Department of Good News

Three Reasons Why Everything Isn’t Totally Terrible Right Now

Promising coronavirus data and other positive developments of late in Seattle.

09/15/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

No Justice, No Games

Seattle Athletes Helped Power a Revolutionary Day in Sports

By opting not to play on Wednesday, they removed a distraction from injustice in America.

08/27/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

No Rapinoe, Though

The Reign’s Return Marks the Beginning of Seattle’s Sports Comeback

But how long will any of these ad hoc seasons last?

06/30/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

We Got This, Sports

Sue Bird, Megan Rapinoe, and Russell Wilson to Host the ESPYs

ESPN taps a few Seattle stars to give us all the feels during its remote awards ceremony.

05/27/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

The Sporting Life

Mina Kimes on the Seahawks’ Off-Season and How Sports Can Proceed

The ESPN commentator and Seattle superfan weighs in on the team's draft picks, Jadeveon Clowney, and the pandemic’s impact on games.

05/05/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Squad Goals

Why the Sounders’ Global Roster Embraces Seattle

The team's bevy of international players have found plenty of reason to feel at home in this city of transplants.

04/08/2020 By Allison Williams

Kickin' It at Home

How Seattle Copes: Stefan Frei of Sounders FC

A mix of art, Call of Duty, and Peloton have helped keep the goalkeeper sane during quarantine.

03/30/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

The Sporting Life

5 Classic Seattle Sports Games You Can Watch on YouTube Right Now

Because you can only consume so much marble racing.

03/20/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Bleacher Report

The New March Madness: Empty Stands

After Inslee’s ban on large gatherings, our major sports teams won't be hosting crowds anytime soon.

03/11/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Snap Judgment

Does Spring Belong to the Sounders or Mariners?

Three locals analyze which team will be Seattle sports fans’ obsession this season.

02/25/2020 By Nicole Pasia

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

Moving On

The 4 Biggest Questions Facing the Seahawks This Offseason

From keeping Clowney to protecting Russ, these are the big questions Seahawks leadership will have to answer.

01/15/2020 By Ryan Phelan

The Sporting Life

A Seahawks-Packers Party Primer for the Football Faker

Don’t want to sound like an idiot at your Sunday watch party? No judgment. Read this now.

01/09/2020 By Ryan Phelan

Amazing...But Never Again

Reliving the Seahawks-Packers NFC Title Game from 2015

An onside kick recovery, a boatload of interceptions, and a glorious overtime throw made the last Seahawks-Packers playoff matchup a crazy classic.

01/08/2020 By Ryan Phelan

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

Cake & Chaos

Kids Parties That Don’t Make Parents Gag

We get it—if you have to sit through one more germ-filled, candy-powered party at a Chuck E. Cheese, you’ll riot.

08/20/2019 By Sam Jones

Work Hard, Play Hard

Local Essentials: An Intern's Guide to Seattle

Skip the Space Needle and live like a Seattleite with this roundup of our favorite off-the-clock spots.

07/18/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

The Sporting Life

A Topgolf Lounge Is Coming to the Seattle Area and People Seem Excited About It

Virtual golf, but real fun. The gaming hub and bar will open in Kirkland later this year.

05/16/2019 By Rosin Saez

Strings Attached

Inside the World of Competitive Yo-Yo

Relive last weekend's Pacific Northwest Regional Yo-Yo Championships and meet the competitors who made it spin.

02/28/2018 By Trevor Keaton Pogue