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."
With 'worst offense in baseball,' Mariners close to the end of their playoff run
The Seattle Mariners are on the road for the next 10 games, after losing four of six in a crucial home stand.
Some new faces and key returning players as Seattle Seahawks start 2021 regular season
The Seattle Seahawks open their regular season Sunday on the road against the Indianapolis Colts. They're hoping to do better than their one-and-done playoff appearance last season. More from KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel and Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick.
Seattle Mariners defy explanation this season
The Seattle Mariners are on the road for their next six games. They're playing the Diamondbacks this weekend in Arizona. The Mariners finished their latest home stand with two amazing wins against the American League West-leading Houston Astros. More from KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel and Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick.
The sudden retirement of Seahawk Luke Willson leaves void on and off the field
The Seahawks have their third and final preseason game Saturday night against the San Diego Chargers at Lumen Field. But as we hear in a conversation with KNKX’s Kevin Kniestedt and sports commentator Art Thiel, there was a surprising personnel development this week.
Thiel: Seahawks will get money's worth with Jamal Adams, now highest-paid safety in NFL history
The Seattle Seahawks play their second exhibition game of the season Saturday night. They host the Denver Broncos at Lumen Field. Strong safety Jamal Adams will be on the field, now that he's signed a new contract with the team. More from KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel and Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick.
Thiel: As Seahawks begin preseason, action on Jamal Adams contract should happen 'soon'
The Seattle Seahawks play the first of three NFL preseason games on Saturday night. They will be in Las Vegas to take on the Raiders. KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel talked to Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick about what fans can expect.