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Professional Thorns earn 1-0 win against Houston Dash
Midfielder Verónica Boquete tallied the game-winning goal, while goalkeeper Nadine Angerer recorded a clean sheet as Portland Thorns FC earned a 1-0 victory against the Houston Dash in front of a National Women’s Soccer League record crowd of 19,123 fans at Providence Park on Sunday night.
Professional Thorns fall on the road against Seattle Reign
Portland Thorns FC were unable to mount a second-half comeback, conceding three goals over the final 45 minutes in a 5-0 loss against Seattle Reign FC at Moda Health Pitch at Memorial Stadium in front of 5,597 fans on Sunday afternoon.
Professional Thorns score 4 unanswered goals in 6-3 win over Boston
Portland Thorns FC forward Christine Sinclair scored the first hat-trick in club history and the fourth in National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) history, as Portland tallied four unanswered goals in a 6-3 victory against the Boston Breakers in front of 14,383 fans at Providence Park on Sunday afternoon.
Professional Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major
Staked to a six-shot lead going into the final round, Rory McIlroy turned back every challenge. He made two key birdies around the turn, and delivered a majestic drive at just the right moment to close with a 1-under 71 and complete his wire-to-wire victory.
Professional Thorns, Chicago play to 1-1 draw
Thorns FC forward Jessica McDonald scored the quickest goal in National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) history, but Portland and the Chicago Red Stars drew for a third consecutive match as the two teams tied 1-1 in front of 2,014 fans at Benedictine Sports Complex in Lisle, Ill., on Thursday night.
Professional Jeter, Trout lead AL over NL 5-3 in All-Star game Jeter, Trout lead AL over NL 5-3 in All-Star game
Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and delivered two final All-Star hits.