Jerry Brewer offers a unique perspective on the world of sports.
Kris Richard, right, the man behind the Legion of Boom, works with sixth-round draft choice Eric Pinkins (39) during a minicamp.
Seahawks defensive backs coach Kris Richard, just 34 years old, quickly converted from a player to a valuable assistant.
In small doses, you can see the change afoot. As much as the Seahawks are a championship team set in their championship ways, they’re also addicted to being different.
The rampant rebuilding is over! Eight and a half months into a banner Seattle sports year, it has become plausible not just to dream, but to expect great things. Winning seems to be contagious.
Seattle on pace to finish with the American League’s first sub-3.00 ERA in 40 years.
Near the end of his Mariners’ Hall of Fame acceptance speech, Lou Piniella transformed from gracious retired legend to motivational skipper once more.
For all Shaq Thompson has accomplished in two years at Washington, you still fantasize about him doing more. You want to see the linebacker get carries as a running back. You want to see him make an even greater impact on defense.
As the defending champion Seahawks opened training camp Friday, with Marshawn Lynch in Holdout Mode and nowhere to be found, there was an eerie feel to the team’s mild-mannered reactions to his absence. The message was clear, if subtle.
Marshawn Lynch has decided to take his demand for a pay raise to another threat level. Lynch will be the dreaded camp holdout. Until this complicated situation is resolved, the Seahawks’ bid to win another championship is in a fragile state.
The Mariners in the first half have finally made the city turn up its enthusiasm a few notches. With 67 games remaining, it’s still too early to make any definitive declarations, except for one. Now, there is hope.
This July matchup features a playoff position-jockeying M’s squad against the best team in baseball. The Mariners have a chance to show they belong.
Decisions to stick with younger players starting to bear fruit with Kyle Seager’s All-Star selection.