Steve Lee one of our Portland Trailblazers bloggers reports on the NBA preseason matchup between the Blazers and the Jazz last night at the Rose Garden in Portland. A week before the team tips off their schedule, the Blazers have kicked off the 2011-12 season in the right direction. With LaMarcus Aldridge sidelined due to his recent heart condition Wesley Matthews was a pleasant surprise.
Portland Trailblazers roster recap as we get closer to the 2011 NBA season starting up. Jamal Crawford says the Portland Trail Blazers are where he belongs, but to bring him in the Blazers had to waive the retiring Brandon Roy. A tough pill to swallow for all northwest hoops fans. LaMarcus Aldridge has a heart condition, Greg Oden is Greg Oden, Kurt Thomas is coming in as is Craig Smith.
Jason Green one of our UW Huskies football bloggers breaks down the upcoming 2011 Alamo Bowl tale of the tape between the Washington Huskies vs. Baylor Bears. Steve Sarkisian and his Washington team head into a bowl game as a major underdog for a second straight year. They'll have to take on Robert Griffen III the 2011 Heisman winner and a guy who completed 72 percent of his passes in 2011.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 33 matchup between the Minnesota Wild vs. Vancouver Canucks. A 4-0 Vancouver win. Daniel Sedin made three amazing passes, setting up power play goals by Henrik Sedin and Ryan Kesler, and another at even strength by Alex Burrows. The 3 stars were Robert Luongo, Henrik Sedin, and Daniel Sedin. Luongo got the win for the Canucks.
C-Mac our Vancouver Canucks blogger tells us after losing the Stanley Cup finals to Boston, there are still top moments in time to look back on. The five top moments of the 2011 Vancouver Canucks. Alex Burrows defating the Blackhawks, Kevin Bieksa and his stanchion shot, Manny Malhotra and his eye injury, Cory Schneider and his presence. Here’s to the 2011 Canucks memories. Our...
Danny Ferguson our Seattle Mariners blogger breaks down the Seattle Mariners short stop position with his historical rankings analysis. For the Mariners finding a good short stop has been a challenge. Carlos Guillen, Craig Reynolds, Yuniesky Betancourt, Omar Vizquel, and Alex Rodriguez make the list. Here’s to the 2011 Seattle Mariners memories.
Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac weighs in with a humorous piece on the Canucks injury report. Let’s examine the further potential for player knocks as Sports Action could do with proposing a new line of Injury bets. We have seen Chris Higgins and his staphylococcus foot infection, a David Booth knee injury, and a Cody Hodgson rung bell, now a Daniel Sedin stiff back...
Did you miss the Minnesota Wild vs. Vancouver Canucks game last night Rogers Arena? We’ve got the highlights for you. A nice 4-0 Vancouver win. Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin combined for six points and Roberto Luongo made 33 saves. Ryan Kesler doubled the lead midway through the second. Niklas Backstrom made 29 saves for Minnesota.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Minnesota Wild. Roberto Luongo quietly picked up his first shutout of the year Mike Yeo had the neutral zone clogged all night long. That didn't stop Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, and Alex Burrows from being AMAZING. Cody Hodgson and Jannik Hansen were special too.
The 1992 Rose Bowl win over Michigan 34-14 which the Huskies won the national championship was a special moment in time, but KShell has an even better Washington Huskies bowl game moment to share. The 2010 Holiday bowl had the Huskies vs. the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Jake Locker vs. Taylor Martinez. The Huskies went from 0-12 to Holiday Bowl champs in just two years.
Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens weekly NFL Love Em Hate Em football blog. He recaps and rewinds the Seattle Seahawks vs. Chicago Bears Week 15 Monday night football matchup. The Seahawks won the primetime game. Brett loved the Seahawks Special Teams units, including Doug Baldwin and his blocked punt and kick return. Robert Gallery and the O-line protected and ran blocked well for Marshawn Lynch.
NWSB insider Matt Martz brings us the year in review for the 2011 Inaugural season for the Portland Timbers. This season saw a stunning upset over the eventual champions as well as some highlight reel moments from Darlington Nagbe and Troy Perkins. Rookie Deigo Chara shone while veteran Jack Jewsbury helped guide the Timbers squad.
NWSB insider Carolyn Smith brings us 5 reasons why Mike Benevides was Wally Buono's choice as next head coach for the BC Lions. Benevides had a lot to do with the Lions winning this year's Grey Cup, he knows talent and he's dedicated and in it to win.
Riley weighs in with the daily Vancouver Canucks Java. NHL team news for the die hard Nucks fans. Gossip and articles captured on the web for Tuesday. NWSportsBeat.com your source for all Vancouver Canucks hockey talk all the time, plus Canucks blog archives…
NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us his top 10 reasons to love this year's Seattle Seahawks team. The team's youth through players like Doug Baldwin, Earl Thomas, and Kam Chancellor made the list as well as Red Bryant, Marshawn Lynch and of course the Seattle Seahawks cheerleaders - "The Sea Gals". Check out TOP POT Donuts on the list too!
Brandon Choate breaks down the week 15 matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Chicago Bears in his Seahawks Monday morning quarterback. Tarvaris Jackson got it going in the second half while Marshawn Lynch AKA Beast Mode set some Seahawk records of his own. The defense played lights out, registering more points scored than the Bears offense.
Q weighs in with five reasons the Seattle Seahawks managed to keep their post season hopes alive with a 38-14 Sunday win over the Chicago Bears. Marshawn Lynch ran for a pair of touchdowns and Tarvaris Jackson threw for another. Plus Brandon Browner returned an interception 42 yards for a touchdown and the Seahawks forced a total of five turnovers.
Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. Roberto Luongo is under the spotlight for the Canucks. With the opportunity to regain his hold on the goaltenders spot following Cory Schneider's rough start against Nashville on December 1st, Luongo has posted an impressive 5-1 record.
Free NHL Betting Odds & Picks on the Minnesota Wild vs. Vancouver Canucks Monday night matchup. The Canucks are -200 road favorites. The over/under is set at 5.5. Vancouver loses to the bad teams and beats the better ones – Minnesota is one of the better ones! The offense is clicking. Daniel Sedin has 4 goals in his last five contests, brother Henrik Sedin has 6 assists over that same span.
From the OUCH file.
Seabrook was hurt when he was slammed into the boards from behind by Calgary's Rene Bourque. He was knocked out of Sunday's game against the Flames due to an "upper body injury".
Calgary Flames left wing Rene Bourque will have a hearing with NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan on Monday.
Seabrook did not return to the contest, while...
Brees threw for 412 yards and five touchdowns on Sunday, giving him five consecutive 300-yard games.
He set a single-season record with his 11th 300-yard passing game in Sunday's 42-20 win over the Minnesota Vikings.
It also marked the 41st straight game in which Brees has thrown a TD pass
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Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. When Phil Kessel scored with a couple minutes remaining, it looked like this game still had some legs. Enter Jannik Hansen, but don't blink or you'll miss him. Roberto Luongo made sure Jim Hughson had a great game to call on HNIC.
Portland Trail Blazers blogger Matt Martz tells us five things us fans of the Portland Trail Blazers should watch for. Including to bring a title home to "Rip City" ranking high on the ole Christmas Wish List. LaMarcus Aldridge, Greg Oden, and Marcus Camby will welcome in old man river Kurt Thomas, but another big man is still needed in Oregon.
Richard Hodges our man with his pulse on the WHL hockey beat is back with his first edition of the WHL’s Seattle Thunderbirds Weekly Notebook and WHL Blog. The December 18th, 2011 edition…