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Non-Timbers related stories from around Major League Soccer.

Timbers to open MLS season on the road against Vancouver; host Houston in home opener a week later

The April 18 opener will be played at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah, because of US–Canada travel restrictions.

MLS changes regular season start date to April 17

The original start date was set to be April 3.

Full MLS player pool votes to ratify new Collective Bargaining Agreement

New CBA terms were tentatively agreed to last week by MLSPA and MLS. Now it goes to MLS Board of Governors for full approval.

BREAKING: MLSPA and MLS reach tentative CBA agreement

Now will be set for a vote by the full player pool over the weekend.

MLS rejects MLSPA CBA proposal, moves closer to locking out players, cuts off own nose

Face has been reported to be feeling "very spited."

MLS is throwing away all of its goodwill from the 2020 season

The league’s decision to invoke the force majeure clause jeopardizes both the trust built with the players and the start of the 2021 season. 

Around the Forest: Holiday wishes from the Timbers and Thorns

After celebrating Christmas, these stories are perfect to unwind with.

Around the Forest: Stories old and new for Christmas Eve perusing

Some reflecting on Christmas Eve is what every good Timbers and Thorns fan needs!

MLS SuperDraft 2021 confirmed for Jan. 21, Austin FC gets first pick

Major League Soccer confirmed the late January date Wednesday morning.

Your guide to the dates & deadlines of the MLS offseason calendar

Major dates to know ahead of the upcoming offseason, and what they mean for PTFC.

Why the 2020 MLS Cup Final is Star Wars

Help me, Caleb Porter. You’re my only hope.

Is it worth it for MLS to be Back?

More than 10,000 cases in Florida, a contaminated bubble, and the risks of MLS coming back.

MLS rooting guide for Timbers fans: Decision Day

The "One last time" edition

MLS rooting guide for Timbers fans: Matchday 30

The "Never the easy way" edition

MLS rooting guide for Timbers fans: Midweek malaise

The "Deep breaths, folks; deep breaths … " edition

MLS rooting guide for Timbers fans: Matchday 29

The "Oh jeez, the rest of this season is going to be stressful again" edition

MLS rooting guide for Timbers fans: Matchday 28

The "playoff rat race" edition

MLS rooting guide for Timbers fans: Midweek madness

The "midweek games that are actually pretty important" edition

MLS rooting guide for Timbers fans: Matchday 27

The "Yes, MLS still has games over an international break" edition

MLS rooting guide for Timbers fans: Rivalry Week

The "Sponsored by Heineken" edition

MLS rooting guide for Timbers fans: Matchday 24

The "Who can we catch?" edition

A Timbers fan’s MLS rooting guide: Matchday 23

The "welp, at least now we can focus on league play?" edition

Timbers acquire 2020 international spot, GAM in trade with DC United

Portland has traded 2019 TAM to DC United in exchange for 2019 GAM and a 2020 international roster spot.

A Timbers fan’s MLS rooting guide: Matchday 22

It’s a lot of East versus West in MLS this weekend, presenting an opportunity for Portland to solidify its status above the playoff line.

Timbers Army, Emerald City Supporters, Gorilla FC issue statement calling for MLS to rescind Iron Front ban

The rival supporters groups have united in a joint statement about MLS’s fan code of conduct.

A Timbers fan’s MLS rooting guide: Matchday 21

What you should root for this weekend so Portland can finally get above the red line

A Timbers fan’s MLS rooting guide: Matchday 20

Who you should be rooting for this weekend — now with more obscure references!

A Timbers fan’s MLS rooting guide: Matchday 19

Who Timbers fans should be rooting for in this weekend’s MLS matches

“Peak MLS” of the week: Cincinnati's stunner in ATL

The defending champs blow it against the new guys.

SFPI 2018 MLS Power Rankings Week 22

All Star "Break" Edition

SFPI 2018 MLS Power Rankings Week 20

"Insert Witty Comment Here" Edition

SFPI MLS Power Rankings Week 19

Football Is (NOT) Coming Home Edition