Soccer

The Thorns Clinch a Home Playoff as Stellar Season Winds Down

Portland pocketed two wins and will host a home playoff game. Here are our takeaways from a winning week.

09/12/2016 By Katelyn Best

Soccer

The Thorns Break Boston for a Big Win

Portland beat the Breakers 5-1 on Sunday, their biggest win of the season thus far. Here are our takeaways from a high-scoring game.

09/06/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

The Thorns Finally Lost

Without their national team players, Portland couldn't dig themselves out against FC Kansas City.

07/11/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

The Thorns Are Still Undefeated

In a home matchup against New Jersey's Sky Blue FC, Portland pulls off another comeback win—without their stars.

07/05/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

The Thorns Are on Fire

Portland shuts out league-leading Chicago and proves it's the best team in the league.

06/24/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

Thorns Keep a Clean Sheet against Reign Rivals

The Portland Thorns passed a crucial test in a home draw against Seattle Reign this weekend. Here are our takeaways from the game.

05/31/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

Portland Thorns Bring it Home for a 'Very Special Night'

The Thorns dominate the Washington Spirit at home.

05/24/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

It's Getting Real: The Hot-Hot Timbers Confront FC Dallas's Youthful Attack

Sunday brings the first leg of the Western Conference Finals and the last home game of the season. There will be no pity.

11/19/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Portland Timbers vs. Colorado Rapids

After an instantly legendary win in LA, the Timbers are in control of their playoff destiny.

10/21/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Portland Timbers @ Los Angeles Galaxy 

Winning in a place where you have never won, against a team with one home loss, would be the biggest statement win in Portland’s MLS history.

10/16/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Portland Timbers @ Real Salt Lake 

We should know where the Timbers stand in the playoffs by Sunday evening.

10/13/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Portland Timbers vs. Sporting Kansas City

Wednesday night's game is a huge, massive, mega important showdown. No biggie, right?

09/08/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Portland Timbers @ Seattle Sounders

This game is about kicking your enemy while they’re down.

08/26/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Portland Timbers vs. Houston Dynamo

Friday's game comes with huge playoff implications.

08/19/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Portland Timbers at Real Salt Lake

Danger: Sitting in 8th place, seven points behind Portland, RSL will see this game as must-win for their playoff push.

08/13/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Portland Timbers vs. Chicago Fire

Sitting fifth in the West, the Timbers look to douse the Fire on Friday.

08/06/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Portland Timbers at San Jose Earthquakes

There are four teams below Portland in the West standings and San Jose is one.

07/31/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Portland Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

There’s little the Whitecaps enjoy more than ruining the Timbers’ day.

07/15/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Portland Timbers @ Philadelphia Union

The red hot Timbers head east to face the lowly Philadelphia Union.

07/08/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Timbers vs. San Jose Earthquakes

A depleted San Jose is ripe for the picking, and in a highly competitive Western Conference, three points at home is vital.

07/01/2015 By Mike Schwartz