Sports Section

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Destroying the Opposition

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Destroying the Opposition

By Greg Wright A funny thing happened on the way back to the Super Bowl during the 2014 season. “The Seahawks do not just beat other teams,” I wrote four years ago. “They effectively... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: BWags, HOF

The Elephant in the Locker Room: BWags, HOF

By Greg Wright Why the football world does not talk more about Bobby Wagner is beyond me. During his career, he has been overshadowed by Carolina’s Luke Kuechly and the Cowboys’ Sean Lee…... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Who’s the New Kearse?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Who’s the New Kearse?

By Greg Wright It’s almost December. And you know what that means. Traditionally, this is the time for the Seahawks to get hot under Pete Carroll. In past years, the offensive heat has relied heavily... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Up the Middle

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Up the Middle

By Greg Wright Ten weeks and nine games into the 2018 season, Seattle’s biggest weakness is obvious, perhaps even glaring. And everyone’s talking about it. It’s the run defense. Seattle... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Pressuring Goff

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Pressuring Goff

By Greg Wright If you’ve been under the impression that the Seahawks’ D is blitzing less frequently this year, you’d be correct. Under Pete Carroll, Seattle’s defense has consistently... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Marshall Doesn’t Catch On

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Marshall Doesn’t Catch On

By Greg Wright One of the consistent knocks on the Pete Carroll / John Schneider regime is that this duo spends big money on free agents who just don’t pan out. The latest “example”... [Read more]

UPDATE: Mount Rainier Pool continues to be closed for renovations

UPDATE: Mount Rainier Pool continues to be closed for renovations

UPDATE: Due to continued repair issues, the Mount Rainier Pool continues to be closed for renovations. As we previously reported, the pool’s closure project was originally to replace the pool shell,... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Expecting Success

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Expecting Success

By Greg Wright I’ll admit it. I think we’re all afraid of expecting too much from this young, relatively inexperienced team. In spite of the fact that the Seahawks really no longer have a... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Was it the Play Calling?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Was it the Play Calling?

By Greg Wright “Darrell Bevell has been about as creative as a rock for years now. He needs to go, especially since players like Russell Wilson are getting older and cannot extend plays like they... [Read more]

Explore Saltwater State Park with the Waterland Walkers this Sunday, Oct. 21

Explore Saltwater State Park with the Waterland Walkers this Sunday, Oct. 21

From our friends at WABI Burien: This month’s Des Moines Waterland Walk will be at Saltwater State Park this Sunday, Oct. 21, starting at 11 a.m.: WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 at 11:00 am WHERE:... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Glaring Weakness

The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Glaring Weakness

By Greg Wright Even during the Seahawks’ championship season, it was easy to identify the team’s glaring weakness. These days? Not so much. Let’s take a walk through what have been their... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Pete and the Middle Finger

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Pete and the Middle Finger

By Greg Wright Well, I guess I should have published this article on Thursday so I could beat the Seattle Times to a summary of the Seahawks’ history with flipping the bird. Alas! but I will just... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: That Tyler Lockett Contract

The Elephant in the Locker Room: That Tyler Lockett Contract

By Greg Wright Just prior to the beginning of the regular season, the Seahawks announced the signing of Tyler Lockett to a 3-year contract extension worth a reported $37.8 million. Lockett was one of... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Punt Coverage

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Punt Coverage

By Greg Wright As much as I have heard about Seahawk punter Michael Dickson being a “weapon,” I have heard very little about Seattle’s punt coverage being a liability. And yet it is,... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: About That Pass Rush

The Elephant in the Locker Room: About That Pass Rush

By Greg Wright Prepare to hear two things non-stop tonight. First, the thing you already know to be true: Seattle’s defense has been ransacked. Of last year’s starters, only three or four... [Read more]

County Council will likely cut funding for local tourism, give $135M to Safeco Field

County Council will likely cut funding for local tourism, give $135M to Safeco Field

By Scott Schaefer On Monday, Sept. 17, the King County Council will likely vote to cut funding for tourism in the south end, yet allocate $135 million in taxpayer money to subsidize the upkeep of Safeco... [Read more]