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Patterson: A look at 5 things we can infer from Seahawks’ draft

Trying to evaluate how the Seattle Seahawks did in the just-completed NFL draft is an effort in futility. No matter what the Mel Kiper Jrs.… Continue reading

Poll results: Seahawks should target offensive line in draft

The masses have spoken and the refrain remains the same. The NFL draft begins Thursday night with the first round, and this draft is a… Continue reading

VIDEO: Seahawks GM John Schneider on Richard Sherman rumors

Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider addressed the media Monday morning in advance of the NFL draft, which begins Thursday and runs through Saturday. However,… Continue reading

Reader poll: What should the Seahawks do in the draft?

The NFL draft is just about here. The draft takes place Thursday through Saturday, with the first round on the first night, the second and… Continue reading

Poll results: Pessimism regarding UW women’s basketball

It seems many believe the death knell is ringing for University of Washington women’s basketball as a force on the national stage. This week’s reader… Continue reading

Patterson: Constantine deserved better from Silvertips

The first day of Everett Silvertips training camp in August of 2013, when I was The Herald’s Silvertips beat writer, I remember bumping into then-Everett… Continue reading

Reader poll: Can UW women’s basketball remain relevant?

Last Thursday was a banner day for the University of Washington women’s basketball program. That’s when Kelsey Plum, who just completed a storied Huskies career… Continue reading

M’s ‘rough week’ puts Safeco Field crowd on edge at home opener

This is not how home openers are supposed to be. Home openers are supposed to be celebrations. Moments of optimism regarding the beginning… Continue reading

Reader poll: Should the Seahawks trade Richard Sherman?

Are Richard Sherman’s days with the Seattle Seahawks numbered? Since being selected in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL draft, Sherman has been one… Continue reading

Poll results: Fans not confident of Mariners’ playoff chances

The results are in, and the fans are not confident. On Monday I asked the readers what they thought about the Seattle Mariners’ chances of… Continue reading

Thunderbirds have become Silvertips’ arch nemesis in playoffs

Are the Seattle Thunderbirds the Everett Silvertips’ archrivals? Maybe, maybe not. Sure, Everett and Seattle are as close in proximity as any two teams in… Continue reading

Reader poll: Is this the year the M’s make the playoffs?

The 2017 season begins for the Seattle Mariners on Monday, with the squad opening on the road against the Houston Astros with a game that… Continue reading

Real or fake? Mariners hoping for both with Felix, Segura

In a strange way, the Seattle Mariners and I have a good reason to empathize with one another. As a member of the media, it’s… Continue reading

Felix Hernandez’s and Jean Segura’s statistics

The Seattle Mariners’s 2017 season will be hinge in large part on the performances of ace pitcher Felix Hernandez and new shortstop Jean Segura, both… Continue reading

Reader poll results: Seahawks should get something for Lynch

Marshawn Lynch coming out of retirement, but only to play for the Oakland Raiders? That was the rumor last week about the former Seattle Seahawks… Continue reading

Reader poll: What should the Seahawks do with Marshawn?

OK, our usual platform for posting polls is experiencing technical difficulties, so let’s try this a different way … What’s up with Marshawn Lynch? The… Continue reading

Fandom extra: More reader stories of how they became fans

Two weeks ago I asked readers to submit their stories about how they became fans of teams, which I would publish at a later date.… Continue reading

Fandom extra: How I became a fan of the Arsenal soccer team

Two weeks ago I wrote a column explaining the arbitrary way in which I became a fan of the Duke men’s basketball team. In that… Continue reading

Readers share their stories of unusual ways they became fans

Two weeks ago I penned a column pondering the illogical nature of fandom, using the arbitrary way in which I became a fan of the… Continue reading

Reader poll results: Firing Romar was the right call

The results are in, and the public is in agreement. Nearly 80 percent of the responders to this week’s poll supported the University of Washington’s… Continue reading