1. The 10 Best Sports Video Games

    As a sports fan, I'm addicted to competition, that primal human urge to be better at something than someone else. I know many of you are the same way, so it stands to reason that many sports ...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about 5 years ago 2,058 reads 36 comments

  2. Analysis: Yuniesky Betancourt to KC Royals for Prospects

    Yesterday, the Seattle Mariners dealt starting shortstop Yuniesky Betancourt to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for two pitching prospects, a move that falls in line with the trades and pickups that GM Jack Zduriencik has made already in his tenure...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about 5 years ago 436 reads 1 comments

  3. If I Were Commissioner of Major League Baseball...

    Bud Selig takes a lot of flack. I can't recall a commissioner of a pro sports league getting this much criticism no matter what he seems to do, but the critics, myself among them, are not without merit...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about 5 years ago 161 reads 9 comments

  4. Seattle Mariners: Fair to Middling

    At the onset of this season I thought the Mariners would perform within a range: either they would lose as many or more games than they did last year, or they would finish at about .500...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about 5 years ago 113 reads 0 comments

  5. AL West Division Debate: Old Is the New New?

    This offseason the Seattle Mariners signed an old favorite, Ken Griffey, Jr., while the Athletics signed an ex-MVP in Jason Giambi...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about over 5 years ago 77 reads 0 comments

  6. Seattle Mariners: 2009 Season Preview

    Well, with pitchers and catchers reporting in a little over two days, I feel it's the best time to make analyses and predictions that are sure to be incorrect six months from now...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about over 5 years ago 406 reads 2 comments

  7. Seattle Mariners: The Long Road Back

    Hello to all you Seattle Mariners fans, and welcome to yet another offseason rebuilding project! I know, it's kind of hard to get excited about it...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about almost 6 years ago 549 reads 3 comments

  8. Mariners: The Exodus Begins

    The beauty of an off-season is the sense of renewal, especially in those teams closest to the bottom. Teams like the Nationals, Padres, and yes, the Mariners all will see an exodus ...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about almost 6 years ago 106 reads 6 comments

  9. Ichiro: What Do the Seattle Mariners Do with Him?

    I don't know what it is about Ichiro, but he seems to be able to do no wrong here in Seattle. Not to say he's been doing wrong, but there is definitely an issue with Ichiro continuing as the face of such a hapless franchise...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about almost 6 years ago 364 reads 18 comments

  10. Mariners: The Hot Stove Beckons

    Entering the 2008 Major League Baseball season, the Seattle Mariners were a trendy pick by many experts (myself including, though by no means am I an expert) to take the AL West crown from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about almost 6 years ago 510 reads 7 comments

  11. Open Mic: Quarterback Keeper

    The hearts of Patriots fans and supermodels everywhere took a huge drop on Sunday as Tom Brady bravely limped off the field after taking a clean helmet hit from a Kansas City Chief safety...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about 6 years ago 341 reads 0 comments

  12. Open Mic: The Unbelievability Of Greatness

    I've long been derisive of the modern Olympic Games. They run too long; they have ridiculous events (Race walking? Come on!); you have to stay up until an insane hour sometimes to see what you really want...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about 6 years ago 418 reads 0 comments

  13. Celebrations: Youthful Exuberance or Bad Sportsmanship?

    This is a question that has plagued the sporting world ever since Magic Johnson leaped onto the back of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar at the end of his first victory as a pro: Are athletes too ...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about 6 years ago 504 reads 0 comments

  14. Step Right Up and Buy a Mariner!

    Let's face it, Seattle fans: The Mariners are done this year. Accept it and move on. With the trade deadline imminent, the Mariners need to take a seriously long look at the makeup ...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about 6 years ago 918 reads 4 comments

  15. Open Mic: Lakers Have a Pulse

    I'll say this about this year's NBA Finals, it has been entertaining. Even the games that were supposed blowouts ended up being exciting in the end. I haven't seen this much close basketball in the NBA Finals in years...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about over 6 years ago 327 reads 0 comments

  16. Seattle Mariners: The Head-Rolling Begins

    About time. Those were the words that ran through my head as I read the article in USA Today about the Mariners firing their GM of the last five years, Bill Bavasi...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about over 6 years ago 435 reads 2 comments

  17. Mariners: Everything Must Go

    It's time to blow it up people. Obviously what the Mariners have built is a sham. Their supposed championship caliber team is a lie. I'll admit, not everyone is tanking...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about over 6 years ago 302 reads 7 comments

  18. NBA Finals Preview: Lakers Vs. Celtics

    I'll admit it, this was the matchup I was dying for. I grew up watching Lakers vs. Celtics, rooting for Magic and the Showtime squads. I played "Lakers vs. Celtics" on my Sega Genesis for years...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about over 6 years ago 1,412 reads 22 comments

  19. Fan Free Agency: A Modest Proposal

    For all my life, while watching sports, I've listened to fans of various teams exhort their loyalty through thick and thin...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about over 6 years ago 670 reads 9 comments

  20. In MLB the Managers Don't Matter—It's All about GMs, Scouting, Players

    Every year about this time when Major League Baseball managers start dropping like flies, bad starts compounded by lack of confidence usually adds up to a coaching change in any sport. It seems especially prevalent in MLB circles...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about over 6 years ago 600 reads 7 comments

  21. Open Mic: Hug Your Officials

    Hug your officials! Especially your hockey officials, who speed up and down frozen solid water while men a foot taller and a hundred pounds heavier charge directly at each other, sometimes ...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about over 6 years ago 288 reads 0 comments

  22. NBA Draft Lottery: What is the Effect in the Future and Now?

    Of all the drafts of all the pro leagues, the NBA draft is the biggest mystery to me. It's exceedingly short (only two rounds) and the method of selecting the top 14 picks is a little redundant...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about over 6 years ago 397 reads 0 comments

  23. Dallas Cowboys: Prepare Yourselves, It's Going to Be Bad

    If the Oakland Raiders have taught us one thing, it's that you cannot build a team with all the bad men in the league and expect to win...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about over 6 years ago 1,038 reads 16 comments

  24. Open Mic: OJ Mayo Shouldn't Have Been Forced into College Career

    I knew a guy in high school, good guy, good friend. Not the brightest bulb in the box. But he was steadfast, and knew what he was good at. He excelled at shop class, and sports...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about over 6 years ago 931 reads 4 comments

  25. Mariners: Of Lynchpins and Bullpens in Seattle

    Don't Panic.Douglas Adams' immortal opening words of The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy are etched in my brain this spring, as the Mariner's bullpen has pulled a complete 180 degree turn from last year's outstanding performance...

    Aaron Meyer Written by Aaron Meyer about over 6 years ago 377 reads 0 comments