Sounders GM Adrian Hanauer is skeptical that Mexican players will soon dot MLS rosters, but he thinks new TV deal can bring Mexican-American fans to the the U.S. league.
Author: Mike Gastineau
Interest by players and fans in Mexico is a key component in MLS’s new TV deal. More players such as the Sounders’ Gonzalo Pineda could come north.
The Super Bowl success and the Sounders’ eagerness to get into their own operation prompted the separation that was in everyone’s minds from the 2007 start.
The U.S.-Soviet Olympic hockey tourney semifinal cannot be recounted without mistiness obscuring the facts. On the 34th anniversary, a review. But keep a tissue handy.
Mark Collins is neither lawyer nor politician, but he did much heavy lifting to keep the Seahawks in Seattle. He continues to bear the burden of the loss of another fan, his wife Jen.
Rock musicians Jerry Cantrell and Duff McKagan toured Europe in the fall, but the Seattle lifers made sure the party was on whenever the Seahawks played.
Then-CEO Tod Leiweke had to convince Seahawks owner Paul Allen to provide his management team to Sounders, then Gary Wright had to talk staff into double duty.
The region-wide Seahawks football party probably wouldn’t be happening if not for the willingness of soccer fans to believe in a promise made by Paul Allen.
The Morris Trophy began in Seattle in 1980 to honor the Pac-10’s best offensive and defensive linemen. The award went away, to hated San Francisco. But now, it’s back.
Upon further review, Mike Gastineau reflects after 21 years on KJR on the embrace by his audience, impact of social media on radio and the connection between speaker and listeners.