Author Archives: Kevin Pelton

Peltoncast No. 415

The Peltoncast hasn’t issued any ultimatums, but we’re wondering whether the Seattle Swoon is attributable to Seasonal Affective Disorder after the Sounders went scoreless again and UW softball dropped in the final Pac-12 standings. Plus a look at the UW … Continue reading

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Peltoncast No. 414: Seahawks Draft Recap

With the NFL Draft in the books, we look at a historic number of Huskies who got selected as well as the Seahawks filling needs and drafting for value. Plus the M’s takes have rarely been hotter after a thrilling … Continue reading

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Peltoncast No. 413: NFL Draft Preview with Mike-Shawn Dugar

Recording on the eve of the NFL Draft, a supersized podcast begins by previewing the Seahawks’ options at No. 16 and beyond with the expert help of The Athletic’s Mike-Shawn Dugar. Then we discuss Costco’s new cookie, how the M’s … Continue reading

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Peltoncast No. 412

After hitting rock bottom on Sunday, the mood around the M’s has turned thanks to the arrival of Jonatan Clase. Can he single-handedly end the Seattle swoon? Plus the Storm drafts a Caitlin Clark stopper and the Seahawks continue to … Continue reading

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Peltoncast No. 411

The Seattle swoon experienced a false spring over the weekend with the Sounders winning big, but the only consistent winner in the Seattle sports scene is the team that’s already headed to the lottery. We debate again what to make … Continue reading

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Peltoncast No. 410

A week into the Mariners’ season, the M’s bats are cold and the takes are hotter than ever. We also update the state of UW men’s basketball transact now that we know Will Conroy will no longer be part of … Continue reading

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Peltoncast No. 409

Before our inaugural hot takes of the 2024 season looking ahead to M’s opening day on Thursday, we discuss the logical fit between UW and new athletic director Pat Chun, changing sides in the Apple Cup rivalry. Then we close … Continue reading

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Huskies Hire Sprinkle

Despite athletic director Troy Dannen’s departure to take the same job at Nebraska, the Huskies were able to hire Utah State head coach Danny Sprinkle as their new men’s basketball coach hours after Sprinkle’s season ended with a win and … Continue reading

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Peltoncast No. 408

We’re through the bulk of free agency and the Seahawks more or less executed our plan after signing Leonard Williams, which should result in a haul of compensatory picks in 2025. We grade the offseason, then take our search for … Continue reading

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Peltoncast No. 407

The opening days of free agency have seen more Seahawks going than coming, but it’s their deal to re-sign Leonard Williams that has us most concerned so far. After discussing that, we propose a new (very old) method to rank … Continue reading

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