UW Huskies vs. Boise St. Broncos prediction & MAACO Bowl preview

Austin Seferian-Jenkins UW

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Clinton Bell gives us his analysis, preview, predictions, and breakdown for the upcoming MAACO Las Vegas Bowl matchup between the Huskies and the Boise St. Broncos this Saturday. Things aren’t looking too good for the Huskies in Clinton’s opinion. The Broncos are just too good, and they have better weapons both offensively and defensively. This game could get ugly early, but let’s hope not.

College Football Bowl Preview: Washington Huskies vs. Boise St. matchup

UW-Huskies-MaacoBowl

NWSB Insider Bryant Knox brings us his preview for the MAACO Las Vegas Bowl between the Washington Huskies and Boise State Broncos. These two teams have only faced off one other time—a Huskies victory in 2007—but this matchup is the first of three matchups over the next three seasons. Coming into this contest, Keith Price and Bishop Sankey will need help from the offensive line.

Denver Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers prediction and preview

Andre Miller

Bryant Knox previews the Portland Trail Blazers’ Dec. 20 matchup against the Denver Nuggets. The Blazers will play host to the Nuggets Thursday night, and a win at the Rose Garden would put the team back to .500 for the 2012-13 season. The key matchup in this one is going to be between Damian Lillard and Ty Lawson. LaMarcus Aldridge is out for this contest and Wesley Matthews is questionable.

Moments in time…The Seattle Seahawks week that was

Baldwin vs. Bills

Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with another instalment of the Seahawks Week That Was. Intended to be a fun column, with lots of laughs and other good stuff. Normally it will be a top 10 list, a la David Letterman style. Another blowout this week, except this time it involved some records being broke. Russell Wilson became the 1st man to ever rush for three, and throw a TD in the same half on an NFL game.

Checking in on the future Seattle SuperSonics

Isaiah Thomas Sacramento Kings

NWSB Insider and Seattle SuperSonics blogger Clinton Bell gives us the first of his series “Checking in with the future Seattle SuperSonics” pieces. As their record shows, the Sacramento Kings aren’t anywhere close to being a contender yet, but they are just about where are Sonics were when they were stolen from us. A great core of exciting young players will have this team in position to contend when the changing of the guard happens in the Western Conference.

Portland Trail Blazers: Top 5 plays from early 2012-13 season

Damian Lillard Game-Winner (Photo Credit: Bruce Ely/The Oregonian)

NWSB Writer Bryant Knox recaps the Portland Trail Blazers’ top plays throughout the early part of the 2012-13 NBA season. The Blazers have the potential to be one of the most exciting, young teams in the entire NBA. Their roster is full of energetic players, and the athleticism displayed on the floor is the reason they have highlights almost every night. Nicolas Batum, Luke Babbitt, Damian Lillard and Meyers Leonard make the cut.

CFL: Report card time: BC Lions defence

Khalif Mitchell BC Lions

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil Slater is here to give us his rendition of the BC Lions deffensive unit report cards. The bartender always knows best right? Phil says that the linebackers were the jewels of the Lions D this past year. The D line could have had an A grade as well if not for a certain someone going off at the mouth on his Twitter account.

Things to watch for in the UW vs. Boise St. Maaco Bowl matchup

Maaco Las Vegas Bowl

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Clinton Bell gives us five things that he is watching for in the Maaco Las Vegas Bowl this Saturday against the Boise St. Broncos. First off, what ever happened in the 4th quarter of the Apple Cup needs to be addressed, fixed, and never allowed to happen ever again. If the Huskies can take the Broncos out of their game, and put the ball into Bishop Sankey’s, this game could be ours to win.

Seahawks vs. Buffalo Bills Week 15 game balls & stats

Russell Wilson vs. Bills

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell after each week of the regular season and possibly during an NFL playoff game or the Super Bowl will bring you his Seahawks game balls. Balls are awarded to the Hawks offensive MVP. This weeks game ball goes to the record setting performer Russell Wilson. 3 rushing TD’s, and a passing TD all within the first 30 minutes of game play! Plus, he led the Seahawks to their 2nd straight road win.

New Orleans Hornets vs. Portland Trail Blazers prediction and preview

Hornets vs. Trail Blazers

Bryant Knox previews the Portland Trail Blazers Dec. 16 matchup against the New Orleans Hornets. Sunday night will feature two of the top rookies in the NBA, Damian Lillard and Anthony Davis. Neither of these teams are considered playoff threats at this point in the season, but both have promising futures. The key matchup in this one is going to be at the power forward position. LaMarcus Aldridge will be playing against Anthony Davis and Ryan Anderson.

Seattle Seahawks vs. Buffalo Bills in Toronto prediction & Week 15 preview

Bobby Wagner

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us about the fourteenth game of the season for the Seahawks, a Sunday afternoon matchup in Toronto against the Buffalo Bills. Following last weeks win, this game should be another easy one, but on the road, nothing comes easy for the Seahawks. Sidney Rice is listed as probable, and should be ready to go, which is good news for the Hawks. Buffalo is without RB Fred Jackson for the remainder of the year.

What can Jason Bay bring to the M’s in 2013?

Jason Bay

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on 5 things to expect from Jason Bay in the upcoming baseball season. The M’s signed the left fielder hoping for a big rebound season. Can the inconsistencies and injury history be overcome? Or will Bay be just another failed Mariner experiment?

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