Seattle Sidelines

Reader poll: Who should carry the ball for the Seahawks?

Who should carry the ball for the Seattle Seahawks in 2017. The NFL is through three preseason games, so we should have a good idea… Continue reading

Patterson: Tips’ training camp attendance hints at change

As a sports reporter who’s followed the Everett Silvertips since the beginning, I treat my first glance at the Tips’ training camp schedule each year… Continue reading

Poll results: Opinions divided on Silvertips’ direction

This week I decided to take the temperature of Everett Silvertips fans. It was quite the turbulent offseason for the Tips, most notably with the… Continue reading

Reader poll: How do you feel about the Silvertips’ direction?

It’s 75 degrees and sunny out, so that means it must be time for that sport that’s played on ice to get started again. Indeed,… Continue reading

Poll results: Steven Souza to challenge county homer record

The Seattle Mariners begin their three-game road series against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night, and that means a date with Everett native and… Continue reading

Reader poll: How many home runs will Steven Souza hit?

Let’s do something a little different this week. The Seattle Mariners kick off a 12-game road trip Friday when they head to Florida to take… Continue reading

Patterson: Martinez’s excellence deserves to be rewarded

It’s gratifying to see someone finally give Edgar Martinez his due in a timely manner. People have always been late to the party in recognizing… Continue reading

Seattle Mariners legend Edgar Martinez by the numbers

Seattle Mariners legend Edgar Martinez is having his number retired by the team during a ceremony Saturday at Safeco Field. His No. 11 will be… Continue reading

Poll results: Preferred Seahawks back-up QB? Kaepernick

Well this is interesting. This week’s reader poll addressed the Seattle Seahawks’ back-up quarterback situation. There are no issues at starter as Russell Wilson now… Continue reading

Reader poll: Who should be Seahawks’ back-up quarterback?

The first week of Seattle Seahawks training camp is in the books, and while it’s too soon to make any definitive evaluations of the team… Continue reading

Poll results: No consensus on Mariners at trade deadline

It seems there’s no consensus in Mariners land. Major League Baseball’s trade deadline was Monday, and the Seattle Mariners didn’t make any big splashes at… Continue reading

Reader poll: The Mariners at baseball’s trade deadline

Major League Baseball’s traded deadline came and went at 1 p.m. Monday afternoon, and the Seattle Mariners decided they’d done enough. Seattle, which came into… Continue reading

5 on-field issues to keep an eye on during Seahawks camp

Football fans, your time has come. The Seattle Seahawks’ preparations for the 2017 season officially get underway Sunday with the beginning of training camp, which… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks training camp schedule

The Seattle Seahawks open training camp Sunday at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Renton. Training camp consists of 15 practices over the course of… Continue reading

Poll results: Offensive line is Seahawks’ biggest issue

In recent years Seattle Seahawks fans have expressed more angst over the offensive line than any other position group, and it seems the trend is… Continue reading

Reader poll: Seahawks questions as training camp approaches

Football is almost here. The Seattle Seahawks open their training camp on Sunday at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Renton, and for all the… Continue reading

Poll results: Responders expect a good week for Sounders

This week’s reader poll involved Seattle Sounders FC, with the team resuming play Wednesday night following MLS’s two-week international break. It’s a sneaky big week… Continue reading

Reader poll: How will the Sounders fare in a critical week?

This is a pretty big week for Seattle Sounders FC. MLS resumes play this week following a two-week international break. Prior to the break the… Continue reading

Patterson: Tough road ahead for M’s Dipoto at trade deadline

I don’t envy Jerry Dipoto. The Seattle Mariners’ general manager has a hard decision to make. Baseball’s all-star break is over, the July 31 trade… Continue reading

CHARTS: Mariners’ offensive and pitching trends since 2010

In 2010 the Seattle Mariners had one of the worst offensive seasons in Major League Baseball history. That year Seattle scored just 513 runs, which… Continue reading