The World Cup: A Cultural Guide

As the planet’s most-watched sports event kicks off, we share a drink with five Portlanders from around the globe (and New Jersey!) for whom the 2014 World Cup runneth over.

06/02/2014 By Marty Patail


How to Enjoy the World Cup Without Getting Fired

Six indispensible tips for enjoying the world's most-watch games

06/02/2014 By Zach Dundas


5 Can't-Miss World Cup 2014 Matches

Naturally, you should watch all 64 matches. But if you have to choose, here are the obligatory five.

06/02/2014 By Marty Patail


7 Top Spots to Watch the World Cup in Portland

Our favorite Portland bars where intercultural bonding is encouraged. We recommend calling ahead, just to be sure the game is on.

06/02/2014 By Marty Patail


World Cup Beer Garden Comes to NW 21st

Starting June 12, the pop-up World Cup Beer Garden opens on NW 21st next to the former Gypsy Lounge.

05/30/2014 By Greg Young


The Turning Point: Timbers vs. Whitecaps

The Timbers look to make it three-in-a-row during Sunday's Cascadia clash against a dangerous Vancouver side.

05/30/2014 By Mike Schwartz


Quick Turnaround: Timbers at Chivas USA

On the heels of a weekend win in New York, the Timbers travel to LA in search of another victory this Wednesday.

05/27/2014 By Mike Schwartz


Last Gasp: Timbers vs. Columbus Crew

Following (another) last-minute draw against the Galaxy, the Timbers face the Columbus Crew.

05/16/2014 By Mike Schwartz


The World’s Fastest Growing Sport Gets a Little Bigger in Oregon

The Circuit bouldering gym opens its 19,000-square-foot third location in Tigard this summer. We've got the first look!

05/15/2014 By Salish Davis


Breakfast with Landycakes: Timbers vs. LA

A caffeinated Timbers team is set to clash with the Galaxy this Sunday morning.

05/09/2014 By Mike Schwartz


Now or Never: Timbers vs. DC United

Dead last in the league, the Portland Timbers' winning ways need to start this Saturday.

05/01/2014 By Mike Schwartz


Match Preview: Timbers vs Real Salt Lake

On Saturday, April 19, the winless Timbers face their toughest task yet: a victory at Real Salt Lake.

04/17/2014 By Mike Schwartz


PDX Index: The Trail Blazers

A by-the-numbers look at the upcoming season of pro basketball in Portland

04/02/2014 By Peter Holmstrom


Timbers Open 2014 Season with High Expectations

On March 8, the Portland Timbers kick off their fourth MLS campaign against the Philadelphia Union—with trophies on their mind.

03/07/2014 By Marty Patail


PTFC 303: Advanced Timbers Study

By now, you probably know something about the Portland Timbers, like it or not. But can you ascend from novice to master?

03/03/2014 By Marty Patail


How to Eat Like a Pro Athlete

Portland cyclist Brianna Walle shares her pre-race nutrition plan (hint: it includes baby food).

03/03/2014 By Zach Dundas


Is Portland Monthly's Sports Coverage Cursed?

A look back at our mixed-bag relationship with local basketball stars, soccer players, and other local athletes

03/03/2014 By Zach Dundas


Curling 101

The Winter Olympics’ most befuddling event, explained

02/03/2014 By Alexandria Bordas


PDX Index: Skiing in Oregon

A by-the-numbers look at snow sports on Mount Hood, Mount Bachelor, and beyond.

02/03/2014 By Marco España