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 By Matt Baide    Sports    August 3, 2023


The Seattle Mariners are back, and no, not in the playoff hunt. It appears after last season of breaking the two-decade playoff drought, the Mariners are back to the team they were before last season: mediocre. Mariners’ fans came into the season...

 By Matt Baide    Sports    April 13, 2023

Seattle is Playoff City

Being a fan of Seattle sports has its ups and downs, but within the last calendar year have had a lot more to cheer for than not. The Seattle Kraken has clinched its first berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs in only its second season. The Kraken made...

 By Matt Baide    Sports    December 29, 2022

2022 Seahawks are a success to me

I looked back on the year that was for Seattle sports teams in my previous column, but this time, I want to focus on one team: the Seahawks. What a year it has been for the Seahawks. From winning their final regular season game in January against...

 By Matt Baide    Sports    December 22, 2022

Counting sports blessings around the holidays

The end of the year is upon us with the holiday season, and it’s a time to be positive as the rest of the year is perfect for wallowing in the pain that comes with being a sports fan. Looking at Seattle professional sports and the state as a whole,...

 By Matt Baide    Sports    November 24, 2022

Thankful for family, turkey and sports

One of my favorite holidays is today, one that always has similar moments every year, but are still special in their own distinct way. I’m sure many of you have stories of family coming over on Thanksgiving in the morning, everyone conversing and...

 By Matt Baide    Sports    October 20, 2022

What a ride for the 2022 Mariners

It's Oct. 8, and I'm running errands to help my brother and sister in-law prepare for my nephew's third birthday party in Richland. The Mariners second playoff game against the Toronto Blue Jays had begun. The Mariners had already won the first game...


The Mariners' curse is finally broken

I don’t want to jinx it, curse it, whatever you want to call it, but after 21 years of involuntary abstinence, the Seattle Mariners should break the longest playoff drought in pro sports. It’s been a long time since the Mariners were in the playo...

 By Matt Baide    Sports    August 11, 2022

The Mariners have been fun, playoffs or not

The year is 1995, and the Mariners are facing the New York Yankees in Game 5 of the American League Divisional Series. Edgar Martinez hits the ball down the left field line and Ken Griffey Jr. motors around the bases and slides home for the...

 By Matt Baide    Sports    July 14, 2022

Go watch Sue Bird ball before she's gone

One of the greatest players to ever put on a uniform in Seattle will be retiring at the end of the WNBA season. Sue Bird, who has played for the Seattle Storm since being drafted first overall in 2002, is calling it a career after this season. If...

 By Matt Baide    Sports    July 7, 2022

The ebb and flow of a sports season

For people not on social media, I envy you. If you’re involved in Seattle sports Twitter, Facebook or Reddit, you have probably seen the highs and lows of a sports season as it happens. People reacting (and overreacting) to everything posted by...


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