Cougar BasketballCougarsSports Mariners Spring Training Originally published February 26, 2007 at 10:59 pm Share story By Bud Withers Seattle Times staff reporter Bud Withers: email@example.com. Bud Withers has covered college sports for The Seattle Times since 1999. In a 42-year career in the Northwest, he has previously worked at the Eugene Register-Guard and Seattle Post-Intelligencer. View Comments No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ. Powered by Livefyre The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.