Month: August 2012

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Previewing the Rest of Week 1

Well yesterday didn’t turn out the way I expected.  Washington State got blown out 30-6 by BYU and people are calling for Leach’s head.  Well people Rome wasn’t built in a day, and this turnaround might be an even bigger challenge than that.  With that in mind though, let’s look at the rest of the ...

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College Football is Back

Well ladies and gentlemen it’s that time of year again. It is the time of year for people to armchair Quarterback and coach. It is time of year for people to rejoice in upsets and agonize over narrow losses. It is the time of year for people to ditch social norms, at least for a ...

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Welcome to College Football!

As a Cougar fan I’ve been looking forward to this new season for a very long time.  Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past six months you probably know that Mike Leach is the new head coach of the Washington State Cougars. BOY AM I EXCITED!!!!! It’s great because there’s not the ...

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Weekend Review

In the main event of a Showtime televised program unbeaten prospect Randy Caballero (16-0 8KO) outpointed game fighter Manuel Roman (15-2-3 6KO) through 10 rounds in the bantamweight division (118 Ibs.). Caballero fought at a distance by throwing accurate jabs and straight right crosses. Roman was able to clinch Caballero from time to time but ...

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Looking At Their Schedules; The Arizona Schools

Now that we’ve taken a look at the Power Rankings it is time to take a look at Pac-12 team’s schedules and determine the win probability of each game. This will be pretty easy and quick. There will be two teams per-post, for simplicities sake we will go with the school they face in their ...

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A Quick Update on the Radio Show

Some of my readers may have forgotten but the original reason this blog was created was to help me reiterate what I was talking about on my Radio Show. Fortunately I did not and I went to KUGR Studios to talk to some people and figure out when applications and training would happen again. I ...

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The Overall Pac-12 Pre-Season Power Rankings

The Conference of Champions So we’ve taken a look at my Power Rankings for the North and the South Divisions of the Pac-12. Now how does the entire Pac-12 Conference power ranking look? Who (in my opinion) is the best team, in the Pac-12, going into the season? Who is the overall bottom feeder? Have ...

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Weekend Review

On Friday night, Carlos Molina (20-5-2 6KO) dominated and outboxed  Cuban southpaw Damian Frias (19-5-1 10KO) to a unanimous decision victory in the main event of the season finale of Friday Night Fights on ESPN. Molina won the bout with in-and-out movement and a busier offense as he outworked Frias for the win. Frias was ...

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Pre-Season Pac-12 South Power Rankings

Here is the Pac-12 North’s power rankings The Pac-12 North is arguably the strongest and deepest division in the Pac-12. Really the only good news that the South has provided is that USC is off of its Bowl ban and is ready to make another run at a BCS game. USC topped the South last ...

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Pre-Season Pac-12 North Power Rankings

Here is the Pac-12 South’s power rankings  All of College football has started their Fall Camps and as a result it is time for us at Sports With Neil to kick-off our college football coverage for the 2012 season, mainly Pac-12 coverage. Now this coverage will mainly be based off of our observations and what ...

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Royalty in Seatlle: Felix Hernandez Delivers a Crowning Moment in Mariners Baseball

Monarchy and the United States usually don’t mix, considering the history of this country. But on August 15th, Mariner’s fans would have most likely welcomed one king in particular to govern the city of Seattle. “King” Felix Hernandez delivered a pitching performance worthy of royalty as he dominated and embarrassed the Tampa Bay Rays by ...

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He’s Ours and You Can’t Have Him; Felix Hernandez Throws a Perfect Game

Until August 15th, 2012 only one Mariner pitcher had made a serious (past 7 innings of perfect ball) bid at a Perfect Game. That pitcher’s name was Bob Holman and he threw 8 2/3rds of perfect baseball, 26 up 26 down, on April 20th, 1990. The 27th batter was one Ken “Digger” Phelps. Phelps ended ...

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Meet the New Author: Arthur

Hello everyone I’m Arthur or HOHOHO.  I’m going to be covering college football for the blog.  I’m also looking forward to the new college football season as I hopefully watch my Cougs get glory this year.  Glad to be a part of the team, hohoho!

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Meeting the New Author: Gibson "Gibby" Lisk

Co-host on Sports with Neil. Currently a sophomore at Washington State University. My major is still undecided but right now the fight is between Communications and Psychology. Got involved, because i enjoy radio and sports, and put those together and we get Sports With Neil blog and radio. Covering soccer, MLB, and NFL.

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The King County Council Moves Forward on SODO Arena and the Seattle City Council Takes Center Stage Anyway

On Monday July 30th, 2012 the King County Council voted “Yes”, with a six to three vote, on Chris Hansen’s Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and King County Chief Executive Dow Constantine about a new arena involving public construction bonds. On Monday July 30th, 2012 the Seattle City Council sent a ...

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Winning Streaks and Positive Run Differentials

So raise your hands if you saw the Mariners trading Ichiro before the Trading Deadline. Okay now keep your hands raised if you saw the Mariners going 8-2 after the Ichiro trade (those games being against the Yankees, Royals and Blue Jays). Ah, a few hands dropped there; for those of you who still have ...

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