A Team Transformed

It is remarkable how quickly the Portland Timbers have been transformed. We are six games into the 2013 season and what we are seeing on the pitch is so very different than what we have ever seen before. Even with a roster that was blown up and even with a new manager who comes with…

Caleb’s Center Back Choice

In his brief stint as Portland Timbers manager, Caleb Porter’s job has been to make choices. Does he trade all of John Spencer players for allocation money or bury them in the Willamette River? Does he laugh at his general manager’s eagerness to bring in Belize’s best for a trial or does he placate him?…

The Rhum Triangle

What are you drinking today? Is it rum, ron or rhum? …Well it all depends on which country you are in and what language you are speaking. In English it is rum, in Spanish it is ron and in French it is rhum. But at the end of the day it is usually the same…