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
- He's 'completely different.' But will Puka Nacua be a difference-maker in his freshman season at UW?
- Huskies pitchers shut out Kentucky in first game of NCAA softball super regional VIEW
- Sports on TV & radio: Local listings for Seattle games and events
- Huskies ride their pitching to super regional sweep, return to Women's College World Series
- What the contracts of Al Woods and Geno Smith say about their potential roles for the Seahawks in 2019
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.