1. NBA Free Agents 2012: Can the Portland Trail Blazers Lure Deron Williams?

    Deron Williams is clearly the No. 1 free agent target on most teams' minds as the summer free agency period approaches...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about over 2 years ago 2,355 reads 14 comments

  2. Seattle Mariners: 5 Creative Ways to Bring Fans to Safeco

    So far in the first month-plus of the 2012 season, it has been well-documented that the Seattle Mariners have struggled to bring fans out to the ballpark. The team has struggled most of the year and fans haven't really had much reason to show up...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about over 2 years ago 1,359 reads 6 comments

  3. Portland Trail Blazers: Blazers' Search for a GM Heats Up

    It's no secret that Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen is very particular about who he wants as the next GM for the Portland Trail Blazers. And as we've seen happen in the firings of past GMs Kevin Pritchard and Rich Cho , Mr...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about over 2 years ago 598 reads 4 comments

  4. NBA Draft 2012: Should the Blazers Draft Terrence Jones?

    Terrence Jones doesn't necessarily play a position that Portland is in great need of, but from watching him in his two years at Kentucky, it is obvious that he has loads of talent...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about over 2 years ago 1,473 reads 11 comments

  5. Seattle Mariners: Record Attendance Lows Could Spell Trouble for the Team

    On April 18th, Safeco Field hit a new attendance low, only drawing 11,343 fans to a game against the Cleveland Indians ...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about over 2 years ago 2,597 reads 13 comments

  6. NBA Draft 2012: Should Tyler Zeller Join the Portland Trail Blazers?

    If you have looked at all at the ESPN.com lottery projector mock drafts, you should know that it is no secret that they think Portland should select UNC big man Tyler Zeller ...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about over 2 years ago 774 reads 1 comments

  7. NBA Draft 2012: Should the Portland Trail Blazers Draft Jared Sullinger?

    There is no denying that Sullinger was one of the best players in the college game this past season. He was a monster for Ohio State offensively and used his big body to punish opponents for rebounds...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about over 2 years ago 935 reads 9 comments

  8. NBA Draft 2012: Should the Portland Trail Blazers Select Damian Lillard?

    Damian Lillard was a name that was not at all well known before this past season. Somehow, though, Lillard has vaulted himself into a likely lottery selection...

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  9. NBA Draft 2012: Should the Portland Trailblazers Select Jeremy Lamb?

    Jeremy Lamb is a player who has been hyped up throughout his college career and most of the time, he has lived up to that hype. He is a long wing with a gifted scoring and shooting ability that seems perfect for the NBA ...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about over 2 years ago 1,115 reads 5 comments

  10. NBA Draft: Bradley Beal to the Portland Trail Blazers?

    Bradley Beal has Portland fans excited for multiple reasons. The main one being that he resembles former Blazer's All-Star guard Brandon Roy in many ways. Ironically, he would be filling the scoring role that Brandon Roy left at guard...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about over 2 years ago 1,131 reads 5 comments

  11. NBA Draft 2012: Andre Drummond to the Portland Trailblazers?

    Andre Drummond, the big man out of the University of Connecticut, has all the physical tools that scouts look for: Terrific size, supreme length and incredible athleticism...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about over 2 years ago 1,872 reads 5 comments

  12. NBA Draft: Who Will the Portland Trailblazers Select in the 2012 NBA Draft?

    The Portland Trailblazers were one of the most confusing teams in all of the NBA this past season. They started off incredibly hot and were considered one of the top teams in the Western Conference after the first two weeks of the season...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about over 2 years ago 1,830 reads 26 comments

  13. Seattle Mariners: 3 Reasons Fans Should Try to Be Optimistic

    In the world of sports, much can be said about the characteristics of different fanbases. For example, we all know about Oakland Raiders fans being notoriously vicious, or Duke Blue ...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about over 2 years ago 401 reads 0 comments

  14. Pac-12 Hoops: Will the Pac-12 Send More Than One Team to the NCAA Tournament?

    My my my, how times have changed. Just three seasons ago, the Pac-12 Conference finished with four teams in the Top 25 rankings of the ESPN/USA Today Coaches' Poll. Those teams were the Washington, UCLA, Arizona State and Arizona...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about almost 3 years ago 381 reads 0 comments

  15. Portland Trailblazers: Don't Worry Blazermaniacs, Your Team Will Be Ok

    The recent numbers are glaring for the Portland Trailblazers. They have had four losses in the last five games...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about almost 3 years ago 1,539 reads 6 comments

  16. MLB: Why the Pineda-for-Montero Trade Is Perfect for the Mariners

    As the world found out on Friday night, the Seattle Mariners have traded prized young pitcher Michael Pineda along with top prospect Jose Campos to the Yankees for prized young hitter Jesus Montero and big league pitcher Hector Noesi...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about almost 3 years ago 1,689 reads 8 comments

  17. Pac-12 Basketball: Three Pac-12 Teams Who Will Make the NCAA Tournament

    Its no secret that the Pac-12 is weak in basketball this year. Not many teams look like they can compete on the big stage. So far, though, three teams have stood out above the rest as far as talent and potential...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about 3 years ago 1,154 reads 0 comments

  18. Ranking the Atmosphere for Pac-12 Stadiums

    The Pacific-12 conference may not be the strongest on the football field during this 2011 season, but it certainly does have some of the most dramatic stadiums in the country...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about 3 years ago 3,221 reads 14 comments

  19. PAC-12 CFB: Huskies 2012 Success or Failure Rides on the Decision of Chris Polk

    I might as well say it right off the bat: The Washington football team will go to the Rose Bowl next year. Okay, okay. Now before you get bent out of shape and dismiss me as yet another person jumping on the UW bandwagon, let me deliver the kicker...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about 3 years ago 432 reads 0 comments

  20. NBA Lockout: If No Deal Is Struck Thursday, the Fans Will Fade

    This NBA lockout roller coaster has finally worn me down. I'm done. That's it. I've just had it. I can't take this false hope any longer. And neither can the rest of the NBA fandom...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about 3 years ago 245 reads 0 comments

  21. Pac-12 MBB: Why Oregon State Will Make the NCAA Tournament This Season

    Craig Robinson's 'cavalry' has finally arrived. When Oregon State men's basketball coach Craig Robinson took over the job in 2008, he brought with him a winner's mentality, and a knack for recruiting big-time players...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about 3 years ago 583 reads 7 comments

  22. Portland Timbers Keep MLS Playoff Hopes Alive, Dominate New England Revolution

    The Portland Timbers are still alive. The team's pulse was slow and faint just a few weeks ago after a harsh loss to Sporting K.C., but now they are clearly alive and well...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about over 3 years ago 243 reads 0 comments

  23. Pac-12 CFB: How Sean Mannion and the Beavers Can Save Their 2011 Season

    Apparently, the time is now for Sean Mannion and the Oregon State Beavers. Head coach Mike Riley announced Tuesday that Sean Mannion will be the one and only starting quarterback ...

    Mike Ulstad Written by Mike Ulstad about over 3 years ago 845 reads 1 comments