The former NFL player and a local filmmaker discuss the violence in America’s Game.
Last month, Chris Borland shocked anyone who watches
football by announcing he was walking away from a career in the National
Football League—and millions of dollars—after only one year in t
The reigning Women’s World soccer player of the year talks about playing goalkeeper for the Thorns and life in Portland.
If you were to pass Nadine Angerer on Hawthorne Boulevard,
you might assume she’s another laid-back Portlander, out for a stroll
in pegged sweat pants and fedora.
Unless you’re a fan of the
The cast of characters in soccer’s biggest free-for-all.
The World Cup starts with two weeks of utter chaos. Called
the group stage, teams compete within eight groups of four teams each.
Each group plays a round-robin tournament. There are always multip
21st Avenue World Cup Beer Garden
625 NW 21st Ave., 202-744-1496, facebook.com/worldcupbeergarden. 8:30 am-9 pm daily.
Go for: Breakfast sandwiches with beer and bros.
When it opened in 2011, the r
Sports cities are an interesting, albeit neurotic, lot.
With one swish of the net as the buzzer sounds, the streets are filled
with strangers hugging strangers. A blown lead can leave a pall over
It’s not too soon for a warning: The Portland Timbers, absent big change, are headed for trouble.
The Portland Timbers are supposed to be one of the dominant teams in Major League Soccer.
The 2013 campaign saw
the team soar to the Western Conference final after an abysmal
performance a year
The Blazers return to the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2011. Here’s how they stay there.
Last weekend, the Portland Trail Blazers played the best game of their surprisingly good season.
Their April 13
overtime win over the Golden State Warriors and their crazy-hot shooting
The Blazers’ center talks comic books, The Goonies and his love of almost everything Disney.
Robin Lopez is, literally and figuratively, a giant nerd.
That’s normally an
ill-advised thing to say about someone built like a Greek colossus, but
the Blazers’ 7-foot, 255-pound center wou