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Seattle Mayor Takes New Stand On Original Area Investment Plan

In an exclusive interview with Seattle-based King-5 News in Seattle, Mayor Ed Murray explained that he’s set a date: the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the original development plan submitted by billionaire Chris Hansen’s group that would bring the NHL and the NBA (back) to Seattle will be complete by May 7th.  Nearly three years […]

Robin Lopez

What The NBA Has Lost Due To Injuries

With 26 games left in the season, it seems like the Portland Trail Blazers are as close to full strength as they have been all year. The big man in the middle, Robin Lopez is back after missing 23 games, and he has changed the team’s defensive mindset. LaMarcus Aldridge decided to tough out a […]

Arron Afflalo

Arron Afflalo Could Be The Sixth Man The Portland Trail Blazers Has Long Desired

During the 2011-2012 season, the Portland Trail Blazers thought they had it with Jamal Crawford: a jolt off the bench that could greatly help a team with title aspirations. Despite his undeniable ability to score, he was too inconsistent and didn’t provide the defense the bench unit needed to satisfactorily compliment the efforts of the starting five. […]

Oregon Tournament

Oregon Wrestling Weekend Buzz

The sound you hear in Oregon, all up and down the west coast, comes from wrestling families. It’s championship weekend. Oregon high school wrestlers meet on the mats inside Memorial Coliseum starting Friday. By Saturday night, every place on the podium will be filled, all medals hung. Sunday the big daddies of PAC-12 wrestling roll […]

Wide Receiver

2015 NFL Combine Wrapup For Seattle Seahawks Fans

The combine was held this past week in Indianapolis in front of a captive crowd of coaches, general managers, and scouts, each of them hoping to uncover the truth about the players they have been scouting all year. Now that the dust has settled, let’s examine how the combine shook out, and how it effects […]

Mariners Fans

Seattle Mariners Search For Their Own 12th Man

It is often said that the home support at any sporting event can help tip the balance for the home team, giving them an advantage over their opponents. This phenomenon is widely known as the “12th man” effect—equating the crowd to having an extra player on the field. In Seattle, supporters of the Seahawks in […]

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Portland Trail Blazers Week Preview – 2/24

If you heard a dull thud near downtown Portland, that was the Portland Trail Blazers after the first two games post-All-Star break. First, they barely reached 70 against the rebuilding Utah Jazz, then they got their hearts ripped out–again–by the Memphis Grizzlies in a close game, gagging away a 13-point lead in the fourth quarter. […]

Marcus Mariota

The Slant – Episode 227 – Marcus Mariota, NBA, And Sports Oscars

On this episode of The Slant, host Brad Stein discusses whether Marcus Mariota did enough at the NFL Combine to unseat Jameis Winston as the #1 overall pick. Then, he presents his 2nd Annual Sports Oscars; who does he choose as best leading male athlete, best sports team, and more? Finally, Brad has some NBA commentary to share.

Portland Winterhawks

Portland Winterhawks Hitting The Stretch Run

Thirteen games is all that is left before the regular season comes to a close and playoffs begin, but nothing is close to being settled yet. Teams are fighting for every last point they can get in a desperate attempt to secure a playoff spot or hold onto the place they currently have. Portland had […]

Jerome Kersey

Jerome Kersey – Portland’s Biggest Fan

Portland lost a local legend on Wednesday night, as Jerome Kersey was pronounced dead, the cause reported to be a blood clot in his calf that moved in to his lung. Kersey was just 52, and just six months from turning 53 at the time of his death. Kersey was known mostly for playing basketball […]