<![CDATA[John McGrath Sports Column & Blog |]]> https://www.theolympian.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/john-mcgrath/ en-us Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:58:04 PDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:58:04 PDT John McGrath 60 ian.swenson@thenewstribune.com Purple uniforms, surprise hurdles and My Boy Jack. What a career it’s been for this sports columnist https://www.theolympian.com/sports/article210474164.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 04 May 2018 10:45:07 PDT

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Ichiro vs. Ohtani. It’s a made for TV moment that is a worthy send off for the Mariners legend https://www.theolympian.com/sports/article210342704.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 02 May 2018 17:39:06 PDT

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Yeah, the Seahawks drafted a punter; but he is no ordinary kicker https://www.theolympian.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/john-mcgrath/article210116549.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 29 Apr 2018 17:49:17 PDT

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Not to be lost in the jubilation, Shaquem Griffin is a really good player https://www.theolympian.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/john-mcgrath/article210086849.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 28 Apr 2018 18:51:58 PDT

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Penny for the Hawks? Experts grade it a D but he’s done nothing but earn high marks https://www.theolympian.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/john-mcgrath/article210036394.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Apr 2018 17:44:38 PDT

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Farquhar’s time in Tacoma was short, but he made an impression, and a friend, with Rainiers manager Listach https://www.theolympian.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/john-mcgrath/article209675689.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:56:25 PDT

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Keeping Ichiro over Heredia a baffling choice that does not make the Mariners better https://www.theolympian.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/john-mcgrath/article209595759.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 22 Apr 2018 18:29:00 PDT

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Boring? Cautious? Huskies’ ho-hum spring ‘preview’ just what the coaches wanted https://www.theolympian.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/john-mcgrath/article209555714.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 21 Apr 2018 18:27:47 PDT

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No hitting, no defense.... Mariners showdown with Astros became a beat down https://www.theolympian.com/sports/article209403569.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:33:00 PDT

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This Seahawks draft pick was a bust, and quite possibly the worst in Seattle pro sports history https://www.theolympian.com/sports/article209190289.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 17 Apr 2018 18:01:26 PDT

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Astros provide the Mariners an early measuring stick https://www.theolympian.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/john-mcgrath/article208979534.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 15 Apr 2018 19:53:36 PDT

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Seahawks fans: How valuable is a good back up quarterback? Ask the Philadelphia Eagles https://www.theolympian.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/john-mcgrath/article208879819.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 13 Apr 2018 17:18:41 PDT

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NHL, Seattle and now Leiweke. It’s a match that’s made in heaven https://www.theolympian.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/john-mcgrath/article208648929.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 11 Apr 2018 17:18:07 PDT

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Stick to running the Seahawks offense, Russell. Let Schneider handle the draft and scouting https://www.theolympian.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/john-mcgrath/article208536824.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 10 Apr 2018 18:06:19 PDT

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‘Run of freak injuries’ doesn’t do the Mariners’ past two weeks justice https://www.theolympian.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/john-mcgrath/article208302884.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 08 Apr 2018 17:21:40 PDT

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Time for James Paxton to soar like me — an eagle https://www.theolympian.com/sports/article208263694.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 07 Apr 2018 17:45:55 PDT

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Been-there, done-that: Chilly Rainiers home openers and a Triple-A roster with experience https://www.theolympian.com/sports/article208150174.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 Apr 2018 10:35:35 PDT

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This Mariners pitcher’s dream turned into a nightmare. After getting help for depression, Whalen is back on track https://www.theolympian.com/sports/article208040059.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 05 Apr 2018 11:43:52 PDT

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A good end to March Madness. Now comes the heavy lifting for college basketball https://www.theolympian.com/sports/article207874214.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 Apr 2018 18:09:23 PDT

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Yes, it was just three games, but it was a very good three games https://www.theolympian.com/sports/article207654429.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 01 Apr 2018 19:25:12 PDT

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Expected to anchor the rotation, Paxton sank the Mariners early in his season debut https://www.theolympian.com/sports/article207604944.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 31 Mar 2018 19:02:58 PDT

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Washington Huskies, with elevated expectations for 2017, have to win and win big https://www.theolympian.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/john-mcgrath/article170652902.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 31 Aug 2017 22:45:53 PDT

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Career path fraught with setbacks leads Tre Madden to the brink of a Seahawks’ roster spot https://www.theolympian.com/sports/nfl/seattle-seahawks/article169711567.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 27 Aug 2017 16:49:10 PDT

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WSU linebacker Dotson finally finds stability on the field https://www.theolympian.com/sports/article169195552.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 24 Aug 2017 14:38:27 PDT

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In tiff with Vikings’ bench, Walsh shows a bit of why Seahawks signed him https://www.theolympian.com/sports/article168304062.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:59:31 PDT

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Just when you think the Mariners are out of it, they keep pulling themselves back in https://www.theolympian.com/sports/mlb/seattle-mariners/article168218187.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 19 Aug 2017 16:35:11 PDT

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If Michael Bennett wants to sit for anthem, maybe he should walk away from football https://www.theolympian.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/john-mcgrath/article167208362.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:05:04 PDT

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Not quite a bingo card, but here is your Seahawks preseason game checklist https://www.theolympian.com/sports/nfl/seattle-seahawks/article166937827.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 12 Aug 2017 16:04:12 PDT

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Edgar Martinez a baseball legend devoted to the Mariners, beloved by the fans https://www.theolympian.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/john-mcgrath/article166640717.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 09:00:00 PDT

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Keeping up with the Mariners? As usual, they’re true to the blues https://www.theolympian.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/john-mcgrath/article166142452.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 15:36:32 PDT

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