The Mariners have signed three veteran free agents in the past week. But the news is not generating much excitement. Sports commentator Art Thiel tells KPLU’s Kirsten Kendrick that’s because the Mariners are embarking on a rebuilding year, which could have them entertaining offers for star pitcher Felix Hernandez.
The Washington Huskies may be all smiles when it comes to preparing for the Holiday Bowl on December 30th. But that’s not the case for their opponent, Nebraska. Sports commentator Art Thiel tells KPLU's Kirsten Kendrick the Cornhuskers are suffering from a double case of Déjà Vu.
You’ve read his columns in the Seattle P-I for 30 years – first in print and more recently online. Now, KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel has started a new Web site with friend and former P-I colleague Steve Rudman. It’s called Sportspress Northwest. Art talked with KPLU’s Kirsten Kendrick about his new venture, and about one of the big stories that will be featured on the site this weekend (the Apple Cup).
The Washington Huskies play their second-to-last football game of the season Saturday against Cal in Berkeley. And, even though the Huskies are just 4 and 6, sports commentator Art Thiel tells KPLU’s Kirsten Kendrick the stakes are high for this game.
The Mariners' Felix Hernandez has won his first Cy Young Award. He was recognized Thursday as the American League’s best pitcher for the 2010 season. Sports commentator Art Thiel talked with KPLU’s Kirsten Kendrick about Felix’s honor in this week’s installment of Sports with Art Thiel.
“I have never been so sad to lose someone I never met.” The words of one Mariner fan on Facebook at a memorial page for the team’s radio announcer Dave Niehaus. His death this week from a heart attack has affected a lot of people in the Pacific Northwest in the same way.