Bright Dike helps Timbers edge Rapids

August 31, 2012
By Associated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Bright Dike scored just before halftime and the Portland Timbers beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 Friday night to get consecutive wins for the first time this season.

Dike broke free, took a beautiful cross from Sal Zizzo and blasted the ball into the net in the 45th minute. Dike, making his third consecutive start after spending part of the season on loan to the Los Angeles Blues of USL Pro, celebrated his goal with handspring-flip combination.

"Once we got the ...

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