Construction workers began burying Tanner Creek around the turn of the 20th century. It was completed before the 1926 construction of Multnomah Stadium. (Portland's Goose Hollow /Tracy J. Prince)
Tracy J. Prince doesn’t exactly call herself a fan of the Portland Timbers, but she knows when something is going down on the corner of Morrison Street and 18th Avenue.
Two weeks ago, after Manchester United annihilated the LA Galaxy in a friendly to the tune of 7-0, Twitter decided the world was ending. Twitter does that a lot.
PORTLAND, Ore. – In a wide-ranging discussion with members of the media here ahead of Wednesday's AT&T All-Star Game (9:30 pm ET, ESPN2, UniMas, TSN, RDS), MLS Deputy Commissioner Mark Abbott went deep into the topic of the league's potential expansion, particularly with regards to recent reports about Sacramento.
PORTLAND – Caleb Porter saved perhaps his most surprising All-Star selection for last, when on Tuesday the Portland Timbers and MLS All-Star head coach named Timbers defender Liam Ridgewell as a replacement for the injured Kyle Beckerman.
PORTLAND, Ore. – When Landon Donovan squares off against Bayern Munich in the MLS All-Star Game on Wednesday (9:30 pm ET, ESPN2/UniMas in US, TSN/RDS in Canada), he’ll be going up against the club were he spent a few months during a brief 2009 loan stint.
Professional athletes love to compete. In fact, they do it for a living. That's what makes them professionals.
Their competitive streaks aren't limited to their sport of profession, however. In fact, many pro athletes are ultra-competitive at everything they do.
PORTLAND, Oregon – The fact that the inaugural 2014 Chipotle MLS Homegrown Game even took place — the MLS version of a "Futures Game" — was in itself a clear sign of the upward trajectory of soccer development in the US and Canada.
But you can make the argument that the bigger statement made on Monday night was the fact that the Homegrown team of MLS professional players were at times outplayed by the Portland Timbers Under-23s — a team of Timbers academy products and college players, some who only joined the PDL side last week.
Tweak this. Trade that. Nobody said building an All-Star roster would be easy.
All-Star | El volante Kyle Beckerman se pierde el Partido de las Estrellas por lesión; el inglés Liam Ridgewell lo reemplazará
PORTLAND, Oregon – El Director Técnico de las Estrellas de la MLS, Caleb Porter, ha convocado al defensa Liam Ridgewell de Portland Timbers como remplazo del mediocampista lesionado de Real Salt Lake Kyle Beckerman, para el Partido de las Estrellas de la MLS, presentado por AT&T, que se disputará el miércoles contra el Bayern de Múnich (9:30 p.m., hora del Este por UniMás en EE.UU. y por ESPN HD en Latinoamérica).