International Locals

The Washingtonians in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics

From the names you know to those you should learn.

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

No Justice, No Games

Seattle Athletes Helped Power a Revolutionary Day in Sports

By opting not to play on Wednesday, they removed a distraction from injustice in America.

08/27/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Diamond Dreams

The Mariners Could Actually Make the Playoffs This Year

With a shortened season and expanded postseason format, October baseball in Seattle isn’t out of the question.

07/24/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Pandemic Predicament

The Sounders Return Tonight, But Should We Watch?

Two teams have already dropped out of the MLS Is Back Tournament due to Covid-19 outbreaks.

07/10/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

No Rapinoe, Though

The Reign’s Return Marks the Beginning of Seattle’s Sports Comeback

But how long will any of these ad hoc seasons last?

06/30/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

DOOM DOME

Why Can't Seattle Have an Arena with a Cool Name?

Amazon is renaming KeyArena "Climate Pledge Arena," because apparently we can't have nice things.

06/26/2020 By Zoe Sayler

We Got This, Sports

Sue Bird, Megan Rapinoe, and Russell Wilson to Host the ESPYs

ESPN taps a few Seattle stars to give us all the feels during its remote awards ceremony.

05/27/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

The Sporting Life

The Seahawks’ 2020 Schedule Has Arrived

Seattle’s season is set to kick off in Atlanta on September 13.

05/07/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

The Sporting Life

Mina Kimes on the Seahawks’ Off-Season and How Sports Can Proceed

The ESPN commentator and Seattle superfan weighs in on the team's draft picks, Jadeveon Clowney, and the pandemic’s impact on games.

05/05/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Squad Goals

Why the Sounders’ Global Roster Embraces Seattle

The team's bevy of international players have found plenty of reason to feel at home in this city of transplants.

04/08/2020 By Allison Williams

The Sporting Life

5 Classic Seattle Sports Games You Can Watch on YouTube Right Now

Because you can only consume so much marble racing.

03/20/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy