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The Sporting Life

Watch Ken Griffey Jr. Go Into the Hall of Fame This Sunday

The Kid takes his rightful place in baseball's hallowed halls.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 07/20/2016

Explainer

The End of the Mariners' Nintendo Era

After 26 years Nintendo of America is selling the Mariners. Under CEO Hiroshi Yamauchi the Japanese video game company oversaw some big ups (‘95 Never Forget) and some much bigger downs (basically all of the ‘00s). Let’s look back.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 06/21/2016

Pop Culture Blast

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: Franklin Gutierrez's Moonshot

Plus, a bloody good 'SNL' finale, some Brand New music, and a Spotify failure.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 05/23/2016

Pop Culture Blast

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: Robinson Canó and Jordan Morris Are Red Hot

Plus, Radiohead, Star Wars emojis, and adult breakfast cereal.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 05/09/2016

The Sporting Life

Who Makes the Playoffs First: the Mariners or a Seattle NBA or NHL Team?

Pondering an unfortunately very legitimate question.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 04/13/2016

Play Ball

Safeco Debuts New Menu for 2016 Mariners Season

Check out the starting lineup of major league grub options, featuring heavy hitters like porchetta and kettle chip nachos, jalapeno andouille sausage, and Belgian waffles.

  • By Darren Davis
  • Published 03/31/2016

The Sporting Life

Maybe the Mariners Won't Suck This Year?

Hope springs eternal, even for baseball’s reigning kings of futility.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 03/28/2016

Pop Culture Blast

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: 2016 Mariners Commercials

Plus, March Madness and animal magic.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 03/21/2016

The Sporting Life

Ken Griffey Jr. Makes the Baseball Hall of Fame with Record Voting Percentage

Edgar Martinez still waits...

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 01/06/2016

The Sporting Life

The Coolest Kid on the Diamond

Why Ken Griffey Jr. should be a unanimous Hall of Famer.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 01/05/2016

The Year's Best

Our Top 5 Most Popular Stories of 2015

Our most read stories of the year.

  • By Seattle Met Staff
  • Published 12/28/2015

Morning Fizz

Council Outlines Affordable Housing Priorities, School Board Suspends Suspensions, and the Mariners Speak

Revisiting the Housing and Affordability committee recommendations, the year the Mariners saved baseball, the Pike Street closure, and Sawant’s record.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/24/2015

Oral History

Crazy Freaking Castoffs

The untold story of the Mariners' 1995 run, the season that saved Seattle baseball.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 09/23/2015

Pop Culture Blast

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: Iwakuma's No-Hitter

Plus, new music from Chvrches and the highs (and lows) of a Seahawks return TD.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 08/17/2015

Critic's Notebook

It’s Baseball Week in Seattle: New Places to Eat in Pioneer Square

Amid lots of good bars, there’s only one Good Bar.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 06/01/2015

Critic's Notebook

Look Who’s Making Gluten-Free Food for Mariners Games

We are talking cinnamon rolls wrapped around bacon, sports fans.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 05/11/2015

Pop Culture Blast

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: Star Wars, Nelson Cruz, and Drunk Avengers

But seriously, can it be Christmas already?

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 04/20/2015

Ballpark Sustenance

This Season at Safeco: New Menu Items

Bacon-wrapped hot dogs. Cream cheese–topped burgers.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 04/02/2015

Pop Culture Blast

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: Seahawks Nab Jimmy Graham While the Mariners Get Will Ferrell

Which superstar athlete will have a bigger impact? Time will tell...

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 03/16/2015

The Sporting Life

Wait... Are the Mariners Actually Good?

After over a decade of futility, the 2014 Mariners might finally have a shot at the playoffs

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 07/15/2014
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