NWSB Insider and Timbers FC Blogger Matt Martz weighs in with his gameday preview for Saturday’s matchup between Portland Timbers and the Colorado Rapids. Portland will now aim to take that momentum into its upcoming match in Colorado against a Rapids team that has just one win it its last five outings. Last game Kris Boyd tipped a magnificent cross past keeper Andrew Weber.
NWSB Insider and Washington St. Cougars blogger Britton Ransford tells us his top 5 matchups on the Cougars schedule for the 2012 season. Luckily for the Cougs, they miss out on USC this year, but there will still be some tough games in the Oregon, Colorado, and Cal matchups. And last but not least, what Pac-12 season would not be complete without the annual Apple Cup game. Look for the Cougs to start fast, and earn that elusive 6th victory this year en route to a bowl game.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners Interleague series matchup between the Seattle Mariners vs. Colorado Rockies. Tonight at Coors Field its Game 41 Kevin Millwood versus Alex White. It seems that the Mariners are trying to lose. Maybe there is someone awesome in the draft they are hoping get. Danny’s just bitter. (Lifelong M’s fan)
Ducks’ best moments… Kenny Wheaton’s “The Pick” is one of the greatest moments in University of Oregon history. Since then, a number of exciting and monumental events have helped pave the path for the Ducks of today. Honorable Mentions: Late-Game interception Vs. USC Trojans in 2007 Double-overtime victory over Arizona Wildcats in 2009 Defeating Michigan Wolverines [...]
NWSB Vancouver Canucks Insider Josh Hall slits this game down it’s very thin throat and calls a Vancouver win over the Colorado Avalanche. While the Avs basically need this victory to stay alive in the playoff race, they are 0/5 with a couple loser points against the Canucks this season. Via the teams twitter account Tuesday backup Cory Schneider will start. Read on for the better stuff because this is just a silly excerpt.
NWSB Vancouver Canucks Inside Josh Hall rumbles down the top keys to Saturday night’s tilt with the Colorado Avalanche. Is Gabriel Landeskog someone the Canucks should really be afraid of now or down the road? Is this a first round playoff preview? When will Daniel Sedin return and should we even worry about it right now. Assume Roberto Luongo is in net. Read on young grasshoppers.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Blair Thomas weighs in with his Love’Em & Hate’Em column for the Ducks vs. Buffaloes game on Thursday night. Pac 12 Conference Basketball tournament action from the Staples Center in Las Angeles. The Ducks failed to capitalize on opportunities and lost by the same margin as their halftime deficit. Devoe Joseph had a chance to win it though.
NWSB insider Clinton Bell brings us his top 5 things the Huskies need to do to win the Pac-12 tournament this year. With the Huskies retaining the top spot in the conference going into their final 2 games, if they hold on, they will find themselves in a favorable matchup after a first round tourney bye. C.J. Wilcox, Terrence Ross, Tony Wroten must come up big down the stretch to get UW into the Tournament.
Another North West Coach in the spotlight today. Past University of Washington Huskies head football coach Rick Neuheisel. Clinton Bell one of our Washington Huskies bloggers points out his Huskies career started in 1999, and he was there until 2002. One of the first orders of business for Neuheisel when taking over in Seattle was restoring the Huskies tradition of wearing gold helmets.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks writer Josh Hall lays down the bottom line on what the Canucks need to do to get back on track. He’s insistent the Hockey Gods have something to do with it. Ryan Kesler and Henrik Sedin need to improve their attitudes and Cody Hodgson deserves more respect from his coach. Puck Drop is 7pm Wednesday on Sportsnet Pacific.
Josh Hall one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers is back with his Saturday Vancouver Canucks vs. Colorado Avalanche matchup preview. Saturday at 12:00 p.m. PT, on Rogers Sportsnet. Daniel Sedin, Ryan Kesler, Henrik Sedin, Alex Burrows, Alex Edler, David Booth, Mason Raymond, Roberto Luongo and/or Cory Schneider it’s time to STEP Up. Lay a beatdown on the Avs. Sincerely, Canucks nation.
After seeing him on TV this week “Q” decided to write a Northwest Athlete Profile on former NFL punter and Colorado Buffalo and North Delta Secondary school athlete Mitch Berger. In 2008 he won a Super Bowl ring for the Steelers and in the big game had 3 punts averaging a legit 46.3 yards per punt. Kudo’s for a great career and representing Canada in the NFL.