Welcome to Hard Count with Geoff Baker, a new podcast in which we'll focus on sports business issues both locally and nationally. Here's what you need to know:
Welcome to Hard Count with Geoff Baker, a new podcast in which we’ll focus on sports business issues both locally and nationally. We’ll have weekly interviews with guests, offer opinions on some of the hits and misses in sports business and take your questions on all topics in the weeks ahead.
This week’s headlines:
1. Russell Wilson joins Chris Hansen in the fight for a Sodo District arena.
2. A potential KeyArena renovation gets a boost from a project in Arizona
Most Read Sports Stories
- Analysis: A final accounting of Russell Wilson's deal shows why he called it 'a no-brainer'
- Mariners continue to live by the longball as they hit four more in 5-3 win over Angels VIEW
- Reaction to Tim Anderson bat flip shows baseball is still struggling to 'Let the kids play' | Larry Stone
- Sports on TV & radio: Local listings for Seattle games and events
- Report: Seahawks asking for at least a first-round pick for defensive end Frank Clark
3. Updates on sports facilities funding votes in Arlington, Tex. and San Diego
4. The Seahawks give the NFL a badly-needed television ratings boost
5. A move to unionize UFC fighters expected to gather steam
Plus, an in-depth interview with Emerald Downs president Phil Ziegler on how the Auburn, WA track is bucking a decades-long national trend of horse racing decline.