[MAKING A LIST]The expansion Portland Timbers have signed Alaska Airlines as their jersey sponsor for their 2011 Major League Soccer debut. The contract leaves all but five of the 18 2011 teams with jersey sponsorship deals.
The Timbers announcement came on Thursday at Portland International Airport. Alaska Airlines will also partner with the Timbers on youth and community activities.
The other 2011 expansion team, Vancouver, previously named Canadians telecommunications company Bell as its jersey sponsor.
MLS JERSEY DEALS:
Chivas USA: Extra
Los Angeles: Herbalife
New York:Red Bull
Real Salt Lake:XanGo
Toronto:BMO Financial Group