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Portland, Stop Hating Meyers Leonard!

Shortly after the 2012 NBA Draft, Portland Trail Blazers General Manager Neil Olshey said, “He’s over 7-foot tall, he runs like a deer, he jumps out of the building, he’s got great timing on blocked shots, he’s got touch. He’s a unique physical talent… We’re going to be patient with Meyers. We just think he’s […]

Dan Vogelbach

The Seattle Mariners Make A Move – What Does Dan Vogelbach Bring To The Team?

On Wednesday, the Seattle Mariners acquired Dan Vogelbach, a minor league slugger with impressive plate discipline, and AA pitcher Paul Blackburn from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for former top prospect, left-hander Mike Montgomery, and AAA pitcher Jordan Pries. The centerpieces of the deal are Vogelbach and Montgomery. The Cubs, who have been linked to […]

Mike and Mike

Warning Signs For Portland Trail Blazers After Broadcasting Shakeup

By now, you’ve seen the Welcome to Your Nightmare-inspired Freddy Kruger tifo that took the Timbers Army worldwide on Sunday afternoon. What you might not have caught, though, was a smaller banner that was unveiled in the 200-level of the Army during the second half of the Timbers’ 3-1 win over the Seattle Sounders. The […]

Dame Dolla

The Night Damian Lillard Spent His Birthday With Rip City

Damian Lillard has been a household name in Portland for the past four years as he has quickly risen to super-stardom on the NBA. On Friday night, Lillard, aka Dame D.O.L.L.A., became an absolute legend. The night of his 26th birthday, Lillard performed his first hip-hop concert in front of a sold out crowd of […]

Timbers Sounders

Valeri’s Return Sparks Portland Timbers To Big Win Against Seattle

In the first 2016 meeting between the Cascadia rivals, the Portland Timbers emerged victorious over the hated Seattle Sounders, 3-1, in one of the most impressive performances of Portland’s season thus far. A Timbers-Sounders match is always a heightened spectacle and this episode was no different, with both supporters’ groups at full throat over a […]

Jul 10, 2016; Kansas City, MO, USA; Seattle Mariners first basemen Adam Lind (26) celebrates with third basemen Kyle Seager (15) after beating the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

Why The Seattle Mariners Should Be Sellers

As the second half of the 2016 MLB season gets underway, the looming question throughout the league is which teams should be buyers at the trade deadline and which teams should be sellers. The addition of a second wild card team in recent years and the gradual postponement of the non-waiver deadline (August 1st this […]

Gouin

The Newest Hillsboro Hops Pitcher Could Help Reorganize Bullpen

Amid some triumphs and struggles in the last week, the Hillsboro Hops have had plenty in the way of league news to report. The extension of the team’s contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks through 2018 should come as no surprise to any Portland-area baseball fans; the youngest team in the league drew the third-highest attendance […]

Jason Kidd

Pete Carroll’s Influence Creates A Trend Of NBA Coaches Visiting Seattle

Something is going on in Seattle.  It seems like there could be a new trend of NBA coaches visiting Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks.  Carroll’s reach stretches far beyond football into the NBA.  Jason Kidd, head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, is the latest to make his visit to the VMAC.  The Golden State […]

Timbers Sounders

Top Five Portland-Seattle Matches Of The MLS Era

The Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders are set to renew their rivalry on Sunday, meeting for the first time in the 2016 Major League Soccer season. While the rivalry dates back over 41 years, the teams have only been meeting in MLS competition since 2011, when Portland joined the league, two years after Seattle made […]

Jake Shields

Jake Shields On Submission Underground, Opponent Changes, And Future Fights

This Sunday, July 17th at the Roseland Theater in Portland, history will be made as Chael Sonnen and FLO Combat presents Submission Underground. This is the debut event for Submission Underground and it promises to bring excitement to the world of submission grappling with its submission-only format. The card features matchups with some of the […]

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