Month: April 2010
The Greatest Seahawk Of Them All
As expected, Seahawks great Walter Jones has retired. We'll let these two paragraphs sum up why that's significant: The team is immediately retiring Jones' number 71 jersey. Former Seahawks coach Mike […]
Jake Locker The No. 1 Pick?
Because it's never too early to think about the NFL Draft, we bring you the front-runners for 2011. According to The Orlando Sentinel, Jake Locker will be the No. 1 […]
Can Oregon Become A Basketball School?
Great line from Dana Altman, the new basketball coach at the University of Oregon: "If you look at my wife, and look at me, I wasn't her first choice either." No, Altman […]
A Must-Read Story
In case you missed it, Brian T. Smith had a must-read column last week about Ray Hickey. As Smith explains, Hickey was a Blazer fan from the start. And in recent […]
Strange-But-True Blazers Facts
This piece of surprising Blazers trivia comes courtesy of reader Greg Wurtz: The Blazers have never won a playoff series in which they have lost a home game. In its history, […]
Blazers Say Yes To Camby; Why Not Pritchard?
The Blazers have signed Marcus Camby to a two-year contract extension, and that's a good thing. But there's one aspect of the signing that is either non-sensical or hypocritical: Just one […]
Sometimes The NBA Really Is FANtastic
Random thoughts and observations from the Blazers' thoroughly entertaining 103-95 victory Monday over the Thunder: — According to veteran observers (re: people who have been to every home game this year), […]
Phil Mickelson Is Awesome
How does a Masters champion celebrate the next morning? He goes through the Krispy Kreme drive-thru — while wearing the green jacket. […]
These Numbers Are Insane
As the Blazers prepare to play the Thunder tonight, here's the most amazing stat about Kevin Durant: Durant leads the league with 741 free throws this year (he also leads with […]
Tiger Or Phil? Easy Choice
Heading into Sunday at the Masters, Phil Mickelson is one shot off the lead and Tiger Woods is four shots off the lead. And if it comes down to Mickelson […]