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Seahawks astound in OT victory over Packers

In a game more unpredictable than a toddler nursery, Russell Wilson found a quiet moment in the bedlam of overtime Sunday afternoon and offered up…

Seahawks: How they look better than a year ago

A major story line for the NFC Championship Sunday is how much the Green Bay Packers have improved since the 36-16 loss to the Seahawks…

Save the Seahawks from CenturyStink!

The only problem with the Seahawks’ march to glory is where it’s happening — or rather, what that where is called. The Hawks and the…

Seahawks get their shot at the NFC championship

Befitting an 11-point underdog on the road, Carolina coach Ron Rivera hoped the Seahawks would help with a slip-up or goof: "We needed them to…

Seattle Seahawks have a secret weapon against the Panthers

As the Seahawks return Saturday to the NFL playoffs from the same position as a year ago — No. 1 NFC seed, first-round bye, potentially…

2014’s #2 Most Read: International Space Station flies Seahawks 12th Man flag

This satirical piece was our second most read story of 2014.   Seattle and Denver both have long traditions in aerospace. Before legal recreational marjiuana…

Seahawks, Kings of the West, the hard way

Three signs that the Seahawks, one of the NFL's youngest teams, are maturing into an Alien-style, pitiless machine: At the accomplishment of the only seasonal…

Now Playing: Amir Bar-Lev

Happy Valley is filmmaker Amir Bar-Lev’s dissection of the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky-Penn State scandal. Arriving on the scene after Sandusky, an assistant football coach…

With series win, Sounders face a big obstacle: the LA Galaxy

Since the MLS version of playoffs can mean a team doesn't have to score in a game to win, it's a shame the league has…

Fox’s termination of Q13 contract could leave South Sound Seahawksless

The popularity of the Seahawks in the Seattle-Tacoma market and of the NFL in general has prompted media giant FOX to pursue long, fruitless negotiations…

Mariners come oh so close

The moment the Athletics-Rangers game went final upon Safeco Field's out-of-town scoreboard Sunday, groans burbled through the rambunctious gathering of 40,823. In the Mariners dugout,…

Viral Video: The National Freefall League

“A little boy was putting up his hands, trying to stop a professional football player from hitting him with a small tree branch.” That’s the…

Mariners: Quite the turnaround under Manager Lloyd McClendon

Our Seattle Mariners will either narrowly make or miss the American League playoffs this year — although the odds presently point to a miss. But, either way, they…

NFL’s troubles reflect a violent game

Media have been filled over the past week with stories regarding violence by National Football League players against spouses and others. Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson…

What the Seahawks are saying about Thursday’s season-opener

RENTON — For those of you whose most recent visual memory of Marshawn Lynch was swigging Fireball atop a parade vehicle downtown after the Super…

The man who remade the Mariners

When Mariners bosses announced Nov. 5 that Lloyd McClendon was the new manager, I offered up a shrug that could have been measured in megatons.…

Can the Sounders recover from their L.A. disgrace?

I could smell the low tide all last week. It was the perfect call and echo of summer — in the old moon, the end…

The silver lining in the World Cup defeat

Forget the fact that in falling to Belgium 2-1, the U.S. men’s soccer team was eliminated from this year’s World Cup. In Brazil, U.S. Coach…

How we lost the Cup

As the game wore on, there was little doubt about the identity of the superior team. Which made the drama all the more compelling for…

The World Cup, the Sounders and us

Contributing to the many fascinating feats at the World Cup in Brazil, the United States national team Thursday managed to fall up. In a monsoon,…

Viral Video: The World Cup according to John Oliver

By now, nearly six million people have watched John Oliver’s red card exposé on FIFA, which originally aired two weeks ago on his new HBO…

Ballmer buys LA team: A seismic dropping of NW jaws

Imagine that — a Seattle guy buying a California pro sports team. For years, the sun-kissed business monarchs came north with their millions to amuse themselves…

Seahawks: Can they tackle something bigger than a Super Bowl?

RENTON —  Sure, the game was great, the parade outrageous and the White House visit thrilling. But now it can be told: The coolest thing about…

Mariners at the quarter pole

The Mariners departed Thursday for a five-game road trip to Minnesota and Texas. One quarter of their season was gone, their record was 20-20, and…

Disney’s new baseball film: A Million Dollar Yarn

Even Mickey Mouse is kicking the lowly Mariners. The Ms appear to be resurgent this season (it’s only May, give it time), but Disney Pictures…