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FILE -  Portland Thorns FC players huddle up prior to the first half of an NWSL Challenge Cup soccer match against Kansas City Friday, April 9, 2021, in Portland, Ore. The Portland Thorns have been acquired by the Bhathal family, investors in the NBA&rsquo;s Sacramento Kings, the National Women&rsquo;s Soccer League team announced Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2024.

NWSL’s Portland Thorns purchased by Bhathal family

FILE -  Portland Thorns FC players huddle up prior to the first half of an NWSL Challenge Cup soccer match against Kansas City Friday, April 9, 2021, in Portland, Ore. The Portland Thorns have been acquired by the Bhathal family, investors in the NBA&rsquo;s Sacramento Kings, the National Women&rsquo;s Soccer League team announced Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2024.

January 3, 2024, 2:57pm Soccer

The Portland Thorns have been acquired by the Bhathal family, investors in the NBA’s Sacramento Kings, the National Women’s Soccer League team announced Wednesday. Read story

Portland Timbers' Yimmi Chara (23) is congratulated for his goal against St. Louis City during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, April 29, 2023, in St. Louis.

Timbers announce their 2024 MLS regular-season schedule

Portland Timbers' Yimmi Chara (23) is congratulated for his goal against St. Louis City during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, April 29, 2023, in St. Louis.

December 20, 2023, 12:52pm Soccer

The Portland Timbers will open their 14th Major League Soccer campaign on Saturday, Feb. 24 against the Colorado Rapids at Providence Park. Read story

La Center senior midfielder Shaela Bradley heads the ball after Montesano senior midfielder Bethanie Henderson misses it in a 1A State girls soccer third-place game on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023, at Mount Tahoma Stadium in Tacoma.

1A State Soccer: La Center earns fourth-place trophy after falling to Montesano 3-1

La Center senior midfielder Shaela Bradley heads the ball after Montesano senior midfielder Bethanie Henderson misses it in a 1A State girls soccer third-place game on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023, at Mount Tahoma Stadium in Tacoma.

November 18, 2023, 3:46pm Prep Sports

Standing just a few feet away from the Mount Tahoma Stadium grandstand and a large group of La Center girls soccer team supporters, Wildcats senior Shaela Bradley took a moment to soak in the program’s accomplishments this season. No. 5 seed La Center fell… Read story

Columbia River junior defender Peyton Dukes shoots a 35-yard free kick which she scores in a 2A State girls soccer third-place game on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023, at Mount Tahoma Stadium in Tacoma.

2A State Soccer: Peyton Dukes’ free-kick goals lead Columbia River to third-place finish, 2-1, over East Valleyvideo icon

Columbia River junior defender Peyton Dukes shoots a 35-yard free kick which she scores in a 2A State girls soccer third-place game on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023, at Mount Tahoma Stadium in Tacoma.

November 18, 2023, 2:39pm Prep Sports

Peyton Dukes and the Columbia River girls soccer team didn’t feel pressure to perform Saturday. That allowed the Rapids to play free in their final game of the season and get the result they wanted. Dukes scored both of River’s goals via… Read story

OL Reign forward Megan Rapinoe, right, embraces NJ/NY Gotham defender Ali Krieger as Rapinoe comes off the field after an injury during the first half of the NWSL Championship soccer game, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023, in San Diego.

Gotham wins NWSL championship over OL Reign after Megan Rapinoe’s career ends with an injury

OL Reign forward Megan Rapinoe, right, embraces NJ/NY Gotham defender Ali Krieger as Rapinoe comes off the field after an injury during the first half of the NWSL Championship soccer game, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023, in San Diego.

November 11, 2023, 9:00pm National Sports

World Cup winner Esther González scored the go-ahead goal on a header in first-half stoppage time and Gotham FC survived a wild finish to beat OL Reign 2-1 on Saturday night in a National Women's Soccer League championship match that was in its first few minutes when Megan Rapinoe hobbled… Read story

Phil Neville speaks at a news conference introducing him as new head coach of Major League Soccer’s Portland Timbers, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023, in Portland, Ore.

Amid controversy, Timbers introduce Phil Neville as their new head coach

Phil Neville speaks at a news conference introducing him as new head coach of Major League Soccer’s Portland Timbers, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023, in Portland, Ore.

November 7, 2023, 6:00pm Soccer

Phil Neville was introduced as the new head coach of the Portland Timbers amid concerns from the Major League Soccer team’s fan base over some of his past posts on social media, as well as his coaching record. Read story

Former Inter Miami head coach Phil Neville was named as head coach of the Portland Timbers on Monday, Nov. 7, 2023.

Timbers name Phil Neville as next head coach

Former Inter Miami head coach Phil Neville was named as head coach of the Portland Timbers on Monday, Nov. 7, 2023.

November 6, 2023, 4:16pm Soccer

The Portland Timbers named Phil Neville as the team’s fourth head coach as a Major League Soccer franchise on Monday. Read story

University of Portland women?s soccer assistant coach Tina Frimpong Ellertson instructs players during a training on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023, at University of Portland.

Reunited with the Pilots: Tina, MacKenzie Frimpong Ellertson team up for final season with University of Portland women’s soccer

University of Portland women?s soccer assistant coach Tina Frimpong Ellertson instructs players during a training on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023, at University of Portland.

October 28, 2023, 6:35am College

In recent years they were rivals on the pitch, facing each other on opposite sidelines during Pac-12 women’s soccer fixtures between Washington and Washington State. Read story

Portland Timbers midfielder Marvin Lor?a heads the ball during the second half of an MLS soccer match against the Sporting Kansas City Sunday, May 28, 2023, in Kansas City, Kan. Sporting Kansas City won 4-1.

Dynamo end Timbers’ season with 3-1 victory

Portland Timbers midfielder Marvin Lor?a heads the ball during the second half of an MLS soccer match against the Sporting Kansas City Sunday, May 28, 2023, in Kansas City, Kan. Sporting Kansas City won 4-1.

October 21, 2023, 9:25pm Soccer

Griffin Dorsey scored two goals, Adalberto Carrasquilla added another and the Houston Dynamo ended the Portland Timbers’ season with a 3-1 victory on Saturday night. Houston (14-11-9) had lost eight of the last nine away meetings with Portland, including six in a row. The last time the… Read story

United States midfielder Gio Reyna, left, celebrates a goal with teammates during the first half of an international friendly soccer match against Ghana, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023, in Nashville, Tenn.

Gio Reyna scores twice for U.S. in 4-0 rout of Ghana

United States midfielder Gio Reyna, left, celebrates a goal with teammates during the first half of an international friendly soccer match against Ghana, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023, in Nashville, Tenn.

October 17, 2023, 8:02pm National Sports

Gio Reyna scored his first two internationals goals since a family feud with coach Gregg Berhalter erupted at last year’s World Cup, leading the United States to a 4-0 rout of Ghana in an exhibition on Tuesday night. Read story