NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers football blogger Jon Irwin takes a look into Beaver History to see if Sean Maninion could be the best OSU QB there ever was. With a stunning resume, dangerous weapons and a great arm the sky’s the limit for Mannion. But with a rich school history, it’s still an uphill battle.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup with the Tampa Bay Rays. PITCHING MATCHUP: Mariners RH Hisashi Iwakuma (1-2, 5.13 ERA) vs. Rays RH James Shields (1-2, 5.13 ERA) in the series opener. The Mariners are looking to shock teams on the road after more dismal play at home.
NWSB Writer Blair Thomas talks about Mike Riley, head coach of the Oregon State Beavers football program. Upon his first arrival in 1997-98, Riley went 8-14 in a pair of seasons, and went 5-6 in just his second season as head coach in 1998, before leaving to coach the San Diego Chargers in 1999. The significance of a five-win season cannot be lost in the defense of Riley because of the inability to get one in Corvallis during a quarter-century before his arrival.
NWSB Insider and Oregon State Football blogger Jonathan Irwin tells us his top 5 moments in Beavers football. From the Fiesta Bowl blowout over Notre Dame in which Chad Ochocino had a memorable game, to the Sun Bowl victory over Missouri, the Beavers know when to turn it on under the national spot light. Add a couple wins over the always hated USC Trojans, and you’ve got yourself a top 5 list!
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup between the Seattle Mariners and the Tampa Bay Rays. Tonight in Tampa its #HappyFelixDay as Felix Hernandez takes to the mound to go against Jeremy Hellickson. Tampa Bay (14-8) is off to a stellar start and have been dominating the competition.
Mariners insider Danny Ferguson brings us the Weekly Seattle Mariners notebook. The Mariners biggest off season news was the trade that brought Jesus Montero and Hector Noesi. We’ve since learned that Michael Pineda will be OUT for the season for the Yankees. In a surprising turn of events the M’s went 3-0 sweeping the Detroit Tigers, but 1-2 vs the Blue Jays.
Steve Lee our BC Lions blogger weighs in with some thoughts on the play of quarterback Travis Lulay. While it would be a shame and a huge loss for the Lions to see Lulay head south, the path taken by Mervyn Fernandez, Jeff Garcia, Doug Flutie and Warren Moon shines a light on the road that lies ahead.