VIDEO: 90 Minutes in 90 Seconds

Fans recount the action from the Timbers' first loss in 16 games, against the Columbus Crew on July 7.

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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.The Portland Timbers broke their 15-match undefeated streak in a 0-1 loss against the Columbus Crew on Sunday, July 7. In the fifth minute, a header by Bernardo Anor found its way ...   More
Monday, July 8, 2013 SARA SNEATH

VIDEO: 90 minutes in 90 seconds

Portland Timbers beat the LA Galaxy 2-1. Sports fans are on the scene.


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.It was all about redemption for the Portland Timbers Saturday, July 13. After breaking their 15-match unbeaten streak last week in Columbus, the Timbers turned it around against ...   More
Monday, July 15, 2013 SARA SNEATH

VIDEO: An Oral History of Last Night's Timbers Game

Monarcas Morelia falls to the Portland Timbers. Here's what happened according to fans.

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Thursday, July 4, 2013 SARA SNEATH

Merritt’s System

As a miserable season ends, the Portland Timbers again gamble on a first-time MLS coach.

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Portland Timbers fans have learned one thing for certain about the team’s owner, Merritt Paulson: He’s not afraid to gamble. He launched the team’s freshman season in Major League Soccer las   More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Portland Timbers Face Seattle to Clinch the Cascadia Cup

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The Portland Timbers' (7-15-9, 30 pts.) game against the Seattle Sounders (13-7-10, 49 pts.) on Sunday at 6 pm, is likely the the single most important match the team plays this year.An early scoring drought dimmed the Timbers' chances to make the Western Conference playoffs. A long losing jag at midseason—and the team's embarrassing 1-0 loss to an amateur outfit, Cal FC—may have ...   More
Sunday, October 7, 2012 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Timbers Name New Coach As Part of Reconciliation With Fans

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As has been rumored, University of Akron head coach Caleb Porter was named the new head coach of the struggling Portland Timbers (6-13-6, 24 pts.) today. He will be the third coach in the team's troubled two-year history, following John Spencer, who was fired on July 9, and Timbers' general manager Gavin Wilkinson, who has served interim head coach since.Porter will finish out his season ...   More
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Exclusive Interview: Former Timbers Goalkeeper Troy Perkins

Says Timbers fans "deserve a lot better than they're getting"


It's not just the thousands of Portland Timbers fans who are still scratching their heads over the team's decision to trade away goalkeeper Troy Perkins. Perkins is, too.Perkins was often the most reliable player on a team that has proven a disaster this season. After John Spencer was fired in July as head coach, Timbers general manager and interim coach Gavin Wilkinson cited Perkins as one of the ...   More
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

The Lost Boys

Only a miraculous turnaround can save the Timbers’ season. It’s not likely to happen.

Troy Perkins was tired of getting shelled. At the Portland Timbers’ practice July 16, the team ran a succession of Bugatti-quick six-on-six scrimmages. Perkins, the Timbers’ goalkeeper, trie   More
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

A is for Adams

From ax-wielding to zemblanity, the things Portland’s controversial mayor has done right.

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Give Mayor Sam Adams some credit.  We are. Finally. Perhaps no media organization has been tougher on Adams during his term as Portland’s mayor than WW—and for good reason. Weeks afte   More
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 COREY PEIN


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