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Sports Bar Review: Blitz Ladd

Wow, this place is awesome! When it comes to describing Blitz Ladd, the phrase “like a kid in a candy store” comes to mind. From the myriad of flatscreens showcasing sports to the variety of entertainment, not to mention the spectacular selection of beers on tap, Blitz Ladd is just about the perfect sports bar. […]

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10 Questions With Portland Sports: Alec Wintering (Portland Pilots Basketball)

In this on-going series, we’ll get to know the names, faces and stories making news in and around Portland sports…this week we catch up with Senior, Portland Pilots guard Alec Wintering and his road to the pros, after suffering a recent “season-ending” knee injury. Wintering underwent successful surgery on Wednesday and shared the news on […]

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Are We Sure Damian Lillard Is Better Than CJ McCollum?

It has long been agreed, with few objections, that Damian Lillard is the best player on the Portland Trail Blazers. He is the team’s leading scorer and unequivocal leader. Owner of the phrase “Lillard Time” (take note Isaiah Thomas and John Wall) and forever a hero with “0.9”, Lillard’s status as a star is etched […]

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Inside The Nike Hoop Summit: NYC Noticeably Absent At The Nike Hoop Summit

The Nike Hoop Summit is a must-watch for basketball fans interested in the NBA Draft. The last seven No. 1 overall picks of the NBA Draft have all graced the court at the Nike Hoop Summit in Portland. In fact, three of the drafts over that stretch have featured at least three Hoop Summit alumni […]

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Sports Bar Review: Schmizza Pub and Grub (PSU)

If you’ve lived in Portland for any significant amount of time, odds are you’ve had Pizza Schmizza. This local chain restaurant has delighted Portland’s taste buds for years. However, some of you might not know that Schmizza is pizza plus a whole lot more.

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Meet Craig Mitchelldyer: Your Favorite Portland Sports Photographer

Craig Mitchelldyer sees some of the greatest moments in Portland sports from a vantage most will never experience. He was there when the Timbers won the MLS cup. He captured the moment when Damian Lillard nailed a game-winning three to win the playoff series against Houston. Each time, he was on the sidelines, watching through […]

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Submission Underground 3 – A Night Of Upsets, Callouts, And Expletives

With the third chapter of Submission Underground (SUG) in the books, one thing remains clear: Chael Sonnen and company are committed to bringing the world’s best grapplers to the state of Oregon. With a third straight sold out card, SUG has become a must see event for grappling fans in the Pacific Northwest and it […]

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10 Questions With Portland Sports: PSU Vikings AD Valerie Cleary

In this on-going series, we’ll get to know the names, faces and stories making news off of the court around Portland sports…this week we catch up with the new Athletic Director over at Portland State University, Valerie Cleary. Congratulations on being named the new AD at Portland State…who did you first call with the good […]

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Sports Bar Review: Charlies Bar and Grill

Located in a business park, Charlie’s is spacious enough to house its Keg Warehouse featuring up to 44 taps. That’s right, 44! Also, almost every square inch is covered with high definition flat screen T.V.’s, 47 to be exact. There’s also a family section which allows minors until 10 p.m. and an outdoor smoking patio complete with its own T.V. so you won’t miss a second of the big game.v

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Giving Back To Basketball In Portland Makes Sense for Catlin Gabel Alum, Alex Foster

Before playing professional basketball in Europe, Alex Foster carried Catlin Gable to its biggest moment in basketball history and now the former Eagles is already looking ahead to the offseason. That’s Foster’s designated time to once again give back to the independent day school with a hoops camp this coming summer. As a Senior in 2011, Foster was […]

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