NWSB Insider and northwest sports blogger Alistair Corp tells us today that Don Levin has publicly emerged to try to bring an NHL team to the Seattle area, and he’s prepared to spend $100 million. The development popped up three days before King County discusses and votes on investor Chris Hansen’s proposal to build a $490 million NBA and NHL arena. Wayne Gretzky was in town too. Coincidence?
NWSB Insider and Northwest sports fan Brett Bivens profiles Washington State Nascar driver Greg Biffle in his latest Northwest athlete profile. At the highest level of NASCAR racing Biffle drives the number 16 for Roush Fenway Racing. Greg finished second to Jaimie McMurry in the Rookie-of-the-Year award in 2003. Greg Biffle has made the Chase 3 times in his career but has yet to grab the Championship.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger K-Shell weighs in with some players he predicts will have breakout seasons in the pac 12 in 2012. Kasen Williams the five-star wide receiver and #2 receiver in the entire nation for starters. Jesse Callier & Bishop Sankey, as well as Kevin Smith and Danny Shelton are the guys pegged to have much more than above average seasons in 2012 for UW.
NWSB insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Clinton Bell gives us his top 5 defensive players to watch for the 2012 season. With many of the players on the list saving their best games of the year for the Apple Cup against Washington State, there were others who put on their best display in the Alamo Bowl against the Baylor Bears. Names on the list include, Hau’oli Jamora, John Timu, Princeton Fuimaono, Gregory Ducre, and Nate Fellner.
NWSB Insider and Oregon St. Beavers blogger Jon Irwin tells us his top 5 matchups on the Beavers schedule for the 2012 season. September 8th, versus Wisconsin in 2012 represents OSU’s biggest out of conference stage, and another chance to prove they’re a strong football team. The last game of the season is always the biggest for OSU. The 2012 Civil War vs. Chip Kelly’s Oregon Ducks.
NWSB Editor Q brings us an update on the Seattle Arena Proposal by Chris Hansen and his team of investors. This week we learned that Mayor Mike McGinn visited with David Stern in New York. Today we’re hearing via tweets from Former Sonics player Detlef Schrempf that there is good news on the way for Seattle NBA fans. Mitch in the morning on KJR had Hansen on and we learned…
NWSB insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Clinton Bell gives us his top 5 heartbreaking moments in time for the University of Washington Huskies. Two close games that the Huskies should have had, 1993 Rose Bowl with Michigan, and the 2004 Apple Cup. Both were in reach, but both were lost in the last minutes. Don James retiring was tops on the list. The Dawg Father led the Huskies to 4 Rose Bowls, and a National Championship, plus the last dyanasty Seattle has seen.
Gaddy and Pangos Among Best Summer basketball camp season is upon us all and there could not be a more perfect time to gather around the campfire and discuss who would be among the counselors at the 2012 Pacific Northwest Top Players Camp. There are a litany of Pacific Northwest players that would have made [...]
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger KShell weighs in with some new faces to introduce you to who will be playing in Seattle in 2012. Steve Sarkisian has some new toys. Brandon Beaver, Shaq Thompson, James Sample, Taniela Tupou, and Jaydon Mickens will all be given a chance to show what they have on the field. Who will be backing up Keith Price this upcoming season? We touch on these guys too.
NWSB Insider Brandon Choate brings us big news out of the University of Washington. Washington just announced it’s 2012 Hall of Fame class and it included two Husky football legends in Lawyer Milloy and Dave Hoffmann. Both Milloy and Hoffmann had stellar careers at Washington, setting records and helping the team to roll to national titles and Rose Bowls.
NWSB Insider and Washington St. Cougars blogger Britton Ransford weighs in with his Cougars football worst moments. For starters 2009. Washington State fielded arguably one of the worst teams in college football history. Or Mike Price leaving for Alabama. Or January 1, 1998. Who wishes they didn’t see Michigan’s Brian Griese vs. WSU’s Ryan Leaf in an epic showdown. All Cougs fans want to forget these moments in time.