Art Thiel

Farewell to Paul Allen, Seattle’s sports dreamer

Art Thiel remembers the hometown kid who saved the Seahawks.

 

Art Thiel: From beloved Beast to Seahawks’ headache

Seattle will face Marshawn Lynch for the first time Sunday since he unretired and joined the Raiders.

 

Art Thiel: Seahawks still haven’t recovered from Hurricane Ram

Los Angeles gave Seattle the most thorough beating of the Pete Carroll era last December.

 

Art Thiel: Hawks out to prove return to run game is no Fluke

The return of right guard D.J. Fluker may have contributed to Seattle’s ground success vs. Dallas.

Art Thiel: ‘Impatient’ Carroll shouldering blame for Hawks’ woes

The coach says the team’s lack of a commitment to the run is mostly his fault.

Art Thiel: At least M’s avoid Felix awkwardness in playoffs

By missing the playoffs, Seattle won’t have to deal with benching its one-time ace in the postseason.

Art Thiel: Disgruntled Big Unit bombed, but will Thomas?

Unhappy with his contract in 1998, Randy Johnson’s performance spiraled, so how will Earl Thomas fare?

Art Thiel: Huskies set to make rare trip to SEC country

UW kicks off an improved non-conference slate with a game against Auburn in Atlanta.

Art Thiel: Time for Seahawks to deliver on run-game promise

Although they’ve shown glimpses, Seattle has yet to establish a rushing attack this preseason.

Art Thiel: Seahawks’ new right guard is large and in charge

D.J. Fluker, at 340 pounds, gives Seattle exactly what it wants to implement a power run game.

Art Thiel: Expect growing pains in Thomas’ absence

Inexperience Tedric Thompson will start at FS in place of the future Hall of Famer on Thursday.

Art Thiel: M’s latest moves leave lots to be desired

Seattle jettisoned Ben Gamel, one of the top hitters on a struggling offense, to Triple-A Tacoma.

Thiel: M’s harassment victims deserve personal apology

Since no advanced metrics are available to measure independently the level of sincerity in Mariners president Kevin Mather’s apology Wednesday for being a lout to… Continue reading

Thiel: Seahawks have ‘lost their way,’ Sherman says

The 49ers cornerback is tossing tear gas canisters into his old Seattle bunkhouse.

Art Thiel: Shelton was a genuine ‘presence’ for Sonics

Wally Walker and Jack Sikma remember Lonnie Shelton, who died Sunday at age 62.

Art Thiel: Losing is no longer a destiny for Mariners

Despite a clunker against the Angels, Seattle is in the thick of the AL playoff race to stay.

Thiel: Harden’s MVP highlights what-ifs for lost Sonics

The award this week of the National Basketball Association’s Most Valuable Player trophy to Houston’s James Harden produced some locally depressing poignancy, at least if… Continue reading

Art Thiel: 6 Seahawks in NFL’s top 100 leads to overhaul

Seattle’s highest-rated player, No. 11 Russell Wilson, was sufficiently needy to require new coaches.

Sounders owner Adrian Hanauer (left) and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan talks following a news conference discussing the awarding of the 2026 World Cup soccer tournament to North America on June 13, 2018, in Seattle. The men’s soccer showpiece will return to the U.S. for the first time since 1994 after gaining 134 votes, while Morocco got 65 at the FIFA Congress in Moscow, where the 2018 tournaments starts on Thursday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Art Thiel: Seattle bids to get slice of World Cup action

The work starts now for Seattle to be one of 10 U.S. cities to host matches in the 2026 World Cup.

Sounders owner Adrian Hanauer (left) and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan talks following a news conference discussing the awarding of the 2026 World Cup soccer tournament to North America on June 13, 2018, in Seattle. The men’s soccer showpiece will return to the U.S. for the first time since 1994 after gaining 134 votes, while Morocco got 65 at the FIFA Congress in Moscow, where the 2018 tournaments starts on Thursday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Art Thiel: There’s a difference between dissent and disloyalty

NFL players who protest are breaking no laws. They act not out of fear, but of out of conviction and reason.