Seattle Sidelines

POLL: What do you think of the Seahawks’ playoff chances?

Seattle is playing tough, but to get into the postseason the Seahawks need to start winning games.

POLL RESULTS: Lake Stevens football is the choice

Voters pick the Vikings as the likeliest local team to advance in the high school state playoffs.

Herald writer Nick Patterson talks Seahawks on King 5

The Seattle Seahawks fell to the Los Angeles Chargers 25-17 Sunday at CenturyLink Field. I was there to see it, writing a column about what… Continue reading

POLL: Which local high school football team goes furthest?

Three local schools — Lake Stevens (4A), Snohomish (3A) and Darrington (1B) — remain alive.

Patterson: Seahawks’ first midterm exam a tough one to grade

Seattle played poorly Sunday but still gave itself a chance in the final seconds

POLL RESULTS: The Sounders are going all the way

Nearly 60 percent of responders predicted another MLS Cup championship for Seattle.

POLL: How far do the Sounders advance in the MLS playoffs?

Seattle heads into the postseason red hot after turning its season around in July.

POLL RESULTS: Many unconcerned about Brewers’ pitcher usage

A near majority of voters consider Milwaukee’s unconventional pitching strategy much ado about nada.

Like it or not, the future of pitching in baseball is upon us

As the definition of “starter” blurs, hard-throwing, multi-inning relievers are becoming the new norm.

POLL: One-batter starters: good strategy or bush league?

What do you think about Milwaukee manager Craig Counsell’s unique maneuver in Game 5 of the NLCS?

POLL RESULTS: UW’s season is already a disappointment

More than 60 percent of voters said Saturday’s loss at Oregon doomed the Huskies’ season.

POLL: Is the Huskies’ season already a disappointment?

Washington’s loss to Oregon ended the Huskies’ dream of reaching the College Football Playoff.

POLL RESULTS: Calling timeout wasn’t a mistake for Seahawks

A majority of voters were OK with calling timeout on the Rams’ fourth-down play, but it was close.

POLL: Did the Seahawks make a mistake calling timeout?

Should Seattle have used its final timeout prior to the play that clinched the Rams’ 33-31 victory?

Despite Sunday’s loss, Seahawks give fans reason for hope

The ability of Seattle’s offense to go ‘to-to-toe’ with the unbeaten Rams is an encouraging sign

It’s a brave new world for the Seahawks minus Earl Thomas

If history is any indicator, Seattle’s defense is about to take a major step back without the star safety.

POLL RESULTS: Middling marks for the Mariners

Voters mostly give Seattle a C or a B for its 2018 season, which concluded last Sunday.

POLL: What grade do you give to the 2018 Mariners?

Seattle finished with the fifth-best record in franchise history, but missed the playoffs yet again.

It’s time for the Mariners to tear their roster apart

Although this season was a success, there aren’t many signs that the future is bright in Seattle.

POLL RESULTS: Voters still conflicted about Earl Thomas

Readers remain split about what the Seahawks should do about their disgruntled star free safety.