The Sporting Life

Seattle’s Lawn Bowlers Aren’t Going Down without a Fight

A story of passion, land disputes, and finely mowed grass.

04/17/2017 By Sydney Parker

Mariner Munchies

Gaze Upon the New Food Offerings at Safeco Field

Ballard Pizza Company, Great State Burger, and Poquitos spinoffs join the opening day menu. Also toasted grasshoppers. Yes you read that right.

04/07/2017 By Darren Davis

The Sporting Life

Roger Federer Heads to KeyArena for Charity

The greatest tennis player ever comes to Seattle this month for a match with John Isner (and some doubles with Bill Gates).

04/04/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Hot Take

The Mariners Playoff Drought Is Looooooong

Major League Baseball’s longest stretch without postseason play dates back to October 2001. For a little context, the last time the Mariners made the playoffs…

03/21/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

What To Do With a Kid

19 Seattle Adventures for Kids and Adults Alike

Where to embrace the city sights, the great outdoors, or a rainy afternoon.

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

The Sporting Life

Don't Miss Your Last Chance to See UW's Kelsey Plum

The NCAA's all-time leading scorer looks to cement her legacy by leading the Huskies to a Pac-12 Tournament title at KeyArena.

03/02/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Quote Unquote

Jordan Morris Isn’t a Rookie Anymore

And he's learned to live with the pressure of being American soccer's Next Big Thing.

02/20/2017 By Matthew Halverson

Habitat

Step into Stefan and Jennifer Frei’s Modern South Lake Union Loft

The Sounders goaltender and hero of the MLS Cup tours his minimalist digs.

01/26/2017 By Darren Davis

Questions Answered

Champion Curler Brady Clark Has His Sights on the 2018 Olympics

This February, the 39-year-old from Lynnwood competes in the USA Curling National Championship in Everett, a stepping stone toward the 2018 Winter Games.

01/23/2017 By Jessica Voelker

(Formerly) Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Shane "Swerve" Strickland

The indie pro wrestler (known as Killshot on 'Lucha Underground') and Tacoma native returns home to face Cody Rhodes at Washington Hall's DEFY1 Legacy.

01/11/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

Why the Washington Huskies Can Upset Alabama in the College Football Playoff

It won't be easy, but the underdog UW squad has a legit chance of knocking off the defending champions.

12/27/2016 By Jack Russillo

Hot Take

Book Clubbers

In honor of the Rat City Rollergirls and Seattle Arts and Lectures, we've built an all-star roller derby team of female authors.

12/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Open Letter

An Open Letter to Chris Hansen and Ed Murray

Boys bye.

12/20/2016

The Sporting Life

3 Keys to the Sounders’ First MLS Cup Final

After an improbable comeback season, can Seattle finally win the big one?

12/08/2016 By Jack Russillo

Sound Off

The Color (Rush) of Money

The garish new Seahawks jerseys are just another tacky NFL cash grab.

11/16/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

Washington Football’s Rejuvenating Season

Despite last weekend’s loss, the Huskies’ success has transformed the atmosphere around campus.

11/15/2016 By Jack Russillo

The Sporting Life

EXCLUSIVE: Unedited First Draft of Chris Hansen's Arena Letter

Read the *totally real and in no way made up* letter declaring his true feelings about privately financing a new home for the Sonics.

10/26/2016 By Matthew Halverson

The Sporting Life

5 Things to Know Heading into the Seattle Sounders' Playoff Run

After a disastrous start to the season, the red hot Sounders seek their first MLS Cup.

10/25/2016 By Jack Russillo

Open Letter

An Open Letter to Hope Solo

Keep doing you, girl.

10/20/2016

The Sporting Life

5 Reasons Why UW Husky Football Is the Real Deal

A quick guide for those just jumping on the undefeated team's bandwagon.

10/19/2016 By Jack Russillo