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Podcast: ‘Jerry McGuire’ sports agent Leigh Steinberg, ‘Field of Schemes’ author Neil deMause discuss Seattle’s arena situation

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:02:56 -0800

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In this week's 'Hard Count' podcast, famed sport agent Leigh Steinberg from Los Angeles and Field of Schemes author Neil deMause from Brooklyn discuss the Seattle arena process and what to watch out for in terms of public contributions as things move forward.



Seattle mayor’s office, NBA strongly deny report that city ‘ducking’ calls from Commissioner Adam Silver

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:12:38 -0800

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Mayor Ed Murray’s office plans to arrange a conference call with the NBA and NHL to talk about the ongoing arena process. An NBA source also said the league had no plans to meet with Seattle officials.



Why has city shifted to KeyArena route? It’s looking at more than just Sodo

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:32:43 -0800

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Renovating KeyArena seems the more likely path in bringing the NBA and NHL to Seattle. This new twist comes as the city has looked at more options besides the Sodo arena group.



Backtalk: Times readers sound off on Mariners’ offseason moves and KeyArena’s possible renovation

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:54:34 -0800

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Backtalk: Letters to the Sports Editor.



KeyArena upgrades will need to come with parking, traffic solutions

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 18:59:01 -0800

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The Request for Proposals issued by the City of Seattle this week calls for applicants to develop strategies to allievate parking and traffic issues in the neighborhood.



From Beatles to Sonics to Storm: Timeline of Seattle Center Coliseum and KeyArena

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:37:13 -0800

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In the building's 55-year-history, KeyArena has had many names and many purposes. Here's a timeline of the venue's history from the 1960s to the present.



Podcast: AEG president touts potential ‘world class’ renovation of KeyArena

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:27:36 -0800

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AEG president Bob Newman chats with Geoff about renovating KeyArena for NBA and NHL use. They discuss the pros and pitfalls of the site, including transportation issues that have to be overcome.



Sports-arena giant AEG can make ‘world-class’ facility at KeyArena, chief says

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 11:55:42 -0800

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In a meeting with The Seattle Times’ editorial board, AEG President Bob Newman said the company’s focus is on a standalone “world-class” facility that could handle concerts and other events and be adapted for NBA and NHL use if needed.



Seattle asks for KeyArena renovation bids, with all-private funding and NBA, NHL options

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:44:10 -0800

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Seattle released a request for proposals for the redevelopment of KeyArena. The proposals are due by April 12, and two global arena companies based in Los Angeles have indicated they plan to apply.



Seattle sets April 12 deadline for plans to fix up KeyArena for NBA or NHL team

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 10:58:08 -0800

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City Councilmember Debora Juarez said in a meeting Monday that an April 12 deadline has been set for all interested parties to complete proposals to renovate the arena for NBA and NHL use. Two arena companies have indicated they plan to apply.



Kyrie Irving delivers in clutch again as Cleveland Cavaliers edge Golden State Warriors

Sun, 25 Dec 2016 19:49:16 -0800

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Kyrie Irving dropped a short, turnaround jumper over defender Klay Thompson with 3.4 seconds left as the host Cleveland Cavaliers rallied to defeat Golden State 109-108 in a marquee Christmas matchup that more than lived up to the hype.



Bothell High graduate Zach LaVine scores career-high 40 points, but Minnesota loses

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 23:02:41 -0800

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Zach LaVine, a Bothell High School graduate, scored a career-high 40 points for the Minnesota Timberwolves in a 109-105 loss to Sacramento. LaVine made 13 of 21 shots from the field.



Led by UW’s College Football Playoff berth and Sounders’ MLS Cup win, 2016 was golden year for Seattle sports fans

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 07:00:00 -0800

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You’ve got a Sounders championship, a Huskies run toward the national title, a Final Four berth for UW women’s basketball, another Seahawks division title, a bowl-bound Cougars squad and a contending Mariners team.



Hard Count podcast: With players skipping bowl games, is a new trend beginning in college football?

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 08:51:12 -0800

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With running backs Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffrey skipping their college bowl games to prepare for the NFL draft, are we seeing a new trend in college football?



Arena groups already have several connections; maybe they could start working together

Sun, 18 Dec 2016 17:04:40 -0800

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Whether KeyArena is renovated or a new arena is built in Sodo, the two groups have much to gain by combining forces to bring NBA and NHL teams to Seattle.



Mayor Ed Murray on Seattle arena: Chris Hansen ‘not going to bring us a team’ by himself

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 15:21:00 -0800

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Mayor Ed Murray said on KUOW, he's willing to work with anyone in regards to an arena, but doubted Chris Hansen's ability to bring a team to Seattle himself.



Hard Count podcast: Tim Leiweke joins the show to talk potential KeyArena renovations

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 11:11:16 -0800

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On this week's episode of ‘Hard Count,’ Geoff Baker chats with Tim Leiweke about possible KeyArena renovations. Plus, a look at UW football scheduling, whether guns will really be allowed in Seattle stadiums, and more.



You don’t have to plumb the depths to find Spurs’ coach’s motivation

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:33:21 -0800

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San Antonio’s Gregg Popovich says his players don’t need a pep talk, they should just come ready to play



Ex-Seahawks and UW executive Lance Lopes, ICON firm hired to oversee proposed KeyArena bid

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:01:57 -0800

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Lance Lopes, 53, was the Seahawks’ general counsel for 13 years, overseeing operations for them and later the Sounders as well at CenturyLink Field starting in 2000. He headed the search committee that brought Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider to Seattle.



Former WSU standout Klay Thompson scores a career-high 60 points for Golden State Warriors

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 23:25:42 -0800

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Klay Thompson scored 60 points in 29 minutes as the host Golden State Warriors routed Indiana 142-106 in an NBA game Monday night. Thompson made 21 of 33 shots from the field, including 8 of 14 three-pointers.