“We’re an extremely proud organization. Right below our logo, there are three words that say passion, courage and community. We believe that we embody those three words and that everything
we do is a positive reflection on them. Tuesday evening, the passion piece maybe went a little bit overboard and was maybe directed in the wrong ways. That goes for players, coaches, staff, fans."
-- Seattle Sounders co-owner Adrian Hanauer
after three Seattle players were ejected and plastic bottles were tossed at Portland Timbers players and
the referees leaving the field via police escort following Tuesday night's U.S. Open Cup match at Starfire Stadium. (Seattle Times