Playoffs Scoreboard

Leg 1
11/23 5:00pm
Leg 2
11/30 9:00pm
Western Conference Championship
Leg 1
11/23 1:30pm
Leg 2
11/29 3:00pm
Eastern Conference Championship

Dan Itel

Dan Itel

Dan Itel has been covering the Portland Timbers for since the club's inaugural 2011 season and is also a freelance editor with He's been covering sports in Oregon in one form or another since 2001 and attended the University of Oregon journalism school. But he has, indeed, left the state, for stops in eastern Washington, Washington, D.C., and Lafayette, La.


Portland on the verge of historically dismal run away from home
Thu, 10/18/2012
Wilkinson praises players' commitment in this week's training sessions
Wed, 10/17/2012
Portland will have plenty of time to prepare for Oct. 21 Cascadia Cup decider
Thu, 10/11/2012
Portland struggle to put 3-0 defeat behind them, but can still win Cascadia Cup+
Wed, 10/10/2012
Timbers rue chance they let go by in front of hoards of traveling fans
Sun, 10/07/2012
Nagbe and Alonso - Banner
Portland ratchet it up with Cascadia Cup on the line against Sounders
Sat, 10/06/2012
18 buses, 1,500 Timbers Army members: Here we come, Seattle
Fri, 10/05/2012
Dike: We'd "absolutely love" to win Cascadia Cup on Seattle soil
Thu, 10/04/2012
Nagbe: “It’s the biggest game of the year"
Tue, 10/02/2012
Wilkinson, Timbers can't fathom how Horst was whistled for hand ball
Sun, 09/30/2012
Gavin Wilkinson and Portland take on DC United on Saturday
Jobs on the line as Portland face final four games of 2012
Fri, 09/28/2012
Joe Bendik of the Portland Timbers
Third-choice Bendik has shown well, but Gleeson is back; Ricketts still out
Wed, 09/26/2012
Bright Dike
Portland forward has scored three goals in eight appearances in 2012, has eye on next season
Tue, 09/25/2012
Despite 2-1 loss at RSL, Timbers prove a far cry from team that capitulated at RIOT in July
Sun, 09/23/2012
Timbers DP striker expected to miss 4-6 weeks after suffering injury in San Jose
Fri, 09/21/2012
Danny Mwanga
Young forward feels Portland matched Earthquakes' intensity in 2-2 draw
Thu, 09/20/2012
Joe Bendik (SJ - POR)
Backup 'keeper solid against Sounders after Montero goal, set for first start of Timbers career
Wed, 09/19/2012
Donovan Ricketts is injured (SJ - POR)
Timbers GK suffers injury early in second half of Sounders draw, Bendik to play at San Jose
Tue, 09/18/2012