Stories tagged: Commentary
Fri., May 11, 2018, 4:43 p.m.
The regular season is irrelevant. That’s the message the Toronto Raptors sent Friday when they fired Dwane Casey, two days after his now-former peers in the NBA said he did …
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 7:55 a.m.
He shook the trees – hard – for the money that built the joint.
Tue., May 8, 2018, 1:56 p.m.
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson were never all that close – off the course for sure, or even on the course when measured by results. They are paired in the …
Sun., May 6, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
If they could have rustled up 23-year-old Felix Hernandez to go head-to-head with 23-year-old Shohei Ohtani, then they might have had something.
Sat., May 5, 2018, 10:55 p.m.
There may be 70 or more credentialed media here specifically to itemize his every move, whether at the plate or on the mound or jogging through the outfield during batting …
Sat., May 5, 2018, 6 a.m.
Fact: While I have now completed an ultramarathon, this does not make me an ultramarathoner. The former suggests I survived. The latter suggests I
Sat., May 5, 2018, 5:45 a.m.
A friend of mine, Eddie, judged the goodness of his woman by the kind of sandwich she packed in his fishing lunch. “Yeah,” he’d say as he attacked his meatloaf …
UPDATED: Sat., May 5, 2018, 11:10 a.m.
Day 2 of Ichiro Suzuki, Special Assistant to the Chairman, began without the formal press conference and moved straight into the meat of his duties at Safeco Field: Starting with …
Wed., May 2, 2018, 5:52 p.m.
According to a study, high school athletes who specialize in a single sport are 70 percent more likely to suffer an injury during their playing season than those who play …
UPDATED: Sat., May 5, 2018, 10:25 a.m.
I know how lucky I am to be living in a place where golf is both amazing and affordable, regardless of how amazing or atrocious the game can sometimes get. …
Tue., May 1, 2018, 3:02 p.m.
The question Justin Thomas faced seven months ago was how to follow a season that featured five PGA Tour victories, his first major championship, the FedEx Cup and all the …
Tue., May 1, 2018, 1:55 p.m.
That notion is one that has gained traction over the years, but isn’t one Seahawks coach Pete Carroll subscribes to. A longtime proponent of run-first football, Carroll oversaw some not-so-subtle …
UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 9 p.m.
Matt Calkins: Seahawks drafting Shaquem Griffin and reuniting him with his twin? That’s pure Hollywood
Shaquem Griffin had been the darling of his draft class since his superhero performance at the NFL combine in March. In addition to running the fastest 40-yard dash for a …
UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 8:31 p.m.
The Spokane Sports Commission has put out the call for nominations for the annual Spokane Youth Sports Awards it hands out each June in partnership with SWX. They’re to honor …
Tue., April 24, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
The PGA Tour began the second half of the season at the Texas Open, with Andrew Landry becoming the seventh first-time winner. Never mind that it feels as though the …
UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 8:22 p.m.
No one involved wants Ichiro Suzuki’s storied big-league career to end this way, but it may be unavoidable.
Fri., April 20, 2018, 6 a.m.
I was in Germany and fighting a recurring bout of bronchitis. I knew because I had it earlier that season and I was brilliantly attempting to ignore it and run …
Tue., April 17, 2018, 5:09 p.m.
In 1951, Bobby Thomson hit the “Shot Heard ’Round The World” in the ninth inning as the New York Giants beat the Brooklyn Dodgers for the National League pennant.
Tue., April 17, 2018, 10:16 a.m.
Major champions today create memories for tomorrow. Some of them, anyway.
Tue., April 17, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
Sebastien Bourdais was once considered among the best drivers in the world. In case you forgot, refer to the breathtaking pass he made Sunday on the streets of Long Beach …
UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 6:48 p.m.
It’s 2018. The dawn of another year in which the Seattle Mariners promise their fans a postseason appearance.
Thu., April 12, 2018, 9:07 a.m.
While all about him lost their heads, Cristiano Ronaldo kept his. Yet again he stepped up for his club, Real Madrid, while Gianluigi Buffon, at the tail end of 17 …
Tue., April 10, 2018, 4:17 p.m.
Patrick Reed won’t have to wait until next April to defend his title in the Masters. Even as he slipped into a green jacket, he was perceived more as a …
Sat., April 7, 2018, 5:32 p.m.
He’s been trying his best to stay in the moment, something that hasn’t always come easy for Rickie Fowler. His friends have won major championships, and he’s celebrated with them, …
UPDATED: Sat., April 7, 2018, 9:15 p.m.
Les Snead, the Rams’ general manager, wrote down the words “Remember the Feeling” after his team lost a home playoff game to the Falcons in January.
UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Ga. – This time, Sergio Garcia offered no excuses. Blame this one on the golf gods?
UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Sometimes the NFL draft is for pure entertainment purposes. You know your team is already stacked with young talent, and though you’d like to see the front office add quality, …
UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 4:20 p.m.
Scott Servais was in the dugout Saturday, engrossed in the Mariners’ comeback attempt against Cleveland, when the unfathomable news was relayed to him: En route to the batting cage midgame,
UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 4:18 p.m.
Opening day comes accompanied by its own built-in charms, of course, even when it happens at night.
Fri., March 30, 2018, 1:44 p.m.
Spring tends to arrive in the inland northwest as a timid introvert. The emerging season lets winter push it around.