Seattle Sidelines

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

Poll results: Responders not expecting M’s playoff push

One thing I’ve found since I began doing weekly Seattle Sidelines polls is that there seems to be a general sense of fatalism whenever I… Continue reading

Reader poll: Will the Mariners make a playoff push?

The Major League Baseball All-Star break has arrived, and the Seattle Mariners find themselves in a difficult position. The Mariners reached the break 43-47 and… Continue reading

Poll results: Health progress top development for Seahawks

Well, I think there’s only one thing we can truly infer from this week’s poll: People are more likely to respond to a Twitter poll… Continue reading

Reader poll: Seahawks news during offseason activities

The Seattle Seahawks’ offseason activities officially came to an end last week with the conclusion of veteran minicamp. The players are now off for six… Continue reading

Poll results: Responders prefer Sodo arena to Key renovation

It seems that while the City of Seattle is zigging, the region’s sports fans are zagging. This week’s reader poll asked what Seattle should do… Continue reading

Reader poll: What should Seattle do about an NBA/NHL arena?

The city of Seattle appears to have made its choice regarding its arena situation, and that decision is to stick with the Key. Last Wednesday… Continue reading

VIDEO: Lookin At Lee at the Kentucky Derby, Preakness

It’s been a big year for horse breeder and lifelong Everett resident Ray Hanson. Lookin At Lee, a horse bred by Hanson, has been one… Continue reading

Everett man bred Lookin At Lee, one of Belmont favorites

As Ray Hanson sat in a private box near the finish line of Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, he was overcome by a wave of… Continue reading

Poll results: Seahawks drama is much ado about nothing

It seems poll responders believe the drama surrounding the Seattle Seahawks is much ado about nothing. The past couple weeks have been littered with headlines… Continue reading

VIDEO: Oh my! Marshawn Lynch speaks to the media

I had the fortune of covering Marshawn Lynch during his final season with the Seattle Seahawks in 2015, but needless to say that didn’t entail… Continue reading