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

FEATURE

Spring's Best Portland Outdoor and Sports Gear

We explore Portland's booming activewear industry with a look at this season's coolest new gear—and the five best locally designed sports bras.

04/12/2013 By Zach Dundas With Rachel Ritchie and Rachel Rasmussen

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

The Most Hated Trail Blazers Opponents of All Time

Which NBA teams and players do Portland Trail Blazers fans hate the most?

10/16/2012 By Martin Patail

music

Loch Lomond: Misadventures in Scotland

The uncanny tale of a Portland band, their lake namesake, a BMX biker, and a stint in the slammer.

02/25/2011 By Anne Adams

Five Questions

Q&A: Tim Davey

The manager of the Rose Quarter’s newest sports bar, Spirit of ’77, gives A’s to PP’s Q’s

10/22/2010 By Anna Sachse

phile under: sport-rock spectacle, pride pre-func

Pop Star Ping Pong War!

Local talent rallies to send one of their own to the Gay Games.

06/10/2010 By Anne Adams

Public Transportation

Pedal-pabooza

Take a distillery tour by bike

06/08/2010 By John Chandler

The Sporting Life

Vancouver = Vodka

Catch Olympic fever—and a buzz

02/19/2010 By John Chandler

The Sporting Life

Saints and Sazeracs

Super Bowl needs a super drink

02/02/2010 By John Chandler

Football Fun

Civil War Watering Holes

Sweet deals for the big game

12/03/2009 By John Chandler

Curl Up

Cold Play

Sure it’s strange, but give the offbeat Scottish sport of curling a chance and it might just sweep you off your feet.

05/19/2009 By Jonathan Fine

All Lacrosse the World

Stick Figure

Portland Lumber Jax defenseman *Brodie Merrill* talks tough about lacrosse, jet lag, and being mocked by Canadian teenagers.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Basketball

Calling the Shots

So he replaced the "Jail Blazers" with a squad of do-gooders, including superstar Greg Oden. Now that Oden is benched, will Portlanders stay in Pritchard's court?

05/19/2009 By Jason Cohen

Tech Scene

Flying Lessons

Olympic training software gets students pumped—for science.

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Bullseye

Shot to the Heart

When your wife can hit a two-inch bull’s-eye from 20 yards, you 1) love her more and 2) learn to shoot like she does.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker

Sports

Mad Season

Why no self-respecting Oregonian will miss this year’s NCAA basketball tournament.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Sports

Par None

Who knew you could score a college sports scholarship by watching someone else compete?

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson