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Stephen Cohen


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Past articles by Stephen:

Best (and worst) in the West 2017: Ranking the Pac-12's uniforms

Since there's not a lot to get Seattle sports fans riled up this week, we decided we'd go to a tried and true source of discourse and disagreement: uniforms. → Read More

Meet the Seahawks' 2018 draft class

The Seahawks' 2018 draft had enough drama, twists and turns to be a blockbuster movie -- and it would be way better than "Draft Day." → Read More

Best players remaining after first round of 2018 NFL draft

The first round of the 2018 NFL draft came and went Thursday night, but there are still plenty of intriguing players left for teams to claim on day two of the league's annual talent grab. Five quarterbacks were selected in the first round, but a record-setting Big 12 signal caller is still available, as is an ACC pass rusher who most experts expected to be taken in the first half of the first… → Read More

2018 NFL draft: Pick-by-pick analysis of the first round

Pick-by-pick analysis of the first round of the 2018 NFL draft. → Read More

Quarterbacks go early in 2018 NFL first-round mock draft; Will Seahawks stay in?

It's almost time for the 2018 NFL draft. Let's guess where players will land. → Read More

Mariners bring back pitcher Roenis Elias in trade with Red Sox

One day after a head-scratching yet predictable roster move, the Mariners pulled off a trade that makes sense. Seattle acquired left-hander Roenis Elias from the Red Sox Monday in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. General Manager Jerry Dipoto traded the 29-year-old Elias to Boston along with young reliever Carson Smith in exchange for starter Wade Miley and reliever… → Read More

2018 NFL uniform rankings include new looks for Dolphins, Jaguars, Titans

Three teams will sport new uniforms for the upcoming season, including two of the league's three Florida teams -- the Jacksonville Jaguars and Miami Dolphins -- both of whom unveiled new looks on Thursday. The Jags and Fins join the Tennessee Titans, who released their updated duds to much fanfare earlier in the month. → Read More

Researchers still on lookout for gray whale tangled in fishing gear in Puget Sound waters

Researchers are still looking for a gray whale tangled in fishing gear in Puget Sound waters last weekend, but if they don't find it, that might be a very good sign. → Read More

'Pike Box' offers market-fresh, local produce on sliding scale

Pike Place Market announced the launch of its rebranded community-supported agriculture (CSA) program, "Pike Box," on Tuesday. The program offers weekly fresh, Washington-grown produce and other items found at the iconic farmer's market. CSAs often come with hefty price tags, but the Pike Box offers adjustable pricing based on income → Read More

Mariners creeping up list of MLB's highest spenders

The fact that the Mariners are spending money doesn't necessarily explain the team's best start since 2009, but whether it's causation or correlation, the M's and their fans have to be happy that the club is shedding its tight-fisted reputation. → Read More

Couple who fled state after deadly hit-and-run sentenced

Gracey Pearson was sentenced to TERM for vehicular homicide in the death of 29-year-old D'maine Dugar as he walked to work in the early morning of Sept. 9, 2017. Alex Fleck, Pearson's boyfriend, was sentenced to eight months of home confinement after helping Pearson flee the state in an attempt to evade responsibility for Dugar's death. → Read More

Senators ask FCC to look into Sinclair license, pause merger

Twelve U.S. Senators have called on the Federal Communications Commission to review conservative media giant Sinclair Broadcast Group's broadcast license in light of recent "must-run" promos. → Read More

Sinclair attacks CNN host in YouTube video

On Tuesday, banners appeared across the websites for Sinclair-owned-or-operated stations linking to a YouTube video attacking CNN media reporter Brian Stelter, a frequent critic of the conservative media giant. → Read More

Orcas swim in Elliott Bay on sunny Monday afternoon

A pod of orca whales made its way through Seattle's Elliott Bay Monday afternoon. A group of what appears to be three or four animals was first spotted in the South Sound Monday morning, then made its way up past Vashon Island around noon before proceeding northward toward Elliott Bay. By mid-afternoon, the group was off Richmond Beach in Shoreline, still heading north. KOMO-TV's Air 4 caught… → Read More

Woodland Park Zoo welcomes rhino Taj

Taj (whose full name is Taj Mahal) is the first resident of the zoo's new 92-acre Assam Rhino Reserve, which will open to the public on May 5, and the first of his kind ever at the 118-year-old zoo. That distinction won't last long, however, as he will soon be joined by another male, Glenn, who is currently in Ohio. → Read More

Sinclair airs, undermines ad critical of 'fake news' scripts

The commercial was produced by liberal consumer watchdog group Allied Progress in response to a recent promotional campaign that forces local anchors to read Sinclair-written scripts warning of the dangers of "one-sided news stories plaguing our country" despite Sinclair's long-held practice of airing conservative commentary on its stations. That commentary is often delivered by former… → Read More

Study shows 'Sinclair effect' on local news

Following a firestorm of recent media criticism leveled at Sinclair Broadcast Group, staff at Sinclair-owned stations insisted that the company's conservative bent didn't affect local news coverage, but a recent study and former employees say otherwise. → Read More

Woodland Park gorilla died from aortic aneurysm

A beloved gorilla at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo died last week from a ruptured artery, according to an initial autopsy. → Read More

The new Tennessee Titans uniforms are a mess

Tennessee ranked 29th out of 32 in our NFL fashion rankings last year. After this missed opportunity, they will likely rank lower this year. On the bright side, franchise quarterback Marcus Mariota, an Oregon alum, is already used to wearing terrible uniforms. → Read More

Alaska Airlines announces new nonstop flights to New York

The Seattle-based carrier announced Wednesday it would begin the 7:05 a.m. flights out of Seattle on July 6, with return flights arriving back at Sea-Tac Airport at 10:26 p.m. In a press release, Alaska said the new flights will offer "convenient connections to Europe" from JFK via its partner airlines like British Airways and Icelandair, with whom it shares a terminal. → Read More