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Rapids beat Timbers 2-0, clinch playoff berth

October 23, 2021, 9:36pm Soccer

Dominique Badji and Diego Rubio each scored a goal and Braian Galván had two assists to help the Colorado Rapids beat the Portland Timbers 2-0 and clinch a playoff spot… Read story

Whitecaps rally with 3 second-half goals to beat Timbers 3-2

October 20, 2021, 9:49pm Soccer

Cristian Dajome converted on a penalty kick in the 82nd minute and the Vancouver Whitecaps came from behind to beat the Portland Timbers 3-2 on Wednesday night. Read story

Portland Thorns clinch NWSL Shield with win at Houston

October 17, 2021, 7:35pm Soccer

The Portland Thorns beat the Houston Dash 1-0 on the road, clinching the NWSL Shield trophy given to the league’s top team in the regular season. Read story

LA Galaxy midfielder Sacha Kljestan, center, celebrates after scoring on a penalty kick during the second half against the Portland Timbers in an MLS soccer match Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, in Carson, Calif.

LA Galaxy score late PK, beat Timbers 2-1

LA Galaxy midfielder Sacha Kljestan, center, celebrates after scoring on a penalty kick during the second half against the Portland Timbers in an MLS soccer match Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, in Carson, Calif.

October 16, 2021, 10:31pm Soccer

CARSON, Calif. — Sacha Kljestan scored on a penalty kick in the final minutes in the LA Galaxy’s 2-1 victory over the Portland Timbers on Saturday night. Read story

Portland Thorns and Houston Dash players, along with referees, gather at midfield Wednesday, in demonstration of solidarity with two former NWSL players who came forward with allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against a former coach.

NWSL players pause games, stand together

Portland Thorns and Houston Dash players, along with referees, gather at midfield Wednesday, in demonstration of solidarity with two former NWSL players who came forward with allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against a former coach.

October 6, 2021, 10:08pm Soccer

Players stopped on the field in the sixth minute of Wednesday night’s National Women’s Soccer League games and linked arms in a circle to demonstrate solidarity with two former players who came forward with allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against a prominent coach. Read story

Portland Timbers forward Felipe Mora shoots on goal against Inter Miami in an MLS soccer match at Providence Park on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in Portland, Ore.

Timbers top Miami on late header, 1-0

Portland Timbers forward Felipe Mora shoots on goal against Inter Miami in an MLS soccer match at Providence Park on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in Portland, Ore.

October 3, 2021, 6:57pm Soccer

PORTLAND — Jaroslaw Niezgoda came off the bench to score on header in the 83rd minute and the Portland Timbers beat Inter Miami 1-0 on Sunday to extend their undefeated streak to eight. Read story

National Women's Soccer League Commissioner Lisa Baird is out after some 19 months on the job amid allegations that a former coach engaged in sexual harassment and misconduct toward players, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity because the move Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 had not been made public.

NWSL calls off weekend games, commissioner out, FIFA investigation launched

National Women's Soccer League Commissioner Lisa Baird is out after some 19 months on the job amid allegations that a former coach engaged in sexual harassment and misconduct toward players, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity because the move Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 had not been made public.

October 1, 2021, 10:20am Soccer

The National Women's Soccer League will not play the games scheduled for this weekend as it deals with the fallout from allegations of sexual misconduct against a former coach. Read story

North Carolina Courage head coach Paul Riley was fired, effective immediately, after allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct. The allegations were first reported by The Athletic in a story Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, that detailed misconduct stretching back more than a decade, including his time as head coach of the Portland Thorns.

Former Thorns coach Riley fired by N.C. team after misconduct allegations

North Carolina Courage head coach Paul Riley was fired, effective immediately, after allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct. The allegations were first reported by The Athletic in a story Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, that detailed misconduct stretching back more than a decade, including his time as head coach of the Portland Thorns.

September 30, 2021, 5:24pm Soccer

The North Carolina Courage fired coach Paul Riley on Thursday after allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct were detailed in a published report. Read story

Portland Timbers forward Dairon Asprilla controls the ball in front of a Los Angeles FC defender during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, in Los Angeles.

Asprilla breaks tie in Timbers’ 2-1 win over LAFC

Portland Timbers forward Dairon Asprilla controls the ball in front of a Los Angeles FC defender during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, in Los Angeles.

September 29, 2021, 11:03pm Soccer

Dairon Asprilla broke a tie off a rebound in the 59th minute and the Portland Timbers held on to beat Los Angeles FC 2-1 on Wednesday night. Read story

Portland Timbers midfielder Yimmi Chara readies a corner kick against Los Angeles FC during an MLS soccer match Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, in Portland, Ore.

Chara brothers both score in Timbers’ victory over RSL

Portland Timbers midfielder Yimmi Chara readies a corner kick against Los Angeles FC during an MLS soccer match Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, in Portland, Ore.

September 25, 2021, 11:12pm Soccer

Yimmi Chara and his brother Diego Chara scored in the Portland Timbers’ 6-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night. Read story