The Sporting Life

Sounders Season Starts Tonight

Enough is at stake in the Champions League tourney to call this Seattle’s 2020 opener.

02/20/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

The Sporting Life

Seattle's 10 Top Sports Triumphs of the Decade

From the Seahawks's first Super Bowl to the Storm's WNBA dominance, Seattle's sports teams (yes, even the Mariners) have all delivered greatness in some form...

12/30/2019 By Benjamin Cassidy

LET US PROPOSE A TOAST

A Perfect Party with a Star Soccer Coach and a Teenaged Climate Activist

Plus, the Pulitzer winner, museum trailblazer, and patient turned medical director who round out the month’s most distinguished locals and visitors.

12/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

Goal!

Megan Rapinoe Is the 2019 Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year

The Reign forward is the fourth woman to win the award unaccompanied.

12/10/2019 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

The Sporting Life

Well, the MLS Cup Final Is Sold Out. Here’s Where to Watch the Match in Seattle.

Seattle will host the championship game at CenturyLink Field. Didn’t nab tickets? Cheer on the Sounders at these places in town.

11/07/2019 By Ryan Phelan

Our Queen

Seattle Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe Just Scored Her First Book Deal

The World Cup champion and Reign FC midfielder is writing not one, but two books.

07/26/2019 By Lily Hansen

Reign On

10 Things We Love About Megan Rapinoe

There are more than 10 reasons we adore the World Cup champ and Reign FC midfielder, but we'll try to contain ourselves.

07/08/2019 By Anna Coumou

The Sporting Life

Seattle Sounders FC Has a Whole New Look—and Everyone's Mad

The soccer team has officially partnered with Seattle-based e-commerce company Zulily as a new jersey sponsor. It's the first changeup of its kind in the fra...

02/07/2019 By Rosin Saez

Reign, Reign Don't Go Away

Reign FC Decamps for Tacoma

Seattle's professional women's soccer team will start the 2019 season in the South Sound. And, with that, we take another L in Seattle sports team exits.

02/01/2019 By Rosin Saez

Breakfast of Champions

Where to Watch the World Cup Final

It's never too early for drinking. Or an international championship soccer match—that, too.

07/12/2018 By Grace Madigan

Eat the World

The FIFA World Cup Is On. Here's Our Guide to International Eats.

As the 21st World Cup commences on June 14, we look to 16 places that serve up food from around the globe to get in the sporting spirit.

06/14/2018 By Grace Madigan

The Sporting Life

Where to Watch the Sounders Defend the Cup

This Saturday, the Rave Green return to Toronto for a second consecutive championship game. Scream your lungs out at these local viewing parties.

12/06/2017 By Diane Stephani

Sporting Good Style

New Sounders Fan Gear Is as Hip as It Gets

For those who eschew the electric greens and bright blues of Seattle’s men’s soccer team, this is for you.

04/20/2017 By Rosin Saez

The Sporting Life

3 Keys to the Sounders’ First MLS Cup Final

After an improbable comeback season, can Seattle finally win the big one?

12/08/2016 By Jack Russillo

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

The Sporting Life

Waiting for Messi

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

06/15/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Pop Culture Blast

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: Dempsey Sends USMNT to Seattle

Plus, 'Hamilton' at the Tony Awards, Wimps, Key and Peele, and Wye Oak.

06/13/2016 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 Brad Evans

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

03/03/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

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