Soccer

The Portland Thorns Are Thiiiiiiissss Close to a Championship

They’re already the biggest women’s soccer team in the world.

10/12/2017 By Katelyn Best

Soccer

The Portland Thorns Are the Biggest Women's Sports Franchise on Earth

But you already knew that, right?

11/20/2017 By Katelyn Best

Book Events

Is Portland the Center of the Women’s Soccer Universe?

Yes, according to a new book by retired pro soccer player Gwendolyn Oxenham. She’ll be at Powell’s with Thorns midfielder Allie Long on September 29.

09/21/2017 By Katelyn Best

Q&A

Portland Thorns Goalkeeper Nadine Angerer on Her Adopted Hometown

"I wouldn’t have said I could imagine living in the US, but I could imagine living in Portland."

06/30/2017 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

The Thorns Light Up Providence Park with a Weekend Win

Portland pulled off a big win against Seattle on Saturday. We’ve got three takeaways from a plucky, lucky night.  

08/01/2016 By Katelyn Best

Soccer

The Thorns Break Boston for a Big Win

Portland beat the Breakers 5-1 on Sunday, their biggest win of the season thus far. Here are our takeaways from a high-scoring game.

09/06/2016 By Katelyn Best

Q&A

Why Portland Thorn Tobin Heath Fights for More

The Thorns’ midfield magician (and USA National Team star) talks Portland, pay equity, and personal growth.

06/13/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

The Thorns Are Still Undefeated

In a home matchup against New Jersey's Sky Blue FC, Portland pulls off another comeback win—without their stars.

07/05/2016 By Katelyn Best

Soccer

The Thorns Are Back! Sorta...

Portland fell to Seattle 3-1 in their first game after the Olympic break. Read on for our takeaways (teaser: all is not lost).

08/29/2016 By Katelyn Best

Soccer

The Thorns Clinch a Home Playoff as Stellar Season Winds Down

Portland pocketed two wins and will host a home playoff game. Here are our takeaways from a winning week.

09/12/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

The Thorns’ Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Portland falls spectacularly in Houston. We’ve got three takeaways from an abysmal game.

07/18/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

A Gutsy Road Win Proves The Thorns Are Still the Team to Beat

Three takeaways from Portland's 2-1 win in Orlando.

06/28/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

The Thorns Are on Fire

Portland shuts out league-leading Chicago and proves it's the best team in the league.

06/24/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

The Thorns Finally Lost

Without their national team players, Portland couldn't dig themselves out against FC Kansas City.

07/11/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

Portland Pays a Heavy Price for a Point on the Road

Tobin Heath was sent off as the Thorns battled the Washington Spirit to a scoreless draw. Read on for our three takeaways from the weekend's game.

05/10/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

Portland Brings Back a Draw from Chicago

The Thorns tied the Red Stars 1-1 in an uneven road matchup. We've got three takeaways from the game.

06/13/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

Thorns Keep a Clean Sheet against Reign Rivals

The Portland Thorns passed a crucial test in a home draw against Seattle Reign this weekend. Here are our takeaways from the game.

05/31/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

Portland Thorns Bring it Home for a 'Very Special Night'

The Thorns dominate the Washington Spirit at home.

05/24/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

'We’ve Got F***king Tobin Heath'

The talented midfielder puts in the work for the Thorns’ season-opening win.

04/18/2016 By Katelyn Best