Thunder SaberCats

San Jose SaberCats Top Portland Thunder, Remain Undefeated

The San Jose SaberCats put together a bizarrely unimpressive 61-42 win against the Portland Thunder on Saturday night, in a game filled with special teams’ fumbles, terrible decisions from quarterbacks, odd formations that didn’t work at all, and lots and lots of egregious holding. I know, I know, I’m the guy that suggested refs […]

Wesley Matthews

Portland Trail Blazers – Is Wesley Matthews A Must-Have Player?

Some of you may be nervous that the Portland team that finished the 2014-15 season may not be the same team that takes the court to start the 2015-16 season. If such a change occurs, it could be for the best. Emphasis on “could.” Portland has three starters with expiring contracts, and their biggest concern […]


Will FIFA’s Scandal Impact Historic Pacific Northwest Soccer?

Tucked away in our beautiful upper left corner of a country synonymous with caring less about soccer than most sports, Portland and Seattle proved the world that “footie” can and will be embrace. But I wondered as I sat in traffic on my way to dinner with friends, forgetting that there was a Sounders game […]

NBA: Atlanta Hawks at Milwaukee Bucks

Portland Trail Blazers Free Agent Targets – Big Men

It’s an exciting time in the NBA, as the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers will square off a week from now in the NBA Finals. As basketball fans the world over watch Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and the rest of the Warriors battle the force of nature that is LeBron James, we […]

Cascade Head

Hikes And Runs You Have To Do This Summer

With summer right around the corner the itch to get out and about is in the air. With that said, I pulled out my books, talked to my friends, researched the web and decided to have a plan to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors and organized runs and races across the Pacific Northwest. I, […]

Portland Timbers

Five Reasons You Need To See A Portland Timbers Game In-Person

The Portland Timbers were able to defeat D.C. United 1-0 Wednesday night at Providence Park on the strength of a 5th minute goal by Maximiliano Uruti that came after a picture-perfect cross from Gastón Fernández. The win gives Portland 16 points on the season and lifts them out of the basement of the Western Conference. […]

CJ McCollum

Portland Trail Blazers Fans Have A New Favorite Sportswriter

In today’s NBA, it’s those who contribute in a variety of capacities who provide the most value. Everyone loves a three-point specialist or a dunking dynamo, but opportunities to shine the brightest appear most often for those who exhibit a certain level of mastery in multiple categories. Consider C.J. McCollum one of these players. Not […]

Felix Hernandez

Seattle Mariners At The Quarter Pole Of The 2015 Season

Over the Memorial Day weekend, the Seattle Mariners accomplished something they hadn’t done in the nearly two weeks prior – win consecutive baseball games. May 12th against the San Diego Padres, the Mariners took a 11-4 victory to culminate a four game winning streak, their longest of the season, and then went on a back […]

The Intertwine

Breakthrough – The Intertwine Alliance

While we have been milling around all these years, something out of the background has been gaining traction. No not terrorism or any other looming disaster. This is a sports site. We discuss the finer things. Games and recreation. So what faddish exercise am I getting at? By no means—this even goes beyond the bounds […]

Vin Lananna

Track And Field The Best Sport? Yes, But …

Who better than Track Town President Vin Lananna to explain the world’s most basic sport. Of course it’s track and field. He lives and breathes the stuff. Don’t you? Because of him, Portland hosts the World Indoor Track and Field meet in 2016, the same year the Olympic trials return to Eugene for the third straight time. […]

LeBron James

Teams To Watch In The NBA By

Back in January, when Dwight Howard of the Rockets said that the Warriors are not the best basketball team around, no one would have expected that we would be seeing these teams battling it out to get to the NBA Finals. All the same, here we are; and each team has its own strategy in […]

Russell Wilson

How The Seattle Seahawks Will Or Won’t Stay On Top

It’s much easier to reach the top of the mountain than it is to stay on top of the mountain. Given the Seattle Seahawks’ most recent two-year run, NFL observers consider the Seahawks to be on the top of the heap. Or at least within about one yard of it. Offseason prognostications unanimously list the […]

Sam Dekker

2015 Draft Season Is Here – Sam Dekker Scouting Report

Previous Scouting Reports: Joseph Young Rondae Hollis-Jefferson R.J. Hunter Sam Dekker has made a name for himself in the past two NCAA Tournaments. Putting up big numbers, making clutch shots and helping his team make the National Championship game this year have all added to his resume. That resume has his draft stock higher than […]