Portland soccer fans are tired and wounded. Instead, a few months later, a separate scandal took over the headlines for the Timbers, the once minor-league team Paulson bought in 2007 and which joined Major League Soccer in 2011. PTFC fans hold up "For Sale" signs during a Thorns match last season. (Technically the Timbers are owned by Major League Soccer, and local owners are shareholders in the league, which would mean a slightly more complicated transaction than selling the Thorns.) It’s an uncomfortable truth that fans might have to navigate as the Thorns sale pushes forward.
The Sports Bra on NE Broadway will have plenty of TVs tuned to CBS for the NWSL championship as one of the Thorns’ official “pub partners.” Image: Dalila BrentThe Portland Thorns face the Kansas City Current Saturday, October 29, in the National Women's Soccer League 2022 championship game at Audi Field in Washington, DC. 808 SE Morrison St Hopworks: Has new mom and semifinal hero Crystal Dunn taken her tyke to this family-friendly brewpub yet? 810 NW Glisan St Mad Greek Deli: Cheer on 2022's league MVP, Portland forward Sophia Smith, over souvlaki, feta fries, and more. 1740 E Burnside StCheer on 2022's league MVP, Portland forward Sophia Smith, over souvlaki, feta fries, and more. FCKC was the original home of Portland defender Becky Sauerbrunn, and the Current has several former Thorns on its roster, including standout goalkeeper Adrianna Franch.5 months ago Portland Monthly
The old Taylor Swift is back. How many revenge anthems must we endure about esoteric music biz betrayals before we get a love song as jaw-dropping as "Peace"? Midnights, Swift's 10th proper album—announced two months ago and locked tight ever since, not a single note of music dropping before the full LP—hit streaming services last night, and it's tough to imagine the final product fulfilling anyone's expectations. As if to reinforce that characterization, Swift dropped a "special chaotic surprise" three hours after she released Midnights: a deluxe "3 a.m. In her own tightly controlled way, Midnights can feel like Swift's scrappy push against the perfectionist notion of album-as-product.5 months ago Portland Monthly
The list of things for which one might muster some respect for Senator Ted Cruz is short. Then he goes and reminds you that he is not just like you and me; he is Ted Cruz. Ted Cruz with the hosts of The View on October 24, 2022. Ted Cruz does not need his mind jogged when it comes to his arguments. I get less sad when I remember that’s still how Ted Cruz thinks about other people – and to what ends he hopes to enlist the popularity he seeks.5 months ago Texas Monthly
Food News: Buxton Inn Suffers Fire; Natalie's Worthington Bids Goodbye Restaurant openings, closings and more Central Ohio food and drink newsNewsGranville’s historic Buxton Inn suffered a two-alarm commercial fire Tuesday. According to a post on the Buxton Inn’s Instagram account, the local fire department saved the historic inn and no one was injured. EventsThe Columbus Winter Beerfest is returning Saturday, Jan. 21, to the Greater Columbus Convention Center (400 N. High St.). ClosingsThis Sunday, Oct. 30, will be the last day of business for Natalie’s Coal-Fired Pizza and Live Music in Worthington. After 10 years, owners Charlie Jackson and his daughter, Natalie, have decided to sell the business and concentrate on Natalie’s Grandview.5 months ago Columbus Monthly
Bryson DeChambeau says a “childish” stand-off with the PGA Tour over unpaid Player Impact Program (PIP) money is the main reason he remains in the LIV Golf lawsuit against them. DeChambeau, though, says “it’s more the principle” of not being paid rather than just missing out on the money. The big-hitting American says that the reason he remains is because he is upset at not being paid PIP money he feels he is owed. “One of the reasons I’m in the lawsuit is because they haven’t paid me my second half of the PIP money. pic.twitter.com/YeNc8Cg52UOctober 27, 2022 See morePlayers have to fulfil certain obligations with the PGA Tour in order to qualify for the PIP money, but DeChambeau says he was blocked from attending one of these due to his suspension.4 months ago Golf Monthly
And yes, Texas men were tough and fearless—muy macho—but it always seemed that Texas women were the ones who cleaned up the messes the men made. “Although the economic picture appears optimistic and growth seems to be certain,” he stated, “it is still true that San Antonio has more area of blight than ever before. We have before us then two San Antonios: one, a San Antonio growing in prosperity and economic viability; the other, a San Antonio which has grown only in the intensity of its problems.”The Menger Hotel, in San Antonio, around 1980. Over the past decade, we’ve added more people than any other state, and we’re the second most diverse, trailing only our eternal nemesis, California. Our mythology has always claimed that Texas is big enough for everyone.2 months ago Texas Monthly