Sports With Art Thiel
About This Show
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.
Most Recent Episode
Warm Welcome For New UW Basketball Coach, Except From Top Recruit
2 days ago
The University of Washington officially introduced its new head basketball coach to players and the public this week. Longtime Syracuse assistant coach Mike Hopkins replaced the fired Lorenzo Romar. KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel told 88.5’s Kirsten Kendrick that Hopkins is already facing his first challenge.
Rated 5 out of
"Sports with Art Thiel" is the reason I listen to KPLU on Friday and Saturday mornings. The best common sense (and no non-sense) sports report in the local media. That's because Art has the sense of Seattle sports history that puts the modern day scenario into perspective. He also gives you the answers you may not have known you wanted.
Date published: 2013-12-24