The thing about Jim Bouton that always amazed me — and warmed my heart — was the pure joy he derived from his masterpiece, “Ball Four.”
Megan Rapinoe considers Sunday to be the final insult.
It was headed toward being one of those ill-fated Mariners washout trades that people love to throw in their faces. Daniel Vogelbach could have joined the list of touted Seattle prospects who fizzle and fade and then quietly disappear.
He was essentially considered the “B” side of the deal. Not quite a throw-in, but definitely part of the undercard. A solid starting shortstop? No doubt. A 23-year-old rife with potential? Sure. But an offensive juggernaut bombing 482-foot home runs while sliding into the National League’s s…
Ethan Paul has had some soaring moments of accomplishment during his four years at Vanderbilt, none greater than helping lead the Commodores to the championship series at the College World Series. The best-of-three showdown with Michigan began Monday in Omaha, Neb., with the Wolverines winning 7-4.
A decade ago, Nicole Christian came home.
The Mariners have reached the sell-off stage of this step-back voyage, and what a grim ride it’s been so far.
It seems like a particularly fanciful (or delusional) notion right now, based on the current American League standings, and based on the team’s largely depressing history.
The most common response when I brought up the subject was “we were just talking about that.”
Washington has its state amphibian, the Pacific Chorus Frog; its state bird, the Willow goldfinch; and its state endemic animal, the Olympic Marmot.
When the seniors at DeSales High School walk down the aisle and receive their diplomas on Saturday night, it will culminate Alvaro Campos Ontiveros’ — as well as the classmates he’s been with in the Walla Walla Catholic Schools system since his third-grade year — prep careers.
In their 42-plus-year history, the Mariners have had multiple layers of badness.
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SEATTLE — They’ve fielded teams with league MVPs and multiple All-Stars that went on to win the WNBA title.
If you watched superhero cartoons as a kid, you learned the formula pretty quickly.
One would hardly have known something was amiss with Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes from watching portions of the team’s first preseason workout Sunday in the bowels of Seattle Pacific University’s gymnasium.
For once, horse racing got it right.