Month: March 2010

This Would Be A Bad Idea For Ducks

P.J. Carlesimo? Really? Oregon has P.J. Carlesimo on its short list of prospective basketball coaches? What, aren't Steve Fisher and Jerry Tarkanian available? P.J. Carlesimo? The result would be many variations […]

This Might Be The Biggest What-if Of All

Speaking of Portland's rejection of the Delta Dome, co-worker Paul Danzer ran across this fascinating blog post from somebody named Dan Haneckow. In 1962, led by Gov. Mark Hatfield and mayor […]

What if . . . ?

Sunday's column is about some of the great "What if?" questions in Northwest sports. We know all about the Blazers what-ifs: What if they drafted Michael Jordan, etc., etc., and there's […]

A Punch Is A Punch; Or Is It?

The first thing I thought of when I saw this video was LeGarrette Blount. Baylor women's basketball star Brittney Griner has been suspended two games for punching an opponent, and […]

Pettiness In High School Basketball

Great column by Paul Valencia in Wednesday's edition of The Columbian. Here's the gist: Evergreen's Justine Joudrey was one of the best girls basketball players in the area this year, but […]

Comparing Woods and Ali?

As I write this, the front page on has a photo of Tiger Woods and a photo of Muhammad Ali and a headline that reads, "Who Faced A Bigger […]

But Which Number Will He Wear For The Knicks?

LeBron James has applied to the NBA to change his uniform number, which will be moot when he changes teams next year. James wants to go from No. 23 to No. […]

Dickau Is A Mad Ant

Sunday's column was about Vancouver's Dan Dickau, who recently signed with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League. Actually, it was also about his wife, Heather. "He's got […]

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