1. Portland Trail Blazers: 12 Most Popular Players in Franchise History

    The Portland Trail Blazers have had their fair share of talent throughout the franchise's history. Whether it's a dynamic scorer/slasher or an incredibly gifted big man, dominant players have made their way through the ranks in Rip City...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 6,699 reads 3 comments

  2. Oregon Ducks Football: Why the Season-Opening Loss to LSU Means Nothing

    Despite what the masses may think, the Oregon Ducks' season-opening loss to the LSU Tigers is not something to hang their heads on. First and foremost, the Ducks couldn't establish the running game against an SEC defense as tough as that of LSU's...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 860 reads 29 comments

  3. Power Ranking the NBA's 30 Starting Power Forwards

    The power forward position is sometimes overlooked because it combines the responsibilities of the small forward and the center. PF's main job is to score in the low post, block shots, grab boards and knock down mid-range jumpers...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 615 reads 47 comments

  4. How Carmelo Anthony and the NY Knicks Can Rise to No.1 in the East

    Disappointing. That's the only word that can sum up the ending of the New York Knicks' season. For a team stacked with so much talent, being swept by the Boston Celtics in the first round of the NBA Playoffs is purely unacceptable...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 3,850 reads 20 comments

  5. What Kobe Bryant and Each Team's Best Player Should Work on During the Lockout

    Practice is one of those things that truly pays off in the ends. Players like Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant—who have dedicated hours upon hours to mastering the ins and outs ...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 2,389 reads 8 comments

  6. Portland Trail Blazers: Why Carl Landry Is Not a Good Fit

    Ex- New Orleans Hornets forward and current free agent Carl Landry has expressed interest in becoming a member of the Portland Trail Blazers next season...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 1,775 reads 8 comments

  7. NBA Lockout: What It Means for Kyrie Irving and the Rookies

    The NBA Lockout has been a treacherous, begrudging process for all parties with no apparent end in sight...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 1,067 reads 1 comments

  8. David West and the Top 10 Unrestricted Free Agents

    Following one of the weakest NBA drafts ever, teams are scouring the free agency for quality talent. Though there might not be any big-name players, like a Kobe Bryant or LeBron ...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 3,974 reads 14 comments

  9. Six Reasons Why the Portland Trail Blazers Will Win the Northwest

    The way the Portland Trail Blazers ended their season was disappointing, to say the least. They put up a valiant effort, without a doubt, but you could tell that Brandon Roy was far from 100 percent and that there were missing pieces in the roster...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 4,487 reads 24 comments

  10. Portland Trail Blazers: Will Raymond Felton and Gerald Wallace Push the Tempo?

    There are two things the Portland Trail Blazers are league-renowned for: their quick, stingy defense and their painstakingly slow, yet effective offense...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 823 reads 8 comments

  11. 28 Things We Want and Don't Want to See in NBA 2K12

    When NBA 2k11 came out, I was among the first to buy it. What started out as a great game slowly became a nuisance, and now, there's flaws at every turn...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 11,214 reads 15 comments

  12. Marshon Brooks and 4 More Young Players Set to Become the Next Kobe Bryant

    One of the best players to ever set foot on an NBA court, Kobe Bryant has broken records left and right and is rising up the ranks for all-time scoring leader...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 2,600 reads 6 comments

  13. LaMarcus Aldridge and 6 First-Time All-Star Selections for Next Season

    Aren't you getting tired of seeing the same old faces every single All-Star game? It seems like every year, each All-Star team has eight familiar names and a couple new faces...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 3,355 reads 33 comments

  14. NBA: 7 Contenders for Defensive Player of the Year Not Named Dwight Howard

    The phrase "Defense Wins Championships" runs true for every and any sport across the globe. For the past three years, the Orlando Magic's Dwight Howard has been the face of defense ...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 331 reads 2 comments

  15. Portland Trail Blazers: Ranking Every Coach in Franchise History

    Coaching is a little bit harder than it seems. Commanding a group of grown men to follow protocol and do exactly what you say, how you say it can be a bit more than a walk in the park...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 913 reads 0 comments

  16. Why Nicolas Batum Going to France Is a Good Thing for Portland Trail Blazers

    With an inevitable, lengthy NBA lockout looming at the forefront, players have decided to pack their bags and head to an open job market...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 752 reads 1 comments

  17. NFL Schedule 2011: Predicting the Outcome of Every Game in Week 1

    It's football time! The NFL lockout is over, there's a new CBA intact and it's time to get Sunday, Monday, Tuesday—and any other day—Night Football going! Week 1 of the regular season is closer than ever...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 7,984 reads 131 comments

  18. NBA Lockout: Deron Williams and the Top 5 Players Headed Overseas

    With NBA lockout debates still brewing, more and more players have declared their intent to head overseas until the labor issues are solved...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 462 reads 0 comments

  19. Portland Trail Blazers: Greg Oden and the 7 Story Lines for the 2011-2012 Season

    After an injury-riddled 2010 season, the Portland Trail Blazers are looking to bounce back stronger than ever...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 3,803 reads 11 comments

  20. Portland Trail Blazers: 7 Reasons Why the Blazers Will Win 50 or More Games

    The Portland Trail Blazers fell just short of the 50-win mark last season with their 48-34 record, but with the improvements they've made to their team, they are bound to crack it next time around...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 3,872 reads 26 comments

  21. NBA Free Agents 2011: 12 Most Athletic Players Available

    Athleticism has become something that every team in the NBA yearns for. Players who can run up and down the floor and rise above the rim to finish mind-boggling dunks bring more fans to the arenas, which ultimately leads to more revenue for NBA teams..

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 847 reads 1 comments

  22. Oregon Football: Predicting Offensive Depth Chart for Season Opener vs. LSU

    While Darron Thomas and LaMichael James are familiar faces in Oregon, a lot of players have moved on and the depth chart has changed...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 1,463 reads 6 comments

  23. NBA Power Rankings: Where Does Each "Big 3" Rank?

    What exactly is a Big Three? Is it just a trio of players who score, or is it more than that? A Big Three is a group of players who have worked or are working together to establish some type of chemistry throughout the season...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 13,770 reads 131 comments

  24. Oregon Football: Early Predictions for Every Conference Game

    We all know the Oregon Ducks will reign undefeated once again. The only question is how will they do it. The Ducks took their only loss of the season in the BCS Championship Game at the hands of Cam Newton and the Auburn Tigers...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 830 reads 13 comments

  25. NBA Free Agents 2011: 5 Teams Sure To Get Screwed This Summer

    Following one of the weakest NBA drafts ever, teams are sure to attack free agency, trying to find talent in different places. However, when there's not enough food to serve every kid at the table, sometimes the children go hungry...

    Kristian Winfield Written by Kristian Winfield about over 3 years ago 33,312 reads 47 comments