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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[...]

June 11th, 2016 - 8:49 am § in Misc.

UW regents assail ex-athletic director over growing deficit

I am shocked, the UW has admitted that the Huskies are losing money? Fans .. this is nothing new.  No more than one or two big time University pro sports programs make money.  The corruption resulting form the hypocrisy infects even the UW … read about Phyllis Wise’s role here as the[...]

February 15th, 2016 - 10:37 am § in The Ave Scene

Seattle’s plan for yet another sports arena could fail the test of tax reform!

The Seattle Times reports that Chris Hansen’s proposal to build a $490 million, bond-funded arena project could be fatally pierced if President Obama is successful at ending the tax subsidy on bonds for sports venues.   I hope this is true.  While I wold enjoy having a basketball team here,[...]

February 3rd, 2016 - 1:13 am § in Misc.

Yeh .. a college degree in sports!

Why Not a College Degree in Sports? Colleges should award degrees in athletics, just as they do in music, dance and theater. Share NYTIMES.COM|BY ROGER PIELKE JR.[...]