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Covering all the major professional sports teams in Seattle as well as the University of Washington and Washington State University. Kirsten and Art also talk about the business of sports, such as the proposal to build a new arena in Seattle. Other issues they've discussed include head injuries in sports and the crackdown on domestic violence. Thiel offers a unique and informed perspective to KNKX listeners. His philosophy for his commentary on KNKX is to give the casual sports fan "enough information to be interesting at a party." You can hear Sports with Art Thiel every Friday on Morning Edition at 5:45 and 7:45 and on All Things Considered at 4:44 only on KNKX.

Latest Episodes

Thiel: Proposed Tacoma soccer complex 'worthwhile' if public contribution is minimal

Taxpayer money would be required to help build a proposed soccer complex in Tacoma. But is there support to use public funding for a sports-related project when the region is dealing with a homelessness crisis? It's the topic of this week's conversation between KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel and Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick.

4 MIN4 days ago
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Thiel: Proposed Tacoma soccer complex 'worthwhile' if public contribution is minimal

Thiel: Vogelbach 'worthy' of All-Star selection, part of team's rebuilding

Major League Baseball's All-Star game takes place Tuesday, July 9, in Cleveland. The Mariners' lone representative is Daniel Vogelbach. KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel talked with Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick about the selection and how the team is doing midseason.

4 MIN1 weeks ago
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Thiel: Vogelbach 'worthy' of All-Star selection, part of team's rebuilding

Reign FC star Megan Rapinoe at (familiar) center of controversy for Trump comments

Reign FC and U.S. women's national team star Megan Rapinoe is standing by her comment that she would not go to the White House and meet with President Trump, if the defending champions win the World Cup again. They're one step closer to that goal after Friday's 2-1 win over France in the quarterfinals, which saw Rapinoe scoring both U.S. goals like she did against Spain earlier in the week. KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel talked with Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick about the controversy

3 MIN2 weeks ago
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Reign FC star Megan Rapinoe at (familiar) center of controversy for Trump comments

Latest Episodes

Thiel: Proposed Tacoma soccer complex 'worthwhile' if public contribution is minimal

Taxpayer money would be required to help build a proposed soccer complex in Tacoma. But is there support to use public funding for a sports-related project when the region is dealing with a homelessness crisis? It's the topic of this week's conversation between KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel and Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick.

4 MIN4 days ago
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Thiel: Proposed Tacoma soccer complex 'worthwhile' if public contribution is minimal

Thiel: Vogelbach 'worthy' of All-Star selection, part of team's rebuilding

Major League Baseball's All-Star game takes place Tuesday, July 9, in Cleveland. The Mariners' lone representative is Daniel Vogelbach. KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel talked with Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick about the selection and how the team is doing midseason.

4 MIN1 weeks ago
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Thiel: Vogelbach 'worthy' of All-Star selection, part of team's rebuilding

Reign FC star Megan Rapinoe at (familiar) center of controversy for Trump comments

Reign FC and U.S. women's national team star Megan Rapinoe is standing by her comment that she would not go to the White House and meet with President Trump, if the defending champions win the World Cup again. They're one step closer to that goal after Friday's 2-1 win over France in the quarterfinals, which saw Rapinoe scoring both U.S. goals like she did against Spain earlier in the week. KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel talked with Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick about the controversy

3 MIN2 weeks ago
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Reign FC star Megan Rapinoe at (familiar) center of controversy for Trump comments

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