Simon Says: Here’s What will Happen If You Hear Trump Say the “N-Word.”

You know the saying, “Sticks and stones will break your bones, but words will never hurt you.” But c’mon, the “N-word” hurts! And here we are, watching this dumpster fire between Omarosa and her former boss. A “he said,” “she said,“  over what could be on tape, and a White House that can’t guarantee he didn’t say the word in a conversation years ago. Exhausted yet? This is one of the few words in the dictionary that can kill careers. […]

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Simon Says: Forget 3D guns! Go Online and You Could be a Terrorist in 10 Minutes.

It used to be when we talked about things that were 3D, you’d think of that headache you get at the movies after wearing those glasses. Now, 3D printers are a big thing. Sure, they can make things like coffee cups and high heel shoes, but I’m sure many of you have heard how they can also make guns. There hasn’t been this much talk about homemade guns since this movie 25 years ago. There’s a real-life drama playing out […]

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Commentary: No good solution with Felix, but a bullpen role might be best

We start with the biggest dilemma the Mariners have had this side of Ichiro: What to do with Felix Hernandez? In the midst of a playoff push, their former ace has often become a total liability. And frankly, there is no good solution. To recap, Felix gave up seven runs in less than three innings last night. He’s given up at least three runs in his last five starts. The Mariners have lost six of his last eight games he’s […]

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Commentary: The PGA Tour to Seattle/Tacoma isn’t a pipe dream – but it needs corporate support

Earlier this week, the PGA Tour announced a completely revamped schedule for next year. And once again, the Pacific Northwest was nowhere to be found. I mentioned it last year, but I bring it up again tonight with an interesting update. To recap: From mid-February thru mid-September, the PGA Tour’s regularly-scheduled events come west of Texas just once. There’s no Tour event in Oregon or Washington or even Utah or Colorado – even after the incredible ticket and merchandise sales […]

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Simon Says: Why It’s a Good Thing I Didn’t Listen to my Doctor!

I went to a doctor not long ago, and he recommended some major surgery. It would have involved a lot of time off and a lot of pain pills. My first reaction was to get a second opinion. Good thing I did, because THAT second doctor recommended some medicine I never heard of, and within days, I was doing much better. I never did have that operation. The second opinion. It’s amazing how it can dramatically impact your life. Dr. OZ says only 1 in 5 of you ever gets […]

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Commentary: Rugby doesn’t have to be your thing to celebrate Seattle’s newest champions

In the last year, I’ve heard the term “spoiled millionaires” way too often in regards to pro athletes. Personally, I don’t agree with calling anyone that – but tonight, I double dare you to go that route when I talk about the newest champions in Seattle. You may have never heard of the Seattle Seawolves. After all, this was their first official season. And rugby, while growing in popularity, isn’t exactly considered a mainstream sport in these parts. But you […]

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Commentary: The 2027 Mariners were great, but let me enjoy the 2018 M’s a little while longer

Last night, the Mariners turned ahead the clock. Which was really well done. Except, for the first time in a long time, I found myself saying: “Wait a minute, DON’T turn ahead the clock! I’m actually enjoying this season!” All kidding aside, today is July 1st, which historically is the start of a month in Seattle sports that is, frankly, pretty boring. And the M’s are a huge reason that this year, it’s not. They began this month 22 games […]

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