The Slouch is back with your Week 9 Free NFL football picks, and your Week 10 College football predictions. Oregon vs. Washington (Chris Polk vs. LaMichael James), Seattle Seahawks vs. Dallas Cowboys (Tony Romo vs. Tarvaris Jackson) are on the schedule this week.
Brandon weighs in with the daily Seattle Seahawks Java. NFL team news for the die hard Seahawks 12th man fans. Gossip and articles captured on the web for Saturday. NWSportsBeat.com your source for all Seattle Seahawks NFL football talk all the time, plus Seahawks blog archives…
CIS basketball is here and Richard Hodges weighs in with his 2011-2012 University of Victoria Vikings Men's Basketball Preview. Great things are on the horizon for this talented young team.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 13 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks and St. Louis Blues. For the second time in the span of 10 days the Canucks were beaten by the St. Louis Blues. Alex Burrows opened the scoring, Ryan Kesler notched one, but a pair by T.J. Oshie for St. Louis were enough to help them win.
Seattle Seahawks blogger and 12th man Q weighs in with the 5 Dallas Cowboys the Seahawks have to stop in order to get a win in Dallas on Sunday. The Seahawks offensive Line of James Carpenter, Russell Okung, Robert Gallery, and others better stop DeMarcus Ware...
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Vancouver Canucks sports blogger Carolyn Smith reports on the fantastic news today that former Captain Canuck Trevor Linden received the Order of Canada today for Dedication to the community. Linden is one of the most respected players in Canucks franchise history. Congrats Trev!
Our Washington Huskies insider Brandon Choate weighs in on this week's football matchup against the #6 Oregon Ducks. Defense will be key in this game as the Huskies line must stop the Ducks running game. Cort Dennison and Desmond Trufant will be busy while Josh Shirley needs to be able to contain the wild Oregon running backs.
Huskies beat blogger KShell reports on Washington Huskies game week vs. the Ducks. Huskies fans are excited about middle linebacker and team captain Cort Dennison. The Huskies offense with Keith Price and Chris Polk hope to be able to click to get the win, and Dennison and Senio Kelemente will do their part on defense.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Riley says they need to trade Roberto Luongo back to Florida. Problem is the Panthers have nobone the Canucks Mike Gillis wants. He suggests trading Luongo for the Miami Heat's LeBron James. LeBron has said he wants to become a “global icon.” He’s already huge in the US, but he could be bigger in Canada.
UW Huskies hoops blogger K-Shell tells us the Washington Huskies basketball future at the guard position looks bright. Lorenzo Romar has recruited another bunch of talented young kids to play together. Tony Wroten Jr, Abdul gaddy, Scott Suggs, Terrence Ross all look to have careers like Brandon Roy, and Nate Robinson.
Our man on the Seattle Seahawks beat Brandon Choate weighs in on this week's battle versus the Dallas Cowboys. If the Seahawks can keep constant pressure on Tomy Romo while containing Dez Bryant and Laurent Robinson, they should be in line for a much needed victory.
Nice CFL matchup in Week 19. Montreal Alouettes vs. BC Lions Saturday, November 5th, 2011. Check out the preview, Live betting odds and lines, and Canadian football gambling trends. Geroy Simon, Arland Bruce, Travis Lulay and Andrew Harris will need to be factors for BC to win.
Insider Steve breaks down the WSU vs. Cal matchup this weekend. The Washington State Cougars must play every game from here on out like it is their last. Paul Wulff must be open to the idea of allowing Marshall Lobbestael the freedom to be a QB with an open playbook if the Cougars want to grab a 2011 bowl game berth.
Northwest hoops blogger Steve Lee had a day dream the other day, or was it a nightmare. As the Portland Trailblazers welcomed the Denver Nuggets in for their 2011/12 home opener. Did it really happen? The stadium and the game remain locked out, at least until the end of November and most likely beyond. No Brandon Roy, LaMarcus Aldridge, or Greg Oden...yet.
Q breaks down the five best Seattle Supersonics coaches over their team history. Thru the years the Sonics had some legendary teams. Let's not forget as well that they have 1 NBA title, and have had a ton of solid players. Lenny Wilkins leads the pack, George Karl, Bill Russell, Nate McMillan, and Paul Westphal make the list too.
Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Current Sacramento Kings guard and former Washington Huskies hoops legend Isaiah Thomas. Thomas decided to skip his senior season at Washington and enter the NBA draft. The Kings drafted him 60th overall.
Free NHL Betting Odds & Picks on the Vancouver Canucks vs. St. Louis Blues Friday matchup. The Canucks are -105 road favorites. The over/under is set at 5.5. Vancouver will turn to Roberto Luongo tonight, the Blues rode some Brian Elliot in the first meeting a 3-0 Blues win. Its NHL predictions time.
Oregon Ducks blogger the Crazy Quacker weighs in with the top 5 reasons he hates the Washington Huskies football team so much. It's Pac 12 rivalry week folks. Chris Polk vs. LaMichael James, Keith Price vs. Darron Thomas. Talk to any Oregon fan over 18 years old and I guarantee we know the history of Rich Brooks and the Kenny Wheaton play.
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Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the Canucks 5-1 loss to the Wild on Wednesday. Thank goodness for Cory Schneider or this could have been a lot worse. Kevin Bieksa called it one of the worst performances he's seen as a Canuck, and he's probably not that far off. Manny Malhotra was a -4.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 12 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks and Minnesota Wild. A 5-1 Minnesota win. Manny Malhotra, Chris Higgins and Jannik Hansen were a combined -9 on the night, Corey Schneider took the loss in net though most will say this loss isn't on him.
Q weighs in with his five best 5 Best Oregon State Beavers Football Players currently playing on Sunday’s in the NFL. Steven Jackson, Chad Ochocinqo, T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Andy Levitre, and Nick Barnett make the grade. Could Sean Mannion make this list one day?
After years without playoff football on UBC’s campus the Thunderbirds are ready to make up for lost time, beginning with a season-long vendetta against the visiting Saskatchewan Huskies on Saturday.
It was a great season for the Seattle Sounders, but not a happy ending. They lost 3-2 on aggregate to Real Salt Lake in the MLS Playoffs last night at CenturyLink Field on November 2, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. Freddy Montero and Kasey Keller did their best, and that's all you can ask for.
Once again this week only one team in the NFC west has a REAL shot at the playoffs the San Francisco 49ers. The Seattle Seahawks led by Tarvaris Jackson and Marshawn Lynch, and the Arizona Cardinals led by Kevin Kolb and Larry Fitzgerald hope to change things this week. Here's our Week 9 NFC West previews…