NWSB Insider and Portland Trailblazers blogger Blair Thomas weighs in with the impact of the LaMarcus Aldridge injury on the team and RIP City in general. Purely, from a financial perspective, the team will lose money with a minimal drop in ticket sales for the last two games. Despite the “sell-outs” there were a plethora of empty seats at the Rose Garden on Wednesday night.
C-Mac one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers details the 2011-2012 highlights of the season thus far. From Andrew Ebbett potting two goals against the Oilers, and Cory Schneider winning the Stanley Cup rematch versus the Boston Bruins, to Mason Raymond returning from a fractured vertebrae, and a Dale Weise end-to-end goal, these are the top 10 Moments in time.
NWSportsBeat.com Oregon sports blogger Matthew Martz sat down with Oregon Ducks offensive lineman Ryan Clanton this week for a quick chat about the team, the preperation, Chip Kelly, and the scouting report for the Ducks vs. Wisconsin Badgers 2012 Rose Bowl game in Pasadena California. Clanton, along with freshman center Hroniss Grasu have only allowed 10 sacks in 2011.
View the complete 2011/12 Portland Trail Blazers team schedule on NWSportsBeat.com. Includes home and away, regular season printable schedules. Coach Nate McMillan says Brandon Roy will be back. We’ll see. They get LeBron James, and their Miami Heat rematch on January 21st in South Beach. It will be very interesting to see who actually suits up for the Blazers in Game One.
CIS basketball is here and Richard Hodges weighs in with his 2011-2012 University of Victoria Vikings Men’s Basketball Preview. Great things are on the horizon for this talented young team.