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MLS Re-Entry Draft: Steve Zakuani goes to Portland, Marc Burch to Colorado
The first stage of the MLS Re-Entry Draft went quickly Thursday, and it was more active than those in years past.
Portland Timbers exercise options on 9 players, announce roster updates
The Portland Timbers have exercised their 2014 contract options on nine players, declined their options on two players and waived two players, the team announced Monday.
2013 Timbers Recap: Incredible season of accomplishments fuels optimism for 2014 and beyond
Timbers fans post a celebratory banner for their goalkeeper, Donovan Ricketts, at the final MLS match for the Portland Timbers this season.
Top 10 Portland Timbers moments of 2013 season
The Portland Timbers experienced a dramatic turnaround in their first season under coach Caleb Porter , rising to the top of the Western Conference in the regular season and advancing to the conference finals of the MLS Cup playoffs before Real Salt Lake ended their run last weekend.
No title for Timbers
It ended Sunday night in the second leg of the MLS Western Conference championship series against a Real Salt Lake side that was very simply better than Portland in every way.
High-flying Frederic Piquionne could augment Timbers' attack
Portland forward Frederic Piquionne has scored seven goals and added six assists across all competitions during the 2013 season.
Coach Caleb Porter can morph into a psychologist
Portland Timbers coach Caleb Porter uses psychology as part of his methods to motivate his players.