Seattle Seahawks News and Rumors

  • Sports book installs Seahawks-Colts as the most likely matchup …

    Sports book installs Seahawks-Colts as the most likely matchup for Super Bowl 50

    profootballtalk.com Updated 7 hours ago
    We used to approach pro football odds posts with the tack of “Gee whiz, can you believe those wacky oddsmakers are accepting bets on (insert topic here)?” Well, let’s cut it out. The surprise now is if something isn’t available to bet. We know it and yo…
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  • S2 defeats Kitsap Pumas in extra time, advances to third round …

    S2 defeats Kitsap Pumas in extra time, advances to third round of the U.S. Open Cup

    seattletimes.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    TUKWILA — Since the club’s decision against live streaming Wednesday’s Pugetopolis showdown between S2 and the Kitsap Pumas left it up to the imagination for most fans anyway, I’ll leave it there: S2’s extra time victory was exactly what you’d picture f…
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  • Inslee boosts state climate goal as cap-and-trade action stalls

    Inslee boosts state climate goal as cap-and-trade action stalls

    seattletimes.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    Gov. Jay Inslee has struggled to win legislative approval for a plan to meet state goals for greenhouse-gas reduction. But that isn’t stopping him from signing on to an international pact with even steeper targets.
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  • Cavaliers steal Game 1 in Atlanta

    Cavaliers steal Game 1 in Atlanta

    seattletimes.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    LeBron James scored 31 points, while J.R. Smith made eight three-pointers and added 28 to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers past the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks 97-89 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night.
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  • Tampa Bay wins in OT for 2-1 East lead

    Tampa Bay wins in OT for 2-1 East lead

    seattletimes.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    Nikita Kucherov scored 3:33 into overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 6-5 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.
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  • Wednesday’s prep soccer results

    Wednesday’s prep soccer results

    seattletimes.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    Archbishop Murphy and Shorecrest both advance to the quarterfinals in the boys Class 2A state tournament.
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  • ‘Happy’ Rockefeller, widow of former vice president, dies

    ‘Happy’ Rockefeller, widow of former vice president, dies

    seattletimes.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    Margaretta “Happy” Rockefeller earned her nickname as a child because of her pleasant personality.
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  • Folklife Festival 2015: Daily highlights

    Folklife Festival 2015: Daily highlights

    seattletimes.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    The cultural focus of this year’s NW Folklife Festival is “Beats, Rhymes and Rhythms: Traditional Roots of Today’s Branches,” a program that showcases hip-hop and a tribute to the late Dumi Maraire, who established the Zimbabwean marimba tradition in th…
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  • Ron Washington will join the Oakland Athletics

    Ron Washington will join the Oakland Athletics

    seattletimes.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    Former Texas manager served as coach for A’s from 1996-2006 and will spend time helping shortstop Marcus Semien.
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  • Breeding rights for American Pharoah sold

    Breeding rights for American Pharoah sold

    seattletimes.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    The owner of Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah sold the breeding rights to his Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner to Coolmore Ashford Stud in Kentucky.
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  • Window falls hurt 4 kids in May alone, sparking new warning

    Window falls hurt 4 kids in May alone, sparking new warning

    seattletimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    Four young children who fell out of windows have been treated at Harborview Medical Center just this month. In advance of a holiday weekend and warm weather, health officials are warning about the danger.
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  • New ferry for Anacortes-San Juan Islands route

    New ferry for Anacortes-San Juan Islands route

    seattletimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    Samish, a 144-car ferry, is the second of three new ferries being built to replace boats constructed in the 1950s.
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  • Pitcher Roenis Elias shuts down Orioles as Mariners win 4-2

    Pitcher Roenis Elias shuts down Orioles as Mariners win 4-2

    seattletimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    Elias delivered his best performance of the season, making sure he’d record his first win of the year.
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  • Childhaven uses brain science to help at-risk kids fit in

    Childhaven uses brain science to help at-risk kids fit in

    seattletimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    Ending childhood neglect and abuse is possible, and it happens now at Childhaven.
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  • UW women’s golf team set to challenge at NCAA championships

    UW women’s golf team set to challenge at NCAA championships

    seattletimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    The Huskies enter Friday’s opening round ranked No. 1 by GolfWeek.
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  • California delta farmers offer to cut water usage for guarantee

    California delta farmers offer to cut water usage for guarantee

    seattletimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    A group of California farmers volunteers to cut water use by 25 percent, hoping to avoid losing a bigger share of century-old water rights
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  • Corporate-wellness programs sometimes make workers unhealthy

    Corporate-wellness programs sometimes make workers unhealthy

    seattletimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    Researchers found that a company’s extensive wellness efforts could stress some employees.
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  • Why many experts missed this: Cheap oil can hurt economy

    Why many experts missed this: Cheap oil can hurt economy

    seattletimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    If there was one thing most economists agreed on at the start of the year, it was this: Plunging oil prices would boost the U.S. economy. It hasn’t worked out that way.
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  • New Mariners catcher Welington Castillo won’t sit for long

    New Mariners catcher Welington Castillo won’t sit for long

    seattletimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    The Mariners acquired Castillo from the Cubs in a trade for reliever Yoervis Medina late Monday night.
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  • 2015 All-SPSL North 4A softball team

    2015 All-SPSL North 4A softball team

    seattletimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    Offensive MVP: Jourdin Hering, Todd Beamer Pitching MVP: Maddie Rogers, Todd Beamer 1st Team Pitchers: Most Read StoriesAs the Dustin Ackley era continues to sputter in Seattle, a change of scenery may be in orderBertha repair will take longer -- there …
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  • Mill Creek freshman a big winner at international Intel science…

    Mill Creek freshman a big winner at international Intel science competition

    seattletimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    A science-minded freshman from the Mill Creek area won big at the Super Bowl of science and engineering competitions.
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  • Ski to Sea, 1986: Postcards from the past is an occasional feat…

    Ski to Sea, 1986: Postcards from the past is an occasional feature,…

    seattletimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    Postcards from the past is an occasional feature, highlighting images from The Seattle Times historical archive.
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  • Man in crisis disarmed, taken into custody in Greenwood

    Man in crisis disarmed, taken into custody in Greenwood

    seattletimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    A young man with a knife was disarmed and taken into police custody in Seattle’s Greenwood neighborhood Wednesday afternoon, the Seattle Police Department said via Twitter. Officers responded to a report of an armed person in crisis in the 9000 block of…
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  • Contract workers struggle as on-demand tech companies soar

    Contract workers struggle as on-demand tech companies soar

    seattletimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    As the valuations and profits of on-demand tech companies soar, few benefits are trickling down to their contract workers, creating a workforce that lacks the security of employee benefits and struggles with financial uncertainty.
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  • Valuable bonsai recovered after theft from Federal Way museum

    Valuable bonsai recovered after theft from Federal Way museum

    seattletimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    An expensive 60-year-old bonsai that was stolen from a Federal Way museum was found pruned and abandoned in bushes on Wednesday morning.
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  • 2015 All-KingCo 2A/3A Boys Soccer Teams

    2015 All-KingCo 2A/3A Boys Soccer Teams

    seattletimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    Class 3A KingCo champs Interlake featured six players on the first and second teams. Four were featured from Class 2A District 2/3 Tournament champs Liberty.
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  • Overdue legal recognition for African-American artists in ‘Blur…

    Overdue legal recognition for African-American artists in ‘Blurred Lines’ copyright case

    seattletimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    In creating “Blurred Lines,” Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams admitted to capturing the feel of the Marvin Gaye song “Got To Give It Up.”
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  • Pay attention: Streetcar tests have started on Broadway

    Pay attention: Streetcar tests have started on Broadway

    seattletimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    Drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists take note: Test runs for Seattle’s new First Hill streetcar line have started.
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  • Platinum pay in ivory towers

    Platinum pay in ivory towers

    seattletimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    Gregory Fenves recently got a big promotion, from provost to president of the University of Texas at Austin. A raise came with it. Instead of his current base of about $425,000, he was offered $1 million. And he rejected it — as too much. “With many iss…
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  • Fund the race to save marine life from souring seas

    Fund the race to save marine life from souring seas

    seattletimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    Congress must invest in research to combat acidic seawater conditions.
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  • King County takes promising lead on sex-trafficking enforcement

    King County takes promising lead on sex-trafficking enforcement

    seattletimes.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    Other county’s should follow the lead of King County’s initiative to curb demand for paid sex with children by arresting and prosecuting buyers.
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  • Video - Most appealing NFL players 03:32

    Most appealing NFL players

    May 23
    Mark Schlereth guesses who the top five most likable NFL players are, based on a survey from the DBI index of appeal, and is surprised by the No. 1 answer.
  • Video - Clayton's Quiz: Best QB to run two-point conversions? 00:53

    Clayton's Quiz: Best QB to run two-point conversions?

    May 21
    Clayton's Quiz provides a weekly challenge to your NFL knowledge. Which quarterback may grow in value because of the new push for two-point conversions? Is it Russell Wilson, Colin Kaepernick, Tom Brady, or Cam Newton?
  • Video - How will Tannehill deal impact Andrew Luck? 02:40

    How will Tannehill deal impact Andrew Luck?

    May 20
    Mark Dominik discusses how Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill's $96 million contract has set the bar for Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson.
  • Video - Breaking down the Seahawks' offseason 01:07

    Breaking down the Seahawks' offseason

    May 16
    ESPN Seahawks reporter Terry Blount breaks down the team's offseason workouts and looks at each position this week.

Sports Columnists

  • J.J. Watt's bruise continues storied tradition of athletes playing through…

    May 21
    The photo of J.J. Watt's bruise is nasty, but imagine playing with torn knee ligaments or a tooth stuck in your arm. Jeffri Chadiha recounts some memorable moments of athletes ignoring injuries.
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    May 20
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  • Don’t Grow Attached to the NFL’s New PAT Rule

    May 20
    When the time came at the league meetings in San Francisco to discuss changing the extra point, there wasn’t much debate. Insiders say the discussion lasted less than a half hour. In the end the owners were ready for a change in the way the NFL treats t…
  • Fixing the Most Boring Play in All of Sports

    May 19
    In 1912, eight years before the birth of the professional football association now known as the National Football League, the system of scoring that would serve the pro game was adopted. The touchdown was changed from five to six points, a two-point saf…