Trail Blazers: 5 things to watch for in training camp

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NWSB Editor Bryant Knox gives us five things to watch for as the Portland Trail Blazers begin training camp. The 2013-14 NBA season will be an intriguing one for Rip City. Along with the development of Damian Lillard, it will be interesting to watch how the rotation is set with a crowded backcourt comprising Wesley Matthews, CJ McCollum and Mo Williams. When it comes to LaMarcus Aldridge, expect to hear about trade rumors. Also, Robin Lopez will help the team defensively.

Moments in time…The Seattle Seahawks week that was

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Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell is back with his fourth Seahawks Moments In Time piece of the 2013 season. This week the Seahawks needed a bit more than the 60 minutes normally allotted for a football game. The 23-20 victory was more about the gut and determination of this team than it was about us going 4-0. To be completely out of a game and to win is just remarkable. Kudo’s to Russell Wilson, Doug Baldwin, Brandon Mebane & Richard Sherman…

Look up dysfunction in the dictionary…2013 Seattle Mariners

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott discusses the train wreck that has become the Mariners. With Manager Eric Wedge announcing last week that he will not return in 2014, it should be clear as crystal that the team is in a state of dysfunction that rivals Lindsay Lohan’s rehab progress. Maybe Paul Allen should add the Mariners to his list of teams alongside the Seahawks and Portland Trail Blazers.

Bobby Lu shows fans the new mask for 2013 (Video)

The Canucks will try to push forward after the gut punch loss to the Avs on Saturday

New & Cool Good vid out this AM on the Canucks.com official website. Lu explains why he did what he did with respect to his face protection in 2013. Always fun to hear the goalie brake this down right Nucks fans? “I prefer simpler masks, took the patch on the shoulder and transplanted it right […]

Mariners learn 2014 MLB draft position

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Another Young Body Coming Soon The Mariners know what pick they’re going to have in next years’s draft. “The ’14 draft class is deeper than the previous few, and the favorite to go No. 1 overall is North Carolina State left-hander Carlos Rodon.  Much of the depth is in the prep pitcher class, but there […]

Welcome aboard Zac Dalpe and Jeremy Welsh, hello again Hansen

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Trade Time ICYMI on Saturday the Canucks picked up Zac Dalpe and Jeremy Welsh from the Hurricanes in exchange for Kellan Tochkin and the fourth round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, general manager Mike Gillis announced late Saturday. Also on Saturday, Gillis announced that the Canucks have signed right wing Jannik Hansen to […]

Funny Coug video! Popcorn guy!

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Good times vs. Cardinal Funny video from the Cougar game last night that made SportsCenter NotTop10. I don’t blame the guy. Rough night for Washington State fan #SCNotTop10 www.youtube.com Popcorn… everywhere… just… all over. Follow NWSB on our Facebook page for live 24-7-365 updates of all our Northwest Sports Teams!!

This just in! Autzen Stadium is loud

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How Loud? Really Loud! ICYMI, the NCAA has deemed Autzen Stadium the second-loudest college football venue in the country. “I really think our fans are just more passionate than everybody else,” said Craig Pintens, senior associated athletic director at the University of Oregon. “For whatever reason, fans in the state of Oregon – I don’t […]

Canucks Sign Stanton

Can Ryan Stanton bring consistency to Vancouver's third pairing?

Waiver wire addition from the Blackhawks First reported by Darren Dreger of TSN on twitter, the Canucks have signed Ryan Stanton. Vancouver claims Ryan Stanton off Waivers from Chicago. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) September 30, 2013 In Chicago Kostka won the position battle for one of the last remaining d-man spots, forcing Chicago to put […]

Good read for Beavers fans

These fans will turn on Riley in an instant if he can't turn the program around (photo oregonlive.com)

Beavs win again “In 2011, Oregon State lost its home opener to Sacramento State and never recovered…The same thing could have happened this year after Oregon State suffered another embarrassing opening-game loss to a lower-division opponent…This year, though, Oregon State has bounced back with four consecutive wins.” Pretty nice day for Brandin Cooks too wasn’t […]

The Byron Marshall effect…

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Ducks win another In yesterday’s torrential downpour at Autzen Stadium, Byron Marshall fumbled two of his first four touches while filling in for the injured De’Anthony Thomas. That didn’t stop him, though, from going on to have one of the best games of any player. “Marshall entered the game with two touchdowns and tied that […]

Week 4 NFL Network Seahawks vs. Texans highlights

Huge impact play by Smith forcing the Tate fumble.

NFL Network Analysis Seahawks vs. Texans highlights & analysis from yesterday from the crew at NFL Network. Needless to say it sounds like they’re all on the Seahawks bandwagon now. Nice EXTENDED highlights package as well, not just the 3 play variety like last week’s package versus the Jags. Here’s the link. http://www.nfl.com/videos/nfl-game-highlights/0ap2000000252492/Week-4-Seahawks-vs-Texans-highlights Week 4: […]

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