Thorns, US team await Alex Morgan's return - Article Photos 1/1

FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2013 file photo, USA forward Alex Morgan, right, tangles with Australia defender Teigen Allen during the first half of an international friendly women's soccer match in San Antonio. Portland’s NWSL team is struggling without its star forward as she rehabs from a left ankle injury she sustained while training with the U.S. national team last fall. Morgan is oh-so-close close to her return.(AP Photo/Darren Abate, File)