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It’s been 18 years since bodybuilder turned professional wrestler, James Hellwig parted ways with the WWE. A business relationship strained by lawsuits and contract disputes cost both Hellwig and the WWE many years of one of the greatest superstars of wrestling in his prime. Saturday, Hellwig and the WWE made amends as he was inducted… Read More ›
My wife didn’t get what was funny about this photo of Hu standing of 1st base, so I put the 2 together… see the video below.
As we draw within a few hours of what will surely be an epic Super Bowl, I find myself hoping like hell that the game does not come down to some controversial call. Controversy tends to leave a sour taste in your mouth. It can take away a little something from the accomplishment of players… Read More ›
Well, it’s official… Marshawn Lynch has signed a deal making him the first athlete to endorse Skittles. In addition to the undisclosed deal, Skittles will donate $10k to Lynch’s charity with each touchdown he scores during the Super Bowl. This news of the deal will certainly add to the Skittle craze here in the Northwest… Read More ›
Who do you like tonight in the BCS National Championship? Florida State and Heisman winner Jameis Winston in their pursuit of perfection, or Auburn, the never say die team of destiny? I like
That game Sunday still hurts. I know I should get past it and be ready for Sunday vs. the Rams, but it really makes me nervous. That is our house and we let the Cardinals come in and slap us around. Don’t get me wrong, the Cards are playing some good ball and that defense… Read More ›
Congratulations to the Eastern Washington University Eagles for advancing to the FCS semi finals. Today the #3 ranked Eagles beat the 20th ranked Jacksonville State Gamecocks 35-24 on the beautiful red turf at Roos Field in Cheney, WA. The Eagles (12-2) now are winners of 10 straight since their last loss back in September. Eastern… Read More ›
Reports from Tuscaloosa are that head football coach, Nick Saban has agreed to a multi year extension. While contract specifics have not been released, word on the streets is that it’s worth between 7 and 7.5 million a season. This kills the hype and rumors of Saban taking his talents to Texas. I personally am… Read More ›
This morning Texas aquired the quarterback of our Seattle Seahawks, Russell Wilson. No, I’m serious. But have no fears, we didn’t lose our QB. The Cowboys or Texans didn’t pull a fast one, it was the Texas Rangers. The Rangers selected Russell Wilson in the MLB rule 5 draft, obtaining his rights from the Colorado… Read More ›
Yes, you read that correctly. Austin Seferian-Jenkins, 2nd-Team All Pac 12 tight end, has been named the 2013 John Mackey Award recipient. For those who don’t know, the Mackey is awarded yearly to college football’s best tight end. Here’s a little history I pulled off the Mackey Award website: “The John Mackey Award, established in… Read More ›
Wow. I just loved this and thought I’d share.
Evidently it has been a busy day for the Seahawks. According to ESPN.com, the Seahawks have traded Tarvaris Jackson to the Bills for an “undisclosed draft pick.” Other notable transactions: Terminated vested veteran contracts: Alex Barron, Deuce Lutui, Terrell Owens Waived with the designation as injured: Jameson Konz, Lazarius Levingston, Roy Lewis, Cameron Morrah Waived:… Read More ›
According to his page on Twitter, Terrell Owens has been cut: “I’m no longer a Seahawk. I THANK the organization 4 the opportunity, I’m truly blessed beyond belief. My FAITH is intact & will NOT waiver.” Given all the upcoming cuts, I seriously doubt anybody following the Seahawks is shocked by this. Some of the… Read More ›
Kathi Goertzen has passed away today after her long battle with brain tumors. Since her diagnosis in 1998, Kathi has been an inspiration to everyone around her. She is survived by her husband, Rick Jewett, and two daughters, Alexa and Aandrea.
LSU star cornerback, Tyrann Mathieu, better known as ‘The Honey Badger,’ has been kicked off the team for “Violating team policy.” The 5’9″ 175lb Cornerback earned that nickname from his relentless tenacity and bleached blonde hair. It’s a complete shocker that a preseason #1 ranked college football team would dismiss a Heisman finalist, and arguably… Read More ›
Ladies and gentlemen, let the circus begin! The Seattle Seahawks have signed future Hall of Fame receiver, Terrell Owens. As reported last night, T.O. was in Seattle today for a tryout. The soon to be 39-year-old literally ran his way into a contract…
The Angels acquired another All Star today to bolster their rotation. It was announced that Zack Greinke has been traded from the Milwaukee Brewers to the Los Angeles Angels for three minor league players. The deal includes the Angels number one prospect shortstop Jean Segura. Greinke is currently 9-3 with a 3.44 ERA. He was… Read More ›
Sad news out of Atlanta. Former Seahawks middle linebacker Lofa Tatupu had a torn pectoral and will need season ending surgery. Lofa was released by the Hawks prior to the 2011 season after attempts to re-negotiate his contract failed.Tatupu was then signed by the Falcons in the offseason after being out of football in 2011.
We don’t get to too much national news here at NWSJ but I thought I’d keep all you baseball fans informed. Late night reports are coming in that the Dodgers have acquired 3-time all-star SS/3B Hanley Ramirez from the Miami Marlins for a couple minor league prospects.
Mark Emmert and the NCAA flexed nuts all over Penn State today in response to the Freeh Report. I will not go over everything in the report, but here is the link to it: http://thefreehreportonpsu.com/. Penn State was penalized with a $60 million sanction, 4 year post season ban, vacation from every win dating back… Read More ›
>More details to come, video of press conference below…
In the world of Competitive Eating, nobody gobbles up more titles than Joey Chestnut – mostly because I cannot afford the airfair to compete in these events. Still, grats to Chestnut for defending his title in “The Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest.” Link via ESPN.com Chestnut Wins Six Straight Hot… Read More ›
Steve has decided to take his talents to nwsportsjunkies.com! Please welcome to the team our 5th and newest member, nwsportsjunkiessteve.
Like many sports fans in the Pacific Northwest, the idea of the Thunder advancing to the NBA finals has been eating away at me. It is easy for people around the country to tell us all to simply “get over” their departure. What people do not realize is that, to many of us, that whole… Read More ›
nwsportsjunkies.com would like to welcome 2 new authors to the website, Jason and Jim! These two guys are great fans, great friends and will be an asset to our team.
The place for cold hard facts and unrated opinions We all spend our time talking sports two beers deep in a bar or at the game so why spend your time reading stuffy articles on highly regulated sites. We’ll give our opinion with no inhibition and we ask the same from you. Don’t worry about… Read More ›