Analyzing the cities that are (probably) going to file for a NHL expansion franchise

On Wednesday, the NHL officially announced that it is exploring options for expansion. It’s a big step for a league to take, despite the fact that one of your teams is still struggling financially and another that could be homeless before the next season starts. As the league moves forward into the process, it is…

Five reasons Seattle is a viable NHL market

There are people out there who think that Seattle might struggle as a NHL market, especially if its an expansion team. I say that’s hogwash. Here are five reasons that Seattle would be a viable market for the NHL to expand to.

Listen to the Sports with Neil podcast interview of Jeff Nusser

The Seattle Rock n’ Roll marathon and half marathon was on Saturday, June 21st; and one of the participants was some guy who happens to be the managing editor at another blog I write for. That guy’s name is Jeff Nusser, and the story that accompanies the reason he started running is pretty darn cool….

A quick look at Endy Chavez’s MLB performance in 2014

Endy Chavez was first called up from the minors in 2001. He has since spent the entirety of his 14-year career bouncing the minors and the majors. The 2014 season has been more of the same for Chavez, as he started with Triple-A Tacoma before being called up to Seattle on May 30th. Chavez has…

Will the Sonics be back by 2017?

The Seattle SuperSonics haven’t existed since the original franchise relocated to Oklahoma City following the 2007-08 season. But the fan base still exist, and is still fighting to get its team back; and it seemed like only the fans were the ones fighting to get the team back. That is until Chris Hansen showed up…

Examining what the potential NHL expansion could mean for ROOT Sports

ROOT Sports is a struggling regional sports network that covers sports stories around the Pacific Northwest. The network is currently home to the Seattle Mariners, West Coast Conference basketball, UFC fighting, and the Portland Timbers; in other words, the network has fallen on hard times since the launch of the Pac-12 Networks prior to the…