Seeking their second MLS title in four years, the Portland Timbers fell 2–0 in the MLS Cup final to upstart club Atlanta United FC.
Diego Valeri scored a pair of goals, including one in stoppage time, and Portland beat Sporting Kansas City 3-2 on Thursday night to advance to MLS Cup for the second time in four years.
The group trying to bring Major League Baseball to Portland has signed a letter of intent giving it the right to develop the Port of Portland's Terminal 2 in Northwest Portland.
Major League Baseball isn't coming to the home of Oregon's largest school district. But big, radical change is still coming to this part of Portland — and that could mean a windfall for the district.
The placement of Salem and Bend schools in the same sports league is another product of how Oregon is changing. It raises the question of whether school sports can remain accessible to all.
Jess McDonald scored two goals and the North Carolina Courage won the National Women's Soccer League championship with a 3-0 victory over the Portland Thorns on Saturday.