Predicting Portland Trail Blazers’ seed in 2014 NBA playoffs

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NWSB Editor Bryant Knox takes a look at the remainder of the NBA season and predicts where the team will land in the 2014 playoffs. Passing Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets for fourth seems unlikely, but an upcoming game against Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors should decide fifth. Unfortunately, Rip City’s schedule isn’t going to help matters, giving Damian Lillard and crew a sixth-seed finish.

Weekly Portland Trail Blazers video highlights and analysis – Week 23

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NWSB Editor Bryant Knox brings us his weekly video recap of the Portland Trail Blazers. In Week 23, the team from the Pacific Northwest went 2-1, defeating the Los Angeles Lakers and New Orleans Pelicans, while falling to the Phoenix Suns. LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard were the stars of the week, but it’s the team’s return to the NBA playoffs that deserves our attention.

Portland Trail Blazers show urgency with 2014 NBA playoffs looming

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NWSB Editor Bryant Knox gives us a look at how things have turned around for the Portland Trail Blazers with the NBA playoffs around the corner. The return of LaMarcus Aldrige has helped, but it’s a sense of urgency – largely from Wesley Matthews — that has helped Rip City reach another high point in this roller coaster of a season.

Seattle Mariners: Surprise roster choices worth monitoring

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott gives us a look at surprise M’s getting a chance early in the 2014 MLB season. Earning recognition at this juncture are Roenis Elias, Erasmo Ramirez and Stefen Romero.

Seattle Mariners: Bats starting to shine in regular season

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott recaps the early-season success found by the M’s bats. Featured are players such as Dustin Ackley, Justin Smoak Abraham Almonte and Robinson Cano. A not-so-honorable mention comes in the form of Kyle Seager.

5 Options for the Seahawks in Round 1

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us 5 potential new Seahawks that Pete Carroll and John Schneider could take with pick #32. Brandon has clearly defined the team needs as WR with his choices of Kelvin Benjamin and Odell Beckham as well as linemen, specifically Zack Martin and David Yankey on offense and Timmy Jernigan.

Paul Allen & Seahawks Give Pete Carroll 3 Year Extension

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NWSB Blogger and Seahawks insider Brian Scott weighs in today on the Pete Carroll contract extension news. Carroll has exceed all expectations anyone could have every had for him.
Today, he gets paid for what he has accomplished. And he’s earned it says Brian. It’s now time for another Seahawks super bowl run! Lets go!

Seattle Mariners starting pitchers off to blazing start

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott gives us a look at the M’s pitchers and how they’re thriving early in the 2014 MLB season. Featured are Felix Hernandez, Erasmo Ramirez and James Paxton.

Weekly Portland Trail Blazers video highlights and analysis – Week 22

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NWSB Editor Bryant Knox brings us his weekly video recap of the Portland Trail Blazers. In Week 22, the team from the Pacific Northwest went 3-2, defeating the Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls and Memphis Grizzlies while falling to the Miami Heat and Orlando Magic. LaMarcus Aldridge made his return while Damian Lillard and Mo Williams stepped up.

A Tale of Two Coaches

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NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke weighs in on how the 2013-14 campaign has panned out for John Tortorella and Alain Vigneault, as they adapt to their new clubs. A fair critique of Tortorella is laid out, while an appreciation for the old bench boss is also prevalent.

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