sports

The first game of the new NFL season for our local heroes is Sunday, September 11. It’s looking like a stellar year, and while watching at home is fine, watching with a group of fellow fans while sipping a good drink out is pretty darn fun, too.

Finding a better way to protect football players from concussion and traumatic brain injury is a priority for players and coaches alike. Seattle-based startup Vicis, founded in 2013, may have an answer: a cutting-edge helmet.

With additional reporting by Jake Laycock

For 40 years, we’ve watched the Seahawks lose (2-12 in their first season) and win a lot, making it to postseason play in 10 of the past 13 seasons.

One of the Pacific Northwest’s largest stand-up paddleboarding events returns September 17, when about 300 serious paddleboarders will wend their way around Mercer Island (aka The Rock) on a 13-mile course through Lake Washington’s sometimes chopp

When Helena Scutt competes in this month’s Olympic games the pace will be very different from the leisurely sails she took with her family as a child, when they’d head to Ivar’s Salmon House on Lake Union for lunch from Leschi where their boat was

This afternoon, I trekked from our Seattle mag offices downtown to Safeco Field (not a good day to wear two layers) to sample some of the new ballpark goodies launching in time for the 2016 Mariners season.

The Seattle Sounders have the home field advantage when they take on Sporting Kansas City on March 6 in their first match of the 2016 Major League Soccer (MLS) season.

After beating the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, and losing star undrafted rookie running back Thomas Rawls for the season, the Seattle Seahawks find themselves in the first Wild Card position if the playoffs were to start today.

It’s been eight years since the Seattle SuperSonics existed as a team and played in KeyArena. 

No, it’s not another farmers’ market produce variety. Squash—the indoor racquet sport often compared to racquetball—is about to take center stage as our region hosts some of its finest players.