A Diamond in the Rough

Five reasons you shouldn’t skip the U.S Amateur golf championship at Chambers Bay.

07/20/2010 By Matthew Halverson


Pitch Perfect

A by-the-numbers look at University of Washington’s dominant Danielle Lawrie.

04/21/2010 By Matthew Halverson


Distraction Figure

How to handle the Mariners’ new acquisition, Milton Bradley, with care.

03/19/2010 By Matthew Halverson


Exit Interview: Kevin Calabro

After one season with the Sounders FC, Kevin Calabro is out of the booth.

02/18/2010 By Matthew Halverson


March Sadness

Between 1984 and 2004, Seattle hosted the NCAA men’s basketball tournament nine times. But In the last six years, the Seattle Sports Commission’s shots at bringing back the NCAA finals have hit nothing but air.

02/18/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Soccer Fandemonium

Sounders ’Til We Die

What to yell, where to watch, and everything else you need to know to be an expert Sounders FC fan.

02/16/2010 By Matthew Halverson


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.



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.



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


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


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


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


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



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

09/18/2009 By Matthew Halverson


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


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


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


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