Soccer

Darlington Nagbe Is Leaving the Timbers—But We Will Always Have His Luscious Goals

The US international and fan fave departs for Atlanta. These are some of his greatest strikes.

12/13/2017 By Zach Dundas and Marty Patail

Soccer

The Portland Thorns Are the Biggest Women's Sports Franchise on Earth

But you already knew that, right?

11/20/2017 By Katelyn Best

Soccer

The Timbers Are in the Playoffs, Baby!

The battle begins on Monday against the Houston Dynamo. Chris Rifer reports.

10/27/2017 By Chris Rifer

Soccer

The Portland Thorns Are Thiiiiiiissss Close to a Championship

They’re already the biggest women’s soccer team in the world.

10/12/2017 By Katelyn Best

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 Tuck 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