Book Events

Is Portland the Center of the Women’s Soccer Universe?

Yes, according to a new book by retired pro soccer player Gwendolyn Oxenham. She’ll be at Powell’s with Thorns midfielder Allie Long on September 29.

09/21/2017 By Katelyn Best

Soccer

The Timbers Just Signed a New Goalkeeper and He's 5 Years Old

North Portland's Derrick Tellez just signed to a one-game contract for this Sunday's match against Orlando SC.

09/20/2017 By Marty Patail

Sports

Meet the Portland Coach Breaking Down Barriers on the Soccer Pitch

Best known for his viral coming-out video, Kaig Lightner reaches out to kids from low-income families and welcomes LGBTQ players—and his coaching extends beyond the field.

07/10/2017 By Molly Woodstock

History

40 Years Ago, Pelé Played His Last Game—Ever—in Portland

In 1977, the Brazilian soccer star bowed out in the Rose City.

07/10/2017 By Marty Patail

Q&A

Portland Thorns Goalkeeper Nadine Angerer on Her Adopted Hometown

"I wouldn’t have said I could imagine living in the US, but I could imagine living in Portland."

06/30/2017 By Katelyn Best

Sports

Providence Park Is About to Get a Major Expansion

The $50 million plan will add 4,000 seats to the stadium.

06/12/2017 By Marty Patail

Brand New

Timbers Gear for People Who Don't Do Jerseys

Bridge & Burn teamed up with the Timbers Army to create a line of cool, everyday fan apparel.

05/09/2017 By Eden Dawn

Sports

The Timbers Are Adding 4,000 Seats to Providence Park and It Looks Incredible

The $50 million-plus Providence Park expansion will be privately funded.

04/26/2017 By Marty Patail

Soccer

After a Rough 2016, the Portland Timbers Reboot

As the soccer team prepares for the new season, coach Caleb Porter reflects on both past and prologue.

02/20/2017 By Zach Dundas

Culture Cheat Sheet: YouTube

Impress Your Friends on the Internet with These 7 Amazing Oregon Moments

From the exploding whale to Ramblin’ Rod, here are moments that made this place—as seen on YouTube.

11/14/2016 By Kelly Clarke, Zach Dundas, Eden Dawn, and Margaret Seiler

PDX Index

Portland Thorns 2016: A Remarkable Season Ends One Game Too Soon

All the soccer stats you need to know.

11/14/2016 By Ko Ricker

BEER ME

Timbers Defender Liam Ridgewell Brewed a Beer

Ridgy's Royall Boat Beer will be available at Hopworks Urban Brewery starting Sunday, August 7.

08/05/2016 By Marty Patail

SOCCER

The Thorns Light Up Providence Park with a Weekend Win

Portland pulled off a big win against Seattle on Saturday. We’ve got three takeaways from a plucky, lucky night.  

08/01/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

A Gutsy Road Win Proves The Thorns Are Still the Team to Beat

Three takeaways from Portland's 2-1 win in Orlando.

06/28/2016 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

BEER ME

Portland’s 12 Best Soccer Bars We'll Be Rocking All through June

Two big-deal international tournaments mean major day-drinking (and, uh, soccer-watching) opportunities.

05/27/2016 By Marty Patail and Ramona DeNies

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

Battle in Seattle: Portland Thorns Keep Rivals at Bay

The Thorns notched their third draw of the season against the Seattle Reign. Here are our takeaways from a rough-and-tumble game.

05/17/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

Portland Pays a Heavy Price for a Point on the Road

Tobin Heath was sent off as the Thorns battled the Washington Spirit to a scoreless draw. Read on for our three takeaways from the weekend's game.

05/10/2016 By Katelyn Best