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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

The question of sportsmanship in two controversial celebrations

Two celebrations in the sports world caused controversies this week. One involved Toronto Raptors fans in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. The other involved the U.S. women's national soccer team at the World Cup. KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel talked about the issue of sportsmanship with Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick.

4 MIN5 days ago
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The question of sportsmanship in two controversial celebrations

More than just an 'evolution'? New Seahawks dance team includes men

The Seahawks have announced they've added men to their dance team — changing the name from the Sea Gals to the Seahawks Dancers. Eight male dancers have joined 30 women for the 2019 season. The Seahawks are one of only a few NFL teams to include men on their dance squads. KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel told Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick that he's trying to figure out whether this is just "an evolution" — as the team is calling it — or something more.

4 MIN1 weeks ago
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More than just an 'evolution'? New Seahawks dance team includes men

'Step back' strategy has Mariners stuck and some players frustrated

After having the best record in baseball at the start of the season, the Mariners are now last in the American League West with the most errors in Major League Baseball. The team said it would be "stepping back" this season, in order to start rebuilding. But KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel told Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick that there are some unintended consequences to that strategy.

4 MIN2 weeks ago
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'Step back' strategy has Mariners stuck and some players frustrated

Latest Episodes

The question of sportsmanship in two controversial celebrations

Two celebrations in the sports world caused controversies this week. One involved Toronto Raptors fans in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. The other involved the U.S. women's national soccer team at the World Cup. KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel talked about the issue of sportsmanship with Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick.

4 MIN5 days ago
Comments
The question of sportsmanship in two controversial celebrations

More than just an 'evolution'? New Seahawks dance team includes men

The Seahawks have announced they've added men to their dance team — changing the name from the Sea Gals to the Seahawks Dancers. Eight male dancers have joined 30 women for the 2019 season. The Seahawks are one of only a few NFL teams to include men on their dance squads. KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel told Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick that he's trying to figure out whether this is just "an evolution" — as the team is calling it — or something more.

4 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
More than just an 'evolution'? New Seahawks dance team includes men

'Step back' strategy has Mariners stuck and some players frustrated

After having the best record in baseball at the start of the season, the Mariners are now last in the American League West with the most errors in Major League Baseball. The team said it would be "stepping back" this season, in order to start rebuilding. But KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel told Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick that there are some unintended consequences to that strategy.

4 MIN2 weeks ago
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'Step back' strategy has Mariners stuck and some players frustrated

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