SCIENCE

Explaining Physics With Skateboards

OMSI shreds science with a new interactive exhibit featuring a 7,000-square-foot skate park.

04/02/2014 Illustrations by Nomad By Maya Seaman

SPORTS

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

TRAVEL NEWS

BREAKING: Seattle to Field Pro Soccer Team to Lure Portland Tourists

"The Emerald City is not known for its soccer support." says Adrian Hanauer. "That's about to change."

04/01/2014 By Marty Patail

SPORTS

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

SPORTS

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

Q&A

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

SPORTS

Curling 101

The Winter Olympics’ most befuddling event, explained

02/03/2014 By Alexandria Bordas

SPORTS

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

SPORTS

Portland Monthly's Super Bowl Predictions

Sunday's Big Game is only a few days away. We asked our staff to pick the winner.

01/29/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff

SPORTS

Dog Stars of the Eagle Cap Extreme

Oregon's answer to the Iditarod drives two- and four-legged racers to the snow-capped Wallowa Mountains for 4 unforgettable days each January.

12/02/2013 By Rachel Ritchie Photography by Sol Neelman

SPORTS

Can Rip City Be Redeemed?

Five reasons this will be the Blazers' do-or-die season

11/01/2013 By Ben Golliver

LONG STORY SHORT

The Story of Timbers Playmaker Diego Valeri

Portland's Argentinian superstar reflects on the City of Roses, his lifelong relationship with soccer, and his teammates

10/01/2013 By Zach Dundas & Marty Patail Photography by Dan Root

TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Passes to the 8-Track Relay

Throw out your iPod. Portland's hottest bands play live for this 24-hour marathon. July 20–21.

07/09/2013 By Aaron Scott With Claire Gordon

GOLF GUIDE

Oregon Golf Guide

In our tour of Oregon golf, we map Black Butte's new course, rank the resorts, get the dirt from the caddies, and offer options for apres-links dining.

07/01/2013 Edited by Kasey Cordell With Tim Neville, Gino Cerruti, and Branden Andersen

SPORTS HISTORY

The 1946 Portland Rosebuds

A short history of Portland's last Negro league baseball team

06/03/2013 By Ryan Whirty

SUMMER GUIDE

The Portland Timbers' Other Rivals

With the Cascadia Cup on the line, our hometown team looks beyond the Seattle Sounders to tackle their friendlier, Canadian rivals.

06/02/2013 By Marty Patail

SPORTS

Soccer Gala Deep-Dives into the Timbers' History

Hollywood Theatre hosts “Beating Seattle Never Gets Old,” a gala benefit that includes super-fans, the swinging ‘70s, and a soccer barnraising on April 4.

04/02/2013 By Zach Dundas

SPORTS

Splitboarder Kyle Miller Gets Gnarly in the Northwest

Conquering Cascadia's mightiest peaks with a new kind of snowboarding.

03/22/2013 By Madelynn Vislocky

SPORTS

Can Portland's New Superstars Save Women's Soccer?

The Portland Thorns launch with Alex Morgan, Christine Sinclair, and high pressure.

03/22/2013 By Jonanna Widner

SPORTS

Portland Timbers with Multinational Loyalties

Some Portland soccer pros salute several flags.

02/21/2013 By Zach Dundas and Marty Patail