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Following their lead: Washington Huskies to the NBA

UW: Wroten & Ross vs. Schrempf & Robinson University of Washington basketball has always put out quality players regardless of how they finish each season. This year is no different as the team is coming together at the right time to make a run at the Pac-12 tournament and the NCAA tournament. The standouts this season have been Freshman Tony Wroten and Sophomore Terrence...
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February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Seahawks 2011 first round pick James Carpenter injury update

Word out of Seattle Seahawks land this week tells us that 2011 first round draft choice the 25th pick overall, James Carpenter out of Alabama who finished the 2011/12 season on the IR has turned the injury corner. Carpenter's rehab from season-ending knee injury is going well by all reports. Still the Seahawks are saying There's no timetable for when he'll be able...
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February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Can't sign him - tag him? Seattle on Marshawn Lynch

The Seattle Seahawks are not planning on letting running back Marshawn Lynch get away. In Indianapolis this week for the NFL Combine Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider said the team would use the franchise tag on Lynch if the sides are unable to hammer out a long-term contract extension. Quote: "We've had great discussions since two or three weeks left...
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February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle wants to bring back Big Red Bryant

The Seattle Seahawks have a few players on their team that like last year with the Brandon Mebane signing are integral parts of their off season puzzle. Red Bryant the monster defensive end is one of those puzzle pieces that cannot under any circumstances be allowed to leave via free agency. We are hearing this week that the Seahawks might want to lock up Big Red before he becomes...
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February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Seahawks get the 12th pick 2012 NFL Draft

According to the twitter account of Mike Sando at the ESPN NFC West Blog - - John Schneider says the Seattle Seahawks lost the coin toss. The Kansas City Chiefs pick 11th, Seahawks 12th. Mike went on to say the difference between picking 11th or 12th should be relatively small, but it's a big deal to the teams and some of the die-hards. NFL officials tossed a special coin...
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February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Canucks vs. New Jersey Devils betting odds & handicapping preview Feb. 24th

Another heavyweight showdown – Van-City vs. Jersey Shore The Vancouver Canucks will play another Top Tier NHL team on Friday night – their third in four nights on the road. Their opposition this time – the New Jersey Devils who have gone 8-1-1 in their last 10 games and have garnered points in 11 of their past 13 contests. Vancouver Canucks (39-16-6) at New Jersey Devils ...
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February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Game 62 Canucks vs. Devils: Oh the Sites We Can See (Part Three)

Dance With the Devils The Vancouver Canucks dealt the Detroit Red Wings big, fat punch to the face Thursday night, so it’s rather fitting that their next destination is New Jersey. The Danish Delight Defeats the Devil Don’t tell me you didn’t see one or a couple Jersey Shore jokes coming. So assuming the Canucks hopped on a black eye flight immediately following the game...
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February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Flying V’s Hat Trick: Canucks end Red Wings streak in hockeytown

One Game Late – But Still A Beauty! The Vancouver Canucks completed an epic last minute comeback and snapped Detroit’s 23-game home winning streak in a 4-3 shootout victory at Joe Louis Arena on Thursday. Daniel Sedin slammed home his 28th of the season with only 16 seconds remaining in the third period to tie the game, allowing linemate Alex Burrows to bury his patented backhand...
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

BC Lions have a Grey Cup rematch to kick off 2012

BC vs. Winnipeg  June 29 Home Opener Remember in 2011 when history repeated itself in Vancouver? The Vancouver Canucks choked to death on June 15th, following by an obnoxious riot that ensued throughout the city – complete with fires, helicopters, tear gas, the whole nine yards - like a re-run from ’94. It took us a while to get over that one. In fact, you’re probably...
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

State of the Canucks – Weekly notebook | February 23rd

Canucks All Access North of the border the Canucks could do no wrong this week, beating down both the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Edmonton Oilers before heading south for the remainder of a six-game road trip. The Canucks tallied twelve goals over two games over the weekend but struggled to find their stroke in Nashville. The Predators protected their crease and kept the Canucks...
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Vancouver vs. Detroit – February 23rd | NHL Highlights

Canucks vs Red Wings Game Recap Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. Detroit Red Wings Thursday night on Rogers Sportsnet Pacific? Boxscore | My Post Game Recap We’ve got the highlights for you. Canucks vs. Red Wings highlights courtesy NHL.com. CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE CANUCKS CLUBHOUSE TODAY AT NWSPORTSBEAT! © NWSports "Q" for North West Sports Beat, 2012...
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

BYU Cougars vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs | Handicapping | Spread

#24 Bulldogs (20-4) vs Broncos (8-17) With St. Mary’s and Gonzaga losing unexpectedly last week, the West Coast Conference race suddenly got a little more interesting for BYU fans. Matchup | Preview  BYU Cougars (23-6) vs Gonzaga Bulldogs (21-5) Thursday February 23 McCarthey Athletic Center – Spokane, WA 11:00PM Moneyline: No moneyline posted at this time Spread: Gonzaga...
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

How did Mark Donnelly lose so much weight?

What do you think about Mark Donnelly's controversial weight loss method The loveable anthem singer lost 200 pounds eating minimally and administering self-injections to shed the weight after struggling to find a method to worked for him. Follow the link for CBC's The National coverage on his controversial calorie cutting diet.
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners Baseball: Top 10 Players Since 2002

Mariners Dream Team 2002-2012 This article is based on a simple idea. What 10 Mariners from 2002-2012 could have given the team the best shot at a winning season? For the life of me I cannot convince my wife that the Mariners used to be good.  No matter how many times I’ve told her about the 116 win season in 2001 and the magic of the 1995 team that refused to lose, she stays...
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Nice Milestones! We countdown the Canucks’ Alex Burrows top 14 goals

I’m A Burrliever Tuesday night against Nashville was the 500th game of Alex Burrows‘ career, all in a Vancouver Canucks uniform. It’s quite the achievement for the undrafted ball-hockey player who has blown every expectation pinned to him out of the water. When he played his first game for the franchise, no one could have guessed he would one day be a 30 goal scorer and the...
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Canucks vs.Red Wings Gameday LIVE CHAT Open Thread

This should be a great game even if Datsyuk is missing. Sucks that I'm gonna miss it tonight because of class :mad: I don't see us breaking the streak though, I'm predicting a 4-3 Detroit win. I have a feeling David Booth will not be himself tonight as playing in Detroit for the very first time in-front of all his family and friends will get to him.
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Canucks vs. Detroit Red Wings blog: Love ’em & Hate ‘em

Detroit Rock City In a month devoid of big ticket match-ups, Thursday night’s contest with the Detroit Red Wings was appointment viewing. Not only was it a match-up of the Western Conference’s top two teams, but it was also a night where the league’s best road team was trying to end Detroit’s record home winning streak at 23. Unlike when the two teams met at the start of...
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

State Of The Trailblazers: Weekly Notebook | February 23rd

Blazers All Access Not Everything Comes Up Smelling Like Roses *Due to the short All-Star week, we will add the Blazers two games from this week into the notebook* Feb 14 vs. Washington:  124-109 L (FUGLY) Feb 15 @ Golden State:  93-91 W (UGLY) Feb 16 vs. LA Clippers:  74-71 L (BAD) Feb 18 vs. Atlanta – GOOD vs. Wizards Considering that three of four games were being hosted...
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Expect Exceptional: BC Lions Travis Lulay will win 2012 CFL MVP

MVP MVP MVP! An ambitious BC Lions prediction? Not in my eyes. Let’s look at the facts: FACT #1 – The past five MVP’s have all been quarterbacks. So have 9 of the last 10, the only exception being Geroy Simon in 2006 (who, it should be noted, was a BC Lion) FACT #2 – Travis Lulay is the reigning MVP, the best quarterback in the CFL and a member of the reigning Grey Cup champions...
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Canucks vs. Detroit Red Wings betting odds & handicapping preview

Datsuyk-less Wings & Canucks for Conference supremacy The Vancouver Canucks will look to bounce back from their first regulation loss in 14 games when they travel to Detroit to take on a Red Wings team that has won a staggering 23 straight games at Joe Louis Arena. Vancouver Canucks (38-16-6) at Detroit Red Wings (41-18-2) When: 7:30 PM ET, Thursday, February 23, 2012 Where...
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Northwest Coach Profiles: Mike Riley

Oregon St. Football – Mike Riley Mike Riley’s career has been measured at all levels of the game and he has earned the respect of players, coaches, media and fans. He has been called the savior of Oregon State football and the future continues to look bright for the Orange and Black. as long as Riley stays at the helm. Mike Riley Born: July 6th, 1953 Place of birth: Wallace,...
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February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Game 61 Canucks Vs. Red Wings: Oh the Sites We Can See (Part Deux)

Motor City Revved Up Good afternoon, my name is Josh and I will be your tour guide through Detroit and surrounding areas. There may be a day-trip or two involved and you just might learn something. The Bus leaves at 8am SHARP! Oh the sites we will see today. Here’s a little bit of a background on your game Thursday. You guys (Canucks) will be playing at the Joe Louis Arena Thursday...
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February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks 12th Man Morning Java

Seahawks News | Links Hey there folks and Happy Wednesday to you! Surfing around for your Seahawks coverage for today? Looking for Seattle Seahawks, News, Links, Gossip, links, Analysis and observations? CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE SEAHAWKS BLOG PAGE IN OUR CLUBHOUSE SECTION AT NWSB! We all love the Seahawks right? But we all don’t have the time to go thru the web to try to find...
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February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Northwest Coach Profiles: Dick Bennett

NCAA Basketball: Dick Bennett Born: April 20, 1943 (age 68) Place Of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Playing Career: Ripon College Coaching Career: 2003-2006 WSU Picture a basketball program that had 15 losing seasons  with only 5 post-season appearances since 1980. That was the reality of the Washington State Cougars Men’s basketball program when Dick Bennett took over...
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February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Nate McMillan’s popularity wilts in the rain

Once Considered a Savior, Blazers Coach Nate McMillian is Unfairly Criticized for Blazers Play In the Rose City, the love affair with Coach Nate McMillan has started to wilt as the petals of support have fallen with the sudden torrential downpour of ugly losses at the Rose Garden and away from it. “Fire Nate” has become a trendy phrase to use in the coffee shops, sports bars...
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February 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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