Seattle Sidelines

POLL: What should the Seattle NHL team’s nickname be?

The team’s owners have registered trademarks for 13 possible nicknames.

Patterson: Seahawks buck odds, return to postseason fray

With Monday night’s win, Seattle defied the preseason pundits and all but clinched a playoff berth.

POLL RESULTS: M’s making right move with roster teardown

However, the voters are evenly split on whether the execution of Seattle’s plan has been successful.

If you haven’t already, be prepared to fall in love with hockey

As a former hockey novice, I was hooked from the minute I attended my first Silvertips game.

POLL: Yea or Nay on the Mariners’ roster teardown?

Seattle is all-in on swapping its veteran contributors for prospects who could help in the future.

Seahawks make sure Sherman’s return is a quiet one

Seattle mostly avoided its former star cornerback in Sunday’s 43-16 rout of the 49ers

POLL RESULTS: Opinions mixed on Russell Wilson contract

At $35 million a year, voters are conflicted on whether the Seahawks’ quarterback is worth it.

POLL: Is Russell Wilson worth $35 million a year?

Recent estimates suggest that’s what it will take for the Seahawks to sign their QB to an extension.

POLL RESULTS: Voters favor the Cougars in the Apple Cup

WSU was the narrow choice to prevail over UW in Friday’s game to decide the Pac-12 North.

Tips’ grueling stretch exposes flaws in WHL scheduling process

When the Everett Silvertips shuffled off the ice following their Tuesday night game against the Calgary Hitmen at Angel of the Winds Arena, the players… Continue reading

POLL: Which team prevails in this year’s Apple Cup?

Washington State and Washington square off Friday in Pullman to determine the Pac-12 North title.

Lynnwood native bids farewell to Husky Stadium in style

Washington senior RB Myles Gaskin add another to his long line of great performances.

Patterson: Seahawks summon the magic yet again

In a prime-time game against a familiar foe, Russell Wilson and company rose to the occasion.

POLL RESULTS: Voters down on Seahawks’ playoff chances

More than 70 percent of the voters gave Seattle no more than a slim shot at the postseason.

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.