Should The Seattle Mariners trade Ackley And Walker?

Taijuan Walker

NWSB Blogger and Seattle Mariners insider Brian Scott weighs in on the M’s trade deadline situation. In 2014 the Mariners have an 11-15 record in games decided by just one run. They have also been shut out 11 times on the season and we aren’t even through July. Brian says Tampa is shopping David Price and Ben Zobrist, and asks should the M’s trade Taijuan Walker & Dustin Ackley?

Projecting Portland Trail Blazers 2014-15 rotation

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NWSB Editor and Portland Trail Blazers Blogger looks at the roster in Rip City for the 2014-15 NBA season and projects who will be rotation players and who will not. Featured are: LaMarcus Aldridge, Damian Lillard, Wesley Matthews, Nicolas Batum, Robin Lopez, Chris Kaman, Joel Freeland, CJ McCollum, Steve Blake, Will Barton, Thomas Robinson, Meyers Leonard, Allen Crabbe, Victor Claver and Will Barton.

How NBA free agency has impacted Portland Trail Blazers

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NWSB Editor and Portland Trail Blazers Blogger Bryant Knox breaks down how a quiet free agency for Rip City signing Chris Kaman and Steve Blake has actually benefited PDX. Featured are: LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Pau Gasol, Chris Bosh, Luol Deng, Isaiah Thomas, the Miami Heat, Houston Rockets, Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks.

The 2014 Seattle Seahawks Wide Receiver Depth Chart

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott takes a look at the team’s current wide receivers and predicts which ones make the final cut. Featured are Percy Harvin, Doug Baldwin, Jermaine Kearse, Kevin Norwood, Paul Richardson, Ricardo Lockette, Arceto Clark, Phil Bates, Bryan Walters, Taylor Price, Chris Matthews, Sidney Rice and Kevin Smith.

Targeting A Trade – Seattle Mariners Looking For Bats

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NWSB Blogger and Seattle Mariners insider Brian Scott says the M’s need a bat. He knows it. We all know it. The Seattle Mariner’s offense continues to be streaky. For a couple nights it looks as if they are crossing a line and hitting consistently then we go right back to where we started and they get shutout again. Will Brad Miller, Cory Hart, & Dustin Ackley please stand up?

Could the Legion Of Boom get bigger in 2014?

Tharold Simon, Seattle Seahawks

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate tells us that the famous Legion of Boom could grow this season. With Tharold Simon sitting out his first season with injury, he is already back on the war path, impressing coaches and fellow players. Will it be enough to get on the field this season, though?

What Chris Kaman signing means for Portland Trail Blazers

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NWSB Editor and Portland Trail Blazers Blogger Bryant Knox recaps the teams free-agent signing of Chris Kaman. The acquisition can be broken down into three themes: bench play, salary and the future. With players such as LaMarcus Aldridge, Wesley Matthews and Robin Lopez potentially coming off the books, this shrews signing makes sense now and in 2015.

Who Gets The Honor Of Taking The Mound At Target Field First For The AL?

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Brian Scott weighs in on Felix Hernandez starting in the 2014 MLB All Star Game. Describing the race for the right to start the All-Star game as “tight” might be something of an understatement. Both Hernandez and Masahiro Tanaka have made a clear separation from the rest of the group.

Is the Seattle Mariners’ Kyle Seager an All-Star?

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Brian Scott weighs in on the chances of Kyle Seager being a 2014 AL All Star. Robinson Cano has been in the top five in hitting numbers for some time and is certain to make the team. Felix Hernandez might be having the best season of his career and will make the team as well. Does the never vocal, Mariners 3rd baseman have a shot at this year’s Summertime Classic?

Vince Carter ‘open’ to signing with Portland Trail Blazers?

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NWSB Editor and Portland Trail Blazers Blogger Bryant Knox breaks down a recent report from CSNNW.com’s Chris Haynes that Vince Carter is “open” to signing in Rip City during NBA Free Agency. Carter is also on a short list of free-agent targets that Damian Lillard put together, also comprising Channing Frye, Trevor Ariza, Spencer Hawes and, of course, Mo Williams.

Don’t expect LaMarcus Aldridge to accept max extension just yet

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NWSB Editor and Portland Trail Blazers Blogger Bryant Knox breaks down why we shouldn’t expect to see LaMarcus Aldridge accept a contract extension this summer. Despite following a great season that saw L.A. and Damian Lillard take down Dwight Howard, James Harden and the Houston Rockets in the playoffs, the All-Star would be smart to wait one year before signing a new contract in NBA free agency.

Looking Back on the 2014 Vancouver Canucks NHL Draft

Jake Virtanen picked up at #6 overall by the Canucks in the 2014 NHL entry draft.

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger J. Dylan Burke weighs in on the 2014 NHL draft weekend for the Canucks. Despite all the changes made in the front office and behind the bench, Ryan Kesler was not satisfied with the Vancouver Canucks’ path. He still wanted out. It seemed like the 2014 Canucks picks reflected this move. Hello Jake Virtanen and Jared McCann.