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Sports Enterprise and Investigative Reporter — Seattle Times

Sports enterprise and investigative reporter for Seattle Times. If I'm writing about your biz, great news. Investigating your biz, better run.

Seattle and Super Bowl could be a good match in near future

seattletimes.com — Originally published Friday, January 30, 2015 at 6:34 PM GLENDALE, Ariz. - Talk to Tom Norwalk about Seattle hosting a Super Bowl, and he clearly understands that it's about more than numbers. As CEO of Visit Seattle - the umbrella group representing hotels, restaurants and all things local tourism - Norwalk knows about the numbers some say disqualify Seattle from Super Bowl consideration.

Seattle and Super Bowl could be a good match in near future

seattletimes.com — Originally published Friday, January 30, 2015 at 6:34 PM GLENDALE, Ariz. - Talk to Tom Norwalk about Seattle hosting a Super Bowl, and he clearly understands that it's about more than numbers. As CEO of Visit Seattle - the umbrella group representing hotels, restaurants and all things local tourism - Norwalk knows about the numbers some say disqualify Seattle from Super Bowl consideration.

Group tries to bring attention to NFL and domestic violence

seattletimes.com — Originally published January 29, 2015 at 6:03 PM | Page modified January 29, 2015 at 6:29 PM PHOENIX - Truck driver Danny Como drew stares from passers-by as he navigated his flatbed through the cordoned-off streets surrounding downtown Super Bowl festivities.

What’s another Super Bowl worth for Seahawks?

seattletimes.com — GLENDALE, Ariz. - Growing up in San Diego, software engineer David Dawson never gave much thought to becoming a football fan. It wasn't until moving to Seattle two years ago to work for Amazon that Dawson later got caught up in the Seahawks' first Super Bowl run.

What’s another Super Bowl worth for Seahawks?

seattletimes.com — GLENDALE, Ariz. - Growing up in San Diego, software engineer David Dawson never gave much thought to becoming a football fan. It wasn't until moving to Seattle two years ago to work for Amazon that Dawson later got caught up in the Seahawks' first Super Bowl run.

Retractable Super Bowl field gets plenty of TLC

seattletimes.com — Originally published January 27, 2015 at 5:44 PM | Page modified January 27, 2015 at 6:26 PM GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Ed Mangan paced nervously in the mid-afternoon sun watching crews put the finishing spray-paint touches on the Super Bowl field before it's taken back indoors one final time.

Retractable Super Bowl field gets plenty of TLC

seattletimes.com — GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Ed Mangan paced nervously in the mid-afternoon sun watching crews put the finishing spray-paint touches on the Super Bowl field before it's taken back indoors one final time. As the NFL's field director, Mangan, 54, makes sure the natural grass surface is aesthetically pleasing yet durable enough to make it through the country's premier sporting event.

Battle is on for legal slice of sports-gaming industry

seattletimes.com — GLENDALE, Ariz. - Events such as the upcoming Super Bowl highlight just how popularized sports gambling has become. Watch how the media here breathlessly recite Seahawks-Patriots game odds. Or, updates injury reports sanctioned by a league that pioneered divulging such things - keeping bettors and bookmakers advised on potential game influencers.

Mayor: NBA says no team is coming to Seattle any time soon

seattletimes.com — Mayor Ed Murray says NBA commissioner Adam Silver told him recently that he doubts Seattle can land a team within the next few years. That makes it likely a team won't be here before the November 2017 expiration of a funding agreement for the proposed Sodo arena.

Bucks: Seattle mayor says NBA says no team coming to city any time soon

host.madison.com — Mayor Ed Murray says a recent visit with NBA commissioner Adam Silver has him doubting the Seattle can land a team within the next few years. And that has Murray worried no team will arrive before the November 2017 expiration of a Sodo arena funding agreement between the city, King County and entrepreneur Chris Hansen.
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Jan 30, 2015

A group using billboard ads to target #NFL commish Roger Goodell for his handling of domestic violence issue. #Hawks seattletimes.com/html/seahawks/…

Jan 29, 2015

Love how commenter wants my story to use source with "quantitative research" but ignores supplied factbox. Ah, reading. Tougher than yapping

Jan 29, 2015

What will 2nd #SuperBowl mean in $$/marketing for #Hawks? A boost, but not what you'd think. Still much room to grow. seattletimes.com/html/seahawks/…

Jan 29, 2015

@gfallar Careful, we could be watching them on a Las Vegas road trip in 2019.

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