Austin Jackson

Trade Deadline Moves Baffling For Seattle Mariners

Right at the trade deadline on Thursday, the Tampa Bay Rays, Detroit Tigers and the Seattle Mariners completed a three-way trade, sending Cy Young award winner David Price from Tampa Bay to Detroit, outfielder Austin Jackson from Detroit to Seattle, and pitcher Drew Smyly and second baseman Nick Franklin to Tampa Bay from Detroit and […]

Tom Seaver

King Felix vs. Tom Terrific – Comparing Different Eras

In his last start of July versus the Cleveland Indians, Felix Hernandez added another milestone to his outstanding career by surpassing a record set by Tom Seaver in 1971 – pitching 7 or more innings in 14 consecutive games while allowing 2 or fewer earned runs.  Even in defeat, the Mariners’ broadcast team and studio […]

Seahawks Champs

A Final Moment Of Silence With The Champs

Silence. Sometimes it’s golden. Sometimes it’s deafening. Sometimes it’s agonizing, depressing and gut-wrenching all at the same time. Oftentimes in sports, it’s accompanied by that seemingly endless moment of post failure self-reflection. As a long-suffering Northwest sports fan, I’ve seen my share of disappointment. Whether it was Michael Jordan smugly shrugging off an unprecedented string […]

Donald Sterling

Donald Sterling Saga Over … Almost

Judge rules in favor of Shelly Sterling; OKs sale of Clippers to Steve Ballmer On Monday, a California probate judge ruled that Shelly Sterling, wife of notorious racist curmudgeon Donald Sterling, could indeed move forward in her deal to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO and Seattle-area resident Steve Ballmer for a […]

Felix Hernandez

Seattle Mariners’ Felix Hernandez – The Top Pitcher No One Is Talking About

In the past several days, many quality pitchers have been mentioned in local and national media. With today being July 31st and teams getting their best-last-chance at a blockbuster trade, it stands to reason that arguably the most important position would be a big-time trade asset that people would want to talk about. Many names […]

Moda Center

Work For The Portland Trail Blazers!

Tuesday, the 29th of July, the Portland Trail Blazers in conjunction with the Rose Quarter distributed a press release announcing an exciting job fair coming up on August 5th. The event is open to the public and will be held in the South Concourse of the Moda Center between 5:30-7:30 p.m. There is a magnitude […]

Marshawn Lynch

Are The Seattle Seahawks Running Short Of Running Backs?

With Marshawn Lynch a no-show and Christine Michael’s shoulder a no-go, did the Seattle Seahawks just go from a position of strength to a weakness? The short answer, if you were to ask Head Coach Pete Carroll or General Manager John Schneider, is “no.” In fact, the Seahawks have made a handful of recent transactions. […]

Thunder Shock

Press Row – A Seat At The Portland Thunder Table

From The 300 Level to Talking Heads. Arena Football? Have you seen a game on television? Been to one in person? Saturday night I did both. It started weeks earlier with an announcement. Free tickets for sports writers to the Portland Thunder. So far, so good. Oregon Sports News anchor Brad Stein made it happen. […]

Thunder Shock

Are The Portland Thunder Here To Stay?

Saturday night, the Portland Thunder played the final game of the regular season of their inaugural season. The Spokane Shock were in town and showed the Thunder what they could aspire to be. The orange-clad Shock fans were at the game in force. With this being the first season the Thunder have been in existence, […]

Will Johnson

FootGolf Is Kicking Off In Oregon

But what is FootGolf? It’s essentially what it sounds like—golf with your feet. The ball and cup are scaled up, and the length of the course is scaled down. The distance from tee to hole ranges anywhere from 70-200 yards, par 3 to par 5. Like golf, the lowest score wins. Also like golf, it’s […]