Here’s what I’m watching for Thursday night at CenturyLink Field

Aaron Curry

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching Thursday night at Century Link Stadium in Seattle when the Raiders visit the Seahawks in NFL preseason action. Brett says he wants to see Charly Martin step on the field and ball out. He’d also like to see the Raiders Aaron Curry accidentally end up in position to make a tackle on Seahawks rookie RB Robert Turbin.

B.C. Lions vs. Alouettes CFL handicapping preview week 10

Geroy Simon

NWSB Gambling insider and BC Lions blogger Dave B weighs in on the CFL matchup in Week 10 between the B.C. Lions and Montreal Alouettes Friday August 31sth 2012. Check out the preview, Live betting odds and lines, and Canadian football gambling trends. You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again – Montreal Alouettes +1 1/2 and as always Dave likes the Under 52 1/2 points. Travis Lulay vs. Anthony Calvillo. Nice.

September call ups I’d like to see for the 2012 Seattle Mariners

Alex Liddi, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson weighs in today on the five M’s call-ups he’d like to see in September 2012 during Expanded MLB Rosters season. This September there are five players that Danny would like to see have the opportunity to log in some bit league playing time. Alex Liddi, Mike Zunino, Erasmo Ramirez, D.J. Mitchell, and Danny Hultzen lead the way.

Five things to love about the Mariners Trayvon Robinson

Trayvon Robinson

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson is back today to tell the many reasons we should love outfielder Trayvon Robinson. He says Robinson has some real potential to be a difference maker with his speed, much in the same way Rickey Henderson was for years with the Oakland Athletics. Robinson can hit the ball for average and for power, but his real power comes from not trying to be Ken Griffey Jr.

What we should expect to see from Washington in week 1

Keith Price

NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson talks about what he expects to see out of the Washington Huskies when they play the San Diego State Aztecs on Saturday. 2012 is one of the most anticipated seasons in school history as head coach Steve Sarkisian now had enough time to bring in all the players that he needs to make his offense and defense as successful as possible. Here comes Kasen Williams, Keith Price, Jessie Callier, and Bishop Sankey.

Moments in time: The B.C. Lions center of attention

Angus Reid

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us another post in our Moments in Time series on the BC Lions center position. Over the course of the last 40 years only 4 men have taken regular reps at Center for the Leo’s he points out. All of whom have been honoured by the organization, each of them with Grey Cups. Al Wilson, Jamie Taras, Ian Sinclair, and Angus Reid ladies and gents!

What we should expect to see from Washington State in Week 1

Jeff Tuel

NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson talks about his expectations for the Washington State-BYU game tomorrow. The contest between these two Cougar squads will begin a new era in Washington State football as ​Mike Leach ​makes his official debut for a Cougar squad that will be looking to revitalize itself after eight straight seasons without a bowl appearance.

What we should expect to see from the Oregon Ducks Week 1

Kenjon Barner will be anchoring an Oregon offense that looks to continue its dominance of opposing defenses. Photo: Register Guard

NWSB Writer Bryant Knox talks about 5 things that he wants to see from the Oregon Ducks in their opener against Arkansas State. Although this year’s season opener isn’t nearly the eye-grabber that last year’s matchup was against LSU, it’s still a time for Ducks fans to rejoice. This season has potential to be special, but with Chip Kelly’s “Win The Day” mantra well in place, each game is as important as the next, and we begin with Arkansas State on Sept. 1.

NWSB goes one-on-one with Canucks goalie Eddie Lack

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NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Josh Hall goes one on one with Chicago Wolves netminder and Swedish sensation Eddie Lack. Eddie says he’s currently in Stockholm making last minute preparations to return to North America. From there, it’s on to Canucks NHL training camp, if there is one anyway.

Five Seattle Seahawks who must impress vs. Raiders Thursday

Pierre Allen

NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp is back to tell us the five Seahawks in his opinion that have to step up on Thursday night at Century Link Field vs. the Oakland Raiders. Matt Flynn, Korey Toomer, Kregg Lumpkin, Pierre Allen, and Jermaine Kearse are the five he’s pegged. It would help their roster chances if they beat up on the Silver and Black tomorrow night.

Week 1 College football preview: Nicholls St. vs. Oregon St. matchup

Reser Stadium

NWSB Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on this week’s football matchup against the Nicholls St. Colonels in NCAA football week 1 action. After last season’s embarrassing opening loss to Sacramento St., expect Mike Riley to go all out in this one. Sean Mannion will have free reign on offense, while an aggressive defense brings the heat. Hopefully no surprises in this one!

The Pac 12 North has its very own College football supercoach

Pac 12 Football

NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson talks about the traits of every northwest Pac-12 college football coach. Whether it is Riley’s consistent coaching at Oregon State, Kelly’s innovative offense at Oregon, Sarkisians ability to resurrect a program from the dead, or Leach’s all-out air assault, each of these coaches have certain characteristics that make them some of the best in college football.

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