CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored on a pair of penalty kicks to help the Los Angeles Galaxy beat the Portland Timbers 2-1 on Sunday night.
HOUSTON (AP) — Prosecutors say four Houston men face up to life in federal prison for their roles in the 2016 slaying of an armored car guard during an ATM robbery.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Andy Polo's first goal in Major League Soccer put the Timbers in front before the end of the first half and Portland went on to defeat the Columbus Crew 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Polo also had an assist on David Guzman's tying goal after the short-handed Crew went up in the opening minutes.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Lawrence Olum tied it in the 70th minute and the Portland Timbers held on for a 1-1 draw with the New England Revolution on Saturday night.
Olum leveled it for Portland (11-7-8) with a right-footed stab at Julio Cascante's redirection of David Guzman's corner.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Diego Chara scored his first goal of the season in the 64th minute and the Portland Timbers went on to snap a four-game losing streak with a 2-0 victory over short-handed Toronto FC on Wednesday night.
Portland's skid, which followed a 15-game unbeaten streak, was the Timbers' longest since they lost five straight in July 2012.
Chara scored his last goal in March 2017 and has eight goals since joining the team its inaugural MLS year in 2011.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Diego Valeri and Dairon Asprilla each scored on a penalty kick, and the Portland Timbers extended their unbeaten streak to 15 games with a 3-0 victory over the Philadelphia Union on Saturday night.
Portland improved to 10-0-5 since its last loss on April 8 at Orlando. The undefeated run matches the club's MLS record of 15 games set in 2013.
NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of mourners said farewell on Wednesday to a teenager whose brutal stabbing death last week shocked a Bronx community, as six suspects extradited from New Jersey appeared in court to face murder charges.
SAMARA, Russia (AP) — With a curling free kick that decided the outcome of the match, Aleksandar Kolarov immediately drew some comparisons to Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Serbia captain's left-footed strike proved to be the difference in a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica on Sunday at the World Cup. It came two days after Ronaldo scored a similar goal to give Portugal a 3-3 draw with Spain.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Newcomer Ola Kamara and Romain Alessandrini scored two minutes apart in the first half and the Los Angeles Galaxy held off Portland 2-1 in a season opener Sunday night to spoil coach Giovanni Savarese's Timbers debut.
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — With another stunning home loss, the United States' hopes of reaching an eighth straight World Cup berth are in peril.
Marco Urena took advantage of defensive mistakes to score in the 30th and 82nd minutes , giving Costa Rica a 2-0 win on Friday night that brought the Americans' resurgence under coach Bruce Arena to a crashing thud.
TORONTO (AP) — Justin Morrow scored twice in the second half, helping Toronto FC beat the Portland Timbers 4-1 on Saturday night.
Victor Vazquez and Marco Delgado also scored for Toronto (13-3-8), which improved to 9-0-3 at home this season. The Reds are also unbeaten in six straight overall (3-0-3).
Alex Bono was working on a shutout before Diego Valeri scored in the 89th minute for Portland (9-9-7), which had its three-game unbeaten streak snapped.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Anibal Godoy headed David Guzman's free kick into his own net in the 77th minute, giving Costa Rica a 1-0 victory over Panama on Wednesday night and a berth in the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals.
Guzman took a free kick from about 35 yards out, and the ball swerved slightly and went off the side of Godoy's head and past goalkeeper Jose Calderon for an own goal.
Costa Rica plays the United States on Saturday at Arlington, Texas.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Even after a road tie, Atlanta United couldn't help but feel that a couple of points got away.
Defender Liam Ridgewell scored the equalizer for Portland some four minutes after Atlanta went ahead and the two teams settled for a 1-1 draw in a match that saw Union midfielder Yamil Asad crumple to the turf after taking a ball to the head.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Diego Valeri scored twice and David Guzman got the game-winner as the Portland Timbers beat the Houston Dynamo 4-2 Saturday night.
Fanendo Adi also scored for Portland and Jake Gleeson finished with four saves.
"I just thought we played with a real edge, a real ruthlessness that I've been wanting to see, and we showed that," Portland coach Caleb Porter said. "I'm real pleased, obviously, with that second half."