SUIT UP

Best Seahawks Gear for Seattle Superfans

Seattle Seahawks jackets, T-shirts, hats, and even a little something for your cat—we're all 12s here.

10/15/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Puck Love

Not a Hockey Fan? The Kraken Want to Change Your Mind

And if you already root for another NHL team, well, they want your love too.

10/01/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Winning Potential

How Long Has It Been Since the Mariners Made the Playoffs?

The Seattle Mariners have a chance to grasp a playoff berth. The last time they did it, some guy named Ichiro still played here.

10/01/2021 By Lucas Kaplan

Release the Kraken

A Hockey Fan's Guide to the Seattle Kraken

Hockey bars, team merch, and the best way to bruise your kneecaps. Seattle's newest sports franchise has officially arrived.

10/01/2021 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by Cody Muir

Before the Kraken

When Was the Last Time Seattle Had a Hockey Team?

A tape-to-tape history of hockey in Seattle, before the Kraken.

09/30/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Kraken Week

The Kraken Front Office Made a Guide to Seattle

The 72-page book is meant to help Kraken players relocate here, with details about the best neighborhoods in Seattle to the best grocery stores.

09/30/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Kraken Week

Where to Watch Hockey If You Didn't Score Kraken Tickets

From Kraken practices to WHL games to a good ole hockey bar, this town has options aplenty for watching hockey.

09/29/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Growing Up Hockey

What Hockey's Diversity Problem Means for Fans Like Me

The NHL says hockey is for everyone. But can the Seattle Kraken actually make good on its diversity and inclusion promises?

09/28/2021 By Angela Cabotaje Photography by David Jaewon Oh

Kraken Week

The Inaugural Seattle Kraken Season Is Almost Upon Us

Where to buy a Seattle Kraken jersey, all you need to know about skating at the Kraken Community Iceplex, and more.

09/23/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Game Prep

A List of the Covid Vaccination Policies for Seattle Sports Teams

The latest attendance policies for Kraken, Mariners, OL Reign, Seahawks, Sounders, Storm, and University of Washington games.

09/10/2021 By Malia Alexander

Cheer or Jeer?

Remembering The Wave’s Seattle Rise, 40 Years Later

In 1981, a former University of Washington yell leader propelled a controversial stadium movement.

09/01/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

International Locals

Washingtonians in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics

Jordan Chiles, Sue Bird, and many more.

07/23/2021 By Stefan Milne

Pick Drop

The Kraken's Expansion Draft Was Fittingly Weird

Lots of tentacles.

07/22/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Group Chat

Is Sue Bird Seattle’s Greatest Athlete of All Time?

The Storm’s venerable point guard returns for a 20th season after winning her fourth WNBA title. Is No. 10 now No. 1 in the city’s sports hierarchy?

06/09/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

'Thanks for Having Electricity'

Kenny Mayne’s SportsCenter Swan Song Was Very Seattle

Sue Bird, Marshawn Lynch, and Jamal Crawford all joined to wish the departing anchor well.

05/26/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Talent Development

The Mariners' Youth Movement May Just Make Seattle Baseball Fun Again

Don't let the club's front-office fiasco obscure its on-the-field prospects.

03/22/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Explainer

Everything You Need to Know About the Mariners’ Kevin Mather Debacle

How and why the words of the former president and CEO upended the organization.

02/24/2021 By Carli Ricker

2020 Taken By Storm

Breanna Stewart Is a Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year

The Storm superstar is one of five activist-minded athletes to receive the magazine's annual honor.

12/08/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

The Remote Link

What It's Like to Be a Virtual Seahawks Fan

Some lucky 12s offer a glimpse into participating in the “Fan Mosaic.”

10/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Explainer

How Will Climate Pledge Arena Live Up to Its (Boring) Name?

They don’t net any goals for an original moniker, but the partners behind the city’s new green dome will get plenty creative to nullify its carbon emissions.

10/05/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy