Welcome to Rip City Project, the Portland Trail Blazers news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Rip City Project is dedicated to providing top-notch Trail Blazers news, views, and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.
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Stevie Cozens,Site Expert
I'm Stevie from New Zealand. I'm a basketball loving dude who grew up following Jordan and the Bulls. I am lucky enough to write about basketball every day of my life. Find me on Twitter or send me an email!
I am a long time fan of the Trail Blazers. I lived on the North Oregon Coast for nearly 35 years. I have a certificate in Television Productions, and have taken numerous courses in, writing and journalism while at college. During some of my years on the coast, I reported on sports at the NPR station in Astoria. While with the station, I was able to provide some of my reports to The Daily Astorian, as they had a partnership at the time. I also briefly covered sports for the Seaside Signal newspaper in Seaside, and also wrote for an online publication in Clatsop County. Currently, I live in Longview, WA with my wife. I am enjoying exploring the area(s) with her and seeing all that it has to offer.
Quentin Thorne is a student journalist at Hofstra University. With Fansided, Quentin is the Site Expert for Blades of Teal and a Contributor for the Rip City Project. Also, Quentin is an Associate Producer for Sports Beat on Hofstra's HEAT Network.
I am a senior journalism major at Florida Gulf Coast University. Detroit and the University of Michigan sports are a big part of my life and I have had a passion for sports since I was a young boy. I hope to pursue a career writing or broadcasting about sports.
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