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
WSU Cougar Football Facing Challenges On And Off The Field
There was a lot of news this week about Washington State University and its massive annual operating deficit, in large part due to the costs associated with remodeling their football stadium. The football program also saw issues on the field last week. Cougar head coach Mike Leach removed starting quarterback Luke Falk, who is poised to break multiple Pac-12 all-time passing records, from the game twice Saturday. KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel talked about football on and off the field in
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