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

Sound Off

Hey, Let’s Stop Rooting for the Thunder to Fail

It's not a good look.

09/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

Devastating Injuries Have Kept the Dangers of High School Football in the Spotlight

A year after two high schoolers suffered devastating injuries playing the game, is it any safer?

09/16/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Rori “CauthonLuck” Bryant-Raible

The local professional video game player looks to continue his team's unexpected 'Heroes of the Storm' success at PAX.

08/31/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Sound Off

Enough with Football Fan Victimhood

A plea to stop being petty about every perceived slight.

08/23/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

The Glory of Griffey

A reflection on Ken Griffey Jr.'s Hall of Fame number retirement weekend.

08/10/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

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.

07/20/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Rant

Is It Ethical to Enjoy the Rio Olympics?

Wrestling with the morality of a troubled edition of the Summer Games.

07/20/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

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.

06/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

Waiting for Messi

The meaningless magic of Lionel Messi's Copa América performance.

06/15/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

Praise for the Messi-ah

Copa América brings some of North and South America’s best national teams to town in June. That includes Argentina and perhaps the greatest living athlete: Lionel Messi. Here’s what makes him transcendent.

05/27/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Sue Bird

The Seattle Storm stalwart begins a new WNBA season surround by an influx of exciting young talent.

05/18/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

See Pro Wrestling's Best as NXT Debuts in Seattle

The WWE's (far superior) minor league stable body slams its way to the Paramount.

05/09/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

Meet the 2016 Seahawks Draft Picks

Can it be football season yet?

05/02/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

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

Pondering an unfortunately very legitimate question.

04/13/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

Maybe the Mariners Won't Suck This Year?

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

03/28/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

10 Years That Changed A City

2014: The Seahawks Win the Super Bowl

For Seattle, the game offered a chance at redemption—not just for the franchise that had lost its only other Super Bowl, but also for the sports community.

03/04/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Brad Evans

The Sounders captain (and comedy fan) readies for the start of the MLS season.

03/03/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld