Denver 168, Sonics 112

SUNDAY, MARCH 16, 2008 You know how there’s all this talk about how, if the Sonics leave, the city could keep the franchise’s records? We might want to set a cut-off date for that, because they are starting to set some records I don’t think we want. Tonight the Sonics set a record for defensive futility in a[…]

1985 Seahawks Music Video–On YouTube!

FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2007  I’ve been looking for this on YouTube for more than two years now, and somebody–bless you, ppankow–finally posted it. OK–Get ready to see Mike Tice dance! I think it’s kind of funny that the lead singer on that is Michael Jackson, the former UW linebacker who happens to share a name with the King of[…]

If Not For His Wife, Ichiro Might Be A Yankee

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2007  I’m saying a silent prayer of thanks to Ichiro’s wife, Yumiko, who urged him to stay with the Mariners instead of moving to the other team Ichiro was seriously considering–the Yankees. In an interview with the Kyoto News, translated by Agence France-Presse, Ichiro says he considered returning to Japan, staying in Seattle, and joining the[…]

Apple Cup Smacktalk

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2007  Husky defensive tackle Jordan Reffett kicks it off. Reporters asked him what he’d do if his daughter wanted to go to Wazzu. “That wouldn’t be allowed … None of my kids–and I plan on having more–are going to be at WSU, because I want them to be able to get a job someday.” I’d imagine we’ll[…]

The Second Half Is Not Ty Willingham’s Happy Place

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2007 The fact that the Huskies have led undefeated Ohio State and Arizona State at the half, only to get blown out in both games, is causing consternation. Is Willingham sinking a top 10 team by getting out-2nd-half-adjusteded? It struck me that you’d want to look at Willingham’s whole coaching career to see if this 2nd-half incompetence[…]