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PORTLAND, Ore. Wholesale Giants Jerseys . -- The Western New York Flash won just three games on the road during a National Womens Soccer League regular season that stretched from spring blooms into fall foliage. All three road wins came against teams that ultimately failed to make the playoffs, the last of those wins necessary on the final day of the regular season to ensure they avoided that same playoff-less fate.On Sunday afternoon at Providence Park, in front of an NWSL postseason record crowd of 20,086 and against the leagues best team, the Flash did enough to win another road game.Then they did it all over again, a 4-3 overtime victory earning a place in next weeks title game.When it ended, Portland coach Mark Parsons called it the game of the year. He was half right.It was one game. And what a game it was. But Western New York had to win it twice.Which is in its own way twice as impressive.Ahead by two goals against a host that had trailed by that margin just once at home this season, Western New York watched its lead evaporate. Instead of victory, there was 30 minutes more soccer. So the Flash, without momentum on their side, without the crowd on their side and without their ejected coach on the sideline, did it all over again. Two goals in the first period of overtime finally proved enough to win the day.It was the antithesis of so much that is postseason soccer, when the stakes tempt coaches and players to tread caution. Portland not only won the regular season title but compiled the best goal differential and allowed fewer goals than any other team. It did that without many of its best players for long stretches -- seven of 11 starters in Sundays semifinals were also Olympians who spent a good bit of the summer in Brazil. Despite all of that, Western New York refused to play it safe.There was never a chance we were going to park the bus, said Western New York coach Paul Riley, who was ejected late in the first half after arguing with officials and watched the remainder of the game from behind the scenes while assistant Scott Vallow took charge. Were just not that type of team. Even if I told them to park the bus, they wouldnt park the bus. Theyd just ignore me.But with a field littered with proven international stars, almost all of them in Portlands red uniforms and most of them occupying the entirety of the midfield, the Flash floored it. They were direct, aggressive and full throttle.You let Allie Long get on the ball, Lindsey Horan get on the ball, and eventually theyre going to break you down, Riley said of two of Portlands many game-controlling midfielders. The problem is if you do that, and then they score, then what? Whats Plan B after that? Because now youve got to come and open the game up. I think from the start we felt make it an attacking game, open the game up, make it a free-for-all and see what happens.Already sparsely coiffed, Parsons said he lost more hair and felt as if he had four heart attacks. Which more or less sums up the Flashs success in making it a roiling tempest of a game.Western New York struck first, against the early run of play, when a teammates scuffed shot fell to Sam Mewis in the box and she stuck the ball in the back of the net in the 16th minute. Rookie Makenzy Doniak made it 2-0 in the 38th minute, heading in a cross from Jessica McDonald. Both goals were indirectly the result of long McDonald throw-ins. In fact, three of the four goals Western New York scored began with McDonald chucking the ball into dangerous space and seeing what the ensuing chaos produced.Throw the ball far, Christine Sinclair half joked when asked what Western New York was able to do to be so successful. We knew it was a huge weapon for them. And we faced it before. Its just we werent able to deal with that today. We talked about it before the game, [that] its almost better for them to have the ball at their feet than for us to kick the ball out for a throw-in. But we didnt learn from it, and we kept giving them those opportunities. And they made us pay.Notably gracious in defeat, though it had to sting for a player who has been so good for so long that is easy to forget even her prime will eventually end, Sinclair wasnt diminishing the Flash. But if the goals came courtesy of a not-so-secret weapon, the win was much more involved.After goals from Portlands Sinclair and Emily Sonnett leveled the game after 90 minutes, Western New Yorks Lynn Williams scored both of her teams goals in the first overtime. That pushed the lead to 4-2 before the Thorns pulled one back in an ultimately fruitless effort to force penalty kicks.One Williams goal was the eventual result of another throw-in, the other a terrific first-touch finish off an assist from Mewis at the end of a long counter attack. But this wasnt a result earned through momentary opportunism. More than the goals, Williams embodied Western New Yorks game plan on the day when she pressed a Thorns defender in the corner nearest Portlands goal early in the second overtime period. The crowd roared their approval, rightly, when a corner wasnt conceded. But in the bowels of the stadium, Riley had to be cheering the effort still present in his young forward nearly two hours into the match.The part that I like about her is shes very coachable, Riley said. She wants to learn. She knows how to run now. We spent a lot of time with her. I had Amy Rodriguez when Amy was this age, and shes very similar. Great speed, great turn of pace. She knows how to run. Shes now learning how to hold the ball up a little bit. Her finishing is getting better. Shes got all the tools. She didnt play at a big school, she didnt play in a big club program. Shes a brilliant story.The leagues Golden Ball winner, tied for the regular-season lead in goals with Houstons Kealia Ohai, Williams is a star in the making. Western New York has several of those.I think she deserves to be MVP, to be perfectly honest with you, Riley said.There was, of course, some sweet vindication for Riley, even in absentia. Let go by the Thorns after two disappointing seasons and no playoff wins, he took over Western New York only a couple of months before the regular season. He recalled a meeting early in the process when it seemed both he and the players were wondering if it was the right fit. But the Flash won their opening game at FC Kansas City, one of those three road wins, after a late missed penalty.Maybe that changed the season for us, I dont know, Riley said.Defeat has a thousand fathers. Portland didnt deal well with McDonalds throw-ins, or generally with the size and physicality she and Williams offered. The fans inside Providence Park certainly made it clear they felt the officiating didnt help, either, a possible handball and several other penalty shouts uncalled. Horan hit the crossbar in the first overtime, and Western New York cleared a potential leveler in the second overtime.Western New York could have lost. More important is a team with so little experience played to win.Maybe the playoffs were a possibility, they reasoned after that opening win in Kansas City. Then in another year or two, the young players more seasoned, perhaps a run at a championship. Instead, its on to Houston.We just didnt expect it, Ill be perfectly honest with you, Riley said. 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RENTON, Wash. -- Richard Sherman is standing firm on his belief that his sideline outburst last week was justified.He also believes the dynamic of the Seattle locker room is such that the Seahawks can handle Shermans open questioning of the offensive play calling.Sometimes things need to happen like that, Sherman said. People need something to talk about this week so youre going to talk about that. It worked out. The way our team works it worked out fine and well move forward.Sherman remained adamant Tuesday that yelling in the direction of coach Pete Carroll and offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell was not out of line in Seattles 24-3 win over the Rams. Sherman was angered by the decision to pass the ball on first-and-goal from the 1-yard line, a throw that was intended for Jimmy Graham and was nearly intercepted. He was seen on the sideline screaming toward Carroll and Bevell and had to be pulled away and calmed down by teammates.Seattle scored two plays later on a pass from Russell Wilson to Doug Baldwin, but that didnt stop Sherman from expressing his displeasure after the game and even invoking memories of Seattles Super Bowl loss to New England and Wilsons infamous interception thrown from the 1-yard line in the closing seconds.Even after a meeting with Carroll last Friday -- which Sherman described as productive -- he said his actions were not out of line.Whats our rule? Protect the team. Protect the team, Sherman said. It goes both ways and thats what me and Pete talked about.Carroll had insinuated last Friday that he may have been considering some form of discipline for Shermans outburst but that it was contingent on how the meeting went. Sherman also reached out and met with Bevell on Friday.When asked Tuesday, Bevell said he did not believe it was OK for a defensive player to question an offensive play call.Im not going to convince Richard of anything, Bevell said. Im just comfortable really with how the conversation went. I thought it was a good conversation.Sherman seemed to grow increasingly defensive answering questions about the outburst during his weekly news conference and it carried over to his final moments in the room. As he walked away, Sherman threatened to ruin the career of a rradio reporter who had questioned why Sherman believed he had a better handle on what should be called than the offensive coordinator. Cheap Giants Jerseys China. Ill make sure you dont get your media pass anymore, Sherman said as he left.Sherman tweeted an apology later on Tuesday night.I appreciate the role the media plays and they have a tough job. I let it get personal today and I regret that, Sherman tweeted.Its the second time this year Sherman has spent time answering for his actions on the sideline during a game. He got into a shouting match with defensive coordinator Kris Richard after a blown coverage led to a touchdown in an October victory against Atlanta and had to be pulled away by teammates.But the most recent outburst had a different dynamic as Sherman openly questioned the decision on the other side of the ball. That brought up the possibility of an offensive/defensive divide in the locker room. Sherman quickly dismissed that.I think its unique within winning teams. Losing teams, theres a bit of selfishness with what youre saying, so you can feel the animosity when someone says something. You can say hes jealous of this, hes jealous of this. When youre on a winning team, everyone knows its coming from a good place. So when someone makes a comment, youre not thinking its coming from a terrible place, theyre jealous or theyre this. They want to win just as bad as you do.Game notes P Jon Ryan remains in the concussion protocol after suffering a head injury against the Rams on a 26-yard run on a fake punt. Carroll said the team believes it wont need to sign another punter but is ready should Ryan not be cleared in time for Saturdays game against the Cardinals. ... Backup DE Damontre Moore was placed on injured reserve with a foot injury. Moore was also arrested over the weekend for investigation of driving under the influence but has not been charged. His foot is not recovered. The other stuff we dont know enough details about. 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