Portland wins NWSL championship

Updated: September 1, 2013, 12:12 PM ET
Associated Press

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- 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.

Heath scored in the 41st minute off a free kick in front of 9,129 fans at Sahlen Stadium. There had been questions during the week whether an injured right foot would allow her to play.

"As soon as I saw an opportunity like that, I just wanted it really badly,'' Heath said. "It was ...

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