The Portland Timbers announced the names of eight players that will not be signed as part of their
MLS roster, including defender and 2010 team captain Ian Joy. The Timbers are continuing to
evaluate talent in preparation for the upcoming MLS Expansion Drafter later this month. Meanwhile,
the Puerto Rico Islanders came from the eight seed in the USSF Division 2 playoffs to secure their
first championship after beating Carolina 3 to 1 over their two game, aggregate goal series.