The Sporting Life

The Making of a Duffleboard

Drew Fletcher of Function Foundry and Sam Largent, cofounder of Flatstick Pubs and inventor of Duffleboard, talk about what goes into building the locally ha...

09/11/2018 By Rosin Saez

Two In One

What the Heck Is Duffleboard?

A hybrid, locally hatched invention revives an analog approach to fun and games.

09/11/2018 By Rosin Saez

Best of the City

7 Gyms and Fitness Classes That Are Worth the Sweat

From the athlete to the fitness novice, there’s a way to stay healthy for everyone.

04/24/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Tiger Mountain High

So You Want to Try Paragliding

Take air with a sport that’s more about hang time than radical dives.

04/24/2018 By Allison Williams

Around the World in Many Days

The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Is Headed for Seattle

When a fleet of globe-sailing yachts arrives in April, don’t be surprised if you decide to join a crew.

03/23/2018 By Allison Williams

Major League Malaise

The Mariners Have the Longest Playoff Drought Across All Professional Sports in the U.S.

Seattle fans should own it with pride.

02/27/2018 By Darren Davis

Taking a Knee

Michael Bennett Featured on Poignant 'New Yorker' Cover

The Seahawks defensive end and vocal civil rights activist appears alongside Martin Luther King Jr. and Colin Kaepernick.

01/08/2018 By Darren Davis

Street View

Field of Screams

Without the pageantry of football, where would Seattle let its freak flag fly?

08/22/2017 By Darren Davis

The Sporting Life

Seattle’s Lawn Bowlers Aren’t Going Down without a Fight

A story of passion, land disputes, and finely mowed grass.

04/17/2017 By Sydney Parker

The Sporting Life

Roger Federer Heads to KeyArena for Charity

The greatest tennis player ever comes to Seattle this month for a match with John Isner (and some doubles with Bill Gates).

04/04/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Hot Take

The Mariners Playoff Drought Is Looooooong

Major League Baseball’s longest stretch without postseason play dates back to October 2001. For a little context, the last time the Mariners made the playoffs…

03/21/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

Don't Miss Your Last Chance to See UW's Kelsey Plum

The NCAA's all-time leading scorer looks to cement her legacy by leading the Huskies to a Pac-12 Tournament title at KeyArena.

03/02/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: March 2017

Ali Wong offers a comedic edge, Japandroids returns to rock, and Kelsey Plum leads the Huskies into the Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament.

02/27/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Quote Unquote

Jordan Morris Isn’t a Rookie Anymore

And he's learned to live with the pressure of being American soccer's Next Big Thing.

02/20/2017 By Matthew Halverson

Questions Answered

Champion Curler Brady Clark Has His Sights on the 2018 Olympics

This February, the 39-year-old from Lynnwood competes in the USA Curling National Championship in Everett, a stepping stone toward the 2018 Winter Games.

01/23/2017 By Jessica Voelker

Year in Review

Met Recap: Seattle Arts and Entertainment in 2016

A look back at our favorite cultural moments of the year.

12/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

Why the Washington Huskies Can Upset Alabama in the College Football Playoff

It won't be easy, but the underdog UW squad has a legit chance of knocking off the defending champions.

12/27/2016 By Jack Russillo

Sound Off

The Color (Rush) of Money

The garish new Seahawks jerseys are just another tacky NFL cash grab.

11/16/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

Washington Football’s Rejuvenating Season

Despite last weekend’s loss, the Huskies’ success has transformed the atmosphere around campus.

11/15/2016 By Jack Russillo

The Sporting Life

EXCLUSIVE: Unedited First Draft of Chris Hansen's Arena Letter

Read the *totally real and in no way made up* letter declaring his true feelings about privately financing a new home for the Sonics.

10/26/2016 By Matthew Halverson