NWSL

‘This one hurts’: Thorns fall hard in a wild home semifinal

By Katelyn Best Oct 3, 2016

Nobody in Portland expected the Thorns’ semifinal against the Western New York Flash on Sunday to be a coronation. But as…

French star Amandine Henry makes an impact on the NWSL

By Katelyn Best Oct 1, 2016

Earlier this year, jaws dropped around the soccer world when then-26-year-old French national team midfielder Amandine Henry announced she would…

A football rematch 18 years in the making

By Katelyn Best Jul 8, 2016

In December 1999, on a windy day in Long Island, the Minnesota Vixen and the New York Sharks met in…

NWSL: Ex-Olympique Lyonnais midfielder Amandine Henry, European players up for soccer challenge in the US

By Katelyn Best Jun 20, 2016

Amandine Henry could have signed with any club in the world. And at age 26, in the prime of her…

How the Rose City Riveters built the best supporters’ group in women’s soccer

By Katelyn Best May 20, 2016

It’s 11:30 in the morning, a drizzly Saturday in Portland. At the Oregon Convention Center, buttoned-up Methodists from around the…