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Mariners go from contender to pretender and the Seahawks show their rebuilt status

TERRY MOSHER It’s been a downer so far for Seattle’s two major sports teams. The Mariners got off to a hot start to the 2018 baseball season and actually held the lead ...

Washington football is good, but I would be careful about using the word “Great” to describe the Huskies

TERRY MOSHER   There have been huge expectations for Washington football during the off-season and I have not disagreed that the Huskies were primed for not just a good year, but a ...

Poor farm system is the weighed necklace around the Mariner’s neck

  TERRY MOSHER There shouldn’t be any big secret why the Seattle Mariners are suddenly floundering in the heat of a 2018 pennant race. As I have written before, basically the team ...

Pro football at some point will have outgrown itself and become too dangerous

TERRY MOSHER Pro football is playing a dangerous game. The NFL continues to redesign the rules to further protect the safety of players, the latest being that the head can’t be lowered ...

The good ones seem to die early, and I’m still around

  TERRY MOSHER You know, I have had a lot of friends die young. That may not be unique. You probably have, also. It also is a product of living long. A ...

Maybe the black bear wanted to also watch Alex Smith and the Redskins

A few days ago Tracyton’s Lanny and Deanna Dowell received word from the Smith’s (Pam and Doug, former Olympic High School football coach) who were seeking a respite at their condo in ...

A short history of the Mosher siblings

  By Terry Mosher Editor Sports Papere This is the last photo of the Mosher siblings taken together in Richburg  NY (I believe in 2000) at Ray and Peggy Mosher’s home. Ray, ...

Lack of quality depth only big negative out of Seahawks first preseason game

TERRY MOSHER SHAQUEM GRIFFIN My first impressions of the Seattle Seahawks first preseason football game is that the quality of depth is lacking big-time. After the first team moved right down the ...

Mariners find that dark hole and Terrell Owens attacks football writers

TERRY MOSHER TERRELL OWNS It’s time again to wander over to the Boneyard to get rid of all the thoughts swirling about in my over-active mind and get some rest, especially with ...

Thomas doesn’t want to play in Seattle, so let him go

TERRY MOSHER Do you wonder as I do why Earl Thomas is holding out for a contract extension? The Seahawks’ free safety is slated to make $10 million this year in final ...

I’m getting tired of the drama, so just trade Thomas and get rid of it all

TERRY MOSHER   EARL THOMAS   I’m in the  car a lot, which is the only time I hear the sports shock jocks talk on radio. Man, today I turned them both ...

My all-time best Seattle Mariners’ roster

TERRY MOSHER   The Seattle Mariners are in a genuine push to make the baseball playoffs and I figured this is as good a time as any to take a look at ...

Cousins signing with Warriors raises questions about long-time viability of the NBA

  TERRY MOSHER   DEMARCUS COUSINS The stink going around is the NBA is becoming too top-heavy and that is ruining the league, and presumably attendance. Maybe so, but it’s only because ...

2018 Mariners are good, but they are chasing three great teams — Yankees, Boston and Houston

  TERRY MOSHER   As the Seattle Mariners complete the murderous part of their 2018 schedule, it’s becoming clear that they are a couple steps behind the teams – New York Yankees ...

NFL ban on kneeling in protest is unconstitutional

TERRY MOSHER   The NFL just violated the First Amendment of the Constitution with its ban on players taking a knee in protest of injustices among the black community during the playing ...

Surprising Robinson Cano and not-so surprising Justify

TERRY MOSHER ROBINSON CANO   My head is spinning so it’s about time to go back to the Boneyard again and get rid of some of these thoughts swirling through my mind. ...

So what is going on with the Mariners? They aren’t supposed to be this good

TERRY MOSHER So what are the Seattle Mariners trying to do?  My God, this is a franchise that has not made the playoffs since the 2001, a record of futility that is ...

We don’t have a president, we have the ultimate showman

TERRY MOSHER     I think I finally have Donald Trump figured out. Yeah, I know, it took me long enough. It probably won’t stray far from what you have figured out, ...

Remembering my uncle Raynard 76 years after he was killed in World War II

TERRY MOSHER   I wrote the following column six years ago and yesterday (April 23) I came across two letters again that I used to write that column. The letters are from ...

Seahawks flirt with Kaepernick, but the outcast QB likely will stay a NFL outcast

TERRY MOSHER The strange case of Colin Kaepernick got stranger this past week when the Seahawks entertained the idea of the controversial quarterback visiting for a workout and then postponed the visit ...