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  • Taking A Look At the Times’ Editorial Board’s Bad Publically Financed Arena Examples

    An Editorial Board is supposed to sit down and review all of the facts regarding a situation. An Editorial Board is supposed to present both sides evenly before putting out its opinion. Blogs and editorials published by one person are… Read More ›

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  • The Key Arena, A Failed Attempt at Rebuilding And Its Future

    By 1973 Yankee Stadium was literally falling apart. When people would stomp on the seating bowl concrete bits and pieces would rain down on those beneath it. It was time for the 50 year old building to be gutted and… Read More ›

  • Weekend Review

    Last weekend, virtually everyone was in uproar over the controversial and questionable decision that was awarded to Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley (29-0 12 KO) over Filipino superstar Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao (54-4-2 38 KO). But before we discuss that, let’s not… Read More ›

  • I Was There! The Mariners Throw the 10th Combined No-Hitter in MLB History.

    Sorry for the blurriness. I was really excited. I’ve watched my share no hitters on the TV before. I decided to watch Randy pitch against the Braves in 2004 because the Mariners weren’t on and I like watching baseball and… Read More ›

  • Now that the Thunder are Playing for the Championship it is Time for Some Venting (and Hopefully Closure)

    Tonight Sonics’ fans faced their worst fear. That worst fear being the OKC Thunder clinching the Western Conference Championship. And that, quite honestly, sucks. Especially since Seattle got a teaser year on what Kevin Durant is capable of and OKC… Read More ›

  • Mariners Show Rangers What it’s Like to Not be the Rangers

    Courtesy of Lookout Landing Game Thread Who else is having trouble digesting what happened last night? The Mariners absolutely crunched the Rangers and I mean absolutely crunched. In fact the Mariners looked like the Rangers, and the Rangers looked like… Read More ›

  • King of the Britons: Froch continues to prove his skill and worth

    They said he was too slow. They said he was simply not skilled enough. They said that he would finally get knocked out. Yet, Carl“The Cobra” Froch (29-2 21 KO) continues to prove doubters wrong as he blasted away previously… Read More ›

  • The Kibbie Dome, and the Vandals, are in Dire Straights

    The Kibbie Dome (2010) In 1968 the University of Idaho’s historic wooden stadium (Neale Stadium) was condemned and a year later it was torched by an arsonist. Eventually Neale Stadium was rebuilt using reinforced concrete and renamed Idaho’s New Outdoor… Read More ›

  • What they are saying; A look at the Impact of College Athletics on Their Universities

    College athletics have become a topic of debate recently. Athletic Departments at universities around the country are spending tens of millions of dollars to upgrade athletic facilities. Meanwhile university presidents and deans have to make tough budget decisions as state… Read More ›

  • Weekend Review

                Most of the action last weekend occurred within the featherweight (126 Ibs.) division and the biggest news was the sensational performance by WBO champion Orlando Salido (38-11-2 25 KO). Salido repeated his knockout win over former titleholder Juan Manuel… Read More ›

  • The Return of the Sonics? Not so Fast My Friend

    There is a lot of excitement in the air about the potential return of the Seattle SuperSonics. This new arena proposal looks like the savior to all of the basketball fans in the city of Seattle have been waiting for…. Read More ›

  • A Few Rambling Thoughts While I Wait At Beasley Coliseum

    This game will probably be the largest crowd that the WSU Men’s basketball team will play infront of all season. The students will be wild and amped, especially after some of them spent all night camping in the rain and… Read More ›

  • Count Down to Opening Day

    #4) Fantasy Baseball and Spilled Beer, April 2nd, 2007 The 2007 season was a rather exciting for me. I was entering my inaugural fantasy baseball season and I had drafted six Mariners for my roster and I was rearing to… Read More ›

  • The Not So Suprising Arena Press Conference

    Hansen owns the land in the box Yesterday’s press conference with Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and King County Executive Dow Constantine went exactly as expected. They talked about how excited they were to have a workable arena proposal in front… Read More ›

  • Weekend Review

    This weekend was busy and filled with controversy. On Saturday night, a new Cruiserweight (200 Ibs.) champion was crowned as Yoan Hernandez (26-1 13 KO) defeated Steve Cunningham (24-4 12 KO) by unanimous decision in their rematch. The scorecards read… Read More ›

  • What Could Possibly be Wrong with the Latest Arena News From Seattle? A Lot More Then You Think

    Could a new sports palace be built here? As you have undoubtedly heard, there are plans that are currently being looked at for a new arena in Seattle. The Seattle Times obtained several emails and documents due to a public… Read More ›

  • Super Bowl XLVI Preview

    “The Catch” Well, here we are again. Tom Brady and the Patriots take on Eli Manning and the Giants. Their 2008 match-up was probably one of the most exciting match-ups in Super Bowl history. And we may get to relive… Read More ›

  • Berto vs. Ortiz II Cancellation Can Only Hurt Boxing

                The cancellation of the Andre Berto(28-1 22 KO) and Victor Oritz (29-3-2 22 KO) II bout was announced yesterday by network officials and promoters Golden Boy Promotions and Lou DiBella Entertainment. Berto ruptured his left bicep during training and… Read More ›

  • Count Down to Opening Day

    My obsession with Mariners Baseball started on April 6th, 1993. At the ripe old age of four months I attended my first Mariners’ Home Opener. Every year since then, my family and I would hop in the car and head… Read More ›

  • Weekend Review: Boxing

    On Friday night, it was a good night of boxing for the Friday Night Fights program on ESPN and for those who gathered at Airway Heights, Washington. The first fight televised was a lightweight (135 Ibs.) rumble as contenders Ji-Hoon… Read More ›

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