There’s an appropriate symmetry if this was somehow going to be the year that the Mariners finally break through again and reach the playoffs for the first time in 21 years.
Over the weekend, one state representative announced that he will introduce legislation requiring UW and WSU to remain in the same conference as they have since 1917.
A team that was projected to win around 84 games is currently on pace to win just 66 games this season – their worst win total in a full season since 2011.
I don’t envy the typical American sports fan trying to understand the typical Sounders schedule, which weaves in two other tournaments right in the middle of their MLS season.
Remember this weekend, everyone. Because this was our introduction to the future of Seattle sports. Two guys, just north and south of 20 years old, who could potentially be the face of two pro organizations for years to come.
If the Sounders can win CONCACAF Champions League, they could be one win from facing the UEFA Champions League winners at the FIFA Club World Cup. Among the teams still alive in UEFA? Liverpool, Bayern Munich, Manchester City, Chelsea and Real Madrid. The Sounders begin Champions League Semifinals this week.
This past weekend, the Redhawks won their seventh straight game. And their 15-4 record is the school’s best start in 58 years.
No one expected to raise a Stanley Cup in the Kraken’s first season. But no one expected a Kraken team that had some of the most favorable expansion rules in professional sports history to be in second-to-last place in their conference with no playoff hopes by the start of January.
The Seahawks aren’t trading Russell Wilson tomorrow or the next day or any time between now and the end of the season, so why spend time worrying about it right now?
This region comes together when championships are at stake. Both local soccer clubs are in position to make history. And this is when they need us the most.
The prevailing sentiment was simply, "This is not a dream. This is actually happening. What a cool moment for the fans of this city."
Before it all starts, I owe this team a personal thank you.
Waldron's offense gives us entirely different looks, tempo and misdirection. But it's still an offense that reflects the main tenets of what Carroll believes in.
Seager's 31 home runs leads the team and is a career high. He also leads the team in RBI.
Next Sunday, OL Reign play the Portland Thorns at 4, followed by the Sounders hosting the Timbers at 7:30 – with one ticket good for both matches.
Admittedly, there’s an event that may have distracted you from Seahawks Training Camp the last couple weeks.
I'm not here to judge Richard Sherman. I'm just here to support him and hope he gets the help that he needs.
The M's are five games above .500 and still in playoff contention despite having the worst team batting average and a -50 run differential this season.
We celebrate the bravery, will and strength demonstrated by millions to maintain the fundamental freedoms and democracy we enjoy today. But part of that is understanding that we are still a work in progress as we strive to be "a more perfect Union," as our forefathers once wrote.
The NHL Playoffs, combined with the pending hire of a new head coach and upcoming expansion draft, provide a perfect time to jump on the bandwagon if you're not already.