Stories tagged: larry stone
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
Larry Stone: After another strong defensive performance on road versus Eagles, Seahawks are starting to think big
The Seahawks are starting to see the outlines of a best-case scenario that was mostly fantasy and wishful thinking just a couple of weeks ago.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019
The Seahawks hope the defense’s performance in Monday’s victory over the 49ers is the emergence of a unit that all year has been considered their weak link. If they did, …
Sat., Nov. 9, 2019
It was a disaster waiting to happen, one that would have been the most devastating blow in a season that has seen the Huskies’ hopes and dreams slip away, one …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019
Larry Stone: Sounders have a ‘ridiculous opportunity’ – the chance to win an MLS Cup in front of Seattle fans
For the sporting fans of Seattle, this is a rare and precious opportunity Sunday.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019
The Seahawks have nudged, trudged, finessed, finagled, willed and Wilson’d their way to a 7-2 record.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
Larry Stone: Late Mariners broadcaster Ron Fairly was a weaver of tales, and here are some favorites
Late Mariners broadcaster Ron Fairly was a weaver of tales, and here are some favorites
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 24, 2019
This was a season that at times looked limitless, and at times looked hopeless.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019
Larry Stone: After ‘step-back’ season, Mariners must develop stars to bridge gap with MLB postseason teams
It’s readily evident that the Mariners, as presently constituted, aren’t even in the same ballpark as the 10 teams that qualified for the postseason.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019
They have won two games by a grand total of three points against teams that by November – or sooner – might look like they actually should have been pushovers.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019
Larry Stone: Seahawks have areas of concern, but offseason moves make Super Bowl dreams not so far-fetched
In the 2018 season, the Seahawks lost six games – including the one to Dallas in the playoffs that still causes sleepless nights – by a total of 23 points.
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019
Last year, Russell Wilson somewhat facetiously introduced his alter-ego, “Mr. Unlimited,” to counteract what he termed “the typical boring Russell, Robot Russell.”
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019
Larry Stone: Jake Haener’s decision to transfer was ‘awkward.’ Will it be problematic for Chris Petersen and Washington?
The word coach Chris Petersen used to describe the timing of the Jake Haener drama was “awkward.”
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019
It was the decision that seemed inevitable, but by all accounts really wasn’t.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019
Larry Stone: Shaquem Griffin, an inspirational NFL story, might be on the bubble to make the Seahawks roster
It was one of the feel-good stories of the sports world in 2018 when the Seahawks drafted Shaquem Griffin in the fifth round out of Central Florida.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019
Larry Stone: Quiet night from Seahawks rookie DK Metcalf is a reminder to scale back the near-hysterical hype
Somehow, DK Metcalf didn’t debut with a 100-yard pass reception and vault into the upper deck to celebrate.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019
Larry Stone: Nobody thought the step back would be this painful, but Mariners are better down on the farm
But we’ve reached August, and I’m still waiting for the fun part, outside of the two-week stretch that may well become a legendary example of false omens.
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019
When he first showed up in Seahawks camp in 2016, a third-round pick out of Notre Dame, the dominant C.J. Prosise storyline was his dazzling potential.
Fri., July 26, 2019
Larry Stone: As Seahawks training camp opens, with issues to spare, Pete Carroll remains upbeat, of course
Linebacker Bobby Wagner was still on the sideline, wearing a hoodie and merely observing the first day of Seahawks’ practice until his contract is resolved.
UPDATED: Sat., July 20, 2019
Larry Stone: An admiration of the magic of Cooperstown ahead of Edgar Martinez’s Hall of Fame induction
Even in the dead of winter, Cooperstown is baseball heaven, its mecca – the “soul of baseball,” as Jeff Idelson, the outgoing president of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, …
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019
Larry Stone: Jim Bouton made sure the Seattle Pilots would live forever with his seminal book ‘Ball Four’
The thing about Jim Bouton that always amazed me – and warmed my heart – was the pure joy he derived from his masterpiece, “Ball Four.”
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019
The All-Star Game selection is a rare bright spot in this gloomy Mariners season, and another milepost on Daniel Vogelbach’s journey toward full-fledged folk-hero status.
UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019
Larry Stone: With the Mariners’ unsurprising fire sale in full swing, the front office must soon open its wallet
If this rebuild is going to meet its timetable, the Mariners are going to need a little outside help.
UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019
“Let’s talk kickers,” gushed Pete Carroll, beginning his final press briefing of the Seahawks offseason on Thursday with unabashed enthusiasm over a mundane topic.
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019
I’ve burned with a passion for baseball my entire life, and I don’t see it waning anytime soon. When I speak of a dire need to tweak what I (and …
UPDATED: Fri., May 31, 2019
Left tackle Duane Brown says the Seahawks’ offensive line has a chance to be the best in the NFL.
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019
Sue Bird’s first words at the news conference Tuesday to discuss her knee surgery said it all.
UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019
For the Seahawks, this has been an offseason of amazing efficiency in the realm of roster construction.
UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019
Larry Stone: With Seahawks career over, look for Doug Baldwin’s fire to be redirected, not extinguished
Doug Baldwin went undrafted out of Stanford University, carrying that injustice (which is exactly how he viewed it) like a permanent scar. It was a reminder etched into his id …
UPDATED: Thu., May 9, 2019
The Seahawks’ painful playoff loss to the Dallas Cowboys in January had barely ended when Seattle coach Pete Carroll began gushing about the prosperous times ahead.
Thu., April 25, 2019
Larry Stone: Seahawks GM John Schneider pulls out his old tricks of the trade on first day of NFL draft
John Schneider might be the most unmockable general manager in NFL history.