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Geoffrey C. Arnold, Timbers beat writer for The Oregonian, stopped by Xfinity Sports Sunday to talk about the team's transition to MLS play. Arnold covered the recent Cascadia Summit and gave us his perspective on the unique Northwest rivalry, including the growing presence of the Timbers Army fan base.

The Timbers begin their first season in Major League Soccer on March 19 against the Colorado Rapids. KGW's Joe Becker will be in Colorado to cover the match as Portland's second major league sports franchise takes the pitch for what promises to be a big night.

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