Russell Wilson game by game stats breakdown for the Seahawks

Russell Wilson

Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with a game by game statistical breakdown for Russell Wilson’s rookie season. There were plenty of highs, and only a couple lows for Wilson in his inaugural NFL season. He led the Seahawks to the playoffs, and a win on the road against the Washington Redskins in the Wild Card Round. The bumps that come along for most rookies seemed to be shrugged off like a seasoned veteran for Wilson…

Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Sounders FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Eddie Johnson does it again for the Sounders (photo facebook.com)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Saturday match against the Vancouver Whitecaps. The atmosphere was electric, and the players on both sides of the ball want to win this as much as the fans want them to. Super sub Freddy Montero bailed out the Sounders with his game winning goal in the 64th minute. Eddie Johnson added one later.

FC Dallas vs. Whitecaps blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Team Canada

NWSB Insider and rookie Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp gives us his love ‘em hate ‘em from the Dallas FC vs. Whitecaps FC matchup. The ‘Caps offense struggled mightily Wednesday night. Martin Bonjour picked up his fifth yellow card of the season last night. It’s Sounders week on Saturday. If Jay DeMerit isn’t back by then, look for Alain Rochat to slide inside next to Andy O’Brien and Jordan Harvey to take his spot on the left.

Real Salt Lake vs. Whitecaps blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Camilo

NWSB Insider and rookie Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp gives us his love ‘em hate ‘em from the Real Salt Lake vs. Whitecaps FC matchup. Despite the victory by the Whitecaps, they still must feel frustrated and the obvious missed penalty by a Salt Lake defender in the 10th minute. Joe Cannon got a straight red card in Vancouver’s last match, handling the ball outside the box (saving a goal albeit).

Sounders FC vs. San Jose Earthquakes blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Sammy Ochoa with the goal of the year, except it hit the crossbar and missed high. (photo goal.com)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Saturday nights match against the San Jose Earthquakes. With the top three resting for the firs hour plus, the Sounders relied on a different approach for this game. Sammy Ochoa was the lone striker, and nearly scored twice. New DP Christian Tiffert made his first start, and Steven Lenhart scored the game winner.

L.A. Galaxy vs. Sounders FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

With this early strike, Eddie Johnson was named MLS Player of the week. (photo soundersfc.com)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Sunday nights match against the Los Angeles Galaxy. After a very quick strike off the head of Eddie Johnson, the Sounders never looked back. With goals from Freddy Montero, Alex Caskey, and Andy Rose, the 4-0 win was the largest of the year in MLS play for the Sounders. Clean sheet for MIchael Gspurning as well.

Sounders FC vs. Colorado Rapids blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Sounders vs. Rapids

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Saturday nights match against the Colorado Rapids. After a very quick strike off the head of Eddie Johnson, the Sounders relinquished their lead just a minute and change later. Just over the hour mark Seattle regained the lead for good with a beautiful volley by Osvaldo Alonso. Michael Gspurning finally makes it back to the starting eleven.

Whitecaps vs. Real Salt Lake blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

A 90 minute struggle for the 'Caps that ended with them a man down, and a goal down after the final whistle. (Getty Images)

NWSB Insider and rookie Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp gives us his love ‘em hate ‘em from the Whitecaps FC vs. Real Salt Lake matchup. With the departures of Eric Hassli and Le Toux, and with Jay DeMerit not 100% rested from the mid-week All-Star match, the Whitecaps came out a little flat tonight at Rio Tinto. With a little more time together, Dane Richards and Darren Mattocks can be a lethal combination for the ‘Caps.

Mariners vs. Kansas City Royals: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em Game 4

Felix Hernandez

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the fourth game of the series versus the Kansas City Royals. The Headline: Jesus Montero goes deep and Felix Hernandez pitches a gem as the Mariners win the series. With the July 31st trade deadline fast approaching, the Mariner’s have been suspiciously quiet. Is Jason Vargas, Brandon League or Tom Wilhelmsen on the block?

Chelsea vs. Sounders FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Roger Levesque

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his special edition Love Em & Hate Em recap from Wednesday nights friendly against the one and only, champions of Europe, Chelsea. After going down quickly, the Sounders managed a way to creep back into the game with not one, but two goals from Freddy Montero. We couldn’t hold the draw though, going back down by two before halftime.

Mariners vs. Kansas City Royals: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em Game 2

Charlie Furbush leaves the game with tricep tightness (AP Photo)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the second game of the series versus the Kansas City Royals. As is the ongoing trend with these “love ‘em/hate ‘ems” he must make a note that Seattle’s lineup was absolutely wonderful tonight, for the second night in a row!. The M’s have scored 13 runs in the first two innings of games 1 and two. Jesus Montero, Dustin Ackley, Justin Smoak and Michael Saunders have been great.

Sounders FC vs. New York Red Bulls blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Freddy Montero comes off the bench to score the equalizing goal in New York on Sunday. (photo soundersfc.com)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Sunday afternoons match up with the New York Red Bells. Another lead blown by the Sounders, but we do come away with a point. Freddy Montero starts on the bench again, but does supply the game tying goal. Old friend Sebastien Le Toux nets one for the Red Bulls, and a hand ball goes unnoticed by the ref.