1. Seattle NHL/NBA Arena Could Be Waterfront Retractable Roof at Pier 46

    This past Saturday the controversial stadium tax that funded Safeco Field and paid off the imploded Kingdome expired, rending King County voters in a situation rarely seen in the State of Washington ...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about almost 3 years ago 4,297 reads 7 comments

  2. Washington Huskies Mutilate Utah Utes in Pac-12 Pickfest

    Who says karma is only for balding hippies wearing bed sheets and hanging around city parks? Following a relaxing bye week with summer-like weather enticing a sea of Utah Ute fans ...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about almost 3 years ago 600 reads 2 comments

  3. Washington Huskies Gut Out Tough Win against California in Déjà Vu Game

    When California’s Zach Maynard hit a wide-open Keenan Allen for a 90-yard pass-touchdown three plays into the opening California Golden Bear’s drive in the UW Pac-12 opener, ...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about almost 3 years ago 531 reads 0 comments

  4. Pac12 Expansion: Forget Texas! Four Teams That Should Be on the Radar

    With all the talk this week of the Pac-12 Conference adding schools in Texas and Oklahoma, count me as one college football traditionalist that hates the idea. Not so much the idea of expanded conferences and 16 team divisions...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about almost 3 years ago 2,295 reads 14 comments

  5. University of Washington Huskies Fall on Bad End of Big Call in Nebraska

    On a dank and misty Saturday afternoon on the plains of Nebraska, two separate and pivotal phantom calls on Washington defenders sapped the energy from the visiting team and handed the game to the gracious red-clad Nebraska home squad...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about almost 3 years ago 1,817 reads 30 comments

  6. Oregon Football: Three Minutes of Infamy Ends BCS Title Hopes

    Three minutes following two and half quarters of dogged defense in a 16-13 slugfest in Texas, and one team’s title hopes would plummet like a limp Duck shotgunned out of the sky...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about almost 3 years ago 352 reads 24 comments

  7. Oregon Duck Football: Scholars and Moral Examples For Our Kids!

    Just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse for our Pac-12 pals to the south, word comes that one of the other passengers in the vehicle pulled over by police last spring doing 118 mph, was none other than Darron Thomas...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about almost 3 years ago 647 reads 60 comments

  8. Portland Timber Fans Booing Injured Sounder Hurtado Ratchets Up Soccer Rivalry

    On a sun-splashed summer afternoon with raucous fans rumbling the rafters during a tied 2-2 Sounders vs. Timbers game in Portland, passion in the Pacific Northwest picked up where ...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about 3 years ago 428 reads 11 comments

  9. Oregon Duck Fans Hypocritical in Criticism of UW Husky Bad Boy Venoy Overton

    Using the sensitive tradition that endures fans of every college program towards the humility of our lumberjack-infested friends at the University of Oregon, Duck comments have been ...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about 3 years ago 1,413 reads 49 comments

  10. Seattle Mariners: Your Bonafied Postgame Traffic-Planning Commission at Work!

    At a Seattle Mariners professional baseball game last night, we were parked in the garage between the football and baseball stadiums in Seattle...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about 3 years ago 608 reads 5 comments

  11. Pacific Northwest Applauds Another Late-Game Comeback by the Dallas Mavericks!

    By the time it was over last night, white-clad Miami Heat faithful were silently shuffling out of the silent cathedral that had viewers across the country wondering if they weren’t instead tuned into a Kevorkian funeral event...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about 3 years ago 345 reads 0 comments

  12. OKC Thunder: Oklahoma Fans Enjoy Fruits of Dirty Deeds Done While in Seattle

    As the NBA ’s Oklahoma City Thunder were motoring through the playoffs before finally losing to Dallas in the Western Conference finals last night, rumblings in Seattle suggest fans are still cranky about all of this...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about 3 years ago 2,047 reads 52 comments

  13. Oklahoma City Thunder: Comic Relief from Recent ESPN Television Ratings

    This morning I was amazed after reading the headline in a Oklahoma City newspaper claiming the Thunder had shattered television records ratings on ESPN. It made no sense...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about 3 years ago 1,272 reads 73 comments

  14. Oregon Duck Football: Pete Carroll Comments and the Year in Review

    College is a time of semesters and quarters, where college professors bore the paint off the walls of classrooms across the country with pop quizzes and sleep inducing lectures...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about 3 years ago 1,146 reads 62 comments

  15. NBA Playoffs 2011:Pacific Northwest Grows Angrier as Grizzlies, Thunder Advance

    There was a time not so long ago, when a series between the Vancouver Grizzlies and the Seattle SuperSonics would have ignited two of the most crazed and passionate fan bases in the country...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about over 3 years ago 1,858 reads 13 comments

  16. 1976 NFL Draft Taught High First Round Picks Don't Guarantee Pro-Bowl Players

    As beer-guzzling, couch-dwelling husbands and sons across the country belch on the couch, donning exposed undies stained by pizza grease and other disgusting matter, the other side ...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about over 3 years ago 690 reads 0 comments

  17. Oregon Football: Dreaded Schedule Suggests an Oh and Three November for Ducks!

    After a blissful season of championship aspirations fade into the summer sunset at LSU, the threat of next year’s college football season has Oregon Duck knees knocking. Worse yet, November looms threatening like a big zit on Prom night...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about over 3 years ago 2,161 reads 95 comments

  18. David Stern and the NBA Shoot Themselves in the Other Foot Too!

    This past weekend, snippets of Seattle Supersonic fans were on national TV, behind the Oklahoma City Thunder bench, fervently rooting for the Denver Nuggets , as a reminder that ...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about over 3 years ago 2,905 reads 18 comments

  19. Charles Barkley Rips Oklahoma City Thunder on TNT About Claiming Sonic History

    As much as Sonic fans despised golf-challenged Charles Barkley when he was an 11-time NBA All-star playing for the Phoenix Suns during the mid 1990’s, it’s hard ...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about over 3 years ago 6,985 reads 60 comments

  20. Ghost of the Seattle Supersonics Hovers Over NBA, Kings Move

    If comedic press releases are the new goal for NBA commissioner David Stern and his pack of used car salesmen running the league, yesterday was indeed a banner day...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about over 3 years ago 2,837 reads 11 comments

  21. Seattle Supersonic Fans: NBA Playoffs Start but Who Cares?

    Once upon a time, the middle of April had Seattle fans revved up and jostling with excitement, knowing the likes of Gary Payton and Shawn Kemp would soon be tomahawk-thrilling us again...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about over 3 years ago 3,310 reads 53 comments

  22. Nike, Phil Knight and the University of Oregon: Should the Ducks Be Doing It?

    Well over a decade ago, on May 12, 1998, facing growing outcry and pressure from human right’s groups across the nation, Phil Knight—Nike’s CEO and current funding ...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about over 3 years ago 3,563 reads 112 comments

  23. Ohio State Football: College World Laughs at Buckeyes' Self-Imposed Penalties

    For a school that is supposed to be a leader in higher education that grooms students for positions of future leadership and responsibility, the stunning self-imposed penalties ...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about over 3 years ago 4,946 reads 90 comments

  24. Arizona vs. Washington Basketball: Isaiah Thomas Buzzer-Beater Nabs Pac-10 Title

    Somehow in this season of failed expectations, the Washington Huskies basketball team found its heart in a tournament where everything had gone wrong...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about over 3 years ago 1,218 reads 11 comments

  25. Seattle Sonics vs Rep Tina Orwall's Bill - Childlike Approach to Adult Problem!

    Representative Tina Orwall , a Democrat from Des Moines , Washington , introduced legislation in Olympia that would extend the “Sports Tax” that paid for Seattle sports stadiums, to become a permanent tax for “Arts and Culture...

    Phil Caldwell Written by Phil Caldwell about over 3 years ago 81 reads 4 comments