1. Chicago Bears V. Seattle Seahawks: Close Game, Upset, Or Blowout?

    Despite odds-makers installing the Chicago Bears as 10-point favorites in Sunday’s divisional round playoff match-up with Seattle, expect the game to be much closer when it is actually played on the field...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about almost 4 years ago 1,311 reads 5 comments

  2. Seven Mortal Sins That Led LeBron James To “Take the Heat”

    He is no king. He has no rings. He is no Jordan. He is no Kobe. After his decision-making “episode” on Thursday night, he may never be...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about over 4 years ago 156 reads 39 comments

  3. Could the Return of a Happy Erik Bedard Prompt the Trade of Cliff Lee?

    Erik Bedard is on his way back from labrum surgery. He has shown encouraging signs after his stint in the Arizona Rookie League, most recently last Saturday throwing 68 pitches and hitting 93 mph on the radar gun...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about over 4 years ago 906 reads 4 comments

  4. Seattle Mariners Trade for Russell Branyan; Is Ryan Doumit Next?

    There are only five teams in Major League Baseball with a worse record than the Seattle Mariners. The M’s are 14 games behind the red-hot Texas Rangers in the division standings...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about over 4 years ago 1,640 reads 4 comments

  5. Seattle Mariners: Baseball's Interpretation of Snow White

    “Hi-ho. Hi-ho. It’s off to work we go.” Those are the immortal lyrics sung by the seven dwarfs in the classic Disney movie Snow White...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about over 4 years ago 401 reads 1 comments

  6. Ken Griffey Jr. vs. Albert Pujols? Jr. Gets the Nod

    Ken Griffey Jr. has called it quits after 22 years. One of the best players of all time, “The Kid” has endured one too many injuries, aged one too many years, and sat on the bench one too many games...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about over 4 years ago 1,876 reads 43 comments

  7. The Five Reasons Cliff Lee Shifts the Balance of Power in the AL West

    Finally. Or maybe that should read, "Final-Lee?" The Seattle Mariners made a huge trade in the offseason to acquire the services of former Cy Young winner Cliff Lee, and tonight, a month into the season, he will make his first appearance on the mound...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about over 4 years ago 868 reads 7 comments

  8. Milton Bradley Hurts Seattle Mariners' Chances with Attitude, Latest Incident

    Milton Bradley is a hot head. He has some anger management issues that are well documented. Bradley is more likely to explode within his own head than have the ball explode off his ...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about over 4 years ago 1,270 reads 16 comments

  9. Felix Hernandez Must Feel Like Castaway Watching Seattle Mariners' Ship Go Down

    In the movie Castaway , Tom Hanks is on a desolate island, alone, with nothing but a psychologically challenged volleyball named Wilson. Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners must feel the same way...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about over 4 years ago 792 reads 6 comments

  10. Seattle Mariners Need To Sign Jarrod Washburn or Trade for Starting Pitcher

    The Mariners traded for Cliff Lee and signed Felix Hernandez to solidify the top of their rotation, but the back end of the rotation was still a glaring weakness that has many questioning how good the M’s could be...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about over 4 years ago 2,271 reads 10 comments

  11. Seattle Mariners All-Decade Team 2000-2009

    If Seattle had a sports-themed amusement park, the roller coaster ride would probably be called the “Moose-a-lini”, “Marinator”, or “M’s-Sir-Mount-able”...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about over 4 years ago 1,893 reads 8 comments

  12. 20 Pitchers That Define the Seattle Mariners

    Pitchers and catchers have reported to Spring Training and opening day is just around the corner! In Arizona, Felix Hernandez and Cliff Lee have the baseball world abuzz with anticipation of the impact they can make on the landscape of Seattle baseball

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about almost 5 years ago 6,365 reads 9 comments

  13. 10 Reasons The Mariners Are Poised To Win It All

    Okay, the alarm clock has got to start screaming anytime now for Seattle Mariner’s fans. It’s time to wake up, gulp down some Starbuck’s and recover from that sweat-provoking dream that ...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about almost 5 years ago 2,847 reads 22 comments

  14. Christmas Is Over, Super Bowl Contenders Need New Year's "Solutions"

    The NFL Playoffs are starting in two weeks. As the New Year approaches, teams need to focus on "Solutions" instead of "Resolutions". The New Orleans Saints were on a mission for the better part of the season...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about almost 5 years ago 102 reads 1 comments

  15. King Felix Hernandez Has Potential For 300 Wins, But Will It Be As a Mariner?

    On June 4th of this year, Randy Johnson took the mound for a game against the Washington Nationals needing just one win for his 300th career victory, a milestone that only 24 major league pitchers in history have accomplished...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about 5 years ago 435 reads 17 comments

  16. I'll Take a Hit: Why Ichiro Suzuki and Derek Jeter Are Heroes of the Steroid Era

    Chicks dig the long ball, right? That was the underlying message that prefaced the story of baseball in the past decade or two...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about 5 years ago 1,595 reads 62 comments

  17. In The Real World, Big Ben Roethlisberger is Big Time

    Now that the National Football League preseason is finally over, fantasy football fanatics are in full swing, drafting their teams before the real games start next Thursday. On Sept...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about 5 years ago 622 reads 10 comments

  18. TJ "Who's-Your-Momma" Could Be the Seahawks Mother-Lode

    In 1991, the first President Bush introduced to us a phrase that will forever be remembered as the “mother of all insert-event/topic-here” annoyances. It was the beginning of the barrage against Iraq for its invasion of Kuwait...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about 5 years ago 596 reads 6 comments

  19. Giants, Not Jets, Need a New Marshall in Town

    The New York Giants are a lock for the playoffs this year, right? They have a great defense, a league-leading running game, and a franchise quarterback who has already won a Super Bowl...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about 5 years ago 941 reads 30 comments

  20. Don't Drink The Kool-Aid! We Just Be Hyperizin'

    It’s all hype. We’ve all heard (and written about) the predictions, projections, anticipation and build-up for the next huge, all-important, season-changing series between two baseball ...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about 5 years ago 109 reads 0 comments

  21. Bon Appetit: LaRoche with the Braves In 2010 Would be Magnifique

    Some things just go together: chocolate and peanut butter, eggs and bacon, the Atlanta Braves and Adam LaRoche. Sounds tasty, doesn’t it? Atlanta re-acquired their former first baseman ...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about 5 years ago 218 reads 2 comments

  22. Hours of Family Fun from Milton Bradley

    Milton Bradley is a game manufacturing company best known for its popular lineup of products designed for hours of family fun...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about over 5 years ago 98 reads 3 comments

  23. Fantasy Insurance? When "Cover-2" Is Not a Football Formation

    New England Patriots’ All-Universe quarterback Tom Brady was supposed to guide his team back to the Super Bowl in 2008. He was supposed to exact revenge on the loss to the New York Giants and put all those 19-0 t-shirts to good use...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about over 5 years ago 354 reads 0 comments

  24. As History Repeats Itself, Rockies Should Refuse To Lose

    The Colorado Rockies are on the move. Again. A 14-inning match against division rival San Francisco ended in a dramatic 6-4 Colorado win...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about over 5 years ago 125 reads 2 comments

  25. Why Billy Wagner Must Stay a New York Met

    Boston has until Tuesday to complete a deal that would land former closer Billy Wagner in a waiver claim trade. General Manger Theo Epstein should not complete this trade...

    Todd Hayek Written by Todd Hayek about over 5 years ago 189 reads 2 comments