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October 5th, 2019 - 9:47 am § in America, The Ave Scene, UW

How the UW Could Fix the Emmert Mess

The scandals surrounding former UW President Mark Emmert began before he came here and were deepened before he left for his real job as NCAA commissioner.  The Washington Post calls NCAA President Mark Emmert “the lord of a feudal state that knows its time is over. “ My two cents: Colle[...]

February 21st, 2019 - 2:21 pm § in Misc.

What Should Zion Do?

   Zion Williamson,a likely NBA superstar, hurt his knee while playing  … for free .. for ohso wealthy private college, Duke.  Now what? The consortium of the NBA and NCAA has a “one and done rule” that says a player needs to start playing while in college.  So, Mr. Williamson ha[...]

July 27th, 2018 - 11:16 am § in Misc.

July 27 .. 30th Anniversary

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May 23rd, 2017 - 9:05 pm § in The Ave Scene

Will Kaepernick Come to Seattle?

Colin Kaepernick  to work out for Seahawks Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick will work out with the Seattle Seahawks on Wednesday, the NFL Network reports[...]

April 25th, 2017 - 12:00 pm § in Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

Athletic Hypocrisy

Texas football player’s story prompts probe of Garfield High School recruitment Seattle is investigating possible recruitment violations tied to the Garfield High School football team in light of allegations made by a youth from Texas who arrived in Seattle without any family here and played as a [...]

March 10th, 2017 - 1:31 am § in UW

Huskies Corrupt Sports at Seattle High School

“More galling details: Porter was given a $300,000 salary, which according to Caple’s story makes him the highest-paid assistant coach on the staff by $100,000. In whose world does that make sense?” By JIM MOORE, SPECIAL TO SEATTLEPI.COM STAFF Nathan Hale forward Michael Porter Jr.[...]

September 17th, 2016 - 11:54 am § in America, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Why doesn’t my time playing Basketball count towards recreational experience?

Why doesn’t my time as a scholarship athlete at both the University of Washington and Portland State University count towards recreational experience on a job application? The amount of time put into the game of basketball should count for some type of experience other than, being able to list tha[...]

September 10th, 2016 - 4:54 am § in Misc.

The NFL Begins: Is Your TV Big Enough?

Jason Gay at the Wall Street Journal writes about the NFL and large screen TVs ….” May we interrupt the non-stop coverage of beach badminton, speed chess and robotic bullfrog racing in this space to bring attention to a niche but deserving sport in America:  Professional tackle football[...]

June 18th, 2016 - 10:41 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Rio Broke, Olympics Games to Go On

OLYMPICS NIGHTMARE: RIO DECLARES FINANCIAL DISASTER BEFORE GAMES   Western Wildfires Triple in Size; Evacuations In 3 States... INFERNO: SOUTHWEST SCORCHER... ALL-TIME HIGHS? 'RARE, DANGEROUS'... LIVE: TEMPS MAP... USA powering up first new nuclear reactor in decades... Islamists Attack Radiohead F[...]