NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Insider Steve gives us his weekly M’s pitching breakdown in the arms under the spotlight segment. The Mariners took on Texas and Oakland this week in what turned out to be quite a few pitching duels. While Felix Hernandez still worried some, the under rated Blake Beavan, Jason Vargas and Hector Noesi stunned. The Mariners bullpen was a little shaky, but evened itself out to hold on.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Insider Steve says the Mariners lineup needs to score in the top of the first. Put the game in motion early on and give Justin Smoak and Jesus Montero early opportunities with runners in scoring position. Early success will create a trickle down effect for the rest of the lineup.
NWSB Insider and Washington St. Cougars blogger Insider Steve tells us his opinions and take on the second arrest in 4 days for former Cougars star quarterback Ryan Leaf. He points out no matter how bad his disease is, it doesn’t mean Leaf gets a free pass. The truth of the situation is sometimes people have to learn the hard way to live life. He’s not in control of himself, and clearly needs a lot of help.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Insider Steve weighs in on the signing of Matt Flynn. Which he says gives the Seahawks flexibility in spades. Not only do they have their QB of the future, but now there is no need to waste valuable 2012 NFL Draft picks. Use the draft to fill in the holes that remain at left guard, defensive end, and linebacker. If Visanthe Shiancoe decides to sign elsewhere maybe tight end.
Washington State Cougars football blogger Insider Steve comments on yesterday’s big news from Pullman Washington. As big as the Mike Leach hiring was, It was met with some criticism, with some pessimism thrown in for good nature. Steve reviews the Mike Leach Washington St. Cougars Coaching Misconceptions, he looks at ESPN Lawsuits and Texas Tech Red Raiders football as well.
MMQB from Insider Steve our Washington State Cougars blogger weighs in with his take on the 2011 Apple Cup between UW and WSU. He points out if Bill Moos and school president Elson Floyd do dismiss Paul Wulff as head coach, it would behoove them to take advantage of the momentum the program has created. Maybe Mike Leach or Kevin Sumlin as a replacement hire.
Insider Steve our man with his pulse on the Washington State Cougars sports beat is back with another edition of the State Of The Cougs. The Cougars final game of the season, and biggest. Paul Wulff cannot hold anything back. This is Washington State’s bowl game. WSU must not allow Washington Huskies tailback Chris Polk the ability to run free.
MMQB from Insider Steve our resident Washington State Cougars guru weighs in with his take on the Utah Utes vs. vs. WSU Cougars recap. On the one yard with momentum on the WSU side, Paul Wulff elected to take Conner Halliday, who just drove the offense 74 yards in 5 plays, and his offense off the field in favor of PK Andrew Furney. Why oh Why?
Insider Steve our man with his pulse on the Washington State Cougars sports beat is back with another edition of the State Of The Cougs. Versus Utah this week the Cougars must be the first team to establish their physical presence at the line of scrimmage. Conner Halliday must use possession receivers Isiah Barton or Jared Karstetter.
MMQB from Insider Steve our resident Washington State Cougars guru weighs in with his take on the Arizona St. Sun Devils vs. WSU Cougars recap. Coach Paul Wulff made the decision to pull Marshall Lobbestael if he couldn’t be effective. Conner Halliday was given the keys to the offense, and made big plays to Marquess Wilson to win big!