Damian Lillard

Just A Few Things – Portland Trail Blazers Check Up

This past month, we have been in the slowest part of the NBA season. Free agency is over, the draft is over, and summer league is over. It isn’t until training camp starts up that things heat back up in the NBA world. Although it has been slow, there are a few things that have […]

Seahawks Broncos

The Slant – Episode 193 – Denver Broncos / Seattle Seahawks Preview & Prediction

On this episode of The Slant, host Brad Stein interviews three Oregon Sports News writers. First, Brian Hight joins the show and uses his sabermetrics to predict the big Denver Broncos / Seattle Seahawks contest. Then, David Gillaspie tells us what the NFL should do to rectify criminal acts with its players. Finally, Anthony Burrola previews and predicts the winners of week three of the NFL season.

Hisashi Iwakuma

Can The Seattle Mariners Pitching Staff Last Another Week Or Two?

With 10 games left in the season the pennant race has turned into a sprint for the two Wild Card spots in the American League. The Seattle Mariners have found themselves in unfamiliar territory. They trail the Oakland Athletics and the Kansas City Royals by a game for the second wild card spot and have […]

Tom Moyer

Bringing Boxing Back To The Pacific Northwest

Where exactly is boxing in the Pacific Northwest? When was the last time you attended a match? My point exactly! We have neglected a great sport and I am here to figure out a way to bring it back. While the exact birth of boxing cannot be traced, there is sufficient evidence that it dates […]

Utah Utes

Abe Asher’s Week Four College Football Picks

Hi there – it’s week four of the college football season, and things are heating up. I went a 10-4 in the picks last week that looks a lot better than it was, bringing my season tally up to 28-10. Here are the picks. Auburn 37, Kansas State 31 – True or false: Everyone at […]

Roger Goodell

The NFL – “Are You Not Entertained?”

What a horrible few weeks the NFL has had. I can’t remember a time when the league has been through such a public relations nightmare and it doesn’t seem ready to end any time soon. It began, almost quietly enough, with Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy. In July, Hardy was convicted of two domestic […]

Seahawks Broncos

Seattle Seahawks Will Be Just Fine As They Gear Up For Super Bowl Rematch

Anyone who has followed a team over the course of an entire season knows how quickly narratives surrounding teams can fluctuate. Winning will predictably generate endless praise and adoration like it did after the Seattle Seahawks’ week one blowout of the Green Bay Packers. Losing, on the other hand, will generate all sorts of reactionary […]

Seahawks Broncos

Brian Hight’s Week Three NFL Picks

After an abysmal 5-11 start in week one, I bounced back slightly in week two for an 8-8 record, making my overall record for the season 13-19. My goal at this point is to get back to .500 by week four and start racking up after that. You’ll note that due to a snafu on […]

Portland Triathlon

Triathletes Prep For Sunday’s 8th Annual Portland Triathlon

Column written by Kat Banks, writer for PortlandSports.com, a partner of Oregon Sports News Temperatures are expected to soar over 90 degrees this Sunday, but that won’t stop more than 1,000 competitors ready to race to the finish in the 2014 Portland Triathlon. Participants should be able to effectively beat the heat, as racers will […]

Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson Needs A Timeout

My name is David and I’m a father. Adrian Peterson is a father also. Me and Adrian. He’s got sons, I’ve got sons. After that we’re not much alike as parents, and the news on Peterson gets worse. First he’s up on charges for caning a four year old. Then we discover he has another four […]

Felix Hernandez

How (Un)Lucky Have The Seattle Mariners Been?

In the throes of the NFL season and endless scandals, many Seattle Mariners fans can be forgiven if they didn’t actually see Fernando Rodney walk four hitters in the 10th to lose the game to the Oakland A’s over the weekend. Although it is pretty difficult to walk four batters in one inning, Rodney hasn’t […]