Universal Health Care Advocates Will Protest New Name of Timbers' Stadium

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Health Care for All Oregon, an advocacy group seeking universal health care, does not like Providence Health and Services spending money to put its name on the former Jeld-Wen Field. That naming rights deal, announced earlier this month, changed the name of the stadium that is the home of the Portland Timbers and Thorns and Portland State Vikings football teams from Jeld-Wen Field to Providence Park. ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 NIGEL JAQUISS

WW Liveblog: Timbers vs. Real Salt Lake in the MLS Western Conference Final

Portland Timbers 0-1 Real Salt Lake (2-4 on aggregate)

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Live updates will be posted at the bottom of the page. Hit refresh to see the latest. The game starts at 6 p.m. I'll try to post updates throughout the day, and they'll grow in frequency as the game progresses. Get at me on Twitter (@atomchak) or via e-mail at ascott@wweek.com.Preamble: All seems lost for the Portland Timbers right now. I don't mean to be too negative, but in the first leg of the tie, ...   More
 
Sunday, November 24, 2013 by Alex Tomchak Scott

WW Liveblog: Timbers at Real Salt Lake, Western Conference final first leg

RSL 4-2 Timbers (Schuler 35', Findley 41', Sandoval 48', Morales 81'; W.Johnson 14', Piquionne 90+4')

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FINAL THOUGHTS: I won't presume to read the Portland Timbers' minds, but if it had been me, I would have been demoralized by that defeat. Then again, maybe that weak mentality is why I never made it as a soccer player. That, a profound inability to control the ball, and a glacial turning radius.The biggest difference between RSL's diamond midfield and the Sounders one the Timbers swatted aside so easily ...   More
 
Sunday, November 10, 2013 by Alex Tomchak Scott

WW Liveblog: Timbers v. Sounders in the MLS Playoffs, second leg

Final score: Portland 3-2 Seattle

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Portland Timbers 3-2 Seattle Sounders(W.Johnson (pen) 29', Valeri 44', Danso 47'; Yedlin 74', E.Johnson 76')IMAGE: David BlairFINAL THOUGHTS: It wasn't even close, despite the scoreline. Darlington Nagbe hurdled across the ground fastened gyroscopically to the ball. Diego Chara's clockwork hips kept on calculating new angles through the Sounders defense. Diego Valeri's every touch caressed seconds ...   More
 
Thursday, November 7, 2013 by Alex Tomchak Scott

WW Live Blog: Timbers at Sounders in the MLS Playoffs

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FINAL THOUGHTS: The first hour of the game proved that Sounders coach Sigi Schmid had gotten his starting lineup disastrously wrong. The midfield diamond left the Timbers with too many angles of attack to exploit and they raced to a 2-0 lead. But Schmid used his bench far more effectively than coach Caleb Porter for the Timbers. The introduction of Mauro Rosales gave Seattle someone to protect ...   More
 
Saturday, November 2, 2013 by Alex Tomchak Scott

Rip City vs. No Pity: The Matchups

Which team has earned fan loyalty? Check the stats.


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Where they play: Blazers: East side! In the Rose Quarter, a non-neighborhood best known for bus stops. Timbers: West side! In Goose Hollow, a historic neighborhood best known for pubs.  Sta   More
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 AARON MESH

Rip City vs. No Pity: Timbers

Don’t stop believing.


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I went to my first Timbers game in 2002. I recall little except they lost and it rained. My father took me when I was 13, riding MAX from the Sunset Transit Center. I loved the game but knew lit   More
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 Aaron Brown

Rip City vs. No Pity

Blazers or Timbers: Who owns Portland?


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Kristin Leichner is driving toward the unthinkable. She’s been attending Trail Blazers basketball games since 1996, when her family used earnings from its trash-hauling company to buy season   More
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 AARON MESH

VIDEO: 90 minutes in 90 seconds

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We ask Timbers fans to describe the game they just witnessed, whether at bars around town or outside the stadium. And then through the magic of editing, we bring (their version of) the match back to you in 90 seconds or less.Emotions were running high for Portland Timbers fans on Saturday, August 3, against Cascadia rival Vancouver Whitecaps at Jeld-Wen Field. The 1-1 draw was treated as a ...   More
 
Monday, August 5, 2013 SARA SNEATH

VIDEO: 90 minutes in 90 seconds

0-0 draw between Portand Timbers and Philadelphia Union. Sports fans at Blitz 21 tell the story.

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We ask Timbers fans to describe the game they just witnessed, whether at bars around town or outside the stadium. And then through the magic of editing, we bring (their version of) the game back to you in 90 seconds or less.Portland Timbers made it rain in their match against Philadelphia Union on Saturday, July 20, but only in the literal sense. After an hour lightning delay, the match ended with ...   More
 
Monday, July 22, 2013 by Sara Sneath

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