1. BCS Championship: 4-Team Playoff Is Not a Solution

    What is it with the BCS system? Is the BCS leadership bound and determined to create an infrastructure that is always behind the times and disconnected from the football fanbase? A four-team playoff is coming in 2014...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 929 reads 3 comments

  2. Seattle Seahawks: Suspensions Will Put Pressure on the Offense

    Needless to say, the Seattle Seahawks are having a tough week... A bad loss in Miami. The possible suspensions of two impact players (via Adam Schefter of ESPN). An upcoming trip to Chicago with an already poor road record of 1-5...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 95 reads 6 comments

  3. Seattle Mariners: Why the Team Should Avoid the Free-Agent Market

    The Seattle Mariners are faced with another dilemma. Do they commit a large amount of money to a free agent when the choices are limited and the red flags are abundant? Conventional ...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 764 reads 2 comments

  4. Los Angeles Lakers: What If This Squad Just Isn't a Championship Team?

    The Los Angeles Lakers are off to a start that could best be described as subpar. Much of the enthusiasm about Dwight Howard and Steve Nash has waned, as Los Angeles has struggled with injuries, coaching changes and general game flow...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 1,510 reads 27 comments

  5. Seahawks vs. Dolphins: Seattle's Biggest Winners and Losers from Week 12

    The Seattle Seahawks went into Miami looking to improve on their paltry road record and continue their march towards a playoff spot...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 1,761 reads 13 comments

  6. Seahawks vs. Dolphins: Seattle Must Overcome Road Woes

    On paper, the Seattle Seahawks should be able to handle the Miami Dolphins and move to 7-4 on the season. If only paper were a real indicator...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 2,069 reads 16 comments

  7. Washington Huskies: Is 7-5 Finish a Successful Season?

    The Washington Huskies football team lost a dramatic and disappointing Apple Cup against the Washington State Cougars, but still managed to finish with a winning record of 7-5 in 2012...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 2,073 reads 2 comments

  8. Seattle Mariners Make Right Move in Cutting Ties with Chone Figgins

    The Seattle Mariners knew that this day was coming. It was not a matter of if, but when. When Chone Figgins was signed to a four-year, $36 million deal in 2009, fans were fairly excited...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 2,534 reads 7 comments

  9. BCS Championship Game: Another Controversy in 2012

    Congratulations, BCS . You have a mess on your hands—again. The quest for the crystal candy dish will have more controversial entrants this year. Is this the goal every season? It sure seems like it...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 1,807 reads 0 comments

  10. Seattle Mariners: Do Not Expect a Big Free-Agent Signing

    Apparently, the Seattle Mariners have some money to spend in the offseason. Somehow, I expect that the team wallet could remain closed. It isn ’t as if the Mariners do not want to improve...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 1,006 reads 1 comments

  11. Seattle Seahawks: Russell Wilson Is Not a Rookie

    No, this is not a conspiracy article. And, yes, I know that technically Russell Wilson is a rookie. However, at the risk of getting too philosophical for the realm of sports, ...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 3,218 reads 12 comments

  12. Los Angeles Clippers: Too Early to Think NBA Finals?

    I know what you are thinking. You are thinking, “Slow down there, fella.” One does not typically put the Los Angeles Clippers and the NBA Finals in the same sentence, ...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 1,006 reads 7 comments

  13. Five Lesser Teams Being Covered More Than the Seattle Seahawks

    Sports is about stories, which is why we enjoy amazing successes as well as ongoing train wrecks. Publicity does not lead to success, and on some level it really does not matter if your favorite team is covered...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 2,033 reads 30 comments

  14. Why Opposing Teams Should Fear the Seattle Seahawks' 12th Man

    Welcome to CenturyLink Field, opposing quarterback. Be afraid. The reputation of the Seattle Seahawks as an up-and-coming football team is growing in 2012. The reputation of CenturyLink Field is already firmly established...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 4,298 reads 15 comments

  15. Los Angeles Clippers: Will the Rebounding Improve?

    The Los Angeles Clippers can score. That much is certain. However, this squad is not the best rebounding team in the NBA ...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 386 reads 2 comments

  16. Jets vs. Seahawks: Final Grades and Analysis for Seattle

    The Seattle Seahawks were in control throughout the game, but it took until the fourth quarter for them to pull away from the New York Jets and win 28-7 in Week 10...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 4,510 reads 27 comments

  17. Los Angeles Lakers: Firing Mike Brown Will Not Fix This Team

    That was fast. Coach Mike Brown is out and the Los Angeles Lakers are looking for a new guy to roam the sidelines and hopefully bring another title to the City of Angels. Talk about pressure...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 1,417 reads 1 comments

  18. Seattle Mariners: The Biggest Problem with Going After Josh Hamilton

    The Seattle Mariners need a big stick in the lineup. Everyone knows this. Is Josh Hamilton the answer? Are the Mariners actually in the running for the free-agent slugger? You never really know whether these rumors have any validity or not...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 2,029 reads 4 comments

  19. Los Angeles Clippers: Will This Team Play Consistent Defense?

    The Los Angeles Clippers looked like a team going through the motions when they lost to the mediocre Cleveland Cavaliers on November 5...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 165 reads 1 comments

  20. Seattle Seahawks: Winners and Losers from NFL Week 9

    The Seattle Seahawks needed a big win against the Minnesota Vikings and they got it as Russell Wilson led a balanced offensive attack for a 30-20 victory...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 4,315 reads 5 comments

  21. Seattle Mariners: Few Options for Free Agency in 2013

    The hitting difficulties of the Seattle Mariners have been well documented. As the team heads into the offseason, there will be the usual questions about potential free agents. Of course, the issue is not necessarily about free agents...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 1,919 reads 5 comments

  22. Poker Is Not a Sport...Even If It Is Broadcast on a Sports Network

    Sorry, but poker is not a sport. ESPN might broadcast it for the entire world to see, but I have a hard time putting it alongside baseball, football, basketball and hockey. Do not get me wrong...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 1,048 reads 11 comments

  23. Vikings vs. Seahawks: 10 Keys to the Game for Seattle

    The Seattle Seahawks are faced with another big game that could have a major impact on their momentum going into the second half of the season...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 889 reads 4 comments

  24. Seattle Mariners: What Can the M's Learn from the Giants' World Series Win?

    Another year has come to a close, and once again the Seattle Mariners were not an active participant in the playoffs...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 1,016 reads 1 comments

  25. Seattle Seahawks: At Midseason, Is 2012 a Disappointment?

    The Seattle Seahawks are 4-4. Is that good enough? When your team is arguably “on the rise,” it is hard to know whether certain expectations are reasonable...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about over 1 year ago 2,098 reads 61 comments