Dave Boling Newsletter


Dave Boling: Couldn’t NFL learn old rules before making new ones?

Changing the extra-point protocol will add another layer of confusion when officials still struggle with interference and possession rulings.

Seattle Seahawks kicker Steven Hauschka (4) kicks the extra point after a touchdown during the first half of NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. Hauschka is 19-19 the past two seasons on field goals between the 30- to 39-yard range.

A month out, Open contenders separating from the field

McIlroy, Spieth, Fowler have been hot, but don’t discount some old dogs

Rory McIlroy with the Wells Fargo Championship trophy after winning the tournament Sunday. McIlroy’s ability to hit long drives could give him a big boost at Chambers Bay.

Dave Boling: Passing of Earl Averill doesn’t mean his stories have to end

Son of Snohomish Hall of Famer, local Earl Averill had his own successful career, and still holds an MLB record for consecutive appearances reaching...

In this 2002 file photo, former MLB player Earl Douglas Averill, who died Wednesday from complications following surgery, looks at a portrait of his dad, Hall of Famer Howard Earl Averill. After playing in the majors, the younger Averill lived in the South Sound until his death. He was 83.

Dave Boling: Most important rookies on Seahawks field are the ones with whistles

Seahawks rookie minicamp was the first chance to look at newly shuffled defensive coaching staff

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll, center, has a lot of new assistant coaches or holdover assistants in new jobs this season, including former Seahawks linebacker Lofa Tatupu, right. Tatupu returned to Carroll and the Seahawks in February as assistant linebackers coach.

New trio of Cable’s guys learning about life on offensive line

Rookie linemen Poole, Glowinski and Sokoli taking baby steps under tutelage of offensive line coach Tom Cable at minicamp for Seattle Seahawks

Offensive lineman Terry Poole works out during Seahawks rookie minicamp Friday at the VMAC in Renton. Barking orders in the background is line coach Tom Cable.