1. Portland Timbers Get Everything Right at Perfect Time to Win MLS Cup

    Sunday marked the culmination of a nine-month quest to become champion of Major League Soccer. During that period, we saw clubs attempt to claim the throne as the favorite to win MLS Cup, but many of them faded before the meaningful matches began..

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 8 months ago 4,224 reads 22 comments

  2. Columbus Crew vs. Portland Timbers: Winners and Losers from MLS Cup Final

    The Portland Timbers captured their first MLS Cup with a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Crew at Mapfre Stadium on Sunday...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 8 months ago 2,076 reads 2 comments

  3. MLS Cup Final 2015: Columbus Crew vs. Portland Timbers Score, Twitter Reaction

    The Portland Timbers beat the Columbus Crew in the MLS Cup Final, claiming a 2-1 victory at Mapfre Stadium in Ohio on Sunday...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 8 months ago 12,185 reads 35 comments

  4. Columbus Crew Fans Angrily Throw Beer Cans at Portland Timbers Players

    The Portland Timbers got off to a fast start against the Columbus Crew in the 2015 MLS Cup final on Sunday. As a result, the Columbus crowd got hostile in a hurry...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 8 months ago 46,327 reads 20 comments

  5. Columbus Crew vs. Portland Timbers: Goals and Highlights from 2015 MLS Cup Final

    Columbus Crew's MLS Cup final got off to the worst possible start on Sunday, when a moment of indecision from goalkeeper Steve Clark gifted Portland Timbers the lead after just 30 seconds...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 8 months ago 7,319 reads 17 comments

  6. Columbus Crew vs. Portland Timbers: Live Score, Highlights from MLS Cup Final

    MLS Cup — Mapfre Stadium, Columbus, Ohio Columbus Crew 1-2 Portland Timbers Goals: Diego Valeri (POR) 1'; Rodney Wallace (POR) 7'; Kei Kamara (CLB) 18' Columbus ...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 8 months ago 9,088 reads 30 comments

  7. MLS Cup 2015: Columbus Crew v Portland Timbers Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info

    The Columbus Crew will host the Portland Timbers in the 2015 MLS Cup on Sunday, as the visitors seek their first MLS Cup win and the hosts will try to win the trophy for the first time since 2008...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 8 months ago 5,029 reads 4 comments

  8. Columbus Crew vs. Portland Timbers: Team News, Preview, TV for MLS Cup Final

    Major League Soccer's 20th season concludes on Sunday with the MLS Cup at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, Ohio...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 8 months ago 2,174 reads 5 comments

  9. Sporting KC's Krisztian Nemeth Beats Sebastian Giovinco for MLS Goal of the Year

    Sporting Kansas City's Hungarian forward Krisztian Nemeth has won the MLS's 2015 AT&T Goal of the Year for this effort against Portland Timbers in early October...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 8 months ago 1,961 reads 5 comments

  10. MLS Boss Don Garber Talks Historic 20th Season, David Beckham and More with B/R

    From the second the first whistle blew on the Major League Soccer regular season up until MLS Cup on Sunday, the American soccer league has enjoyed its best season to date...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 8 months ago 1,919 reads 1 comments

  11. 10 Players to Watch in the 2015 MLS Cup Final

    The 2015 MLS Cup final between the Columbus Crew and Portland Timbers is a great matchup for neutral fans. Both teams have incredibly quick attackers which should lead to plenty of excitement...

    Peter Galindo Written by Peter Galindo about 8 months ago 1,806 reads 2 comments

  12. MLS Team of the Week: Valeri, Parkhurst, Robles Star in 2nd Legs

    The two MLS Cup participants were determined on Sunday in two dramatic second legs in the conference final round of the playoffs. Portland secured the first berth in the championship match with a 2-2 draw at Toyota Stadium against FC Dallas...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 8 months ago 1,036 reads 1 comments

  13. Tactical Alterations, Strong Road Form Propel Portland to MLS Cup

    At the start of the 2015 Major League Soccer season, very few pundits and fans believed the Portland Timbers would make the playoffs, let alone earn a berth in the MLS Cup...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 8 months ago 573 reads 0 comments

  14. Battle-Tested Columbus Downs Red Bulls to Advance to MLS Cup

    HARRISON, N.J. — There is no doubt the Columbus Crew will enjoy their Eastern Conference championship over the next 24 hours, but as manager Gregg Berhalter admitted after Sunday's game, there's still one key match ahead in the club's future...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 8 months ago 1,220 reads 1 comments

  15. MLS Cup Playoffs 2015: Timbers vs. Crew Schedule After Conference Finals

    And then there were two. The MLS Cup Final is set, and it'll be the Columbus Crew taking on the Portland Timbers on Dec. 6 in Mapfre Stadium...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 8 months ago 4,472 reads 6 comments

  16. Didier Drogba Compares Level of Competition Between MLS, Premier League

    Montreal Impact star and former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba believes MLS is on its way to becoming one of the top leagues in the world and believes the rough travel schedule makes it a more difficult league to play in than the Premier League...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 8 months ago 41,776 reads 56 comments

  17. Ultimate Guide to MLS Weekend: Can Top Seeds Recover from Deficits?

    With at least 90 minutes left to play in the MLS Eastern and Western Conference finals, both of the top seeds are facing deficits. FC Dallas, who earned the No...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 8 months ago 1,844 reads 9 comments

  18. MLS: Why the Current Playoff System Has to Change

    The MLS playoffs resumed last Sunday after a two-week break and, due to the international window, the postseason was lost in the shuffle...

    Peter Galindo Written by Peter Galindo about 8 months ago 2,961 reads 12 comments

  19. MLS Team of the Week: Meram, Kamara, Nagbe Star in Conference Final 1st Legs

    The first legs of the Eastern and Western Conference finals produced a pair of surprising results as Columbus and Portland came out on top at home in their respective games...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 8 months ago 1,291 reads 1 comments

  20. Dairon Asprilla Scores Stunning Long-Range Goal for Portland in MLS Playoffs

    Take a bow, Dairon Asprilla . The 23-year-old Colombian scored an absolute beauty in the Portland Timbers ' 3-1 win over FC Dallas in the Major League Soccer playoffs on Sunday night...

    Mark Bollons Written by Mark Bollons about 8 months ago 795 reads 1 comments

  21. Portland Establishes Favorite Status After Western Conference Final 1st Leg

    The Portland Timbers established themselves as the favorites to be the Western Conference representative at the MLS Cup with a 3-1 win over FC Dallas on Sunday at Providence Park...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 8 months ago 1,317 reads 0 comments

  22. Columbus Sets Tone in MLS Eastern Conference Championship with Strong Showing

    The start was ideal. The performance that followed was fantastic. And the 2-0 result after 90 minutes was a perfect start to the Eastern Conference Championship for the Columbus Crew...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 8 months ago 654 reads 1 comments

  23. MLS Cup Playoffs 2015: Conference Finals Scores, Reaction and Updated Schedule

    The race for the MLS Cup is underway. The first leg of the MLS Conference Finals began Sunday with the Eastern Conference Finals, as the Columbus Crew hosted the New York Red Bulls ...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 8 months ago 2,311 reads 3 comments

  24. Ultimate Guide to MLS Weekend: Previewing the Conference Final 1st Legs

    The Major League Soccer postseason returns to the pitch on Sunday as four teams continue their respective quests to hoist the MLS Cup on December 6...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 8 months ago 1,935 reads 2 comments

  25. MLS Playoff Power Rankings: Columbus Crew and FC Dallas Surge into Top 3

    And then there were four. The New York Red Bulls, Columbus Crew, FC Dallas and Portland Timbers advanced to the MLS Conference finals. The former two will square off in the East, with the latter two battling in the West...

    Peter Galindo Written by Peter Galindo about 9 months ago 3,719 reads 2 comments