer Staff July 21, 2014 3

The Portland Thorns and Boston Breakers combined for nine goals on Sunday in Portland’s 6-3 victory, setting an NWSL record. The recap and highlights can already be found here. Below are some spectacular photos

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Sinclair hat trick leads Thorns’ thrashing of Boston

Sinclair hat trick leads Thorns’ thrashing of Boston

The Equalizer Staff July 20, 2014 206

Christine Sinclair’s hat trick paced a 6-3 Portland Thorns FC rout of the Boston Breakers on Sunday at Providence Park, marking the third time this season the Thorns have scored at least six goals

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Morgan’s foot just fine as Thorns seek more points

Morgan’s foot just fine as Thorns seek more points

Jeff Kassouf July 16, 2014 33

Portland Thorns FC forward Alex Morgan left Saturday’s 7-1 thrashing of FC Kansas City in the 78th minute on a stretcher, but she was walking after the game and is fine now as the

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Thorns bust Blues’ streaks in 7-1 thrashing

Thorns bust Blues’ streaks in 7-1 thrashing

Dan Lauletta July 13, 2014 213

FC Kansas City’s win streak and Nicole Barnhart’s shutout streak both crash landed in spectacular fashion Sunday night at the hands of Portland Thorns FC, who established a league record for goals and winning

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Morgan, McDonald score braces as Thorns rout Spirit

Morgan, McDonald score braces as Thorns rout Spirit

Jennifer Gordon June 21, 2014 76

Alex Morgan and second-half substitute Jessica McDonald scored braces as Portland Thorns FC’s 6-1 rout of the Washington Spirit on Saturday at the Maryland SoccerPlex. The Thorns have now won two games in a

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Healthy Morgan back to what she’s ‘supposed to be doing – scoring goals’

Healthy Morgan back to what she’s ‘supposed to be doing – scoring goals’

Jeff Kassouf June 20, 2014 4

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – She said she was completely healthy, and she wasn’t kidding. Alex Morgan scored twice off the bench on Thursday to help the United States women tie France, 2-2, preserving a

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Morgan scores twice for first goals in over a year as US women tie France

Morgan scores twice for first goals in over a year as US women tie France

Jeff Kassouf June 19, 2014 162

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – Summoning memories of the phrase Alex Morgan Time from yesteryear, the U.S. striker came on in the second half to save the United States women’s national team once again. Morgan

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Ellis stressing relationships, interchange in new USWNT formation

Ellis stressing relationships, interchange in new USWNT formation

Jeff Kassouf June 19, 2014 62

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – Numbers never lie, except maybe when it comes to formations. The United States women are in the early stages of transitioning to a 4-3-3 after spending years in a traditional

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