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February 21, 2014 at 7:27 PM

Women’s sports: It’s not about gender — it’s about entertainment

Storm players celebrate with fans at Sea-Tac Airport after winning their second WNBA title in 2010. (DEAn RUTZ/ THE SEATTLE TIMES).

Some Seattleites are upset about local news outlets reporting this was the first national championship a Seattle team has won since the ’79 Sonics [“Hey Super Bowl sports writers, the Seattle Storm won two national titles,” Opinion, Feb. 10]. But the controversy doesn’t seem to be about sports, but about gender.

As an avid sports fan, I would agree with the coverage reporting about our few major championships. Yes, the Storm has captured two titles since the ’79 Sonics — but how much do they bring to the table?


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May 6, 2009 at 4:00 PM

Jackson back with Storm

Ain’t no stopping us now I equate the re-signing of Lauren Jackson to the election of Barack Obama. Hope has returned to the Seattle Storm, as hope returned to our nation as we embrace the policies of our new president. Well, I can’t equate Jackson to our new president, but symbolically, she brings hope to my heart…


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