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December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Canucks vs. Blue Jackets Blog: Love’ Em & Hate’ Em

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets. Keith Ballard said after the game that they could have won if they were less terrible in the first. You think? Cody Hodgson saw under eight minutes of ice time, fewer than any forward not named Dale Weise.
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December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football – Seattle Seahawks Week 15 Predictions

Dave B. is back and better than ever with his Week 15 NFL fantasy football forecast for the Seattle Seahawks vs. Chicago Bears matchup. Golden Tate was the Hot prospect for the Hawks going into Week 14, Doug Baldwin was a beast on Monday night and is unquestionably Seattle’s best receiver at the moment
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December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Western Hockey League Weekly Notebook | December 14th

Western hockey league insider Aidan Chafe weighs in with his next WHL season notebook article. On Sunday they followed that solid performance when they blanked the Portland Winterhawks 3-0 as goalie Ty Rimmer made 29 saves for the shutout.
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December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Jamal Crawford Has Been Offered A Contract – Could play for Portland

Jamal Crawford says the Portland Trail Blazers are “right there” in a three-team battle to sign him to a free agent deal. The Trailblazers need him, and want him. Is there any team in the NBA that's having a more injury riddled lead up to the start of their 2011/12 NBA season than the Portland Trailblazers? Brandon Roy is retiring, LaMarcus Aldridge has a heart condition...
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December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Rams vs. Seattle Seahawks Blog: Love’ Em & Hate’ Em

Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens weekly NFL Love Em Hate Em football blog. He recaps and rewinds the St. Louis Rams vs. Seattle Seahawks Week 14 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.
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December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Flying V’s Wrap-Up: Canucks lose to Columbus in a shootout

Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 30 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks vs. Columbus Blue Jackets. Playing in his first game since Nov. 15, Steve Mason stopped 30 shots as the Columbus Blue Jackets topped the Canucks 2-1 in a shootout. Mark Letestu opened the shootout by beating Roberto Luongo. The Canucks play Thursday in Carolinaand Saturday in Toronto.
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December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Vancouver vs. Columbus – December 13th | NHL Highlights

Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. Columbus Blue Jackets game tonight? We’ve got the highlights for you. Mark Letestu, captain Rick Nash and defenseman James Wisniewski scored shootout goals as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat Vancouver Tuesday. Maxim Lapierre tied the game eight minutes into the third. Roberto Luongo stopped 29 shots for the Canucks.
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December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

State Of The Giants: Weekly Notebook December 13th

Richard Hodges our man with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with his first edition of the WHL’s Vancouver Giants Weekly Notebook and WHL Blog. The December 13th, 2011 edition…
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5 Reasons the Seahawks Beat the Rams On Monday Night

Q weighs in with five reasons the Seattle Seahawks managed to keep their post season hopes alive with a 30-13 Monday night football win over the St. Louis Rams. Marshawn Lynch rushed for 115 yards and a TD, Doug Baldwin blocked a punt and scored a receiving TD. For St. Louis Steven Jackson scored from a yard out in the fourth quarter. Michael Robinson and Steven Hauschka played well...
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December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Sign Veteran Kurt Thomas

Portland Trailblazers blogger Jason Green reports the Blazers signed veteran center Kurt Thomas as he and the team agreed to terms on a two-year contract on Sunday. Thomas, who is the league's oldest player at 39, will provide depth considering Greg Oden's chronic knee problems. Veteran Marcus Camby is also in the mix in Portland. Brandon Roy has retired.
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December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Seahawks Marshawn Lynch Showered with Skittles on Monday Night Football

Seattle Seahawks Marshawn Lynch gets his skittles after a TD run on Monday Night Football versus the St. Louis Rams. John Gruden from ESPN's broadcast team can be heard saying "what’s in these things." Whatever it is its working. Marshawn Lynch is the hottest running back in the NFL. The final score of the game on Monday Night Football was 30-13 Seattle over St. Louis.
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December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Canucks vs. Blue Jackets Betting Odds & Handicapping Preview | Dec. 13

Free NHL Betting Odds & Picks on the Vancouver Canucks vs. Columbus Blue Jackets Tuesday matchup. The Canucks are -174 road favorites. The over/under is set at 5.5. The Vancouver Canucks will be going after their tenth win in their last eleven games on Tuesday night. Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin have 9 points in their last 5 games. Rick Nash has four points in his last five games.
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December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Rams vs. Seahawks Week 14 Offensive & Defensive Game Balls

After each week of the regular season and possibly during the NFL playoffs should the Seattle Seahawks be so lucky Dave B will stop by and bring you his Seahawks game balls. Balls are awarded to the Seahawks offensive MVP wide receiver Doug Baldwin, and on defense it goes to defensive back Brandon Browner who has four interceptions in the last three games.
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December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Oregon Ducks Angle: 2012 Rose Bowl Prediction + Preview

Oregon Ducks football bloger Travis Koehler weighs in with his analysis and opinion of the 2012 Rose Bowl game. A couple of 11-2 teams square off in the Rose Bowl when the Pac-12 Champion Ducks take on the champions of the Big Ten, the Wisconsin Badgers. LaMichael James and Darron Thoma vs. Montee Ball. We've got your Wisconsin vs. Oregon Point Spread analysis, and expert picks...
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December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Portland State vs. Oregon Betting Odds & Handicapping Preview | Dec. 12

Free College Basketball Betting Odds & Picks for the the Portland St. Vikings vs. Oregon Ducks Monday matchup. Oregon are 14.5 point favorites in this contest at home, Forward E.J. Singler will probably never be as good as his brother but he and guard Garrett Sim have a nice partnership. Oregon has an 8-2 edge in the series and defeated the Vikings 68-49 last season.
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December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

The Captain: Vancouver Canucks Henrik Sedin under the spotlight

Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. Henrik Sedin is under the spotlight for the Canucks, and its noted the opposition will start clamping down on linemates Daniel Sedin, Alex Burrows, Jannik Hansen eventually and if Henrik could bump up his scoring to 25-30 goals per season, the Canucks could become more dangerous.
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December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies College Basketball Recap: UW loses 86-80

Steve Lee weighs in with the good, the bad, and the ugly Sunday loss 86-80 Washington Huskies loss to the Duke Blue Devils in NYC. Freshman Austin Rivers scored 18 points, and No. 5 Duke survived. Andre Dawkins added 17 points off the bench. Ryan Kelly scored 16 points. Tony Wroten led Washington with 23 points. C.J. Wilcox added 22 points.
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December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Northwest Athlete Profile: Brett Lawrie

Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Current MLB big league ball player Brett Lawrie from Langley, British Columbia. Danny Ferguson points out Lawrie was drafted as a catcher, but played regularly at second, third and left field as well. For the Toronto Blue Jays the high profile Canadian prospect in the franchise makes sense on many levels.
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December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Washington St. Football – 2011 Pac 12 Season Review

Jason Green one of our Pac 12 bloggers has the Washington State Cougars season recap article. The Cougars didn't achieve the success they hoped for in 2011. Firing Paul Wulff at the end of the year and bringing in Mike Leach (Former Texas Tech coach). Connor Halliday, Marquess Wilson, Rickey Galvin and Carl Winston all return in 2012.
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December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Oregon St. Football – 2011 Pac 12 Season Review

Jason Green one of our Pac 12 bloggers has the Oregon State Beavers season recap article. The Beavers had a nightmare of a season going 3-9 and failed to make it to a bowl game for the 2nd straight season. The Beavers have the tools on offense to turn things around next season. Sean Mannion and Malcolm Agnew are back in 2012.
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December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Idaho vs. Oregon State Video – Pac 12 Basketball Highlights

Did you miss the Idaho Vandals vs. Oregon State Beavers Pac 12 basketball game Friday? We’ve got the highlights for you. Deremy Geiger had career highs with 27 points and seven 3-pointers, leading Idaho to a 74-60 win over Oregon State Friday night. Stephen Madison added nine points.
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December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Monday Night Football: The Seahawks Will Beat The Rams If…

Brett B. one of our Seattle Seahawks bloggers tells us RB Marshawn Lynch has been the catalyst for the turnaround in Seattle, which has won three of its last four games. Steven Jackson has been a top NFL running back in the league since the 2005 NFL Season. Breno Giacomini and Paul McQuistan need to step up and have big games yet again.
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December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Canucks vs. Senators Blog: Love’ Em & Hate’ Em

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Ottawa Senators. Other than Don Cherry calling out Ron McLean out for hating Alex Burrows this game looked great after 20 minutes. Then it fizzled out. Ryan Kesler was front and centre in this game with two goals. Nick Foligno and Chris Neil did their best Bruins imitation.
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December 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Flying V’s Wrap-Up: Canucks & their fans put the boots to Ottawa

Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 29 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks vs. Ottawa Senators. Roberto Luongo was solid opposite Craig Anderson with only the one blemish on Saturday’s performance which could hardly be blamed on the goaltender. Nick Foligno caught youngster Cody Hodgson witha big hit early in the game that set the tone.
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December 11, 2011  |  Discuss
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