Mariners Make Us Remember What We Loved About the Sonics

Last Friday, a Major League Baseball team did an unprecedented thing.  They celebrated another sports franchise.  Even odder, in this case, it was a former franchise. The Seattle Mariners didn't make any new friends in David Stern's office by providing the city it's first chance to collect 16 legends from a team that no longer exists, and get …

Willkommen Jurgen Klinsmann

At last count, there have been roughly 32,342 signings in the NFL in the last 3 days.  However, in the soccer community, there was just one signing - and it was bigger than all of those combined. Why the magnitude? While these NFL signings are all designed to make a team better this year, and maybe next year, the USA just put pen to paper on a …

Nobody asked me but, here are a few thoughts about the Sounders, Manchester United & the MLS

Nobody asked me but... If you spent $150 on two tickets to see Manchester United play the Sounders, and were disappointed or surprised at a 7-0 score, you shouldn't be.  You SHOULD have been surprised and delighted that the Sounders first team held one of the most expensive and well coached teams in the world to a single goal in 45 minutes. …