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Sounders Down Timbers 1-0

SEATTLE – Clint Dempsey made his home debut but Eddie Johnson stole the show, scoring against the Portland Timbers to send the Seattle Sounders to victory in front of the

RSL Scores Late To Draw With Timbers

PORTLAND, Ore. – In  the first of three league meetings between the Portland Timbers and Real Salt Lake, the two teams played like it was their last. The game dripping in

Nagbe Leads Timbers Past FC Dallas

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers came through with a  2-1 victory Saturday night over reeling FC Dallas at JELD-WEN Field. Goals by Timbers forwards Ryan Johnson and Darlington Nagbe, both assisted by midfielder Diego

Jean-Baptiste Saves Timbers in Extra Time

PORTLAND, Ore. – You don’t beat the LA Galaxy every day, and Portland Timbers defender Andrew Jean-Baptistetook advantage of the opportunity to celebrate his game-winning goal in style. The young defender ripped

Columbus Upends Timbers, 1-0

COLUMBUS – The Portland Timbers' club-record 15-match undefeated streak was snapped on Sunday afternoon as the Columbus Crew took advantage of an early goal and red card to hand the

Timbers Storm Back to Advance To Semis

FRISCO, Texas — The Portland Timbers beat the heat and FC Dallas on Wednesday night, 3-2, to move on to the semifinals of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup for

Sounders Down Timbers 1-0 RSL Scores Late To Draw With Timbers Nagbe Leads Timbers Past FC Dallas Jean-Baptiste Saves Timbers in Extra Time Columbus Upends Timbers, 1-0 Timbers Storm Back to Advance To Semis
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Merritt Paulson: Great Owner or Loose Cannon
Written by Wade Evanson - OregonSportsNews.com    Friday, 21 September 2012 06:02   

The Timbers are not good, a point which at this time is inarguable.  There are 19 teams in the MLS and only 2 have fewer points, 1 has a worse goal differential, and none have been as inept as Portland on the road.  They’ve fired their coach, hired a relative unknown, and have completely changed philosophies in the wake of a nightmarish 2012 campaign.

And their owner appears fed up.

OregonSportsNews.comTwitter can be a beautiful thing.  Players can interact with the fans, fans can interact with each other, and owners … well … they can rebuff personal attacks, chastise unruly fanatics, and get medieval on ex-national team members/media members/well-known antagonists popularly known for critiquing coaching and player personnel moves of teams they know little about.  And that’s what Timbers owner Merritt Paulson has been doing … a lot.  Since the unraveling of the season best forgotten, the one-time toast of Portland’s sports-scene-town has been on a slow burn towards a Chernobyl-esque meltdown.  Beginning with a late game collapse versus Salt Lake, moving to unprecedented levels following a home defeat to a Cal FC team made-up of part-time fútballers, and culminating with ongoing criticism from fans and contemporaries in, as well as out of the “MLS World,” Mr. Paulson seems lately to be operating under a very short fuse.

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Timbers Updates

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PORTLAND, Ore. – Two teams scrambling for points left no stone unturned in a wild display as the Portland Timbers and Col...

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PORTLAND, Ore. – Two Western Conference teams eager for three points ended up with a share of points, as the Portlan...

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PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers' first win of 2014 was one to remember. A stoppage-time goal by substitute&...

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HOUSTON – Forward Gastón Fernández registered a first-half equalizer, goalkeeper Donova...

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ALOHA, Ore. - The Golf Channel Am Tour of Portland conducted the final round of Portland Tour Championship on Sunday on the South Course at the Reserve Vineyards & Golf Club Photos Courtesy of Oregon Sports...

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ALOHA, Ore. - The Golf Channel Am Tour of Portland conducted their annual Portland Tour Championship on Saturday on the North Course at the Reserve Vineyards & Golf Club Photos Courtesy of Oregon Sports...

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2013 Oregon Masters

WOODBURN, Ore. - The Golf Channel Am Tour of Portland conducted their annual Oregon Masters event at the home of golf in Oregon, the OGA Golf Course on Sunday Photos Courtesy of Oregon Sp...

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2013 Member-Guest Championship

BANKS - Golf Channel Am Tour of Portland held their annual Member-Guest Championship at Quail Valley Golf Course on Sunday under cloudy skies and temps in the 70's on the day. Photos by Or...

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NORTH PLAINS, Ore. - Golf Channel Am Tour in Portland held their annual Pumpkin Ridge Shootout at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club on the Ghost Creek Course on Friday, July 12th. Photos by Oregon...

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GRESHAM, Ore. - Golf Channel Am Tour in Portland hosted their annual Northwest Shootout on Monday, June 3rd at Persimmon Country Club where high cloudy conditions and a tremendous course was enjoyed by everyone. Photos by Ore...

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2013 The Heritage - 6.1.13

NEWBERG, Ore. - Golf Channel Am Tour in Portland hosted their annual the Heritage on Saturday, June 1st at Chehalem Glenn Golf Course and beautiful conditions on a challenging track was enjoyed by everyone. Photos by Ore...

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6A Girls Golf State Tournament 5.13.13

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2013 High Desert Championship - 5.12.13

SISTERS - Golf Channel Am Tour in Portland hosted their annual High Desert Championship on Sunday, May 12th at the Aspen Lakes Golf Club and beautiful conditions on a tough course was enjoyed by everyone. Photos by ...

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2013 Oregon Players Championship - 4.29.13

WEST LINN - Golf Channel Am Tour in Portland hosted their annual Oregon Players Championship on Monday, April 29th at the Oregon Golf Club and visiting Seattle players dominated the tournament. Photos by Ore...

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2013 Stone Creek Shootout - 3.23.13

OREGON CITY - Golf Channel Am Tour in Portland hosted their annual Stone Creek Shootout on Saturday, March 23rd at the Stone Creek Golf Club and multiple repeat winners came to the fore-front. Photos by ...

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