5:53 PM EDT, Tue August 04, 2015
Chicago Tribune 21 hours ago

Ex-DePaul soccer player aids stranger with bone-marrow transplant

Instinctively one day last January on the DePaul University campus, Jake Douglas saw a number calling he didn't recognize and declined to answer his smartphone.
Oregonian 21 hours ago

MLS transfer news and rumors: Fernandez leaves Timbers; Drogba signs with Montreal (live updates)

With the MLS summer transfer window wrapping up on August 6, here's a look at some of the last-minute rumors about moves teams are looking to make before the deadline.
Oregonian 21 hours ago

Gaston Fernandez could be leaving Portland Timbers to rejoin Estudiantes: MLS rumors

According to a few reports on Twitter, Gaston Fernandez could be headed back to Argentine club Estudiantes, which he played for before joining the Timbers ahead of the 2014 season.
Oregonian 23 hours ago

MLS transfer news and rumors: Timbers sign Lucas Melano, Dos Santos joins LA Galaxy (live updates)

A look around the MLS at the latest news and rumors involving player movement as the summer transfer window gets into full swing.

Spokane sues Monsanto over Spokane River contamination

The city of Spokane is suing the international agrochemical giant Monsanto, which it blames for pollution in the Spokane River.
CSN Washington Aug 3, 2015

D.C. United defender scores candidate for MLS Goal of the Year

United defender Taylor Kemp's score was the most memorable from Saturday's 10-goal affair. But is it MLS Goal of the Year material?

Army to test whether rocket units can train at JBLM

The Army wants to stage a test next winter to determine whether soldiers can fire rockets at a Joint Base Lewis-McChord training area without overly disturbing South Sound residents.

Many Pierce County cases reversed because of prosecutors

An Associated Press review of all Washington cases that were reversed on appeal since 2012 because of prosecutor misconduct found that 17 of the 30 cases were in Pierce County.
Oregonian Aug 3, 2015

Diego Valeri misses PK as Portland Timbers settle for scoreless draw with Earthquakes

Diego Valeri missed a penalty kick as the Portland Timbers settled for a scoreless draw with the San Jose Earthquakes on the road Sunday afternoon.

Use of bat boys suspended after 9-year-old’s death

WICHITA, Kan. — The National Baseball Congress is suspending the use of bat boys and girls during its World Series in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was hit by a bat. Kaiser Carlile died Sunday after he was hit in the head with a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle during […]

Skunk saved by police officer — sans spray

ROCHESTER, Mich. — A hungry skunk whose head was stuck in a yogurt container has a hero: a suburban Detroit police officer. Rochester Officer Merlin Taylor’s encounter Sunday was recorded from his police car. The video shows Taylor putting on a rubber glove and cautiously approaching the skunk, which was running in circles. Taylor removed […]


A Washington State University Vancouver researcher has helped develop a model aiming to predict the number of birds that would be killed by a wind farm if it’s built. The study, led by WSUV assistant professor of statistics Leslie New, uses three basic parameters — hazardous footprint, bird exposure to turbines and collision probability — […]

Turkey, Kurd rebels gear up for return to all-out conflict

LICE, Turkey  — The military helicopters swooped in over the Kurdish heartland and dropped white incendiary powder on a raging brush fire — igniting a massive conflagration that raced through the mountains, devouring orchards and livestock. For Kurds living in nearby Lice, the recent Turkish operation brought back memories of the traumatic days in the […]

Soldiers in Hungary begin building fence to stop migrants

ASOTTHALOM, Hungary  — Hungarian soldiers started building a fence Monday on the border with Serbia, an effort meant to stop the rising flow of migrants trying to enter the European Union. On the outskirts of the southern village of Asotthalom, soldiers were using heavy machinery to drive metal rods into the ground, the first steps […]
Oregonian Aug 3, 2015
Oregon's greatest college athlete: Round of 16, Day 1

Oregon's greatest college athlete: Round of 16, Day 1

Who should move on in the Oregon's greatest college athlete contest?

MLS Player News

  • 3 Gaston Fernandez

    Gaston Fernandez

    Portland Timbers coach Caleb Porter said Gaston Fernandez left Portland on good terms

  • 2 Gregg Berhalter

    Gregg Berhalter

    Michael Arace commentary: Crew coach Gregg Berhalter not ready to make radical changes

  • 2 Adam Kwarasey

    Adam Kwarasey

    The best keeper in MLS? Adam Kwarasey leads league with 9 clean sheets: A game-by-game breakdown

  • 1 Lucas Melano

    Lucas Melano

    MLS transfer news and rumors: Timbers sign Lucas Melano, Dos Santos joins LA Galaxy (live updates)

  • 1 Jack McInerney

    Jack McInerney

    Soccer: Crew gets forward Jack McInerney from Montreal

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MLS Schedule Aug 4th

  • Post season schedule