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Why I’m a Notre Dame Fan

Here in Washington, you’re either a Cougar or a Husky. There might be a few stray Gonzaga, Oregon or Oregon State fans around … but sports fans in this state are defined by whether they root for Washington State University (Cougars) or the University of Washington (Huskies). So people are always surprised to find out […]

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Felix’s Perfect Game … as seen in Jackson, MS

This is awesome. Felix Hernandez threw a perfect game today, the first one in Mariners’ history. Starting at about the 5th inning, I was holding my breath with every batter he faced and tweeting as he got through each inning without letting anyone on base. It was electric to watch from home. Meanwhile, the Jackson […]

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Goodbye Ichiro

In a few hours, I’ll be settling in for what’s almost a daily summer routine: Sitting down to watch the Mariners game on TV with my son (sometimes) and wife (occasionally). But tonight’s game will be anything but routine. We’ll be watching Ichiro Suzuki play in a Yankees uniform. The Yankees!!!!!!!!!! The evil empire of […]

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Why All the Thunder Hate?

I just spent a few days over in Seattle last week. Plus, one of our local radio stations has started carrying Seattle’s KIRO-AM — an all-sports station — and it’s probably the best thing on radio in my hometown (where radio is really, really bad). So, I’ve been listening to a lot of Seattle sports […]

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