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Alex Morgan back with U.S. national team, daughter in tow

February 12, 2021, 4:08pm National Sports

Alex Morgan is still adjusting to her career as a working mom — and that means those post-practice naps are making way for daughter Charlie’s schedule. Read story

Timbers trade Villafaña to LA Galaxy

January 12, 2021, 4:33pm Soccer

The Portland Timbers on Tuesday traded defender Jorge Villafaña and the 16th overall pick in the 2021 MLS Superdraft to the LA Galaxy in exchange for the 8th overall pick. Read story

Columbus Crew players celebrate a goal against the Seattle Sounders during the first half of the MLS Championship soccer match Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio.

Crew beat Sounders 3-0 for 2nd MLS title

Columbus Crew players celebrate a goal against the Seattle Sounders during the first half of the MLS Championship soccer match Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio.

December 12, 2020, 8:04pm Soccer

Lucas Zelarayán scored midway through the first half and added the clincher in the 82nd minute and the Columbus Crew won their second MLS Cup title, beating the defending champion Seattle Sounders 3-0 on Saturday night. Read story

Foster Langsdorf heads the ball while posing for a press photo in Portland on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

Mountain View grad Langsdorf has contract picked up by Minnesota United

Foster Langsdorf heads the ball while posing for a press photo in Portland on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

December 11, 2020, 7:50pm Soccer

Mountain View High grad and former Stanford soccer standout Foster Langsdorf was one of seven players to have their contract options picked up by Minnesota United, the team announced Friday. Read story

FILE - In this March 1987 file photo, Pele, left, and Maradona hold "Sports Oscar" trophies in Milan, Rome. The Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, died from a heart attack on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at his home in Buenos Aires. He was 60.

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona dies at 60

FILE - In this March 1987 file photo, Pele, left, and Maradona hold "Sports Oscar" trophies in Milan, Rome. The Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, died from a heart attack on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at his home in Buenos Aires. He was 60.

November 25, 2020, 10:44am Soccer

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Diego Maradona, the Argentine soccer great who scored the “Hand of God” goal in 1986 and led his country to that year’s World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, has died. He was 60. Read story

FC Dallas forward Fafa Picault, bottom, slide tackles Portland Timbers defender Pablo Bonilla, top, during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020.

Timbers’ season ends on penalty shootout loss to FC Dallas

FC Dallas forward Fafa Picault, bottom, slide tackles Portland Timbers defender Pablo Bonilla, top, during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020.

November 22, 2020, 10:41pm Latest News

Jimmy Maurer stopped Jorge Villafana's shootout attempt and FC Dallas advanced 8-7 on penalty kicks in the Major League Soccer playoffs after a 1-1 draw with the Portland Timbers on Sunday night. Read story

Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri, left, handles the ball while pressured by Los Angeles FC midfielder Eduard Atuesta during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Los Angeles, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020.

Timbers finish third in West with 1-1 draw against LAFC

Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri, left, handles the ball while pressured by Los Angeles FC midfielder Eduard Atuesta during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Los Angeles, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020.

November 8, 2020, 6:25pm Latest News

Jorge Villafana scored in the 90th minute, and the Portland Timbers played to a 1-1 draw against LAFC on Sunday as both teams wrapped up the regular season bound for the playoffs. Read story

Portland Timbers defender Marco Farfan, left, heads the ball away from in front of the goal as Colorado Rapids forward Andre Shinyashiki looks on during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020.

Timbers fall into No. 2 seed with 1-0 loss to Rapids

Portland Timbers defender Marco Farfan, left, heads the ball away from in front of the goal as Colorado Rapids forward Andre Shinyashiki looks on during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020.

November 4, 2020, 11:00pm Soccer

Kellyn Acosta scored in the 83rd minute and the Colorado Rapids clinched a playoff spot with a 1-0 victory over the Portland Timbers on Wednesday night. Read story

Vancouver Whitecaps forward Cristian Dajome, left, puts a shot on goal as Portland Timbers defender Jorge Villafana defends during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020.

Timbers down Whitecaps 1-0 to move into first in the West

Vancouver Whitecaps forward Cristian Dajome, left, puts a shot on goal as Portland Timbers defender Jorge Villafana defends during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020.

November 1, 2020, 10:13pm Soccer

Yimmi Chara scored in the 61st minute and the Portland Timbers beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 on Sunday night. Read story

Portland Timbers' Yimmi Chara chases down the ball during the first half of the team's MLS soccer match against the LA Galaxy on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, in Portland, Ore.

Timbers clinch playoff berth with 5-2 win over Galaxy

Portland Timbers' Yimmi Chara chases down the ball during the first half of the team's MLS soccer match against the LA Galaxy on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, in Portland, Ore.

October 28, 2020, 9:29pm Soccer

Portland clinches berth for fourth straight year Read story