2018 Year in Review: Seattle’s Sports Get Poetic

It was a banner year for the Storm. Mariners? Seahawks? Not so much.
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This article appears in print in the December 2018 issue, as part of the Year in Review featureClick here to subscribe.

BASKETBALL
Storm win the championship!
Stewie, Sue, et al.
make Seattle proud.

PRO FOOTBALL
The Legion of Boom—
it’s gone. Oblivion looms.
Pray for the Seahawks.

BASEBALL
Mariners tease their fans. Again.
Mariners miss postseason.
Again.

MORE BASEBALL
Ichiro rejoins the M’s,
then gets cut. Sort of.
But not exactly?

WOMEN’S SOFTBALL WORLD SERIES
Huskies flirt with
NCAA primacy.
Seminoles are better.

COLLEGE BASEBALL WORLD SERIES
U-Dub makes first trip to Omaha. 
It ends too soon.
But what a ride!

SOCCER
Thank you, Deuce!
Sounders and U.S. national team
will miss Clint Dempsey.

HOCKEY
An NHL team
by 2020?
It seems more and more likely.

SPECIAL OLYMPICS USA GAMES
Seattle plays host.
More than 4,000 athletes and coaches
shine bright.

ESPN THE MAGAZINE’S BODY ISSUE
Bird/Rapinoe au naturel:
First gay couple
to grace the cover.

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