The Seahawks’ talks with quarterback Russell Wilson are reaching a critical point, but here’s my 2 cents: Don’t underestimate the value of happiness and contentment.
Larry Stone gives his opinion and analysis on the world of sports.
Jake Lamb on Monday will return for an even more meaningful visit to Seattle – his first time as a major-leaguer at Safeco Field for the Diamondbacks’ three-game interleague series.
The Mariners, who are on pace for a 74-88 season, should see what they can get for veteran players, particularly those at the end of their contracts.
Pitching legend Randy Johnson spent 10 years with the Mariners, but will enter the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday as an Arizona Diamondback. “I had so much fun in Seattle,” he recently told Larry Stone. “But I got to another level after I left.’’
This season might be the most disappointing yet for the Mariners in the Safeco era; but the fact that there are so many other contenders for that distinction is an indictment in itself. The first half of 2015 was notable mainly for under-achievement.
Larry Stone | Sounders GM Garth Lagerwey calls his team’s recent struggles “a perfect storm” of adverse circumstances, but he's still bullish on Seattle's chances.
Pat Shalvoy, who turned Carlow East into a Seahawks haven in New York City, suffered a stroke last month at age 34. The fans he served are now rallying around their favorite bartender.
Mariners great Edgar Martinez took over as Seattle’s batting coach less than three weeks ago, but already his impact is being felt up and down the batting order. Here’s why his presence has made the Mariners better hitters — and better people.
Despite their up-and-down, back-and-forth first half of the season, the Mariners aren’t that all far away from a playoff berth. | Larry Stone
As the United States faces Japan on Sunday in Vancouver, B.C., in the Women’s World Cup final, the boom in U.S. women’s soccer can be traced back 16 years. But will the game’s slow, steady growth be enough to ensure the survival of women’s pro soccer in America?