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Bill Swartz

One of the Pacific Northwest’s most versatile talents, Bill Swartz joins Seattle’s newest sports station 1090 The Fan as a co-host and sports update anchor.

Swartz is an award winning radio sports and news reporter, who’s also entertained and hosted hundreds of charity, sports, and business events all over the country.

Sports with Swartz has covered all the major sports events from  Final 4′s, to the Superbowl, MLB playoffs, PGA Championship,and NBA Finals.  He was the sideline announcer for the Washington Husky football team during the 1990′s glory years, and used his voice impersonations during the highly popular Husky Tailgate parties. His biggest thrill was play-by-play for the World Champion Kirkland Little League baseball team. 

You can catch Bill in ESPN and Pac12 television documentaries about the Kirkland and Husky teams.  He has also been the guy who does pre-game interviews with Seahawks coach Pete Carroll, and Sounders coach Sigi Schmid.

Living in Washington State for the majority of his life, Bill has enjoyed entertaining and informing audiences in person, via the internet, or radio/television.

Swartz has a grown daughter and son. He and his biggest fan, wife Connie, enjoy golf, games, and wine country.

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Marshawn Lynch (credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Seahawks 2014 Schedule Challenging Late

As many “12′s ”  anticipated, the Seattle Seahawks will open defense of their Super Bowl championship on the home field Thursday night September 4 against Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. From a travel [...]

1090 The Fan–04/23/2014

Oakland Raiders v Seattle Seahawks

Seahawks Trade For Another Offensive Threat

Most Seahawks fans have come to expect daring and surprise moves from Seattle’s GM John Schneider and coach Pete Carroll.  The Superbowl champs made another curious and unexpected move, trading a 7th round draft pick [...]

1090 The Fan–04/21/2014

Seahawks extend coach Pete Carroll's contract. photo by Bill Swartz, 1090thefan.

Swartz: Seahawks Made Carroll Off-Season Priority

Winning one Lombardi Trophy is not enough.  The Seattle Seahawks want several more, and believe Pete Carroll is the man to take them back to the NFL’s promised land. To that end, the Hawks officially [...]

1090 The Fan–04/04/2014

Clint Dempsey Draws Suspension For Low Blow

So, it’s fine for a soccer player to constantly kick and grab the opponent, but one slap to the groin is worth a two-game suspension.  That’s basically the stance Major League Soccer’s disciplinary committee has [...]

1090 The Fan–03/19/2014

Clint Dempsey (Photo by Brad White/Getty Images)

U.S. Stars Collide In Seattle-Toronto Soccer Match

Two men who will be key to the USA hopes in this summer’s FIFA World Cup lead their respective soccer teams Saturday afternoon at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Clint Dempsey was a factor in Seattle [...]

1090 The Fan–03/14/2014

Michael Bennett (photo credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Michael Bennett Stays With Seahawks

Not even brotherly love could persuade Michael Bennett to leave Seattle for the Chicago Bears.  The Seahawks today announced they have signed the defensive end to a multi-year deal. Bennett signed with the Hawks as [...]

1090 The Fan–03/10/2014

(photo by: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Swartz: Chemistry Key To Sounders FC 2014 Season

How well players get along with teammates and  coaches can often determine the success of a sports season.  Team-bonding is a point of emphasis as Seattle Sounders FC launch their 2014 soccer schedule this Saturday [...]

1090 The Fan–03/06/2014

Seahawks kicker Steven Hauschka with 1090TheFan's Bill Swartz, (photo 1090TheFan)

Swartz: Will Seahawks Use Franchise Tag?

Last year Hauschka earned a base salary of $715,000, and looking at recent contracts from other kickers has a chance to bump that up to $3.5 million next year. Dan Bailey of the Dallas Cowboys signed a $22.5 million contract, with a little over $3.2 million annually. Oakland is paying Sabastian Janikowski $3.775 million a year, with 8 million of his multi-year contract guaranteed.

1090 The Fan–02/18/2014

(Photo by Kent Phillips/Disney Parks via Getty Images)

Swartz: Seahawks Celebration A Teachable Moment

Savor the Seahawks’ first Super Bowl victory, and make it a teachable moment.

02/04/2014

Peyton Manning, (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Swartz: Seahawks Must Make Manning Move

55 touchowns and just 10 interceptions.   20  sacks  all season, and none in 79 pass attempts in two playoff games.  The Denver Broncos offensive line protects Peyton Manning, and he delivers accurate throws, points, [...]

1090 The Fan–01/31/2014

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