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
- Seahawks mailbag: What would it take to get Jalen Ramsey? Will Rashaad Penny play more? | Bob Condotta
- Pete Carroll: Ziggy Ansah could play 'considerably' vs. Saints; officials didn't see hit on Russell Wilson WATCH
- Five things to know about the Seahawks' Week 3 opponent, the New Orleans Saints
- KeyArena interior completely gutted as officials prepare for final excavation work ahead of rebuild VIEW
- The Final Word: Bob Condotta reviews what went right in Seahawks’ win over the Steelers
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.