The Mariners Are Dropping Hot Dogs from the Sky—and the Crowd Is Going Wild

‘Hot Dogs from Heaven’ is exactly what it sounds like. Inside Seattle's new viral ballpark promotion.

05/17/2024 By Brittney Bush Bollay

Hoop Dreams

Welcome Home, Storm

After 25 years, Seattle's most successful pro sports team finally has a permanent home.

05/16/2024 By Malia Alexander


Cody Chhun Defies the Odds

Can the local son of Cambodian refugees become a pro wrestling superstar?

05/15/2024 By Dae Shik Kim Photography by David Jaewon Oh

Exit Velocity

The World’s Most Cutting-Edge Baseball Laboratory Is Hiding in a Kent Warehouse

Why are big league superstars making an annual offseason pilgrimage to the Seattle suburbs?

05/03/2024 By Eric Nusbaum


A Promising Team, a Fatal Crash in Snoqualmie Pass

The most deadly accident in American pro sports history happened outside Seattle.

04/26/2024 By Eric Vickrey


Who Broke the Mariners Uniforms?

Transparency is a worthy goal for any organization, but not when it comes to major league teams' pants.

03/01/2024 By Eric Nusbaum

Frickin Jacked

Pete Carroll's Unrelenting Optimism Was a Gift to Seattle Sports Fans

For 14 years, it was always sunny in Lumen Field.

01/12/2024 By Christopher Crawford


Inside Gary Payton's Trash Talk Genius

A new book takes on the history of talking smack—and takes a hard look at a Sonics legend.

01/11/2024 By Rafi Kohan

Bow Down

The Washington Huskies Are Playing for Immortality

UW's win over Texas sets up one of the biggest games in Seattle sports history.

01/04/2024 By Christopher Crawford

Joy to the Dawgs

The Seattle Sports Fan Holiday Wish List

All I want for Christmas is a national championship for the Huskies (and a new owner for the Mariners).

12/18/2023 By Christopher Crawford

What’s Kraken?

The 2024 Winter Classic Seattle Kraken Fan Guide

From watch parties to a skating series with everyone’s favorite troll.

12/14/2023 By Seattle Met Staff

Nouhou Mania

This Sounders Team Is Special

With exciting young players, deep local ties, and a cult hero at left back, this year’s Seattle squad is poised to make a run. 

11/03/2023 By Jeremiah Oshan

Red Zone

Jake Bobo Is a Seahawks Throwback

The rookie receiver is old and slow—and he's also a perfect fit.

10/27/2023 By Conor Kelley

Faking Left

Shaun Scott Chronicles Seattle’s Civic Shortcomings through Sports

Heartbreak City details progressive failures, and resilience, by focusing on the city’s relationship to its teams and athletes.

10/23/2023 By Benjamin Cassidy


Why Don't the Kraken Have a Captain?

Everything you ever needed to know about hockey captaincies, with a stick tap to Kraken analyst Alison Lukan.

10/16/2023 By Seattle Met Staff

Ice Bold

Matty Beniers: Kraken Superstar and Budding Restaurant Critic

Last season’s NHL rookie of the year has confidence in a Seattle team he thinks can go all the way.

10/10/2023 By Allison Williams


Megan Rapinoe Taught Me How to Fail

Seattle was uniquely suited to support Megan Rapinoe. She needed us. And, it turns out, I needed her.

10/05/2023 By Brittney Bush Bollay

Bad Guys Win

Remembering That Time the Mariners Were Movie Supervillains

Before they ever made the real MLB playoffs, Ken Griffey Jr. and Randy Johnson crushed the dreams of the Minnesota Twins in the movie Little Big League.

09/28/2023 By Jack Ross

Cougs vs. Everybody

The Decline and Fall of the Pac-12

How big money destroyed a historic conference, endangered the Apple Cup, and left Washington State football behind.

09/15/2023 By Christian Caple

Trident True

Julio Rodríguez Is That Guy

The Mariners center fielder might already belong in the pantheon of great Seattle superstars.

09/01/2023 By Christopher Crawford