NWSB Insider and WSU Cougars basketball blogger Jordin Ereth reports today on the news out of Pullman that Cougars Reggie Moore was dismissed from the Washington State Cougars basketball team Monday due to a violation of team rules by Coach Ken Bone. With the loss of Reggie and Johnson – also known as “Que” – it is going to be interesting to see who steps up for the Cougar offense this season.
Our Washington State Cougars insider Jordin Ereth weighs in on this week’s football matchup against the UNLV Rebels in NCAA football week 3 action. Jordin says Expect Connor Halliday to let the ball fly often, and let Marquess Wilson make plays down field. Halliday may throw an interception or two in this game, but with the poor defensive of UNLV on the other side of the ball, the reward will greatly outweigh the risk.
NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars blogger Jordin Ereth gives us five good reasons why Mike Leach was the right choice to turn around the bottom feeder Washington State Cougar football program. First off, his track record speaks for itself. 10 straigh years with a bowl appearence at Texas Tech. The Cougars have only been to ten in the last century! The Texas pipeline will open up new opportunities for the Cougs as well.
NWSB insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Clinton Bell gives us the Washington Huskies on the NCAA preseason football awards watch list. Only two Huskies made it on said lists this year; Austin Seferian-Jenkins, and Keith Price. ASJ is up for the top TE honors with the Mackey Award, and Price is up for two with the Maxwell, top player, and the Davey O’Brien, top QB.
NWSB Managing Editor Q tells us today “8th grade quarterback and San Diego native Tate Martell has just made a verbal commitment to the University of Washington Huskies football team. First reported by the Seattle Times Bob Condotta via twitter… This is a little ridiculous isn’t it UW fans?
NWSB Insider and Blogger Jon Irwin talks about the gameday experience at OSU’s Reser Stadium. Home of the Oregon State Beavers football team. For a football program as old as OSU’s, there are surprisingly few stadium traditions. What Oregon State does have thought is some of the best football weather in the country. OOOOO, SSSSS, UUUUU, OREGON STATE, FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT!
NWSB Insider and Seattle Sports blogger Brandon Choate brings us his breakdown of the strengths and weaknesses of this 2012 Washington Huskies Football squad. With the losses of Cort Dennison and Chris Polk, the linebackers and running backs will have to step up to replace their production. With Keith Price at the helm, though, with a very strong corp of receivers, this team is poised to make a serious run at the Pac-12 North title.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges weighs in with his ananlysis of the Justin Schultz NHL free agency situation. While the addition of Justin Schultz was very intriguing, the Canucks will be just fine without him Richard says. The Canucks are not a club that guarantees playing time to rookies. Just ask Cody Hodgson.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges weighs in with his ananlysis of the Justin Schultz NHL free agency situation. He’s 21, can’t make more than $925,000 on his entry level contract. The Canucks are simply his best shot to win the cup, all other factors aside. The rumoured favourites for Schultz’s services are the, the Oilers, the Blackhawks, the Rangers, and the Maple Leafs.
NW Sports Beat Editor and Writer Britton Ransford profiles the newcomers to the Washington State Cougars basketball program in the 2012-2013 season. The Cougs were able to snag a good crop of guys – Demarquise Johnson, Richard Longrus, Brett Boese, Jams Hunter and Jordan Railey. Brock Motum should be smiling right about now.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the Seattle Mariners farm system in his first pitching prospects report. He weighs in on James Paxton, Danny Hultzen and Taijuan Walker. The Big 3. Just today Hultzen was promoted to AAA Tacoma. If he’s half as dominate there was he was at Jackson, it could be a matter of time until he’s starting for the Mariners.
NWSB Insider and Portland Trailblazers blogger Steve Lee chimes in with a wack of guys he thinks the Trail Blazers may pick at the upcoming 2012 NBA Draft. With four picks in the two rounds and good ones at that, the Blazers are sitting pretty to pick up multiple pieces to add to their rebuilding process. Is a steal in the cards? Steve thinks it could be Jae Crowder, Andre Drummond, Kendall Marshall, Draymond Green or Tony Wroten…