The Sporting Life

Pigskin and Politics

When the season starts this month, the Seahawks will be a different, possibly less vocal team. Can we still love them?

08/14/2018 By Tricia Romano

The Sporting LIfe

The Accidental Cult of James Paxton

The Mariners ace is Seattle's favorite Canadian.

07/17/2018 By Eva Holland

Explainer

Let the Special Olympic Games Begin!

Tens of thousands of athletes, coaches, volunteers, and spectators from around the globe will descend on Seattle for the 50th annual sporting event in July.

06/19/2018 By Rosin Saez

Eat the World

The FIFA World Cup Is On. Here's Our Guide to International Eats.

As the 21st World Cup commences on June 14, we look to 16 places that serve up food from around the globe to get in the sporting spirit.

06/14/2018 By Grace Madigan

Best of the City

7 Gyms and Fitness Classes That Are Worth the Sweat

From the athlete to the fitness novice, there’s a way to stay healthy for everyone.

04/24/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Tiger Mountain High

So You Want to Try Paragliding

Take air with a sport that’s more about hang time than radical dives.

04/24/2018 By Allison Williams

Bygone Eras

Why Can't Seattle Quit the '90s?

With the Mariners’ re-signing of 44-year-old Ichiro Suzuki, Seattle again proves its obsession with its glory days.

04/23/2018 By Darren Davis

Around the World in Many Days

The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Is Headed for Seattle

When a fleet of globe-sailing yachts arrives in April, don’t be surprised if you decide to join a crew.

03/23/2018 By Allison Williams

Homecoming

Ichiro's Back! Celebrate by Watching These Highlight Clips

It's official: The Seattle Mariners signed star outfielder Ichiro Suzuki to a one-year deal, bringing the 44 year old back home to close out his career. Roll the footage!

03/07/2018 By Darren Davis

Come Home Russ

Watch Russell Wilson Strike Out in His First At-Bat as a Yankee

The sight of our Seahawks quarterback in a New York Yankees uniform during spring training is confusing.

03/02/2018 By Darren Davis

Major League Malaise

The Mariners Have the Longest Playoff Drought Across All Professional Sports in the U.S.

Seattle fans should own it with pride.

02/27/2018 By Darren Davis

The Women's Issue

Two WNBA Championships. Four Olympic Gold Medals. Yup—Sue Bird Is a Baller.

Oh, and she’s also the WNBA’s all-time assist leader.

01/31/2018 By Darren Davis

The Sporting Life

10 Reasons Why Our New NHL Team Should Be Called the Seattle Roasters

A possible shortlist of Seattle hockey team names dropped today, but missing among them is the one obvious choice.

01/19/2018 By Darren Davis

Breaking News

Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

Pullman officers discovered his body with a suicide note, according to police.

01/16/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Taking a Knee

Michael Bennett Featured on Poignant 'New Yorker' Cover

The Seahawks defensive end and vocal civil rights activist appears alongside Martin Luther King Jr. and Colin Kaepernick.

01/08/2018 By Darren Davis

No pong intended

A Ping-Pong Bar Bounces into Downtown

Gaming lounge SPiN makes its debut Saturday with all the little white balls you can swing a tiny racket at.

12/12/2017 By Manola Secaira

Monday Mourning

That Sure Didn't Go Very Well

The Sounders failed to execute any sort of game plan and thus Toronto FC took home the 2017 MLS Cup.

12/11/2017 By Darren Davis

The Sporting Life

Where to Watch the Sounders Defend the Cup

This Saturday, the Rave Green return to Toronto for a second consecutive championship game. Scream your lungs out at these local viewing parties.

12/06/2017 By Diane Stephani

Street View

Field of Screams

Without the pageantry of football, where would Seattle let its freak flag fly?

08/22/2017 By Darren Davis

Feature

The Kings of Suicide Hill: Inside the Famous—and Deadly—Omak Stampede

It’s called the World Famous Suicide Race, a harrowing horseback contest between Native American riders in Washington’s most infamous rodeo. This year, one teenager has four days to defend a way of life and keep a family legacy alive.

07/17/2017 By Allison Williams