Watching the Wave: Vancouver Whitecaps August 1st

Cascadia Cup Sounders FC vs. Whitecaps FC

Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. Davide Chiumiento, Eric Hassli and Sebastien Le Toux have been shown the door. In comes Andy O’Brien, Kenny Miller, Barry Robson, and Jamaican winger Dane Richards. Will we see better results? Time will tell. The pressure is now on Coach Martin Rennie.

Seattle Seahawks pre-season notes: Training Camp day 4

Braylon Edwards

NWSB Rookie Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp brings us his 2012 Seahawks training camp notes from the Pre-season. Today the A-man weighs in on the Newest Seahawk Braylon Edwards. The reporters made it awkward immediately, asking Edwards about Brandon Browner and his’ relationship. Edwards is wearing Mike Williams’ old #17, and looked in shape and healthy today.

Mariners mid-season trades: What did they lose? What did they gain?

Brandon League

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners mid season trades made by Eric Wedge and Jack Zduriencik. Ichiro Suzuki, Brandon League and Steve Delabar are gone. In are Eric Thames, Logan Bawcom Leon Landry, D.J. Mitchell and Danny Farquhar. Lots of people expected Jack to trade Jason Vargas and Kevin Millwood too, but those moves didn’t happen.

2012 Oregon Ducks’ tight end season preview

Colt Lyerla is a beast. Photo:

NWSB Writer Travis Koehler details Oregon’s depth at tight end heading into the 2012 season. There is no question that Colt Lyerla is expected to win the starting job and be the next big TE star on this high powered Oregon offense. So much focus is on the QB battle and many are waiting to see if a young star will emerge at WR that the question mark at tight end has not been talked about much.

Moments in time…the Seattle Mariners week that was

Eric Thames

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with another M’s Week That Was. Intended to be a fun column, with lots of laughs and other good stuff. Normally it will be a top 10 list, a la David Letterman style.The Mariners continued their mastery over the Kansas City Royals in a 4 game sweep. More moves by the team lead to departures to Brandon League and Steve Delabar, and Mr. Mariner Alvin Davis is hired on as an instructor.

The 2012 Seahawks QB competition love ’em & hate ’em style…

Russell Wilson Seahawks

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Reggie Gill tells us what is going on during training camp with regards to Matt Flynn, Russell Wilson, Tarvaris Jackson and the Seatle QB competition. He brakes it down Love ‘ em & Hate ‘ em style providing key points to the positive and negative of the race for the job. No matter who wins Flynn, Jackson and Wilson, and even Portis will be better QB’s.

Seattle Mariners fantasy baseball stats & breakdown – Week 17

Mike Carp, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider Brandon Choate brings us his weekly Fantasy Baseball recap of your Seattle Mariners. Felix Hernandez and Jason Vargas continued their hot streaks while Michael Saunders stepped up yet again. Mike Carp is making a statement while Dustin Ackley and Carlos Peguero could be playing in Tacoma if they don’t heat up quickly.

Blue Jays vs. Mariners in Seattle: Pitching, series preview, analysis & predictions

Hisashi Iwakuma

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup with the Toronto Blue Jays. Hisashi Iwakuma pitched well his last 2 outings, but got no decisions for his hard work. Jason Vargas will look to continue his hot streak while Blake Beavan looks to stay on track. The Mariners dropped 2 of 3 against Toronto last time around, but have improved since.

Toronto Blue Jays vs Mariners betting odds and handicapping preview – July 30

Hisahi Iwakuma, Seattle Mariners

Free MLB Betting Odds & Picks on the Toronto Blue Jays vs. Seattle Mariners Monday July 30th game 1 matchup. The Blue Jays are -1205 road favorites. The over/under is set at 7.5. Q likes the road team in this one 4-3 unfortunately. The pitching matchup features Ricky Romero vs. Mariners RH Hisashi Iwakuma . How do you know which pitcher is the horse to back in this one?

Seattle Seahawks pre-season notes: Training Camp day 3

Ricardo Lockette

NWSB Rookie Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp brings us his 2012 Seahawks training camp notes from the Pre-season. Today the A-man weighs in on the QB competition again between Matt Flynn, Tarvaris Jackson and Russell Wilson. He also looks closely at the WR’s. Kris Durham continues to hurt his cause, as he had a few drops. Deon Butler was solid in drills, Ricardo Lockette has looked great.

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

Dan Wilson and Randy Johnson will forever be a part of Seattle Mariners baseball (Getty Images)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Clinton Bell tells us to him the best “MY oh MY” play of the seventeenth week of the year had to be the induction video of Dan Wilson and Randy Johnson to the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame. As players who were instrumental in winning and helping the M’s get Safeco built, this was a day that will go down in history and never be forgotten to Marines fans everywhere.

Lions vs. Stampeders Week 5 offensive & defensive game balls

Andrew Harris

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Reggie Gill after each week of the regular season and possibly during the CFL playoffs should the Leo’s be so lucky will stop by and bring you his B.C. Lions game balls. Balls are awarded to the Leo’s offensive MVP Andrew Harris, and on defense this week Adam Bighill yet again. We’re renaming this award. Haha. Paul McCallum was the special teams winner this week.

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