Mariners opposition to Sodo arena doesn’t faze Mayor McGinn

Mariners vs. City of Seattle

NWSB Insider Steve tells us that the Seattle Mariners should do everything to retract this letter and get ready for Opening Day. Most everyone who knows steve knows how much he loves the M’s and how much he stands up for the franchise, but even he admits this letter will leave egg all over the face of Mariners brass. He can fully understand their intent, but Chuck Armstrong and Howard Lincoln need to be quiet.

Sodo not the right location for new teams? #thingsthatmakemegohmmmm

Sodo District

NWSB Managing Editor Q tells us that the Seattle Mariners yesterday sent the city of Seattle a letter. Chuck Armstrong and Howard Lincoln are opposed to the SODO development plans being put in place by business man Chris Hansen. It would bring scheduling, traffic and parking challenges that would likely require hundreds of millions of dollars to mitigate. OR would it take away money from your luxury boxes and gate revenues?

San Jose Earthquakes vs. Sounders FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Earthquakes vs. Sounders

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Saturday’s game between the San Jose Earthquakes vs Seattle Sounders FC. Christian Sivebaek wtih his best Mauro Rosales impersonation, played well in his first start for the Sounders. Sounders look to bounce back next Saturday against the DC United at RFK stadium.

Houston Dynamo vs. Sounders FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Sounders

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Friday night’s game between the Houston Dynamo vs Seattle Sounders FC. Early in the game, especially in the first half-hour when the Dyanamo were in control of the game, the Sounders were caught off guard a few times defensively. David Estrada’s fourth goal of the young season was the turning point of the match.

Oregon vs Washington NIT preview: What UDUB needs to do to win

Oregon vs. Washington

NWSB insider Clinton Bell brings us his 5 things you could see from the Washington Huskies in their NIT match up against the Oregon Ducks. This game will be a good one, no doubt about it. I think the Huskies will come out strong, and run the floor like they like to do. Wide open basketball. All season long the Huskies have relied on Tony Wroten, Terrence Ross, and C.J. Wilcox to do the majority of the scoring. Same with tonight.

Toronto FC vs. Sounders FC blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Toronto vs. Seattle

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Saturday night’s game between the Toronto FC vs Seattle Sounders FC. A bounce back game was definitely in order Saturday night after that grueling 6-1 loss earlier in the week. Seattle did get redemption in the 90th minute in the form of a yellow card issued to Aaron Maund for the same kind of dirty play on Osvaldo Alonso.

2012 MLS Insight: Seattle Sounders FC season preview

Osvaldo Alonso

NWSB insider Clinton Bell brings us news from the MLS this week and his 2012 Seattle Sounders season preview. He pointsout the forward position is another one that the Sounders will have depth at. Fredy Montero will be able to be a lot more creative this season as he will not be the lone go to guy for the Sounders for scoring. The addition of Eddie Johnson will mean an added scorer. Michael Gspurning is in net.

Santos Laguna vs. Sounders FC blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Santos-Laguna vs. Seattle

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders blogger Clinton Bell breaks down his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Wednesday night’s game between Santos Laguna vs. Seattle Sounders FC. The Sounders passed the ball, and kept control for much of the first 45 minutes. Osvaldo Alonso was his usual self, winning a lot of balls in the midfield. With the 2-1 win in their belts, the Sounders will now travel to Mexico next Wednesday

Sounders FC look to finish friendly schedule undefeated

Eddie Johnson, Seattle Sounders FC

Seattle sports and NWSB insider Clinton Bell brings us an update on the Seattle Sounders FC. Their off-season training is off to a good start with wins in Florida and Mexico. The new addition to the team in Eddie Johnson may have cost 2 fan favorites to get, but his footwork should make the trade worthwhile.

2012 MLS Preview: Seattle Sounders FC fearless season predictions

Fredy Montero

NWSB MLS Insider Clinton Bell brings us his 2012 predictions for the Seattle Sounders today. The midfield will be anchored by yet another stellar year by the best mid in all of the MLS, Osvaldo Alonso. Let’s hope that a healthy Steve Zakuani, and O’Brian White can come back and contribute what they are known for this season. Once again he predicts the Sounders to win the Cascadia Cup.

No Brainer! Andrew Duran Makes the Seattle Sounders Better

The Seattle Sounders FC selected James Duran in the MLS Superdraft

NWSB insider Jason Green brings us coverage of the MLS Superdraft. The Seattle Sounders FC selected Andrew Duran in the draft and Jason says he will instantly make the Sounders FC better. He cites Duran’s defense, his crosses and that he already fits right into the club.

Top 5 Moments for Seattle Sounders 2011 Season

Kasey Keller

Jason Green one of our Seattle Sounders bloggers tells us this season Seattle won their 3rd straight US Open Cup in front of a home crowd of 35,615, which was the biggest ever for the competition. Here are some more highlights from the 2011 MLS season for Seattle, Kasey Keller, Osvaldo Alonso, and Fredy Montero.

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