October 4, 2013 |
SEATTLE - A chrome football helmet, shiny as a polished trailer hitch, sits on a round table in Coach Steve Sarkisian's office. The University of Washington debuted the alternate headgear in a home game against Arizona last Saturday. "I love it," Sarkisian said. "Looks a little bronze in here, but it's silver under the lights. " Considering the state of football in this city, a reflective helmet is appropriate. For Sarkisian, looking across Lake Washington is a little like looking in a mirror.
October 3, 2013 |
RENTON, Wash. - Marshawn Lynch once made the earth shake. Now, he does the same to Seattle Seahawks headquarters. The Pro Bowl running back ambles into the locker room at lunchtime, attaches his smartphone to a speaker in his locker and cranks up the thumping strains of a rap song, setting the pre-practice mood. "Marshawn, his style personifies the team," says teammate Richard Sherman, raising his voice above the music. "He's so aggressive, that aggressive, straight-in-the-face, hit-you-in-the-face style.
September 28, 2013
"If they'd offered me a five-year contract, I wouldn't have come back here. " - Seattle Mariners Manager Eric Wedge , who rejected a one-year offer to return, citing differences with the ownership and management of a team that has not appeared in the playoffs since 2001. "Two years ago, if you would've said 'Washington Nationals, postseason,' people would've laughed you out of town. " - Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond , after last week's elimination of a Nationals team popularly regarded as the class of the National League.
September 21, 2013 |
VS SEATTLE When: 7:30. Where: StubHub Center. On the air: TV: NBC Sports Network; Radio: 1330. Records: Galaxy 13-10-5, Sounders 15-8-4. Record vs Sounders: 1-0-0. Update: This is one of the most anticipated games of the season for the Galaxy, especially after star forward Clint Dempsey signed with Seattle last month. The question is whether Dempsey will be able to face off against the Galaxy's all-time leading scorer Landon Donovan - Dempsey's teammate on the U.S. national team - because Donovan is nursing a sore right ankle and was questionable for the game.
September 16, 2013 |
The Seattle Seahawks ' "12th Man" has long been known for its ability to impact its beloved team's game in a positive way. And now those noisy fans are receiving accolades of their own. According to the fan group Volume 12, the crowd at CenturyLink Field on Sunday night for the Seahawks' game against San Francisco set a Guinness World Records mark for "loudest crowd roar at a sports stadium" when it hit 131.9 decibels after a sack of...
September 16, 2013 |
Welcome back to Seattle, Gus Bradley! Your Jacksonville Jaguars are 191/2-point underdogs! What kind of homecoming is that? The 0-2 Jaguars, unquestionably the NFL's worst team, are heading into the wood chipper that is the Seattle Seahawks, a team fresh off a 29-3 thrashing of mighty San Francisco. Las Vegas clearly doesn't think Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll is going to take it easy on Bradley, his old defensive coordinator, who is in his first season as coach of the Jaguars.
September 9, 2013 |
A few years ago, the San Francisco 49ers playing the Seattle Seahawks wouldn't have even jiggled the interest needle. Now, with both being Super Bowl contenders and the bad blood between them flowing freely, the sound needle Sunday figures to reach maximum volume. A group of Seahawks fans that calls itself Volume 12 has picked Sunday's game against the 49ers to claim a slice of history. The group, whose name is a reference to the 12th Man, what the Seahawks call their fans, has contacted the Guinness Book of World Records in hopes of generating the world's loudest crowd cheer.
August 27, 2013 |
SEATTLE -- Three motels in nearby Tukwila served as dens of prostitution and drug dealing where police often had to respond to calls of robbery, drug dealing, theft and rape, authorities say. On Tuesday, U.S. Atty. Jenny A. Durkan announced that federal agents had seized and boarded up the motels after a yearlong investigation involving hundreds of law enforcement officers. "Today, we seek to hold the hotel owners accountable for their crimes, strip them of their criminal dens and make this area of the community safer," Durkan said in a prepared statement.