If the Mariners aren't even in the mix for a top talent like this, it sends the same old message to fans – that profits trump everything else.
This year's postseason runs are also about an appreciation for a couple legendary local athletes, Megan Rapinoe and Stefan Frei
It was a moment, in many ways, frozen in time, before the Huskies road to greatness marched on.
It’s far past time for ownership to issue a blank check, at the very least to show its commitment to winning. A significant financial commitment isn’t necessarily a guarantee for success, but it certainly doesn’t hurt.
The time is now, Mariners. Validate your plan. Justify your worthiness of a fanbase that sticks with you through good times and bad.
Washington State got the short end of the stick, abandoned by most of their longtime conference brethren because of the almighty dollar. But for one night in September, the school got its chance to shine.
I get the impression that the majority of fans will be left once again shrugging their shoulders.
What always sticks with me is how unnecessary the last 15 years have been, the hurt felt among devoted fans, and the way the Sonics departure has been incorrectly attributed to fan apathy by so many who really have no idea how it all went down.
The M's are 10-20 against winning teams this season. The problem is 65 of their final 103 games are against teams with winning records.
The Huskies might not be the favorite to win WCWS, but there's no way to estimate the momentum and chemistry gained from overcoming the odds the way they've already done.
On Monday, Seattle Mariners, MLB and Seattle officials announced a $2 million investment into the community through the All-Star Week.
Whatever happens in Game 7 in Dallas, these stories and memories can’t be erased.
I hope the NBA was paying very close attention to the scene in Seattle over the weekend - from the historic Kraken playoff game, to multiple other successful sporting events around town.
The Kraken rarely overreached or overpaid, sticking to a longterm plan that prevented against future suffering in exchange for short-term gain.
After a season-plus of lackluster results, Grubauer is finally becoming the top goalie the Kraken envisioned
Despite the issues raised, Russell’s impact on this community for over a decade has still been profound. His foundation needs reforming, but all his work to change lives was real, and has had tangible effects.
While the simple answer is that the Broncos demise this season equates to a better future for the Seahawks, it actually means a bit more than that.
There’s an appropriate symmetry if this was somehow going to be the year that the Mariners finally break through again and reach the playoffs for the first time in 21 years.
Over the weekend, one state representative announced that he will introduce legislation requiring UW and WSU to remain in the same conference as they have since 1917.
A team that was projected to win around 84 games is currently on pace to win just 66 games this season – their worst win total in a full season since 2011.