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TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Forward Fanendo Adi (right) of the Portland Timbers is marked by defender Steven Beitashour of Toronto FC during Portland's 2-1 victory last weekend at Providence Park.
May 05, 2016

Davis Cup to Tualatin Hills; Hawks make bantam picks; MacMillan…

by Portland Tribune
THURSDAY SPORTS NEWS A Davis Cup BNP Paribas World Group quarterfinal between the U.S. and Croatia will be played at Tualatin Hills Tennis Center July 15-17. It will be the first Davis Cup…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Goalkeeper Jake Gleeson, supported by defender Zarek Valentin, makes a clearance Sunday as the Portland Timbers defeat Toronto FC 2-1 at Providence Park.
May 03, 2016

Gleeson earns top MLS honor; Reveno to Georgia Tech staff

by Portland Tribune
TUESDAY SPORTS NEWS Goalkeeper Jake Gleeson of the Portland Timbers has been named MLS player of the week. In his second MLS start, the 6-3 Gleeson helped the club beat Toronto FC 2-1 Sunday at…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Portland Timbers goalkeeper Jake Gleeson is congratulated by owner Merritt Paulson after Sulnday's 2-1 victory over Toronto FC at Providence Park.
May 03, 2016

Timbers lay down a solid base

by Caitlin Murray
Team beats tough rival, seeks balance on both sides of ball/ If last season proved anything, it’s that even if a team’s destiny is to win an MLS Cup, there will be a rollercoaster of peaks and…


TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Toronto FC forward Jozy Altidore (left) controls a ball defended by the Portland Timbers' Nat Borchers during Sunday's MLS game at Providence Park.
May 02, 2016

SLIDESHOW: Toronto falls to Timbers, 2-1

by Portland Tribune
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TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Man of the match Jake Gleeson salutes the crowd after the goalkeeper's saves helped Portland to a 2-1 win over Toronto on Sunday at Providence Park.
May 01, 2016

Things fall Timbers way, as Gleeson stars

by Christopher Keizur
Toronto FC chipped the ball to the far post in stoppage time. When it was redirected toward the goal, it looked like Portland would again fail to hold on to a lead. But Jake Gleeson dove with an…
May 01, 2016

T2 scores in a hurry, gives it up at the end

by Portland Tribune
PEORIA, Ariz. — The Portland Timbers 2 scored in the opening minute — their fastest goal ever — but settled for a 1-1 draw Saturday night with Arizona United. T2 (2-4-1, 7 points) took the lead…
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April 27, 2016

Thorns sign defender Morris

by Portland Tribune
WEDNESDAY SPORTS NEWS THORNS The Portland Thorns have signed defender Meg Morris, 23, who played 23 games with Sky Blue of the National Women’s Soccer League in 2014-15. Morris, from Montclair,…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Tobin Heath dazzled at Providence Park on Sunday, as the Portland Thorns opened their season with a 2-1 victory over Orlando.
April 21, 2016

Thorns' Tobin Heath here, there, everywhere

by Caitlin Murray
Midfielder's fancy footwork points team to success/ After a frantic, end-to-end 2-1 win over the Orlando Pride to open the Portland Thorns’ season on Sunday, it is midfielder Tobin Heath’s turn…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Fireworks signal the start of the Portland Thorns season Sunday night at Providence Park.
April 19, 2016

Teams win, but have issues

by Caitlin Murray
Thorns face month away; Timbers will need their depth/ It was been a busy week at Providence Park. The Portland Thorns opened their season, and the Portland Timbers seem to need a break after…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Tobin Heath, Portland Thorns midfield, crosses the ball on Sunday night in a 2-1 season-opening victory at home over the expansion Orlando Pride.
April 17, 2016

Growing pains, but Thorns grind out 2-1 win

by Christopher Keizur
In a couple of months, the Portland Thorns probably will be a team nobody wants to play. “We went through more lessons tonight than we did in the whole preseason,” new coach Mark Parsons said…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Fireworks signal the start of the Portland Thorns' season Sunday night at Providence Park.
April 17, 2016

SLIDESHOW: Thorns open on top, 2-1

by Portland Tribune
Scenes from Sunday's season opener, as the Portland Thorns played the expansion Orlando Pride at Providence Park. The Thorns won 2-1. TRIBUNE PHOTOS: DIEGO G. DIAZ
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - The Portland Timbers celebrate their 3-1 victory Saturday night over San Jose, with goal scorers Jack McInerney and Fanendo Adi and goalkeeper Jake Gleeson raising their logs in front of supporters at Providence Park.
April 16, 2016

Timbers win in the end

by Portland Tribune
PORTER: 'WE NEEDED THAT' The San Jose Earthquakes threw a late scare into the Portland Timbers, but reserve goalkeeper Jake Gleeson and the home defense saved the day late at Providence Park.…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri (right) expresses his feelings to owner Merritt Paulson after being shown a red card late in Saturdays game against San Jose at Providence Park.
April 17, 2016

SLIDESHOW: Timbers return to form

by Portland Tribune
The Portland Timbers bounced back from Wednesday's 3-1 home loss to FC Dallas in style on Saturday, beating the San Jose Earthquakes 3-1 at Providence Park. TRIBUNE PHOTOS: DIEGO G. DIAZ…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO DIAZ - The Timbers defense had a tough time stopping Dallas' attack Wednesday night at Providence Park. The Timbers lost 3-1.
April 14, 2016

Never again, Porter says, after Timbers get drilled by Dallas

by Christopher Keizur
Mistakes by the Portland Timbers turned Wednesday’s MLS home game into a brutal rout. The Timbers (1-3-2, 5 points) suffered costly turnovers and poor clearances, all of which contributed to a…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Fanendo Adi shares the goal-scoring lead in MLS this season with four, one of which came Sunday in Carson, Calif., where the Portland Timbers drew with the Los Angeles Galaxy 1-1.
April 12, 2016

Timbers stop the 'insanity,' earn 1-1 draw in L.A.

by Portland Tribune
PORTER MAKES BIG CHANGE IN STRUCTURE AND GETS A POINT ON THE ROAD ... NOW, 'WE CAN START MOVING UP THE TABLE' CARSON, Calif. — The Portland Timbers bent and finally broke, giving up an own goal…
Jamie Weisner of Oregon State gets off a jump shot.
April 03, 2016

Thorns, Timbers 2 lose; Weisner makes All-America team

by Portland Tribune
SATURDAY SPORTS NEWS The Portland Thorns gave up two goals in the final 10 minutes Saturday night at Providence Park to lose their preseason finale 2-1 to the Houston Dash. Portland took a 1-0…

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