Sat, 03 Sep 2011 11:36:23 -0400The University of Washington said this week it's close to reaching its fundraising goal for renovating Husky Stadium. KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says fans will benefit from this project, but don't have to pay for it.
Wed, 20 Jul 2011 11:29:25 -0400She's dealt with a lot of drama on and off the soccer field. But former University of Washington star Hope Solo is at the top of her game as the United States Women's soccer team prepares to take on Japan for the World Cup title this Sunday.
Sat, 02 Jul 2011 23:33:24 -0400"Your star player will be out for the rest of the season, and maybe the playoffs. Now ... SMILE!" That was pretty much the scenario for members of the Seattle Storm this week when the 2010 WNBA champions were honored by President Obama at the White House.
Sat, 02 Jul 2011 23:33:18 -0400It started out as remarkable, but ended in riots. The 2010-11 season for the Vancouver Canucks was one for the record books - in more ways than one.
Sat, 02 Jul 2011 23:33:05 -0400Think of them as the nice cousins who live up North. That's what KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says of the Vancouver Whitecaps. They're coming to Qwest Field in Seattle Saturday night to play the Sounders FC in the first Major League Soccer match-up between the two teams.
Thu, 09 Jun 2011 03:31:33 -0400Whether you've been following the team for years or are just now jumping on the Vancouver Canucks' bandwagon, it's worth the ride. Those are the words of KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel as the Canucks vie for their first-ever Stanley Cup title.
Mon, 30 May 2011 09:15:16 -0400The Mariners are firing on all cylinders these days, with great starting pitching, clutch hitting and good fielding. They enter this weekend's big series with the Yankees on a hot streak. But how long can it last?
Mon, 30 May 2011 09:15:07 -0400He started his NBA career in Seattle as an assistant public relations director for the SuperSonics. Now, Rick Welts is the president of the Phoenix Suns. And he recently revealed he's gay. He's the first person in men's team sports - executive or active player - to make such an admission.
Tue, 17 May 2011 16:47:42 -0400"He's done." The words of KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel when asked about the professional future of Milton Bradley. The Mariners cut ties with the controversial outfielder this week.
Tue, 10 May 2011 12:06:11 -0400Incredible. Unbelievable. Whopper-sized. Just some of the words used to describe the television deal announced this week by the new Pac-12 Conference. It's the biggest media rights contract in college sports history.