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Apolo Mission

Short-track speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno will slice up the ice for his third Winter Olympics this month. Here’s why he’s the Seattle Olympian to watch.

01/26/2010

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Game On

On February 20 ESPN sends the whole College GameDay crew to Hec Edmundson Pavilion for UW’s conference date with UCLA.

01/26/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Three-Minute History Lesson

Headless Sledmen and Blushing Commies: An Olympics Guide for the Rest of Us

A few nuggets from Seattle Times sports columnist Ron C. Judd’s book The Winter Olympics: An Insider’s Guide to the Legends, the Lore, and the Games.

01/22/2010

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The Kid and the Pendulum

String master Sterling Quinn from Rainier Beach goes for a fifth title at the Pacific Northwest Yo-Yo Championships February 20.

01/22/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Feature

Lucky Guy

Alpine racer Scott Macartney had high hopes for the 2010 Games in Vancouver. Then he nearly died in one of the worst crashes in World Cup history. The story of his epic climb back onto skis—and relapse—is one of the most harrowing in Olympic sports.

12/17/2009 By Meri-Jo Borzilleri

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Stealth Moves

Despite what the Internet’s digital sewing circles may have told you, the Washington Stealth lacrosse team is here to stay. Honest.

12/08/2009 By Matthew Halverson

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A Diamond in the Rough

Documentarian Steve Cox profiles our first major MLB club in The Seattle Pilots: Short Flight into History.

10/23/2009 By Matthew Halverson

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Nate Expectations

Seattle hasn’t seen the end of basketball player Nate Robinson’s antics. Here’s what we can expect.

10/20/2009 By Matthew Halverson

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Score!

The stats on how Seattle’s Seahawks spent their summer days.

09/18/2009 By Matthew Halverson

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Broken Hoop Dreams

The Seattle Sonics departure from KeyArena still has some fans mourning, but Jason Reid’s documentary Sonicsgate will help fans bid a final farewell.

09/17/2009 By Karen Quinn

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Give a Dawg a Bone

Even if the Washington Huskies are riding a losing streak, here are five reasons to actually get pumped about the purple and gold football season.

08/11/2009 By Matthew Halverson

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Reunited and It Feels So…Meh

During the Yankees’ four-game series at Safeco Field, Ken Griffey Jr. and Alex Rodriguez—the Mariners’ two biggest stars of all time—will step onto the diamond in Seattle together for the first time in a decade. A look back at the last 10 years…

07/15/2009 By Matthew Halverson

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Sound Off

How to support the Sounders FC when the team plays England’s Chelsea FC at Qwest July 18.

06/22/2009 By Matthew Halverson

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Storm Tracker

Five reasons to watch the Storm, Seattle women’s basketball team.

05/22/2009 By Matthew Halverson

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The House that Juice Built?

A-Rod comes clean—maybe. But Safeco Field’s steroid history goes much deeper.

03/18/2009 By Jim Gullo

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Stomp and Circumstance

“Everything is better with brass.” That’s why comedian and Seattle Sounders FC co-owner Drew Carey insisted the pro soccer team needed a marching band. He marched right into a minefield.

03/16/2009 By Matthew Halverson

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Wheels of Fortune

Quad rugby’s rising local star is headed for the big time. And it’s going to be murder.

02/11/2009 By Matthew Halverson

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Unnecessary Buffness

Why girls playing football in lingerie is good for Seattle sports.

01/15/2009 By Matthew Halverson

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5 Northwest Olympic Hopefuls

Learn from the pros—here’s how 5 Northwest Olympic hopefuls stay in tip-top shape.

01/09/2009 By Meri-Jo Borzilleri