Losing faith in Seattle

While attending a George Michael concert in the former home of the Sonics, Jim Caple vents about the high price of being a sports fan. Story

Updated: July 3, 2008, 1:56 PM ET
By Jim Caple | Page 2

At 9:09 p.m. PST on Wednesday, George Michael raises the microphone to his mouth and shouts out to the audience at KeyArena: "How are you feeling, Seattle!!!"

Well, since you asked …

The Mariners are in last place, my wife dragged me to your concert, you just sang a buzz-killing cover of "First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" -- but worst of all, just a few hours ago the city caved in and agreed to a $45 million settlement with Clay Bennett that will allow the carpetbagger ...

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