SOCCER

Match Preview: Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

It’s time for the Timbers to prove they can do Cascadia right.

04/30/2015 By Mike Schwartz

BIG PICTURE

Soaring with the Champion Kiteboarders of Hood River

The Columbia River Gorge's epic wind and water create the ideal conditions for the extreme sport.

04/27/2015 By Deeda Schroeder

SOCCER

Match Preview: Timbers @ New York City FC

The Timbers could use a break.

04/17/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SOCCER

Match Preview: Timbers vs. Orlando City SC

Fresh off their first win of the 2015 season, the Timbers need to keep momentum going against an enigmatic expansion team.

04/10/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SOCCER

Match Preview: Timbers vs. FC Dallas

FC Dallas is undefeated. Can the Timbers finally get a win?

04/03/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SOCCER

Match Preview: Timbers @ Vancouver Whitecaps

Derby games are where the stars need to shine, and the focus will be on the Timbers skilled-yet-enigmatic attack.

03/26/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SOCCER

Match Preview: Timbers vs. LA Galaxy

Unlike RSL and their magic goalkeeper, Bruce Arena’s gang have had surprisingly little success in the Rose City.

03/13/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SOCCER

Match Preview: Timbers vs. Real Salt Lake

There is no more fitting a way to start this season, with these expectations, than by beating RSL.

03/06/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SOCCER

The Portland Timbers 2015 Season Preview

This team, right now, is the deepest, most talented group in Portland’s MLS era.

03/05/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SPORTS

Caleb Porter: Soccer Genius?

His first season rocked. His second ended before it began. Analysts weigh in on the Timbers' highly touted coach.

03/02/2015 By Marty Patail

SOCCER

Preseason Match Preview: Timbers vs. Stabæk IF

One more game to go before things get serious.

02/27/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SOCCER

Preseason Match Preview: Timbers vs Chicago Fire

During Sunday's loss, the Timbers already hit a speed bump. How they respond will tell the greater tale.

02/25/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SOCCER

Preseason Match Preview: Timbers vs Vancouver Whitecaps

The Timbers return from a training camp for a 3-game preseason tournament at Providence Park starting on Sunday.

02/20/2015 By Mike Schwartz

SPORTS

Damian Lillard Unveils His Adidas Shoe

Worth up to $100 million, the Blazers star's Adidas shoe deal is one of the largest in the NBA.

01/26/2015 By Cervante Pope

SPORTS

Timbers Training Update: Back At It

On Friday, the Portland Timbers kicked off the 2015 season with their first training session.

01/26/2015 By Mike Schwartz

HOMETEAM ADVANTAGE

Break a Sweat Like Portland's Top Athletes

From rugby to ice hockey to Mixed martial arts, we work out with some of the city’s most impressive athletes to find out what makes them tick, how they stay fit, and how you can get in on the action.

12/31/2014 Edited by Rachel Ritchie By Allison Jones and Marty Patail

SPORTS

The Portland Timbers Offseason: Who's Staying, Who's Leaving, and Who's Coming?

Monday was a busy day for the Timbers, and they surely aren’t done yet.

12/09/2014 By Mike Schwartz

FIT CITY

How Nike Elites Changed the Athletic Sock Game

Tracking the rise of Nike's share of national sock stock

12/01/2014 By Sarah Ostaszewski

BIG PICTURE

Keep Sporting Weird: A New Book Profiles the World's Oddest Athletic Pursuits

From ostrich racing to chess boxing, a new photography book documents the world’s strangest athletic dreams.

11/18/2014 By Sarah Richards

SPORTS

The Portland Timbers 2014 Season Review

After a year with as many disappointments as goals, we look back on what went wrong, what went right, and what to expect in 2015.

11/10/2014 By Mike Schwartz