Archives for June 2012

Trail Blazers: Players to avoid in the 2012 NBA Draft

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.

How good can the Seahawks defense be in 2012? Top 5? Top 10?

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.

Bodog sportsbook releases BC Lions 2012 prop bets and CFL futures

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.

CFL fantasy football? BC Lions 2012 player projections

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.

Show me the money! Seahawks Chris Clemons vs. Glen Frey..err John Schneider

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.

No contracts forthcoming for Canucks’ Rome, Oreskovich & Ebbett

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Reggie Gill weighs in with his ananlysis of the current crop of Canuck free agent hockey players that did not have contracts qualified and therefore will be free agents come July 1st 2012. Aaron Rome figures to be the one who’s presence will be missed the most. Andrew Ebbett a role player and Victor Oreskovich a guy never able to realize his potential.

Dam This! Five reasons the Ducks can’t stand Beavers…

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.

My oh My! Top play of the week for the Seattle Mariners (video)

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.

Big win over Sounders FC! Timbers love parade time…

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.

On the road again… Jamal Crawford trade rumors

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.

Five offensive impact players for the Oregon Ducks in 2012

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.

Seattle Seahawks 12th Man Monday Morning Java

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 your weekly Edition of the Monday Morning java. your source for all Seattle Seahawks NFL football talk all the time, plus Seahawks blog archives…

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