ICYMI Portland vs. Phoenix: Blazers drop season opener

Lillard looked in top shape already on Wednesday. (Bruce Ely/The Oregonian)

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson briefly recaps Portland’s contest against the Phoenix Suns and gives tells you what he loved and hated from their opening night loss. Though the top Blazers — LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard — performed admirably and look to be in top shape already, the rest of the squad was rather disappointing and there wasn’t too much to root for on Wednesday night. Dropping the first game of the year is always tough…

ICYMI Seahawks vs. Rams – Sloppy in St. Louis

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NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Seattle’s sloppy and narrow victory over the St. Louis Rams on Monday Night Football. Heading into St. Louis as 13-point favorites, the Hawks and their depleted offensive line couldn’t get anything going but still managed to rack up just enough points to slip past an ailing Rams team. It was an ugly win, but the Seahawks will take it. Golden Tate, Earl Thomas, Richard Sherman, and Paul McQuistan are front and center.

ICYMI Seahawks vs. Cardinals – 12s on the Road

The Seahawks were once again money on the road this season (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson brings us his weekly love em and hate em from this week’s game against the Arizona Cardinals. The Seahawks’ Thursday night game of the season, Seattle traveled to Arizona and downed the Cardinals in brilliant fashion as a large contingent of 12′s watched Russell Wilson dazzle through the air en route to three passing touchdowns. Could the Seahawks have 1 loss when they play Drew Brees and the Saints?

Seahawks vs. Colts – Some things to love and hate from Sunday

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us his weekly love em and hate em from this week’s game against the Indianapolis Colts. While Earl Thomas was all over the place, the entire Legion of Boom gave up some big plays. Russell Wilson may have made a couple miscues but his leadership kept the Seahawks in the game until the very end.

Howard Lincoln…An in-depth look at how his brain works

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott discusses the train wreck that has become the Mariners ownership folks. Namely Howard Lincoln who granted three interviews this week with Seattle Media’s Greg Johns, Jerry Brewer and Ryan Divish. Is he seriously giving Jack Zduriencik an “A” on his performance of scouting both professional and amateur players? Chone Figgins, Michael Pineda, Jesus Montero, David Pauley, Casper Wells…aye aye aye.

Flashback Time! 2013 Seattle Mariners season rewind

Veterans Raul Ibanez and Kendrys Morales both had solid years.

NWSB Insider & Seattle Mariners blogger Brian Scott weighs in today on the M’s 2013 season with his season rewind post. He says it’s another difficult season for the Mariners faithful was finally put to bed Sunday as the Mariners looked like a team ready to hit the links, losing 9-0 to the AL West Champion Oakland A’s. Michael Saunders hit a whopping .236. Nick Franklin, a mid season call up at 2nd base, finished the year hitting .225. Thank goodness for Felix Hernandez & Hisashi Iwakuma.

Jaguars vs Seahawks – Some things to love and hate from Sunday

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us what he loved and hate about this week’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Russell Wilson put up stats in 1 half that most QBs cant put up in a game while Sidney Rice and Zach Miller had 2 touchdown days. Now if only the offensive line could get it together. Baby steps…

49ers vs Seahawks – Some things to love and hate from Sunday

Lynch helped protect Russell Wilson last night.

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us his weekly love em & hate em from this week’s Seahawks game against the 49ers. It was another beat down in Seattle by the Seahawks, with Marshawn Lynch going for 3 total scores in the game. The defense did it’s part, holding the Niners to 3 points in the game. Great games were had by Richard Sherman on defense and J.R. Sweezy on offense. But enough with the penalties Pete Carroll…

Seahawks vs. Panthers: Some things to love and hate from Sunday

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NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us what he loved and hated in the season opener against the Carolina Panthers. Russell Wilson, Doug Baldwin and Jermaine Kearse all had big games offensively while the team needs to work on it’s penalties and it’s offensive line.

The Good, the bad and the ugly for the Canucks 2013-14 schedule

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NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks Blogger Ben Lypka weighs in on the schedule for the 2013/14 Canucks. Key games include. October 8th. The return of Cory Schneider, will he get the start? Jan. 1 vs. Tampa Bay – Sami Salo returns to Vancouver. What type of injury will he suffer? Will the nurses at VGH remember him? March 2 vs. Ottawa in the Heritage Classic. Can’t wait to see Peter Sidorkiewicz and Doug Smail on the Sens alumni team. *Joking*

Offense alert! Mariners take care of Astros 7-1

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners’ blogger Jeff Budke talks about the Seattle Mariners trends and aberrations of the young season. With Felix Hernandez on the mound, you can expect a low scoring output by the opposing team. But you can normally expect one from the M’s too. That wasn’t the case Monday night. The M’s exploded for 7 runs, including HR’s by Kyle Seager, Kendrys Morales, and Jesus Montero. Maybe the tides are turning for the SS Mariner.

Mariners and Tigers celebrate Jackie Robinson at SafeCo Field

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jeff Budke reports on the fifteenth game of the season versus the Detroit Tigers. The Tigers have a pretty impressive offensive lineup Jeff states, but he also says that the worst may not be here yet. He’s talking about the next two pitchers the M’s will face; Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander. Ex Mariner deck hand Doug Fister took it to the M’s Tuesday night, leaving the fans wondering why exactly Jack Z made that trade.