Sunday’s matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots has just about everything you need for one of the best championship games in recent memory, and could rival some of your favorite Super Bowls, even if they don’t have the usual “star power” you’re used to seeing. Sure, it’s not the #1 ranked […]
There are many different kinds of Super Bowl viewers out there these days. Some are Patriots fans, the smarter ones are Seahawks fans, and I think we can all agree that just about everybody is a Katy Perry fan on some level (don’t lie). However, at the end of the day this grandiose extravaganza of […]
This year’s National Silver Gloves Boxing event is taking place February 5 -7 in Kansas City, MO. Three of Oregon’s best youth boxing talent are en route with hopes and plans to conquer it all. Jesus Sanchez Vazquez, Cruz Solano and Cedric Villegas, all from Beaverton, have qualified to participate in the 2015 National Silver […]
Two months. That’s how long it’s been since Portland State fired their head football coach, Nigel Burton. November 26, 2014, that was the day we were informed by Interim Athletic Director Valerie Cleary that Coach Burton wouldn’t be returning, and that it would be the job of the soon-to-be athletic director to find the man […]
As upset as I was about the Percy Harvin trade, I think I can breathe easy now that the Seattle Seahawks are in the Super Bowl and they don’t have his sizable paycheck to manage. But I still have the painful memory of Harvin hung up deep in the bowels of my closet. Perhaps it […]
Tonight on TNT, the NBA will announce the reserves for the 2015 All-Star Game, with an eye towards rectifying the embarrassing election by the fans of Los Angeles Lakers aging star Kobe Bryant for the West and the slightly less egregious choice of New York Knicks ball hog Carmelo Anthony for the East. Using the […]
Let’s be honest. 2014 was a bad year for Caleb Porter. His team badly underachieved, falling from first to sixth place in the Western Conference. They were knocked out in the group stage of the CONCACAF Champions League. They couldn’t attack, then they couldn’t defend, and they could absolutely never get their act totally together. […]
This Saturday the UFC will be setting up shop in Las Vegas, Nevada for UFC 183. This event is a huge one for the UFC, as it marks the return to the Octagon for former middleweight champion Anderson Silva. After suffering back to back loses for the first time in his career, and sustaining a […]
On this episode of The Slant, host Brad Stein delivers more Super Bowl coverage, including what happened on Media Day. Oregon Sports News Senior Writer Garrett Imeson then joins him for a segment with a story about Walmart and the Seattle Seahawks you don’t want to miss!
This column written by Brian Nemhauser of HawkBlogger.com, a partner of Oregon Sports News Seattle fought through the toughest defense in the NFL, and most bitter rival, last season to reach the Super Bowl. They were getting Percy Harvin fully available for the first time all year. Denver was missing key players like Von Miller […]
We’ve made it halfway through the unnecessarily incessant analysis and coverage of the Super Bowl. It’s right around this time where the media is running out of meaningful things to discuss, so they’re busy conjuring up controversy or filling airtime with the mundane and banal. I’ve only watched this stuff for a day and already […]
On this episode of The Slant, host Brad Stein tells you who will win Super Bowl 49 and why. He also talks about the worst All-Star Game of the big 4 sports, and how he can make you some money with bizarre proposition Super Bowl bets.
Pose the question, “Why do you watch football,” to ten sports fans. You’ll get at least ten different answers that make enough sense to believe them all. The first ten: 10. Why do I watch football? That’s the question? You gotta be kidding me. I watch to see who wins and loses. That’s it. That’s […]
This column written by Brian Nemhauser of HawkBlogger.com, a partner of Oregon Sports News You may have heard that Marshawn Lynch has a tendency to run with a little power. New England Patriots fans may have reason to be as concerned about Lynch as Seahawks fans are about Tom Brady. The New England defensive line […]
Every NBA week is eventful in its own way, but for the Portland Trail Blazers, it seemed doubly so. You could pack a month’s worth of drama and worry into the last six days in Rip City: LaMarcus Aldridge’s torn left thumb ligament, Nicolas Batum getting shut down to heal that balky right wrist, the […]