1. Fixing the 2011 Seattle Mariners: Ted Lilly

    This article and other ones like it can be found on North and South of Royal Brougham. The Mariners have been awful this season...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about 4 years ago 1,166 reads 2 comments

  2. Seattle Mariners-Chicago Cubs: My Plight as a Dual Fan

    I’m a Mariners fan, and also a Cubs fan. People that know me are well aware of this. I can often be seen at work with a dirty Cubs hat, and a similarly dirty Mariners t-shirt on at the same time...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about over 4 years ago 181 reads 0 comments

  3. Ken Griffey Jr. Is My Version of the Beatles

    Ken Griffey Jr. is my version of The Beatles. For every generation there are cultural phenomena that don’t resonate with their predecessors and go unappreciated by their successors...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about over 4 years ago 284 reads 1 comments

  4. Ken Griffey Jr. Should Give LeBron James a Call

    Ken Griffey Jr. owes it to the entire world of sports to make contact with LeBron James. With “sleepgate” apparently in his rearview mirror, Griffey is in position to resume ...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about over 4 years ago 1,061 reads 1 comments

  5. Seattle Mariners "Bat" Search: The Primer

    The Mariners need to improve their offense. Call it redundant, call it obvious, call it whatever you like, it’s true...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about over 4 years ago 993 reads 1 comments

  6. 2010 NFL Mock Draft: The Final Draft (Two Rounds)

    Head to North and South of Royal Brougham for live draft coverage. 1. St. Louis: Sam Bradford, QB, Oklahoma The Rams are in desperate need of a quarterback and a franchise turnaround...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about over 4 years ago 1,370 reads 4 comments

  7. Do Former College Coaches Draft Their Former Players?

    For more articles like this, and analysis on all Seattle sports, check out North and South of Royal Brougham With a new regime in the Seattle Seahawks' front office and an unclear ...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about over 4 years ago 892 reads 1 comments

  8. 2010 NFL Mock Draft: The Draft of the Decade

    For More articles like this one, and for other analysis on Seattle sports check out North and South of Royal Brougham With NFL salary slotting looming, this year’s draft should be the equivalent to the NBA’s 1984 draft...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about over 4 years ago 9,838 reads 3 comments

  9. Mariners-Rangers: Man-Crush Franklin Gutierrez Saves Game

    “Now this is what it’s like when worlds collide” -Powerman 5000 That’s a fitting line from a mediocre band that I normally don’t like enough to be quoting...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about over 4 years ago 373 reads 1 comments

  10. The Expendables: Seattle Mariners Edition

    With the movie The Expendable s due out after the All-Star break, the Mariners may be able to offer baseball fans a sneak preview in early April...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about over 4 years ago 1,218 reads 2 comments

  11. The Charlie Whitehurst Trade Wasn't so Bad After All

    Public perception of the Charlie Whitehurst trade has been exaggeratedly negative, and most of the reason for it is baseless...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about over 4 years ago 2,697 reads 8 comments

  12. NFL Free Agency: Why The Seahawks' Pursuit of Brandon Marshall Makes No Sense

    The Seahawks are in the market for a disgruntled receiver, with a first round pick as the expected bounty. Where have we heard this before? When the Seahawks, and then General Manager Tim Ruskell, ...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about over 4 years ago 3,258 reads 49 comments

  13. Friday Faceoff: Seattle Seahawks Need To Find Matt Hasselbeck's Replacement

    The entire NFC West is shopping for quarterbacks, at least in some capacity, and the future of the division likely rests simply on who shops best...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about over 4 years ago 1,915 reads 22 comments

  14. Friday Faceoff: Five Seahawks Combine Targets

    The NFL combine often times represents a turning point for many team’s player evaluation. While it is rarely a make or break weekend, as teams watch hours of game tape to provide the bulk of ...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about almost 5 years ago 1,860 reads 11 comments

  15. Seahawks' Future: Five Contracts That May Hinge on Labor Talks

    The NFL and the NFLPA are in the 25th hour of perhaps the league’s most important labor negotiations. A lack of an agreement could lead to a year without a minimum or maximum salary cap, ...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about almost 5 years ago 2,217 reads 1 comments

  16. Holmgren Alternatives for the Seattle Seahawks: Tom Heckert

    Now that Mike Holmgren is all-but-officially the man in charge of the Cleveland Browns and has rejected the Seahawks' offer to be a member of their front office, any analysis of his merits for the position have become moot...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about almost 5 years ago 2,031 reads 6 comments

  17. Carlos Silva for Milton Bradley: We All Lose

    When it comes to the Mariners and Cubs, I’m fairly split in terms of my opinions. I’m a fan of each team, and it’s hard for me to distinguish my fandom...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about almost 5 years ago 1,246 reads 12 comments

  18. Holmgren Alternatives: Mike Shanahan

    While he’s still available, Mike Shanahan may be the best alternative to Mike Holmgren on the market. Unfortunately, the Seahawks may have to act soon, as Shanahan is apparently interested in the Washington Redskins coaching job...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about almost 5 years ago 3,030 reads 3 comments

  19. Mike Holmgren May Not Be the Best Candidate For Seattle Seahawks GM

    As the Tim Ruskell era came to an end in Seattle, two things happened: Mike Holmgren’s name began to make frequent and logical appearances in headlines, and the Seahawks front office ...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about almost 5 years ago 1,225 reads 6 comments

  20. Justin Forsett's Coming Out Party Overdue as Seahawks' Season Expires

    As the Seahawks' Week 10 loss to the Arizona Cardinals came to an end, two significant aspects of their season may have ended also: the Seahawks' chances to contend in 2009, and Julius Jones’ ...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about 5 years ago 810 reads 3 comments

  21. Sam Bradford Could be a Bargain for the Seahawks in 2010 Offseason

    Though the Seahawks will have Matt Hasselbeck, Seneca Wallace, and presumably Mike Teel on the roster at the quarterback position, it has been widely speculated that the team will use a high pick next year to grab a quarterback...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about 5 years ago 745 reads 20 comments

  22. Kenji Johjima's Exit Opens Many Doors For Seattle Mariners

    When Kenji Johjima opted out of his contract, it was very obvious that the Mariners had ultimately experienced addition by subtraction...

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  23. Hasselbeck/Garcia '09: Seattle Seahawks Should Sign the Veteran QB

    When Matt Hasselbeck returned from injury on Sunday the Seahawks offense was markedly better. Hasselbeck didn’t throw an exorbitant amount of passes for a ton of yards, though he threw four touchdowns...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about 5 years ago 701 reads 12 comments

  24. Ugly Truth: The Reality of a Felix Hernandez Extension

    For many Mariners fans, signing Felix Hernandez to a contract extension is the top priority of the 2009 off-season. Hernandez figures to receive a large raise in arbitration, and he will be free to become a free agent following the 2011 off-season...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about 5 years ago 689 reads 1 comments

  25. Brandon Morrow Should Be in the Seattle Mariners Bullpen

    Brandon Morrow should be kept around in the 2009 MLB off-season to be groomed as the team’s future closer. Morrow has been the subject of fan dismay for the past few seasons...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about 5 years ago 225 reads 6 comments