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

DESIRABLES

Hometown Team Spirit

Your homies will feel the love with pillows from Schoolhouse Electric and Yellow Owl that proclaim "You are the champion...of your home."

11/26/2012 By Kristin Belz

PROFILE

The Straight Blast Philosophy

Matt Thornton has a skeptic's approach to fighting—and life.

11/21/2012 By Shane Danaher

Web Exclusive

Video: Behind the Scenes at Portland Meadows

We sent acclaimed Portland filmmaker Vanessa Renwick to the track, for a glimpse inside the lives and passions of the people (and animals) who make their lives at Oregon's only major horse racing venue.

10/23/2012

Long Story [Short]

The Defender

Chelsea Putnam is flying high in Ultimate Frisbee.

10/18/2012 By Roxanne Myslewski