Sports

Sami Sparber
Sep 23, 2022 - News

What a Seahawks game costs

Data: Bookies.com; Table: Kavya Beheraj/Axios
Data: Bookies.com; Table: Kavya Beheraj/Axios

Going to a Seahawks game is estimated to cost a family of four around $522 this year.

  • That total price tag is slightly below the NFL average of $537, according to an analysis by Bookies.com.

Seahawks game day: Where to tailgate, park and more

DK Metcalf #14 of the Seattle Seahawks carries the ball against the Detroit Lions during the first half at Lumen Field on January 02, 2022 in Seattle, Washington..
Seattle Seahawks wide reciever DK Metcalf #14. Photo: Steph Chambers/Getty Images

Football is back and we’ve got you covered if you intend on heading to the stadium this season.

  • Here's what you need to know to be game-day ready.
Melissa Santos
Aug 23, 2022 - Sports

Gov. Jay Inslee shares his love of pickleball with ESPN

Gov. Inslee smiles while wearing a pullover while next to a flag of the state of Washington.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee in March 2020. Photo: Karen Ducey/Getty Images

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee appeared on ESPN SportsCenter on Sunday waxing poetic about pickleball.

Driving the news: The increasingly popular sport was invented on Bainbridge Island, which is not only Inslee's hometown, but "what is known as Mecca to pickleballers," Inslee said during the video.

Seahawks' predicted slump

Data: FanDuel; Chart: Axios Visuals
Data: FanDuel; Chart: Axios Visuals

It doesn't look like this will be the Seahawks' year.

  • At least, that's what the fantasy sports gods are saying as the first week of preseason play gets underway.
Lewis Kamb
Jul 26, 2022 - Sports

Mariners' attendance climbs, outpacing pre-pandemic numbers

Data: Baseball Reference and Worth; Table: Thomas Oide/Axios
Data: Baseball Reference and Worth; Table: Thomas Oide/Axios

Headed into last week's All-Star break, the red-hot Mariners could brag about something else besides their 14-game winning streak:

  • The M's are among only seven teams in Major League Baseball with a higher per-game attendance average at the break this season than at the same point in 2019 — the last pre-pandemic season.
Lewis Kamb
Jul 19, 2022 - News

Red hot Seattle Mariners' win streak rivals that of 2001 team

Seattle Mariners players celebrate on the field following their 14th win in a row.
The M's celebrate after their 14th straight win. Photo: Ron Jenkins/Getty Images

A month ago, when the Seattle Mariners were shut out for the second straight game — losing a third in a row overall — to the lowly Los Angeles Angels, yet another season looked hopeless for the team with the longest active playoff drought in North American pro sports.

  • The Mariners had fallen to a new low point for the season: 10 games under .500.
Lewis Kamb
Jul 13, 2022 - Sports

Sounders forwards Ruidíaz, Morris named to MLS all-star team

Jordan Morris and Raul Ruidíaz are pictured slapping hands during an MLS soccer match.
Jordan Morris and Raúl Ruidíaz celebrate during MLS league play. Photo; Getty Images

Last year, six Seattle Sounders players — more than half of the starting lineup — played on the MLS All-Star team.

Lewis Kamb
Jul 1, 2022 - News

Screen Time with Mariners' hitting machine Ty France

Photo illustration of a grid of smartphone screens, the center one showing an image of Ty France.
Photo Illustration: Axios Visuals. Photo: Courtesy of Seattle Mariners.

Among the bright spots of the Seattle Mariners' season so far is Ty France, the club's leading All-Star vote-getter and best all-around hitter.

By the numbers: Until an elbow strain landed him on the injured list this month, France owned a .316 batting average — good for 7th in the American League (AL) — and his 87 total hits were third best in the league.

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