LA embarrassment makes it clear: the Portland Timbers need to rebuild
Written by Abe Asher | 17 July 2012
There's no getting around it: Portland is no closer to the playoffs on Day 484 of MLS existence as they were on day one. There was a part of me that thought the Timbers would find a way to beat LA, provide us with another scrapbook moment to start this unidentified new era. But after watching the defending champs rip holes in the Portland defense the size of the Willamette River, that bit of belief is long gone.Click here to read the entire article.