Head Coach Pete Carroll, right, talks with cornerback Richard Sherman during Seahawks Training Camp at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center Monday August 3, 2015.  (Bettina Hansen / The Seattle Times)

He Said / She Said – Seattle Seahawks Training Camp Preview

Oregon Sports News writers Julian Rogers and Jessica Ridpath preview the Seattle Seahawks’ outlook as they prepare for the 2016 NFL season. When: Saturday, July 30, 2016 Where: Virginia Mason Athletic Center (VMAC), Renton, Wash. Rogers: How loaded are the Seattle Seahawks as they prepare for the 2016 season? Very. Despite last season’s clunker of […]

Jason Kidd

Pete Carroll’s Influence Creates A Trend Of NBA Coaches Visiting Seattle

Something is going on in Seattle.  It seems like there could be a new trend of NBA coaches visiting Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks.  Carroll’s reach stretches far beyond football into the NBA.  Jason Kidd, head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, is the latest to make his visit to the VMAC.  The Golden State […]

Doug Baldwin

Seattle Seahawks’ Doug Baldwin – Undrafted, Undersized And Underrated

There are many words you can use to describe Seattle’s Doug Baldwin. His measureables forced scouts to call him undersized. His name was not called during the 2011 draft, so he joined the undrafted. His statistical production during his first four years in the NFL put him along many who were underappreciated. Regardless of how […]

Pete Carroll

Pete Carroll Is NFL Coach Of The Decade

Pete Carroll has never won NFL Coach of the Year, which is utterly absurd.  Instead, I’m nominating him NFL Coach of the Decade and here is why. Carroll has turned the Seattle Seahawks into one of the most talented playoff-caliber teams in the league.  This is no small feat considering that he walked into a […]


Fantasy Draft Bar Guide – Hillside Pub

NAME:  Hillside Pub LOCATION:  16305 SW Barrows Rd. Beaverton, Or 97007 PHONE:  503-747-5973 CAPACITY:  80 Hillside Pub is located in the rapidly growing Progress Ridge area of Southwest Beaverton at The Village on Scholls just minutes west of Cinetopia and Big Al’s.  Hillside is family friendly until 6 p.m. and has a classy, low-key vibe […]


Fantasy Draft Bar Guide – Pour Sports Bar & Grill

As a twenty year veteran of fantasy football, I’ve found that the only thing that compares to winning a fantasy championship is the fantasy football draft.  For me, that includes hours of eating and drinking mixed with a whole lot of trash talking.  Fantasy draft season is just a few weeks away, so I wanted […]

Pete Carroll

Pete Carroll Might Have The Best Approach To Prevent Gang Violence

When I heard about the tragedy in Orlando, in what they are calling the deadliest mass shooting in US history, my heart broke.  It seems that these acts of violence are happening more and more.  Gun violence is a hot topic in political debates with calls for stricter gun control laws.  These unfortunate events are […]

Derek Carr

Fantasy Scrambler – Quarterback Sleepers

Sleeper [slee – per] n. : A player with the potential to have an unexpectedly good season.  Someone everyone else is “sleeping” on. With Organized Team Activities (OTA’s) in full swing, I think it’s time to start researching this year’s fantasy sleepers.  Today, I want to concentrate on the quarterback position.  Everyone knows the top […]

Adrian Peterson

Fantasy Scrambler – The Tiers Draft Strategy

As you may know, there are many strategies when it comes to drafting a fantasy team, from the very basic and easy to learn, to the complex tactics that take years to develop.  How much time and effort you put in doing pre-draft research and preparation will determine how in-depth your strategy can be. When […]

Ricardo Lockette

Who Will Be The Next Seattle Seahawks Gunner?

On Thursday, May 12th, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette announced his retirement from football.  It was a bittersweet moment for the receiver who suffered a life-threatening neck injury during the Dallas Cowboys versus Seattle Seahawks game early November of last year.  Although Lockette still does not have full range of motion in his neck, […]

Adrian Peterson

Fantasy Football Mock Draft 2016

After one of the most interesting NFL drafts in recent memory, it is officially “Mock Draft Season” in the fantasy world.  Mock drafts are great tools for fantasy owners to get an idea of where players might be drafted in upcoming league drafts. Most mock drafts consist of ten to twelve “expert” drafters who make […]


Oregon Sports News 2016 NFL Mock Draft – First Round

1 – Los Angeles Rams – Jared Goff, QB – University of California The Rams have a new home, and now they need a new quarterback to build their future around. Goff is very polarizing. Some love, and some hate him as the #1 pick. The Rams gave up a small fortune to move up […]