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Sidney Rice’s retirement was the right thing to do

The Seattle Seahawks have announced that wide receiver  Sidney Rice is retiring from the NFL after seven season. Rice made it to the Pro Bowl once during his career, and … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

The California ballpark tour stops at Petco Park.

The City of San Diego opened up the $450 million Petco Park in time for the 2004 MLB season, two years after it was originally scheduled to open, with the … Continue reading

July 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Canelo & Lara Earn Respect and Criticism

Due to basically living a cave for the past month (no internet, AHHH!) and solving financial problems, I have neglected to write an article for quite some time. This is … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

Marlon Byrd makes sense for the Mariners, at the right price.

Marlon Byrd is 36 years old, and he is currently crushing the ball while wearing a Phillies uniform. With Philadelphia’s struggles this year, they are going to be looking to off-load … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Mariners are reportedly interested in White Sox outfielder Dayan Viciedo

The Seattle Mariners, and the San Francisco Giants,are looking at trading for Chicago White Sox outfielder Dayan Viciedo according to MLB Trade rumors. General Manager Jack Zduriencik is looking to … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

MLB offensive decline is due to pitching, not more home runs

The decline of offense, and scoring, in the MLB since the end of the steroid era has been something that has been a topic of discussion for a while now. … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Listen to the Sports with Neil podcast interview of Jeff Nusser

The Seattle Rock n’ Roll marathon and half marathon was on Saturday, June 21st; and one of the participants was some guy who happens to be the managing editor at … Continue reading

June 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

A quick look at Endy Chavez’s MLB performance in 2014

Endy Chavez was first called up from the minors in 2001. He has since spent the entirety of his 14-year career bouncing the minors and the majors. The 2014 season … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

US soccer loses 0-1 to Germany, but advances anyway

The United States men’s soccer team lost to the German national team 0-1 in the final match of group play, but is going to advance to the round of 16 … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

Portugal’s late goal forces a 2-2 draw, USA soccer needs a draw to advance

The United State’s men soccer team dominated Portugal throughout heir match during group play. But a goal in the 95th minute cost the American team three points, and means that the … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · 4 Comments

NBA Playoff Post #4: History is written by the Victors!

This entry is more or less going to be a personal rant rather than one about the facts. The facts are that the San Antonio Spurs won their fifth NBA Title and avenged … Continue reading

June 21, 2014

Mariner Diaries #5: Well you don’t see this every year

Ever since April 23rd the Seattle Mariners have been on a roll.  They have won 8 of their last 10 games, and are 1/2 of a game behind the LA Angels … Continue reading

June 9, 2014

NBA Playoff Post #3: 2014 NBA Finals Preview

I do apologize for the long wait everyone, but here we are.  Welcome to the 2014 NBA Finals! This is a rematch from last year when the San Antonio Spurs … Continue reading

June 4, 2014

MLB Divisional Power Rankings for May

So far in the 2014 MLB season has seen an exceptional amount of mediocrity from the majority of its teams, and only a handful have clearly established that they are … Continue reading

May 28, 2014

Stevenson vs. Fonfara

Even Superman had a rough battle or two but in the end he always came out on top. In a tougher and more entertaining bout than expected Adonis “Superman” Stevenson … Continue reading

May 26, 2014

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Sports with Neil's Next BroadcastMarch 29th, 2014
All shows have been canceled indefinitely due to issues with the studio board. Please donate to the GoFundMe page

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