Portland Timbers

Boydarazzi

Timbers forward Kris Boyd is a full-scale celebrity—at least in his native Scotland, where tabloids track his every move.

09/21/2012 By Martin Patail

Scene & Heard

Protect & Serve

WHERE: A typical match in Greater Portland City League Tennis, where the competition (on and off the court) can be fierce.

09/21/2012 By Michaela Bancud

Slideshow

PDX Index: Football!

08/25/2012

5 Minutes With....

Razor Sharp

Olympic fencer Mariel Zagunis drops her guard to talk about gold medals, swords, and surviving the opening ceremonies.

08/17/2012 By Bart Blasengame

Rip City

On the Rebound

Trail Blazers center Greg Oden dishes on karaoke, Star Wars, and fanatic fans. And (oh, yeah) basketball.

08/15/2012 By Bart Blasengame

Mudroom

Ring Leader

Milwaukie High School alum and gold-medal hopeful Kelsey Campbell battled her way through nine years of obstacles to make the Olympic wrestling team.

07/18/2012 By Jill Davis

Insider's Guide to the Gorge

Kite Rider

A local daredevil shines the spotlight on kitesurfing and watches the sport take off.

05/25/2012 By Christopher Van Tilburg

Mudroom

Odes to Crash

The most poetic Trail Blazer is no longer in Portland, but the verse lives on.

03/23/2012

Mudroom

Kick Starters

National pundits weigh in on the Portland Timbers' prospects this season.

02/24/2012 By Zach Dundas and Martin Patail

Mudroom

PDX Index: March Madness

Go inside the numbers of March Madness. Who knows, it may improve your chances in the office pool.

02/23/2012 Edited by Zach Dundas By Will Lambeth

Mudroom

Word on the Street: a Portland Glossary, February 2012

Do you have the fortitude to stay relatively sober during the Super Bowl?

01/26/2012

Desirables

Home Court Advantage

Resolve to exercise more in 2012? A home basketball or tennis court could help.

01/08/2012 By Kristin Belz

VELO

True Grit

There's room to move in this grueling cycle sport where riders outnumber fans.

12/16/2011 By Shoshanna Cohen

TEE UP

Video: The Dan Plan

Can golf be mastered in 10,000 hours?

08/19/2011 With Portland Monthly Staff

Mudroom

Gridiron Dreams

Amateur football in these parts sports a different kind of celebrity.

05/20/2011 By Martin Patail

Ax Season

Ax Season

Welcome to Portland Timbers 101. Here is an introduction to everything you need to know about the coach, the players, and the fans so that you'll be ready this spring as the Timbers make their Major League Soccer debut.

02/15/2011 By Zach Dundas and Martin Patail

Ax Season

The Team

Some of the players to look out for in the Timbers' first MLS season. There are eight returning players from the Timbers minor league team and a plethora of rookies, vets, and foreign imports.

02/15/2011 By Zach Dundas and Martin Patail

Slideshow

Slide Show: The Team

Some of the players to look out for in the Timbers' first MLS season. There are eight returning players from the Timbers minor league team and a plethora of rookies, vets, and foreign imports.

02/15/2011

Ax Season

The Fans

With the Timbers' first MLS season approaching, the Timbers Army is ready and willing to take on new members. It all started with a group of 10 raucous fans in 2001 and has now grown into a full-blown, organized army.

02/14/2011 By Zach Dundas and Martin Patail