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Category: Letters to the Editor
July 26, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Marshawn Lynch, Fernando Rodney, Cyler Miles: Seattle Times readers sound off

7-27-14

Seahawks Little sympathy for Lynch holdout Shame on the Seahawks for putting a pistol to Marshawn Lynch’s head and forcing him to sign that $31 million contract. By pulling him out of Buffalo’s scrap heap, glossing over his foibles and allowing him to practice when he chooses, he now feels unappreciated, according to his new mouthpiece, Michael Robinson. So…

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July 5, 2014 at 6:00 AM

World Cup bites, Mariners rebirth: Seattle Times sports readers sound off

World Cup Bite first, then cloud issue Luis Suarez, the “Mad Biter” from Uruguay, first states that he “deeply regrets what occurred,” (“Suarez apologizes for biting Italian defender Chiellini,” July 1) as if it were something that somehow just happened. Later he says, “my colleague Giorgio Chiellini suffered the physical result of a bite in the collision he…

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May 24, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Mariners replays, Seahawks’ White House visit: Times readers sound off

Mariners Baseball’s death by 1,000 reviews Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon’s feelings about instant review were best summed up recently in one sentence: “I don’t know when to celebrate.” Look at last week’s close play against Houston where Michael Saunders reached first base just ahead of the pitcher, the pivotal play of the game. The umpire signaled safe. The crowd…

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April 5, 2014 at 6:00 AM

College sports unions, Mariners: Seattle Times readers sound off

College sports Wildcat strikes, lockouts? What’s the end game? Regarding college sports and unions, it does open some interesting doors. Could there be an athlete lockout on campus? How about a wildcat strike to stir things up? Thankfully, cooler heads should prevail. Still, I can’t wait to see how this thing pans out. As far as Northwestern gaining brownie…

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March 14, 2014 at 9:26 PM

Lorenzo Romar: Seattle Times readers sound off

College hoops It’s not as easy as ‘doing what we’re supposed to do’ Any sports fan with more than a few miles on him has heard variations of the following statement countless times: “If we do what we’re supposed to do, we can play with anybody.” It turned up again in Jerry Brewer’s piece that covered aspects of…

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