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The Explainer

Perfecting Chambers Bay for the U.S. Open

Here’s how a preeminent design firm reshaped one hole to prep for golf’s Super Bowl.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 06/16/2015

Quote Unquote

Charissa Thompson Doesn’t Care What You Think of Her

The Kenmore native and host of Fox Sports Live speaks her mind and pulls no punches.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 04/24/2015

The Ultimate 12th Man Guide

The Seahawks and the NFL Pot Problem

The Seahawks may play in a state where marijuana is legal, but they won’t get to partake in the party any time soon.

  • By Will Leitch
  • Published 08/28/2014

Sporting Life

Autism’s New Challengers

Seahawks GM John Schneider made Seattle a thing of sports legend. Now he and his wife are a defensive line for families burdened with the costs of treating autism.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 05/01/2014

Wait, What?

Russell Wilson On a Baseball Card?

It shows the Seahawks’ star QB in a Texas Rangers uniform, but don’t worry. He’s not going anywhere.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 04/01/2014

The Sporting Life

The Legendary Banked Slalom Takes on the Olympics

The 29-year-old snowboarding event will go on—and attract some of the biggest names in the sport—no matter what.

  • By Heather Hansman
  • Published 02/01/2014

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Voting for the Fates of Seattle’s Leading Sports Figures

In early December, Sounders fans will vote on whether to keep Sounders general manager Adrian Hanauer. What if we held that power over all Seattle sports brass?

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 11/28/2012

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Heckle Like a Red Sox Fan

Mariners fans: Learn to trash-talk from a pro.

  • By Brandon Bye
  • Published 08/20/2012

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Darryl Baines, Running Man

In 1987, Darryl Baines got the one thing he’d always dreamed of—a chance to play in the NFL, for the Seattle Seahawks. The gifted athlete could outrun anyone or anything—except his own demons.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 08/18/2012

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Inside Seattle’s Unsuccessful Bid for the 2012 Olympics

How Seattle’s bid for the 2012 Olympics went up in flames.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 06/20/2012

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Bike Crashes Along SLU Streetcar Pit Cyclists Against City

When cyclists started wrecking, one after another, on the South Lake Union Streetcar tracks, it looked like the growing pains of a city trying its best to get people out of their cars and into alternate transportation. But then a lawsuit raised questions

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 05/18/2012

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Meet the Players in Seattle’s NBA Arena Proposal

Follow the bouncing ball as we examine the hoops Chris Hansen will have to jump through to return the NBA to Seattle.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 05/18/2012

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The Redemption of Ryan Leaf Will Be Televised

Once upon a time Washington State University football phenom Ryan Leaf had the world at his feet. But after flaming out of the NFL, he hid from his family, his friends, his alma mater—and especially the media. Now, after a very public addiction to prescri

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 09/21/2011

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Would It Work Here? More Skate Parks

The case for skate parks.

  • By Abby Tracy
  • Published 08/19/2011

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Would It Work Here? City-sponsored Bike Sharing

Why doesn’t Seattle—which Bicycling magazine calls the fourth most bike-friendly city in the country—have city-sponsored bike-share programs like Denver, Washington, DC, and Montreal?

  • By Annie Rose Favreau
  • Published 05/20/2011

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A King’s Ransom

Major League Baseball’s trade deadline is next month. Here’s why the Mariners should give up star pitcher Félix Hernández now.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 05/20/2011

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Spoiling for a Fight

The Ultimate Fighting Championship—an 11-bout throwdown dubbed UFC Fight Night 24—is selling out at KeyArena. Since when did we become a fisticuffs-loving city?

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 02/16/2011

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Turnover

3BA might be the next big thing in professional basketball: full-court, three-on-three hoops played at breakneck speed. But even the game’s back-and-forth action can’t compete with the legal battles and off-the-court drama its Seattle creator, Kevin LuBah

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 08/17/2010

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Lord of the Reins

There was a time, not so long ago, when horse racing was dead in Washington State. There was a time when the career of Emerald Downs’ top jockey, Ricky Frazier, was dead too. Hell, there was a time when Ricky Frazier was nearly dead. A story of courage, c

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 12/27/2008

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Can Jake Locker Save Husky Football?

The University of Washington hasn’t had a winning football season in six years, and the last great squad is known more for its criminal activity than for its wins. This season, as fans and alumni clamor for the dismissal of the legendary coach hired to pu

  • By Roger Brooks
  • Published 12/27/2008
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