Soccer

THAT’S LIFE? TO HELL WITH YOU OL’ BLUE EYES

By |2020-04-02T16:57:36-07:00November 8th, 2013|

Twenty years ago next spring Seattle sports fans attended a most awkward going away party at the Seattle Center Coliseum. A decision had been made to remodel the building once the 1994 NBA Playoffs concluded. Fans were rightfully optimistic that the project wouldn't begin until late June; AFTER the top seeded SuperSonics rolled to an NBA [...]

MARCUS HAHNEMANN GETS HIS CHANCE TO SHINE

By |2020-04-02T16:57:36-07:00October 31st, 2013|

About a month ago I got a call from my friend Brian Robinson who invited me to a happy hour/fundraiser at the Columbia Tower Club. I eagerly accepted his invite for three reasons: 1. I love the view from the Columbia Tower Club. 2. The fundraiser involved Sounders players bar tending and raising money for America [...]

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BOOK PARTY NEWS AND INFO ON WHERE TO PURCHASE “SOUNDERS FC: AUTHENTIC MASTERPIECE”.

By |2020-04-02T16:57:36-07:00October 29th, 2013|

It's been almost 3 weeks since we launched the sales effort for my book and I'm thrilled with the early results and feedback. I thank all of you who have purchased the book and special thanks to those of you kind enough to send me a note or post a review on the Amazon site. If [...]

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THIRD EXCERPT FROM “SOUNDERS FC: AUTHENTIC MASTERPIECE”.

By |2020-04-02T16:57:37-07:00October 8th, 2013|

BUT FIRST--- A few quick notes. The book will be available on or about October 24th. It will be available through an E Store that will be set up on this website. It will also be available on Amazon.com. You should also be able to order it at book stores although that distribution channel will vary [...]

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SECOND EXCERPT FROM “SOUNDERS FC: AUTHENTIC MASTERPIECE”.

By |2020-04-02T16:57:37-07:00September 30th, 2013|

My new book on the launch of Sounders FC as an MLS franchise is due out on or around October 25th. Our launch party is set for October 22nd at the Market Arms Pub in Ballard. Voice of the Sounders Ross Fletcher will be the emcee. Tickets are $40 and here's what you get: -a copy [...]

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“SOUNDERS FC: AUTHENTIC MASTERPIECE” OUT IN OCTOBER

By |2020-04-02T16:57:38-07:00September 3rd, 2013|

FOR INFO ON THE "SOUNDERS FC: AUTHENTIC MASTERPIECE" BOOK LAUNCH PARTY JOIN THE MAILING LIST VIA THE LINK ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE PAGE The credit (or the blame) should go to Aaron Reed. Reed is a member of the Emerald City Supporters and was their travel coordinator when he reached out to me in [...]

Updated Pearl Jam Radio schedule includes Trumbo, Grilli, Overbay

By |2020-04-02T16:57:57-07:00July 25th, 2013|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

After a few weeks off to celebrate the arrival of a snappy new single called "Mind Your Manners", http://youtu.be/DhODYyZVL6Y the announcement of the first new album in four years called "Lightning Bolt", http://pearljam.com/ and a gig at a little club in Chicago,                   my series of interview shows [...]

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SOCCER’S ASCENSION IN SEATTLE CONTINUES

By |2020-04-02T16:57:58-07:00June 13th, 2013|Tags: , , |

Naysayers, non-believers, and haters of soccer be damned, the games continued growing grip on Seattle was on display this past weekend. In the span of 72 hours over 94,000 fans streamed through the entries into Century Link Field to watch two matches. Perhaps it's appropriate that the larger of the two crowds came for the hometown Sounders [...]