Dave Boling HEADLINES
Ah, yes, nothing like another episode of Mickelsonian melodrama to spice up the U.S. Open at Merion over the weekend.
Usually dressed in the uniform of retired men (jeans, deck shoes, plaid shirt, etc.), the 76-year-old gentleman who frequents the sidelines at Seattle Seahawks practices looks as if he might be the grandfather of one of the players.
Yes, the NFL is a business, occasionally ruthless, and certainly impermanent. Tarvaris Jackson could tell you all about that.
These crafty webmasters know how to suck in sports fans. Any time they make a list of the “20 Greatest Fill-In-The-Blank,” fans will click through each entry so they know how badly their favorite fill-in-the-blank was disrespected by the experts.
The NFL calls them organized team activities – OTAs for short. But that sounds more like social outings set up by event planners than a series of non-contact practices in the offseason.
If you believe the advertising, the NBA Finals are where legacies are built.
The burst of speed shows on one play, the balance and elusiveness on another. And on one catch over the middle, Seattle rookie running back Christine Michael flashed both, with good hands as a bonus.
Chris Hansen’s comments, in the wake of this week’s finalization of the sale that anchors the Kings in Sacramento, had the sad tone of a political concession speech.
Sometimes a willful teen learns to tune out parents or authority figures and it’s not until a big brother offers a finger-thump to the side of the head that the message starts getting through.
Quick, name two Seattle Storm players.
For suffering fans who contend the Mariners need a transaction of biblical proportions to salvage a decaying season, general manager Jack Zduriencik responded Thursday by sending catcher Jesus Montero to Triple-A Tacoma while the Rainiers’ Jesus Sucre took his place.
Percy Harvin pulled in a pass on the sideline in front of Richard Sherman, and in the ensuing collision, Harvin was laid out flat.
After three days of watching draft picks play touch football in their skivvies, the question arose: Which of the rookies the Seattle Seahawks drafted will be the one to have the most immediate impact?
For the second consecutive season, an eye-catching performance at the Seahawks’ rookie minicamp has been produced by a guy named Wilson. Give or take an “L.”
LeBron James, the best basketball player on the planet, and among a small handful of the greatest since the game’s invention, predictably won the NBA’s MVP award Sunday.
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- Man dies of injuries after longboard crash at Chambers Bay
- Wilson faces more pressure than other young QBs?
- New Puyallup River bridge at SR 167 expected in next few years; funding an issue with Milroy span
- Report: Tacoma businessman busted in Internet sex sting