Sports

Path of the Storm

Freed from past mental weights, Breanna Stewart is setting the tone for the WNBA-leading Seattle Storm.

 

King County Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles, a previous sponsor of the legislation to put $180 million in public funding towards Safeco Field upkeep, has pulled her support from the bill. Photo by Cacophony/Wikipedia Commons

King County Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles Reverses Course on Safeco Field Funding

One of the proposal’s original sponsors now wants to allocate more money to affordable housing.

 

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Advocates Call on King County to Fund Affordable Housing Instead of Safeco Field

While pressure mounts, councilmembers are non-committal about the plan to spend $180 million on stadium upkeep.

 

Photo by Josh Kelety

King County Bans Chewing Tobacco in Sports Stadiums

Advocates say the ban will keep youth athletes from using dip.

Photo by Josh Kelety
Edgar’s still waiting… (Photo by clare_and_ben/Flickr)

Edgar Martinez Shut Out of the Hall of Fame Again

The greatest designated hitter of all-time only has one year remaining on the ballot.

Edgar’s still waiting… (Photo by clare_and_ben/Flickr)
Michael Nassirian retired from Microsoft last year after 19 years of guiding key programs. Now he owns a franchise in the new North American Premier Basketball league. Courtesy of Julie Wright

It’s Not the NBA, but Professional Basketball Is on Its Way

A former Microsoft exec has bought into a new league with former SuperSonic Freddie Brown as a supporter.

Michael Nassirian retired from Microsoft last year after 19 years of guiding key programs. Now he owns a franchise in the new North American Premier Basketball league. Courtesy of Julie Wright