2018 Fantasy Football Draft

Looking for a way to step up your Fantasy Football game? Look no further – the ultimate Fantasy Football Draft experience is happening at CenturyLink Field! Get your league together and spend the evening at CenturyLink Field while you draft your winning squad.
Jul 10, 2018

Pioneer Square World Cup 2018 LIVE Viewings!

Watch the 2018 World Cup in Pioneer Square! Bring your lunch to Occidental Square (117 S Washington St) and join the Alliance for Pioneer Square and the Downtown Seattle Association for LIVE viewings of the 2018 World Cup during the weekday. Semi-finals and final game times are TBD. Brought to you by Pioneer Square Seattle & #SummerInTheParks. Viewing […]
Jun 7, 2018

Women’s rowing team pulls attention to massive garbage patch in Pacific

The crew will row 2,400 miles from California to Hawaii where they will pass a trash pile bigger than the size of the state they embark from.
Apr 30, 2018

In Zambia, women are boxing’s stars

Inspired by Esther Phiri, who rose to capture successive international boxing titles, women’s boxing in Zambia has eclipsed men’s in popularity.
Mar 22, 2017

Media fail to give REAL first Asian American Olympic gold medalist her due

Vicki Manalo Draves was the first Asian American to win Olympic gold. But once again, the media was ready to give a man credit for something a woman did.
Dec 15, 2016

France has “misunderstood” burkini, Australian designer says

Designer Aheda Zanetti says the burkini is meant to open choices for women who want to dress modestly or want more coverage from the sun.
Aug 25, 2016
Orcas Island artist Anthony Howe's olympic cauldron is lit at the opening ceremony on Friday. (Photo from Reuters / Ivan Alvarado)

Orcas Island artist steals the show at Rio Olympics opening

That kinetic sculpture that wowed the world at the Olympics opening ceremony was designed by Washington's own Anthony Howe.
Aug 9, 2016

South Seattle’s “Ultimate” high school athletes seek recognition

For hundreds of youth of color in South Seattle, getting Ultimate Frisbee recognized as a varsity sport would be a game changer.
Dec 8, 2015

Cheer on Northwest athletes in the Pan Am Games

The Pan Am Games kickoff today in Toronto with dozens of Northwest athletes competing for team USA and Canada.
Jul 10, 2015
Defender Rachel Corsie of Seattle Reign FC plays at Memorial Stadium against China's Women's National Soccer Team Friday night. (Photo by Yiqin Weng)

China and Seattle Reign FC played on the cusp of a women’s soccer revival

Friday's Seattle Reign FC game happened at the intersection of two emerging women's soccer revivals in China and the U.S.
May 27, 2015

Seattle Mah Jongg meetup a game changer for Chinese student

From players, to rules, to intensity, the differences between American and Chinese Mah Jongg was quite clear to one Chinese student.
May 6, 2015
Hamza Ibrahim, 18, leaps for a rebound during a Companion Athletics basketball game. His team, representing the Ethiopian Muslim Association of Seattle (EAMS) won the championship last year — and involvement in the league encouraged Ibrahim to get his grades up. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

All East African basketball league transforms teens

A new all East African basketball league in Tukwila has given Somali, Ethiopian and Eritrean teens a chance to show off their skills, and raise their grades.
Mar 20, 2015
Emerald City Supporters lead the "March to the Match" from Pioneer Square to CenturyLink Field at last Sunday's home opener. (Photo by Justice Magraw)

Sounders 2015: A guide to getting on the soccer bandwagon

If you are a Seahawks fan, or Mariners fan, or aren't that into sports at all, this is your year to fall in love with the Seattle Sounders.
Mar 14, 2015

Did the Seahawks misstep with MLK Tweet?

The Seattle Seahawks apologized after comparing their unlikely win over the Green Bay Packers with Martin Luther King, Jr.'s fight for civil rights.
Jan 20, 2015
Italian and French players rucking during Six Nations Rugby Championship in 2014. (Photo by Pierre-Selim Huard)

Unusual global sport gains big following in the Northwest

Having Seahawks withdrawal this offseason? Is the World Cup just not doing it for you? You may have a new sport to turn.
Jul 1, 2014
Vancouver Canucks Defender Bret Hedican, on the ice in a 1997 game. (Photo by Håkan Dahlström)

Is Seattle Canuck enough to host pro hockey?

Proximity to Canada is just one reason Seattle would make a great home for the next NHL team.
Mar 7, 2014

Where to learn Winter Olympic sports in Seattle

Thinking about dropping everything to become an Olympic champ? Start here!
Feb 20, 2014

Cricket: the perfect sport for Seattle tech-geeks and globalists

Behind a complex of warehouses in Woodinville, in a fluorescent-lit sports complex laid with AstroTurf and strung with netting, there’s a batsman stepping up to the pitch. I’m at late-night cricket practice for The Moose, the traveling team of The Microsoft Cricket Club. It’s 9:00 on a work night but nobody’s going home anytime soon […]
Nov 30, 2012

Karachi neighborhood shakes violent reputation to produce top Pakistani athletes

Lyari is the most notorious neighborhood in Pakistan’s largest and most chaotic city. But just like in poor urban areas in the US, young residents are looking toward sports as a way to escape from the violence and turn their neighborhood’s reputation around. Faris Kasim reports from Karachi on the real story behind Lyari’s bad […]
Oct 8, 2012

NBA dreams deferred, Seattle players look overseas for court time

As the Seattle city council ponders a vote approving bonds for a new arena that could bring back men’s professional basketball, the summer Olympics proved the game’s popularity is still growing quickly overseas. The U.S. men’s basketball team sped past Spain for a gold medal in the summer Olympics, but other countries showed burgeoning strength. […]
Aug 22, 2012