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Raise a trophy for your WNBA champs. Photo via Seattle Storm Facebook

Seattle Storm Win the WNBA Title With Finals Sweep

Behind MVP Breanna Stewart, the franchise captures its third league championship.

 

The Seattle Storm are ready for their shot at the title. Photo by Neil Enns/Storm Photos

Seattle Storms Its Way to the WNBA Finals

After a thrilling Western Conference Finals victory, the Storm are one series away from a third title.

 

King County Council Approves $135 Million Public Investment in Safeco Field

A council committee voted to advance a last-minute “compromise” plan to fund stadium maintenance.

 

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Lesions of Boom: A 2018 Seattle Seahawks Season Preview

The Seattle Seahawks are transforming as quickly and dramatically as the city itself. That’s not a good thing.

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Public Funding for Safeco Field Upkeep Could Go Before Voters

King County Councilmember Rod Dembowski wants the public to weigh in with an advisory vote

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No Decisions Yet From King County Council on Safeco Field Investment

After questioning representatives of the stadium’s management and hearing testimony, a council committee punted a vote on the plan to spend roughly $180 million on stadium upkeep

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Housing Crisis Fuels Opposition to Safeco Field Investment

Coalition calls on King County Council to divert public money away from stadium maintenance and put it toward affordable housing

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.

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
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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.

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Seattle Mariners Won’t Renew Safeco Field Lease Without County Taxpayer Funds

A potential reallocation of $180 million in maintenance funds puts things in a “very precarious” position.

Since we can’t cheer for the USMNT, why not root for the lovable Román Torres and Panama? 
                                Photo by Mike Fietchner/Sounders FC Communications

A World Cup Guide for Sounders Fans

With the U.S. Men’s National Team sitting on the sidelines for soccer’s biggest tournament, root for your rave green favs instead.

Since we can’t cheer for the USMNT, why not root for the lovable Román Torres and Panama? 
                                Photo by Mike Fietchner/Sounders FC Communications
James Paxton has led the way for the Mariners. Photo by Andy Witchger/Flickr

So… the Mariners Are Actually Good?

Preparing for a summer of fun, meaningful baseball.

James Paxton has led the way for the Mariners. Photo by Andy Witchger/Flickr
Archbishop Murphy’s Ray Pimentel is smothered by Tumwater’s Jack Prentice (43) and Mason Burbridge (24) during a Class 2A semifinal state football game at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup. Photo by Ian Terry/The Herald

WIAA Will Use Committees to Seed Prep Football Playoffs

Many coaches weren’t satisfied with the traditional system that used district seeds and geography.

Archbishop Murphy’s Ray Pimentel is smothered by Tumwater’s Jack Prentice (43) and Mason Burbridge (24) during a Class 2A semifinal state football game at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup. Photo by Ian Terry/The Herald

Social Justice vs. the NFL

The league’s continued crack down on protests during the national anthem has left some questioning their fandom.

Some King County elected leaders want to spend $180 million on maintenance of Safeco Field in Seattle. 
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King County Leaders Want to Spend $180 Million on Safeco Field

But one councilmember thinks funding for affordable housing and the arts should come before subsidizing stadium maintenance.

Some King County elected leaders want to spend $180 million on maintenance of Safeco Field in Seattle. 
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The whole Sounders season has felt like one long, unjust red card. Photo by Charis Wilson/Sounders FC

How the Sounders Can Save Their Season

Seattle may have the worst record in Major League Soccer, but there’s still time to fix things.

The whole Sounders season has felt like one long, unjust red card. Photo by Charis Wilson/Sounders FC
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King County Bans Chewing Tobacco in Sports Stadiums

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

Photo by Josh Kelety

Seattle Seawolves Bring Professional Rugby to Town

The team wants their mark on professional sports in the Seattle during Major League Rugby’s inaugural season.

The King’s Court. Photo by Chase N./Flickr

An Open Letter to the King’s Court

The Mariners boast the best cheering section in baseball, but there’s one major issue…

The King’s Court. Photo by Chase N./Flickr