Timbers Give Fans Permission To Support The Sounders, For One Night Only

Playoff races make strange bedfellows. The Portland Timbers are hanging on for dear life, two measly points up on the Vancouver Whitecaps for the fifth and final playoff spot in the West. The Whitecaps face Portland's hated rival Seattle tonight, and Timbers fans are naturally a little confused. » 10/10/14 9:24am 10/10/14 9:24am

Sports Twitter In Vancouver Is Cutthroat

The Vancouver Canucks Twitter account was just doing its usual Wednesday fan-interaction/brand-optimization-through-social-media thing earlier today when the Whitecaps (MLS) account came over and took a big piss all over the place. » 8/21/13 10:52pm 8/21/13 10:52pm

The Original Quote For Vancouver's $514 Million Stadium Renovation Was…

The $514 million renovation of Vancouver's BC Place stadium, home to the BC Lions and Vancouver Whitecaps as well as the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics, was more than 400 percent over budget, a Vancouver business paper is reporting. » 1/05/13 3:40pm 1/05/13 3:40pm

Eric Hassli's Stoppage Time Volley Proved The Existence Of A Canadian…

While the Voyageurs Cup may be one of soccer's less-prestigious trophies, claiming it in the Canadian Championship does have its rewards: specifically, an invite to the CONCACAF Champions League. Last night's first leg between Whitecaps and Toronto FC in Vancouver looked like an upset 1-0 win by the road team until… » 5/17/12 12:25pm 5/17/12 12:25pm

Today In Free Kicks: Kyle Walker, Young-Pyo Lee Produced Two Of The…

The past 20 hours have been outstanding for fans of set pieces, as two beautiful free kick goals found the net and proved decisive in their respective games. Spurs back Kyle Walker secured victory for his squad in their match this morning against Blackburn with the above strike, a curving weasel of a kick that took… » 4/29/12 12:43pm 4/29/12 12:43pm

Chris Kluwe Conditionally Surrenders No. 5 To New Vikings QB Donovan…

Your morning roundup for July 30, the day we're provided with living proof that 32-year-old women are, in fact, into 83-year-old men. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors. » 7/30/11 9:45am 7/30/11 9:45am

Watch Eric Hassli's MLS Goal Of The Year

One might wonder, the first time one sees hockey or soccer, why the players don't bank goals in off the post at all times—the goalies can never save them. Here's one of the prettiest examples you'll ever see, from Eric Hassli of the Vancouver Whitecaps. From outside the penalty box, on a quick recovery, with an arc… » 6/12/11 3:15pm 6/12/11 3:15pm

Canadian Hero Steve Nash Pumps Up Fellow Canadians At Canadian MLS Game

Steve Nash attended the Vancouver Whitecaps' first regular season game this weekend and, almost on his own, totally pumped up the crowd. The part-owner stands up in a personalized MLS jersey and waves a scarf back and forth, to the utter delight his countrymen. If inspiring the home crowd was Nash's main goal, he… » 3/21/11 2:50pm 3/21/11 2:50pm