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Friday, December 19
Seahawks-Cardinals could be an emerging NFC West rivalry | Larry Stone

With the 49ers dimming this season, who can replace them as the Seahawks’ primary rival? Turns out there happens to be a team poised to be the ranking Seahawk adversary. And even more conveniently, they happen to be playing the Seahawks in a game rippling with significance.

Thursday, December 18

Seahawks adept at creating calm out of chaos | Larry Stone

With NFC West title likely on line Sunday at Arizona, Seahawks turn down volume on big game

Monday, December 15

Rod Belcher was an essential voice in Seattle sports history | Larry Stone

Broadcaster, who died last week at 94, called almost every sport imaginable and also had an affinity for jazz, steelhead fishing and family.

Sunday, December 14

For Jim Harbaugh and 49ers, a bitter end | Larry Stone

This was not defiant Jim Harbaugh, or testy Harbaugh, or even combative Harbaugh. After a loss Sunday that knocked the 49ers out of the playoffs and added more force to Harbaugh’s inevitable shove out the door in San Francisco, the coach exuded mostly acquiescence.

Saturday, December 13

Edgar Martinez as a Hall of Famer? The road to Cooperstown is getting tougher | Larry Stone

It’s barely necessary to lobby for Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez. Their spectacular, historic body of work speaks for itself. Ah, but after that, it gets really dicey. Edgar Martinez is highly unlikely to come close to election because of the logjam of candidates.

Monday, December 8

Seattle’s having fun, living in the moment, scaring the heck out of the NFL | Larry Stone

The Seahawks’ three-game win streak is based on trust, familiarity and something unexpected: the fun factor. The rest of the NFL should be very worried.

Sunday, December 7

Seahawks defense playing with poise, power, bravado | Larry Stone

The Seahawks answered the challenge of Philadelphia’s hurry-up offense with its most dominant performance of the season.

Wednesday, December 3

Kyle Seager is a $100-million role model for how to succeed | Larry Stone

The Mariners’ younger players have a role model to define what could await you if you maximize your skills. Seager turned himself into a Gold Glove third baseman and a bona fide power hitter.

Monday, December 1

By signing Nelson Cruz, Mariners could be on the verge of something big

Team seems to be putting a lot of the pieces together to make a run for the playoffs

Tuesday, November 25

Theater of the absurd: Richard Sherman, Doug Baldwin stand up for Marshawn Lynch | Larry Stone

Seahawks Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin held a mock news conference Tuesday to rage against the machine — in particular, the NFL and the $100,000 fine of teammate Marshawn Lynch for not speaking to the media.

Monday, November 24

Seattle sports fans get to enjoy a trifecta feast of big games this weekend | Larry Stone

It starts with Seahawks at 49ers, then the Apple Cup and then the deciding match on the MLS Western Conference