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Sounders at Portland Timbers, Cascadia Cup: Streaming, news, highlights, analysis

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This match was originally scheduled for 12:30 PM on Sunday June 25. It is now at 7:30 PM on ESPN2.

With all three Cascadia teams tied on points after each playing twice the Seattle Sounders resume their rivalry with the Portland Timbers at Providence Park on Sunday June 25, 2017 at 7:30 PM on ESPN2.

Concern over player-safety prompts time change in Sounders-Timbers game

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In order to avoid direct sunlight and inevitable safety concerns all parties agree to move match to the evening.

Temperatures in Portland are forecast to be in the 90s. The combination of direct sunlight, FieldTurf and stadium structure resulted in concern for player safety. MLS, ESPN, the Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders agreed to move the match to 7:30 PM Pacific.

Portland Timbers stadium expansion could net team owners $3 million more in tax breaks

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The Portland Timbers are teed up to get even larger tax break for their planned stadium expansion than the one the Portland City Council approved in May: an estimated $5 million in foregone ticket taxes, up from $2 million in the May deal. The city agreed to this in exchange for moving up the timeline for when the Timbers will again pay full rate.

Around The Forest: Portland Timbers fans get married, Sounders Lose, MLS opening up shop in Canada and more

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Thorns looking to grab 3 points on the road and the MLS hands out fines from the disciplinary committee.

We're bringing back Around The Forest! So sit back, grab your favorite morning beverage and get caught up.

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Marry me in green and gold: Portland Timbers fans wed at Providence Park | OregonLive.

Soccer Made in Portland: 2017 Episode 17

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Chris and Jamie are back to recap the Portland Timbers' 3-0 drubbing at the hands of the San Jose Earthquakes, to discuss whether the Timbers properly handled the revelation that they are seeking a temporary ticket-tax waiver on the seats in the proposed expansion of Providence Park, and to hem-and-haw about whether fans should be more encouraged or discouraged by the Portland Thorns' 2-2 draw with the Seattle Reign.

Timbers Release Providence Park Expansion Renderings

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The Portland Timbers on Wednesday released renderings of the long-awaited proposed expansion of Providence Park. The proposal would expand the stadium by approximately 4,000 seats and raise the capacity of Providence Park to approxomately 25,000 perhaps as soon as the beginning of the 2019 MLS season.

Portland Timbers Fall 1-0 to Sporting Kansas City at Home

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The Portland Timbers lost their undefeated streak at Providence Park today, dropping a 1-0 result to Sporting Kansas City on the strength of a Dom Dwyer goal.

As with every match between these two sides, tonight was chippy and contentious from the get-go with neither side willing to back down.

Portland Timbers vs. New England Revolution: How to Watch, Previews, Match Chat [6:00]

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The Portland Timbers are looking to get back to winning ways today as they host the New England Revolution this evening at Providence Park. The Revs, meanwhile, will be looking to put together back to back wins after grabbing their first victory of the season in last weekend's 5-2 demolition of Minnesota United.

Portland Timbers vs. New England Revolution Match Preview

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The Portland Timbers may no longer be perfect in 2017, but the side are still 2-0 with a plus six goal differential at Providence Park and they will look to keep that stellar home record going against the visiting New England Revolution in this weekend's Sunday night match.

The chances of preserving that record will be given a boost by the return of Darlington Nagbe and David Guzman from international duty.

Portland Timbers vs. Real Salt Lake: How to Watch, Previews, Preseason Match Chat [7:30]

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It is game time, everybody!

The Portland Timbers are back and the preseason invitational is underway at Providence Park tonight as Minnesota United and the Vancouver Whitecaps open for the main event: the Portland Timbers vs. Real Salt Lake.

With the Timbers planning on running out their starting XI in tonight's match, what we see today should prove to be the prototype for the Timbers early in the season.

Three Questions from the Timbers’ 3-1 Loss at Houston

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Another day, another road defeat.

At this point there really isn't a whole lot more of it to say than that. Regardless how impressive the Timbers' home form appears or how modest their opponent is, the Portland Timbers are terrible on the road.

And they were again on Saturday.

Here are three questions from the Timbers' loss in Houston:

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Stumptown Breakdown: The Contrasting Performances of the Timbers

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Since the transformation of the Portland Timbers' lineup and formation last year, there have been some incredible games where fans have witnessed movement and passing that few teams can match in the MLS, just like we saw against Toronto FC on May 1st at Providence Park. Unfortunately, on the flip side, we have also seen the Green and Gold struggle with teams who compact the midfield and defense, just like the Vancouver Whitecaps did on Saturday.

Portland Timbers vs. Toronto FC Match Preview

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The Portland Timbers are set to host Eastern Conference road warriors Toronto FC tomorrow, returning home to Providence Park after Wednesday's tough 1-1 draw against the New England Revolution. This will not be an easy match for the Timbers against a road tested side, but with the potential for the side's third win of the season a result at home is a must.

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MLS Week 14: Coming back at home

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The stories in week 16 of the 2017 MLS season were teams coming back at home and more shutouts. The shutouts started with Friday's game. Portland shutout San Jose 2-0 at Providence Park. San Jose went down a man with a second yellow to Darwin Ceren in the 37th minute for unsporting behavoir. Diego Valeri put the Timbers up in the 50th minute and scored again four minutes into stoppage time.

Major Link Soccer: Providence Park expanding

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Portland is adding 4,000 seats, and two Sounders make the top 10 deals in MLS.

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Our neighbors to the south are adding some seats so that when there is a national TV game, you can actually hear their fans. It is a cool idea, though I wouldn't go so far as to call it a soccer cathedral as they are.

MLS Week 8: Nagbe’s show for Portland

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Week 8 of the 2017 MLS season saw USMNT player Darlington Nagbe take a starring role in Portland's 2-1 win over Vancouver. Nagbe opened the scoring in the 18th minute at Providence Park, assisting on Darren Mattocks's goal in the 40th. Fredy Montero pulled a goal back for Vancouver in the 59th minute.

Manchester United into Europa semifinals, Zlatan to LAFC?: Brotherly Game Daily Links 4/21/17

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The weekend is almost here, the links will help you get there.

Philadelphia Union News

Medunjanin adjusting well to MLS, creating early success
Despite a less than stellar start for the Union, one of the team's bright spots this season has been Haris Medunjanin, who, with just seven career MLS games under his belt, already looks like a solid veteran.

Providence Park is Profitable for Portland.

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MLS has made the stadium have a positive impact on city finances.

The Willamette Week published a great article last night on the financial impact that MLS has had for Providence Park:

While previous renovations in 2001 for minor league baseball and soccer teams had left the city with a sizable chunk of debt, the arrival of Merritt Paulson and MLS has been able to turn that around.

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Thorns (Finally) Release 2017 Schedule

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The long-awaited 2017 Portland Thorns schedule has arrived.

The NWSL season once again expands to the 24 match format we saw in 2014, with the Thorns playing three of their first four at Providence Park,

The Thorns will open the season on April 15 against the Orlando Pride at home, in a day-night doubleheader with the Timbers.

MATCH PREVIEW: Portland Thorns vs. Chicago Red Stars

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The Thorns and Red Stars fight for the top of the table Wednesday evening at Providence Park.

The NWSL's best meet as the Portland Thorns (4-0-5, 17 points) take on the league-leading Chicago Red Stars (5-1-3, 18 points) at Providence Park Wednesday evening. The match will be streamed live on YouTube at 7:00pm.

Portland Thorns vs. Washington Spirit: How to Watch, Preview, Match Chat [7:00]

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The Portland Thorns have wrapped up their gruelling four match road trip, returning to Portland with their undefeated record intact. While on the road, the Thorns became the first -- and so far only -- team to take points off of the Washington Spirit in their 0-0 draw two weeks ago. Now the league leading Spirit are coming to Providence Park and both sides will have to put their undefeated records on the line in tonight's match.

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Portland Timbers player evaluations vs. Real Salt Lake third match

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14 goals so far this season and 5 more matches to add to the total. Yeah, he's had a pretty good season in 2016. Thank you, Fanendo!Portland Timbers For a look back at match highlights and more thoughts about the...

Portland Timbers player evaluations vs. Seattle Sounders FC third match

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We have complete player ratings from the Portland Timbers 4 to 2 win over the Seattle Sounders FC from earlier this week. Included in this are scores for every Portland Timbers player that appeared in the match, ratings for the offense, defense and coaches, and a mark for the opponent and officials.

Historic first half propels Timbers to Cascadia Cup win over Sounders FC

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Fanendo Adi loves to score against Seattle, and he tallied his 13th goal of 2016 in the first half versus the Flounders. With the goal, Adi goes into the record books for goals scored against Seattle with 7 total while...

Portland Timbers player evaluations vs. Sporting Kansas City second match

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Jake Gleeson has really taken over the Timbers number 1 goalkeeping spot and his confidence has been soaring over the weeks. We saw a very confident Jake this afternoon and the results have followed.Jennifer Kesgard, community blogger For a look...

Portland Timbers player evaluations vs. Los Angeles Galaxy second match

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I'm sure that Jake Gleeson would have liked a better result after effectively earning the Timbers' starting goalkeeper job and seeing his main competition transferred away. Unfortunately, the first 12 minutes are ones that I'm sure he'd love to have...

Portland Timbers player evaluations vs. Seattle Sounders FC first match

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We have complete player evaluations from the Portland Timbers' significant 3 to 1 win over the Seattle Sounders from back on July 17, 2016 at Providence Park. Included are marks for each Timbers player that appeared, plus marks for coaches, offense, defense, opponent and officials.

Timbers sleepwalk through match, bounced out of U.S. Open Cup by Galaxy 1 to 0

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The Portland Timbers were hoping to right some of the unfortunate luck they've had in the U.S. Open Cup over the years with a home match versus the Los Angeles Galaxy, and the ability to host the next round match with win. Unfortunately, an early goal from the Galaxy and a lackluster effort were enough to doom the Timbers as the Galaxy advanced to the next round.

Portland Timbers player evaluations vs. Houston Dynamo first match

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We have complete player evaluations from the Portland Timbers dramatic 3 to 2 win over the Houston Dynamo. Included are individual marks for every Timbers player that appeared in the match plus composite ratings for the coaches, offense, defense, opponent and officials.

Portland Timbers defeat Houston Dynamo 3 to 2, the lighter side

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On Sunday, June 26, the Houston Dynamo got burned twice in Portland: once by the sun, the other by the Timbers. Photos and random snark from the Timbers 3-2 win at home.

Portland Timbers player evaluations vs. Vancouver Whitecaps second match

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We have complete player ratings from the Portland Timbers 4 to 2 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps back on May 22 at Providence Park. Included are marks for each individual player that appeared in the match, plus composite ratings for the offense, defense, team, coaches, officiating and opponent.

Portland Timbers player evaluations vs. New York City FC

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We have complete player evaluations from the Portland Timbers 2 to 1 loss to New York City FC back on May 15 at Providence Park. Included are marks for every Timbers player that appeared in the match, plus ratings for the coaches, opponent and officiating.

Portland Timbers player evaluations vs. Toronto FC

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We have complete player evaluations from the Portland Timbers 2 to 1 victory over Toronto FC from back on May 1. Marks are included for every Timbers player that appeared, plus composite marks for the coaches, offense, defense, opponent and officiating.

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MATCH PREVIEW: Portland Thorns FC vs Houston Dash

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Thorns can lock in a playoff berth with win over Houston Wednesday night

Portland Thorns FC have a chance to secure a 2016 NWSL playoff berth with a win against the Houston Dash Wednesday night at Providence Park. The Thorns could also potentially lock in a home playoff game for the first time in club history should they beat Houston and both Chicago Red Stars and Western New York Flash lose.

MATCH RECAP: Portland Thorns FC 4, Washington Spirit 1

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Thorns remain only unbeaten team in NWSL after handing Spirit first loss of 2016

A goal and an assist from Tobin Heath powered Portland Thorns FC to a dominant 4-1 over the Washington Spirit Saturday night in front of 15,823 fans at Providence Park. With the win, Portland remains the only unbeaten side in the NWSL after handing the Spirit their first loss of 2016.

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Play The Kids: 2017 Episode 8

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It's another episode of Play The Kids!

Just like a 5th loss spurred some good conversation, so too does the team's first win. A shocker of a road victory on Saturday night in Sacramento is discussed. We also preview San Antonio FC who visit this Friday night, April 28th, at 7:30pm at Providence Park.

Smith stock rises, Agudelo stock falls in Revolution draw with Timbers

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Breaking down the high (and not-so-high) achievers following the Revs trip to Portland.

For 84 minutes of Sunday's match at Providence Park, the Revolution look destined to start the season 0-3 on the road with no goals from the run of play. All of that changed in the waning moments, however, when Lee Nguyen took advantage of a loose ball in front of goal to equalize with the mighty Timbers.

Reign vs Thorns: the Return of the Dragon

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Seattle's most important player is expected to return to action against Seattle's most important rival.

Round two of this year's edition of the NWSL Cascadia rivalry kicks off tonight at 4pm at Providence Park. Round one was a 1-1 home draw for Seattle — part of a three-game winless run. The Reign had never had a stretch of three games without a win since their dominating run of consecutive Shield seasons began in 2014.