NWSB Writer Bryant Knox details players the Portland Trail Blazers should avoid drafting with their picks in the 2012 NBA draft. The Portland Trail Blazers will have two lottery picks in this week’s NBA draft, and while the potential is there in every prospect, there are a handful of players the team must avoid with the No. 6 and No. 11 picks. Players include Jeremy Lamb and Andre Drummond.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church asks us the serious question of whether or not the Seahawks will have a top defense again in 2012? With the departure of David Hawthorne there is an empty space. Let’s hope that is filled by the rookie Bobby Wagner. Coupled with Brandon Mebane, Red Bryant, LeRoy Hill, Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor and K.J. Wright the makings is there for an amazing defense.
NWSB Gambling insider Dave B is back and tells us 2012 CFL football season is here. Check out the Bodog sportsbook 2012 Canadian football futures that are out. The BC Lions odds are out. Bodog has CFL lines up. Bet on the BC Lions today. Check out the Bodog CFL Prop bets, or lay some money on Travis Lulay and GeRoy Simon to be the best players in the CFL in 2012.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions fantasy football writer Dave B weighs in with his 2012 CFL fantasy stats projections, predictions and draft tips for your CFL fantasy drafts. Let’s take a look at what we can expect from the Lions studs going into 2012. News, fantasy analysis and predictions for Travis Lulay, Andrew Harris, Arland Bruce, Geroy Simon and Shawn Gore. The fantasy forecast. 2012 BC Lions.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church points out the Chris Clemons vs. Pete Carroll / John Schneider Seahawks contract stalemate reminds him of the movie Jerry Maguire, and the Rod Tidwell vs. Arizona Cardinals dispute. Right Glenn Frey? What happens now? The Seahawks gained a huge upgrade with the pass rush by obtaining Bruce Irvin in the draft.
NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson gives five reasons as to why Oregon Duck fans just cannot stand the Oregon State Beavers. Ducks and Beavers are not meant to get along; not in nature and not in sporting contests. In nature, Ducks are free-roaming, exploring creatures who explore the rivers, streams, and lakes that communities have to offer. Beavers dam them up and create natural problems that ruin the ecosystem of certain areas.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Clinton Bell tells us to him the best “MY oh MY” play of the twelfth week of the year had to be Felix Hernandez’s two RBI double in the second inning Saturday night against the San Diego Padres. With the one run given up on the mound as well, Felix single was a one man wrecking crew against the Padres. The double was on a hanging sinker off of Jason Marquis, scoring both Justin Smoak and Dustin Ackley.
NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson dishes on why you should love the Portland Timbers after their victory over the Seattle Sounders on Sunday. With the Los Angeles Galaxy up next and the Seattle Sounders right around the corner, the Timbers knew that they had to turn their season around fast. Players mentioned include Kris Boyd, David Horst, and Freddy Montero.
NWSB Insider and Portland Trailblazers blogger Steve Lee chimes in with a some destinations he sees fit for Jamal Crawford’s talents. With Ray Allen rumored to go to Miami, Boston would be an ideal fit for Crawford. He could come in and start, and help them with another deep run in the playoffs. Or there is the Timberwolves, they could rival the Trail Blazers as a northwest favorite with all of the northwest talent on their squad.
NWSB Writer Bryant Knox profiles the top 5 players to watch on offense for the Oregon Ducks this upcoming 2012 season. The Oregon Ducks will find themselves without Darron Thomas and LaMichael James next season, but don’t expect the offense to show any signs of slowing down. Players include DeAnthony Thomas, Marcus Mariota, and Kenjon Barner.