By JANIE McCAULEY, Associated Press
March 5, 2014 11:06 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO -- When Jamie Zaninovich looks at the West Coast Conference men's basketball tournament as commissioner, he envisions two teams from the conference reaching the NCAA tournament and putting the WCC on the national map once more.
The NFL has discussed experimenting in the preseason with placing the ball at the 25-yard line on extra-point kicks -- which would mean 42-yard attempts -- in an effort to make PAT kicks less automatic.
In the Blazers' time without LaMarcus Aldridge, the notion of it being a blessing in disguise has been talked about frequently with regards to their bench, their defense and the elevated play of Damian Lillard.