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Chicago Blackhawks vs. Canucks Betting Odds & Handicapping Preview

The Rivalry Resumes Is it just me or do the Vancouver Canucks have more rivals than anyone else in the NHL? On Tuesday the Canucks begin the second half of their season at home against one of their more heated and hated rivals, the Chicago Blackhawks. Chicago Blackhawks (29-15-6) at Vancouver Canucks (30-15-4) When: 10:00 PM ET, Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Where: Rogers Arena,...
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January 31, 2012  |  Discuss

AL West Celebrity Death Match: Pujols vs. Hernandez

Everyone Wants To See This One! In ancient times as two armies came to face each other in battle they would call upon their champion to represent them in a one on one battle to the death. The A.L. West is primed to be a battle field and in the third week of May the Mariners will call upon their champion, Felix “The King” Hernandez to face Jose Alberto “The Machine” Pujols...
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January 31, 2012  |  Discuss

UW Lands Top DB in the Nation Shaq Thompson

The tide is turning in the Pac 12. Isn't it? Ok maybe not, but I wanted to say it none the less. Ahhhh love recruiting season. So do the Washington Huskies football program. It all started with a Quote: Steve Sarkisian @CoachSark saying WOOOOOOOFFFFFFFFF!!!!!!!!!!!! On Twitter. That of course means the Huskies landed another recruit. This time its the #1 DB in the nation...
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January 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Canadian Women’s CONCACAF Finals and the Vancouver Whitecaps

Soccer in Vancouver The CONCACAF (North & Central American & Caribbean nation’s zone) Qualifying Tournament for the London Olympics just concluded Sunday with both the Canadian and American women advancing into the two berths for the Olympic event. The fact that the Canadians (ranked 7th in the world) and the Americans (ranked 1st) made it to the top two placements for...
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January 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Blackhawks vs. Canucks Game 50: Woooah, We’re Halfway There

Gut Check Time Once the Hawks and Canucks face off Tuesday night, we can officially say that this season is over the hill.  We’ll be able to say the unofficial 2nd half has begun. Obviously 41 is half of 82 and this is Game 50, but if we are looking at the Canucks as Stanley Cup favourites, 50 is actually less than halfway to the amount of games the Canucks played last season...
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January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Washington vs. Arizona Video – Pac 12 Basketball Highlights

UW vs Arizona Recap Did you miss the Washington Huskies vs. Arizona Wildcats game on Saturday? We’ve got the highlights for you. addCustomPlayer('lcg9yj9b2pdn14nk5ve0oa3fk', '436513A0723746DA95C05E22386B026', '13tfckk986kki1jbjayptk6si2', 620, 540, 'perflcg9yj9b2pdn14nk5ve0oa3fk-13tfckk986kki1jbjayptk6si2', 'eplayer4'); CLICK HERE TO...
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January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers vs. Jazz Preview | Handicapping | Betting Odds Jan. 30

NBA Gambling Insight The Blazers won both of their games against the Jazz last season in Utah, but this season Portland has really struggled on the road. Utah is 9-3 at home this season and the Blazers have only beaten 1 team on the road this season that has a winning record and that was in the 2nd game of the season. CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE BLAZERS BLOG IN OUR CLUBHOUSE TODAY...
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January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Top Canucks rumours during the All-Star break for the non-All Stars

Downtime With the Vancouver Canucks Alex Edler and Daniel Sedin & Henrik Sedin together on Team Alfie in Ottawa this past week, while Cody Hodgson explores the dark side of Team Chara, the rest of the Canucks have had to keep themselves busy. Just what have they been up to this whole time? Here are five of the hottest rumours around town about what some of the rest of the team...
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January 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies get HUGE Pac 12 primetime road win in Arizona

NCAA Hoops: Washington @ Arizona It was arguably one of the biggest games of the year as the Washington Huskies were scheduled to come into Arizona to take on the always challenging Wildcats. The game was a primetime game, slated for ESPN and was the featured game on ESPN Gameday. These two teams have developed quite a rivalry over the last 2 seasons, especially after last season’s...
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January 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Northwest Coach Profiles: Don James

NCAA Football: Don James Born: December 31st, 1932 Place of birth: Massillon, Ohio Position: QB, Defensive Back, Assistant Coach, Head Coach. Playing Career: 1951-53, Miami (FL) QB, DB Overall Coaching Record: 178–76–2 Bowls: 10–5 My fondest memories of University of Washington football came during the Don James era. The only time I actually went to Husky Stadium was coach...
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January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Northwest Coach Profiles: Pat Quinn

NHL Hockey: Pat Quinn Date of birth: January 29, 1943 Place of birth: Hamilton, Ontario, CAN Position: Player/Head Coach/GM Leafs, Canucks, Flames, Oilers, Kings, Flyers, Team Canada Playing career: 1963–1977 Personal Background ‘The Big Irishman’, as he is so well-known, was a long-time fixture in the NHL. He was raised in Hamilton and played hockey at various levels, before...
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January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Saturday Links: Canucks Morning Java

Canucks News WAKE THE CRACK UP! Last night was of course Friday so maybe you were inebriated. Well here’s your cure; the NW Sports Beat CANUCKS Morning Java. You’ll find all the most recent CANUCKS Stories, as well as some stuff on the ASG in Ottawa and we ask the question; What are the opponents saying as the Canucks face off against Chicago Tuesday after the All Star game....
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January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Northwest Coach Profiles: Pete Carroll

CFB & NFL Football: Pete Carroll Pete Carroll was born September 15, 1951 in San Francisco, California. He went to Redwood High School in Larkspur, California. As a freshman, he was too small for sports and had to bring a doctor’s note in order to even try out for the football team. That set his tone for the attitude he would carry throughout his life (“Earn everything...
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January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns vs. Trail Blazers Preview | Handicapping | Betting Odds Jan. 27

NBA Gambling Insight The Blazers are one of the best home teams, but they have been horrid on the road including losing to the sub-.500 Warriors in their last game. Portland has a good chance to get back on track facing a Suns’ team that has lost 2 straight and is only 3-7 in their last 10 games. CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE BLAZERS BLOG IN OUR CLUBHOUSE TODAY AT NWSB! Phoenix...
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January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Tony Wroten MONSTER Jam vs. ASU

Did you happen to miss the Tony Wroten dunk last night versus Arizona St. Sun Devils? Wroten made the highlight reels with a huge dunk and foul with just over five minutes remaining, knocking down the free throw for the traditional three-point play. Enjoy this one Washington Huskies fans! Here we go for your viewing pleasure. Washington 60, Arizona St. 54 When...
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January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Mariners Fan Fest This Weekend

MARINERS FANFEST When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Where: Safeco Field. What: The 14th annual event allows fans to tour the Mariners’ clubhouse, plus more events planned. Scheduled Apperences: Mike CarpBrandon LeagueJesus MonteroMiguel OlivoTrayvon RobinsonBrendan RyanJason VargasCasper Wells Mariners minor leaguers scheduled to appear are Vinnie Catricala, Danny...
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January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Huskies squeak by a tough ASU team

Washington (13-7, 6-2 Pac-12) picked up its ninth win in its last 10 trips to Tempe. Arizona State (6-14, 2-6 Pac-12) dropped its third straight game and has lost 17 of its last 20 meetings with the Huskies. Tony Wroten scored 22 points to lead Washington to a 60-54 Pacific-12 win over Arizona State Thursday. The Pac-12’s leading freshmen scorer was 9-of-12 shooting from the...
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January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

WSU Star Aden injured

Tough night last night for the Cougars. Faisal Aden, the reigning Pac-12 player of the week for Washington State, left the game with what appeared to be a serious left knee injury in the first half. Aden was hurt on a drive to the basket, falling to the court in pain after being stripped of the ball by Jordin Mayes. Kyle Fogg scored 20 points and Solomon Hill added 17, leading...
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January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Your thoughts on Ichiro possibly batting 3rd this year?

The man! The myth. The legend. Ichiro Suzuki has been M's leadoff hitter for 1,722 games. We all know he shouldn't be any longer. (Most anyways) Wedge is dropping hints to anyone that will listen that Ichiro could be on his way out of the lead-off spot. Wedge said he hasn't decided yet who would hit first if Ichiro doesn't, nor where Ichiro would land in the batting...
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January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Oregon vs. Oregon St. Civil War Preview

• TV: Fox Sports Net (ROOT Sports NW); Steve Physioc, play-by-play; Marques Johnson, analyst • Radio: Oregon IMG Sports Network; 95.3 FM - KUJZ in Eugene/Springfield; Jerry Allen, play-by-play The University of Oregon men’s basketball team (15-5, 6-2) will host in-state rival Oregon State (13-7, 3-5) as part of The Civil War presented by Pacific Source & your Northwest...
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January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Arland Bruce Resigns With BC

BC is a powerhouse. Arland Bruce is staying on the West Coast after re-signing with the Grey Cup champion B.C. Lions on Thursday. Quote: "Arland's football resume speaks for itself," general manager and vice-president of football operations Wally Buono said in a statement. "He is an exciting player who helped make our offence even better...
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January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

NHL Hockey Lines For the 2012 All Star Game

NHL All-Star Odds: Team Alfredsson Battles Team Chara in NHL All-Star Game More than three dozen of the NHL’s best players will descended on Ottawa Thursday night for the All-Star Draft, and Bovada has all the action covered from the selections to the skills competition to the game itself. Unfortunately, Alex Ovechkin has pulled out of the game, so retribution won’t be coming...
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January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Linebacker Solomon Elimimian Signs With Minnesota Vikings

BC Lions linebacker Solomon Elimimian has signed a contract with the Minnesota Vikings, according to his agent who announced the news on Twitter Wednesday. Quote: "CFL LB Solomon Elimimian signed today with the Minnesota Vikings. Congrats Solomon," read agent Bardia Ghahremani's Tweet. According to reports, the 25-year-old Elimimian...
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January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 SuperBowl Gambling Odds Say Patriots, But Giants Hold Momentum

The New England Patriots hold the slight advantage over the New York Giants when it comes to the Super Bowl betting line, but it’s just as important to consider how NFL oddsmakers initially settled on the -3 spread. Though the Pats have been dominant for much of 2011-12, New York won clout with their victory over the Green Bay Packers. The truth is, although the Patriots have...
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January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Sidney Rice Surgery Update

Reports are coming out from YAHOO sports that Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice had surgery on both of his shoulders following the season. Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN reports Rice will have to rehabilitate twice as hard this offseason as he looks to bounce back from a disappointing first season following his big free-agent splash. One of the procedures was to repair a torn...
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January 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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