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Colorado defeats Oregon...barely

Nate Tomlinson was fouled with one second remaining by E.J. Singler and sank the first free throw before deliberately missing the second to give Colorado a 72-71 win over Oregon Saturday night. Oregon's Olu Ashaolu tied it at 71 with 7.6 seconds left and was fouled by Askia Booker, but he missed the free throw, and Andre Roberson corralled the rebound for Colorado. Behind...
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February 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Nuggets vs. Trail Blazers blog: Love’ em & Hate’ em

Nicolas the Great Was Nicolas Batum going to play in Saturday night’s game? The answer was a resounding yes! Batum said he woke up not knowing whether he could play, but he ended up putting end one of the most impressive displays in the NBA so far this year. BOXSCORE | My POST GAME NOTESPortland 117, Denver 97 When: 10:00 PM ET, Saturday, February 4, 2012 Where: Rose Garden,...
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Canucks vs. Colorado Avalanche blog: Love’ em & Hate’ em

New Linemate – The Stanchion This should be about a 2-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche. We should be talking about the Vancouver Canucks continued struggles that apparently didn’t leave them at the All-Star break. Instead, the Canucks are leaving Denver tonight with two points. I’m at a loss for words. Let’s try to figure out what happened. Here is my Love Em/Hate Em for...
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Vancouver vs. Colorado – February 4th | NHL Highlights

Canucks vs Avalanche Game Recap Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. Colorado Avalanche Saturday afternoon on Rogers Sportsnet Pacific? We’ve got the highlights for you. Canucks vs. Avalanche highlights courtesy NHL.com. CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE CANUCKS CLUBHOUSE TODAY AT NWSPORTSBEAT! © NWSports "Q" for North West Sports Beat, 2012. | Permalink | No comment...
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February 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks Cortez Kennedy inducted into 2012 Hall of Fame class

He’s In. About Time! We asked for it to happen a few weeks ago on our Seahawks blog. Now it has come true! The Pro football Hall of Fame came calling today, and former Seattle Seahawks great Cortez Kennedy proudly answered that call. I hope the Hall has a size 60 gold men’s jacket ready! He and four other linemen have made the class of the 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame, along...
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Cortez Kennedy Has made the FINAL 10

Seattle Seahawks DT Cortez Kennedy today made the 2012 Hall of Fame inductees FINAL 10. The board of selectors did the right thing today.
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USC vs. UW men's basketball Saturday preview

Today, the USC Trojans (6-17 overall, 1-9 Pac-12) come into Alaska Airlines Arena to face the conference-leading Huskies (15-7, 8-2). The teams have split the last 12 meetings at Washington.Southern California at Washington When: 11:00 PM ET, Saturday, February 4, 2012 Where: Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion, Seattle, Washington The Huskies have won 10 of 12 games...
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Northwest Coach Profiles: Jim Lefebvre

Are you a Lefebvre Believer? Born: January 7, 1942 (age 70) Inglewood, California Manager Seattle Mariners (1989–1991) Last MLB Apperance: September 19, 1972 for the Los Angeles Dodgers All-Star selection (1966) World Series champion (1965) 1965 NL Rookie of the Year Like many American boys growing up in 1950′s Jim Lefebvre had a dream of becoming a big league ball player. Having...
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The five newest members of the B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame

Inductees Include… The B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame announced this week that five inductees would be honoured this summer in Penticton. The list includes two former players, one current scout, a CBC broadcaster and an influential figure in B.C. hockey history. Jim Hughson Like Jim Robson and John Shorthouse, Jim Hughson’s voice is synonymous with Canucks hockey. Hughson began his...
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Big Road game today - Ducks vs Colorado

The University of Oregon men’s basketball team (16-6, 7-3) will play at Colorado (15-7, 7-3) on Saturday at 6 p.m. (PT). The Ducks are coming off a 79-68 road win over Utah on Thursday night. Senior guard Devoe Joseph tallied a team-best 20 points to go with five rebounds, four assists and two steals. Junior forwards Carlos Emory and E.J. Singler added 14 points and 12 points...
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Motum scores 26 defeat USC

Thursday night was a good night for WSU Hoops. WSU dominated in the paint, outscoring the Trojans 24-14 and winning the rebound battle 34-20, holding USC to only three offensive boards Brock Motum scored 26 points to lead the Washington State Cougars past the USC Trojans 60-53 Thursday night in Pac-12 men's basketball action. Motum was hot from the onset, scoring 11...
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Huskies better UCLA - My recap

Terrence Ross led the way. He scored 18 of his team-high 22 points in the second half and scored 10 of the Huskies' final 12 points. In the last meeting of these two teams, C.J. Wilcox scored all of his 24 points in the second half to shoot down UCLA 70-63. The Huskies finished on a 16-4 run to extend their winning streak to four games against UCLA and eight victories over...
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Ducks Top Utes on the Road, 79-68

Senior guard Devoe Joseph had 20 points to lead the University of Oregon men’s basketball team to a 79-68 road win over Utah on Thursday night. The Ducks improved to 16-6 overall and 7-3 in Pac-12 Conference play. The Utes dropped to 5-17 overall and 2-8 in league action. Oregon shot 49.1 percent from the field, hitting 28 of its 57 shot attempts in the game. The Ducks were...
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Canucks vs. Avalanche Matinee Gameday LIVE CHAT Open Thread

This is the OPEN thread for the Red Wings vs. Canucks gameday! Stop by and leave some comments. Remember if you make 100 posts (IN any amount of time) on our forums we'll ship you a Canucks hat from our team store! Puck Drop is at Noon pm and you can catch the action on Sportsnet Pacific or Team 1040 Radio. Vancouver at Colorado Feb 4-3:00 PM ET Record VAN 31-15-5 (16...
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Nuggets vs. Trail Blazers Preview | Handicapping | Betting Odds Feb. 4

NBA Matchup Insight The Blazers have won 10 of their 11 home games this season and they are lucky to be at the Rose Garden tonight, as Portland has really struggled on the road. On the other side of the coin the Nuggets a4e one of the better road teams in the league at 8-4 away from Mile High City. CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE BLAZERS BLOG IN OUR CLUBHOUSE TODAY AT NWSB! Denver Nuggets...
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Five free agent quarterback options for the Seattle Seahawks in 2012

T-Jack  just doesn’t cut it We have all seen, and heard, the Brett Favre-esqe story of Peyton Manning and where he will end up next year. If he is even cleared to play that is. With that in mind, I have compiled a list of the top five free-agent Quarterbacks that I think the Seahawks should take a look at. After all, what do we have to lose? I am omitting the likes of Drew...
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Seattle Mariners 2012 starters, relievers and closers. My Oh My!

Predicting The Arms The Mariners pitching staff are headed to their training complex in Peoria Arizona a full 8 days earlier than any other major league team. The M’s have a major overhaul coming to their starting rotation having lost 3 of their solid starters from 2011 due to trades, and their bullpen has a strong core, but needs a few pieces to round it off before opening day...
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Game 52: Canucks vs. Avalanche ready to rumble in Denver

Boy Do I Have A Headache Seriously, I have a pounding headache and it’s partially due to just having a long day. Drink of Choice For a NOON game! The Red Eye! At its core beer/ tomato juice. However, it is also because of the fact that the Canucks have been playing like absolute crap lately. Although you do have to give credit where credit is due and said credit must go to Roberto...
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Five big things to expect from the Mariners in 2012

Seattle Predictions The Seattle Mariners are right in the midst of their organizational rebuilding process, which means that there is likely to be little difference between last year’s season and this one. However, here are five things to look for to see that there is forward momentum in the franchise. 1. More Honesty. Last year, as the M’s headed into spring training, General...
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Canucks vs. Colorado Avalanche Betting Odds & Handicapping Preview Feb. 4

Nooner? Another matinee? The Vancouver Canucks head out on the road after a less-than-scintillating six game home stand Saturday with a trip to Colorado – a team that they have absolutely owned the last couple of years. Vancouver Canucks (31-15-5) at Colorado Avalanche (26-25-2) When: 3:00 PM ET, Saturday, February 4, 2012 Where: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado Broadcast: SNET...
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State of the Royals: Weekly notebook February 3rd

WHL All Access The Royals have continued to slide in 2012 but have thankfully pulled out of the complete tailspin they were in during early January. Last Week The team split a a pair of games in Victoria with the Kamloops Blazers last weekend. The Royals took the first game Friday night 4-2 scoring all four goals unanswered. Ben Walker’s late second period goal was the game-winner...
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State of the Canucks – Weekly notebook | February 3rd

Canucks All Access The NHL All-Stars were out to shine over this past weekend in Ottawa and four of the Canucks’ best enjoyed time in the nation’s capital to showcase their talent on the big stage. Alex Edler and Cody Hodgson may not have lit the city up during Saturday’s skills competition, but their twin teammates did manage to salvage the weekend with a pair of pretty plays...
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February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings vs. Canucks Blog: Love’ Em & Hate’ Em

How bout shooting? In a rare feat, a game between the Detroit Red Wings and the Vancouver Canucks turned out to be boring. The Red Wings played like Rogers Arena was their home rink while the Canucks couldn’t shake off the rust and the bad habits they carried over from January. Detroit carried the play in this game and frankly the Canucks were lucky to escape with a point. It...
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February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

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