The Sporting Life

An Open Letter to Sounders Coach Sigi Schmid

It’s put-up-or-shut-up time.

02/29/2016 By André Mora

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The Man Behind the Mask

Why it’s good that we never really knew Marshawn Lynch.

02/08/2016 By Matthew Halverson

The Sporting Life

Seattleites Who Should Probably Be Pro Wrestlers

WWE Raw is laying the smackdown at KeyArena in February. Which locals belong in the ring?

01/27/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

Ken Griffey Jr. Makes the Baseball Hall of Fame with Record Voting Percentage

Edgar Martinez still waits...

01/06/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

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The Coolest Kid on the Diamond

Why Ken Griffey Jr. should be a unanimous Hall of Famer.

01/05/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Pop Culture Blast

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: Sounders Clinch a Home Playoff Game

Plus, Adele, a 'Back to the Future' reunion, and '30 for 30: Angels in the Outfield.'

10/26/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Oral History

Crazy Freaking Castoffs

The untold story of the Mariners' 1995 run, the season that saved Seattle baseball.

09/23/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Beverly Yanez

Seattle Reign FC's leading scorer looks to lead the squad to a National Women's Soccer League title.

08/21/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

I'm New Here

Blue Friday, Explained

Or: why Seattleites wear jerseys on Fridays.

08/20/2015 By Seattle Met Staff

Quote Unquote

The Seahawks’ Michael Bennett Tells It Like It Is

"I hit him and I was like, 'Hey, Peyton! I hate your commercials!' Aaron Rodgers, same thing. He portrays himself like he’s a normal guy, but he’s supercocky."

08/14/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Ticket Alerts

U.S. Women's World Cup Champs to Play Brazil in Seattle

The USWNT heads to CenturyLink Field this October.

08/10/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Pop Culture Blast

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: Signed Russell Wilson and New La Luz

Plus, ironically batless Ken Griffey Jr., a plea for 'NCAA Football,' and Mark Hamill's amazing Luke Skywalker card autographs

08/03/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

As the NHL Takes Expansion Bids, We Look at Seattle’s Competition

The puck stops...where?

07/31/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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See the U.S. Women's World Cup Heroes at Seattle Reign FC Games

Find out when you can watch stars like Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, and Hope Solo take the pitch this summer.

07/06/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seahawks

Marshawn Lynch Goes Beast Mode on 'Conan'

Seattle's favorite mercurial running back dives into Skittles, discusses the Super Bowl, and grabs his "ding-ding" on late night TV.

06/30/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

Complaint Department: A U.S. Open at Chamber Bay Recap

A roundup of a weekend of whining (and drama)

06/22/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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My Three Caddies: A U.S. Open Golf Preview

A duffer's day at Chambers Bay

06/17/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Explainer

Perfecting Chambers Bay for the U.S. Open

Here’s how a preeminent design firm reshaped one hole to prep for golf’s Super Bowl.

06/16/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Afternoon Jolt

More Obama Voters Than Romney Voters Think Seahawks Should Have Run Lynch, and Other Fun Friday Polling Data

New polling finds bipartisanship on Seahawks, a divide on Microsoft and Starbucks, and a political split on rain

05/22/2015 By Josh Feit

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Statistical Proof That John Schneider Is an NFL Draft Genius

He makes every other GM in the NFC West look like an amateur.

04/28/2015 By Matthew Halverson