If you’re not getting better, you’re getting worse. The Portland Trail Blazers didn’t have a draft pick, lacked the cap space to add a significant free agent, and the ones they did bring in are more glue than substance. But this team’s future success isn’t dependent on outside talent, but more so on the current […]
Simply Awesome Sports is back with your hosts Matt and Ridley. This week, the guys have fun talking about the 20% drop in movie revenues this year compared to last year and the movie some claim will save the summer … Guardians of the Galaxy (Spoiler Alert – We doubt it.) On the topic of sports, […]
In the wake of an incredible weekend of baseball in Los Angeles, or Anaheim, or somewhere in California, in which the Seattle Mariners lost to the Angels in the bottom of the 16th one night, turned around and beat the Angels in the 12th the next night, and then lost a heartbreaker in the 9th […]
On this episode of The Slant, host Brad Stein talks about Rory McIlroy as golf’s newest boy toy, the NFL’s new consideration to implement rules for underclassmen declaring themselves in the draft, and why one cheerleader doesn’t consider cheerleading to be a sport.
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It has been a quiet offseason for the Portland Trail Blazers after their powerful playoff run. Many of the issues for the team involve keeping their stars intact. The biggest being LaMarcus Aldridge who reportedly agreed to a contract extension on July 8th, though he will not sign the extension until next year. While Portland […]
As I was watching the Open Championship over the past weekend (yes, I was one of the people up at 3 AM to watch a golf tournament), I not only got to witness and think about how great Rory Mcilroy could actually be, but I also unfortunately got to see something on the opposite end […]
The ESPYs took place Wednesday night, and much to my delight, it wasn’t as awful as these award shows tend to be. Drake only made me feel awkward a couple of times (wearing huaraches, unwanted scripted sexual advances, crappy song about Donald Sterling). And there were actually some really wonderful moments, including Michael Sam receiving […]
Column courtesy of Brian Nemhauser and HawkBlogger.com, a partner of Oregon Sports News Passing Muster Seattle Seahawks fans have heard it before. Some even are guilty of it themselves. Russell Wilson has won a Super Bowl, and is entering his third season, so the team should lean on him more and pass more often. Others […]
The 2013-14 NBA season ended in very dramatic fashion, and the offseason has become almost equally entertaining. Eight Western Conference teams entered the playoffs last year, and while none of them have made wholesale changes, they each at least tried to make a big splash, several of them landing at least one big-name free agent, […]
On this episode of The Slant, host Brad Stein and co-host Oregon Sports News senior writer Garrett Thornton discuss the Portland Trail Blazers Summer League and new additions to the roster.
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This Wednesday night, as the UFC invades Atlantic City, New Jersey for UFC Fight Night 45, three fighters from the Pacific Northwest could be fighting to keep their jobs. Pat Healy, Rick Story, and Evan Dunham have all gone from hot commodity to inconsistent challenger in the UFC’s Lightweight division. In a competitive organization like […]
This week on the Happy Hour we brought in a guest – Emily Alm from the Destiny City Film Festival! Skully also makes a surprise return visit, just in time for Big D to take a week off! That’s right, On 1 also filled in on the mic this week, and we have a quad pack of gingers in the house! We talk about summer, jealousy, music, and of course the film festival! Tune in and catch the new junk food drink of the week and some saucy pickup lines too!
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LeBron is staying. All is well in Cleveland. But while Cleveland rejoices in the return of their king, Portland and Oregonians interested in the Blazers and their star, LaMarcus Aldridge, are sitting on unsettled ground regarding the future of the lifelong Blazer they’re hoping will actually be lifelong … and the 8-year veteran from Texas […]
Tonight, as America tunes in to the 2014 MLB All-Star Game, many will be getting their first look at some great west coast baseball players. Among them are four Seattle Mariners: Robinson Cano, who was elected by the fans to play 2B, Felix Hernandez, the AL starter, Kyle Seager, who was added to the team […]
On this episode of The Slant, host Brad Stein talks about Lionel Messi’s choke job in the World Cup, LeBron James’ expectations with Cleveland, and how to make soccer US friendly.
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