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Paul Danzer

community sports reporter


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Timbers MatchDay: Portland vs. Vancouver

By Paul Danzer August 29, 2014 11:40 p.m.

Yet another chance for the Timbers to climb above the fifth-place playoff cutoff line. A win would inch Portland ahead of Vancouver, which currently sits fifth in the Western Conference.

Timbers look to Adi down stretch

By Paul Danzer August 29, 2014 11:38 p.m.

BEAVERTON — Amid the rubble of Sunday's disheartening loss to the Seattle Sounders were two goals from Portland Timbers rookie striker Fanendo Adi.

Local Thorns players now working as coaches

By Paul Danzer August 27, 2014 11:07 p.m.

Maybe if Kat Tarr had been healthy, perhaps if Tina Ellertson had been playing, the Portland Thorns would have had a more satisfying second season in the National Women's Soccer League.

Ironman athletes earn World berths

By Paul Danzer August 25, 2014 11:25 p.m.

Lisa Wourms knew the competition would be tough at the Ironman 70.3 Lake Stevens. So the Camas woman didn't approach the Aug. 16 race with grand expectations.

Community sports notes: Local MMA fighters have big night

By Paul Danzer August 25, 2014 11:15 p.m.

Vancouver fighters had a successful evening during a mixed martial arts show on Aug. 16 at in Longview.

Timbers stung by Sounders counterattack in 4-2 loss

By Paul Danzer August 24, 2014 7:24 p.m.

Skilled, savvy strikers are a big reason the Seattle Sounders sit atop Major League Soccer. On Sunday, the Portland Timbers and their fans at Providence Park were treated to a painful show of that firepower.

Timbers seeking an extra gear to make MLS playoff push

By Paul Danzer August 24, 2014 9:42 a.m.

Caleb Porter has more respect than ever for the Seattle Sounders, having coached four of them in the Major League Soccer All-Star Game.

Timbers MatchDay: vs. Sounders

By Paul Danzer August 23, 2014 11 p.m.

Sounders at Timbers, 2 p.m. Sunday (ESPN2)

Portland Thorns lose NWSL semifinal match

By Paul Danzer August 23, 2014 12:43 p.m.

FC Kansas City beats Thorns 2-0 to end Portland's season.

Playoffs are here and now for Thorns

By Paul Danzer August 22, 2014 8:12 p.m.

In one respect, at least, Paul Riley is not interested in the past.

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