Lynch signs deal with Seahawks

Mar 7, 2015

Lynch signs deal with Seahawks

“Beast Mode” is getting paid. Marshawn Lynch is receiving a hefty raise for at least one more season in the Seattle Seahawks backfield. Lynch signed a two-year extension with the Seahawks on Friday that keeps him under contract with Seattle through the 2017 season, ...

Seahawks fans struggle to deal with Super Bowl loss

Feb 4, 2015

Seahawks fans struggle to deal with Super Bowl loss

As shocking as it was, the Seattle Seahawks’ last-minute loss to the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl Sunday was probably not even the worst loss in the city’s sports history. Seattle did lose an entire NBA franchise, after all, when the SuperSonics ...

Carroll stands by call to pass

Feb 3, 2015

Carroll stands by call to pass

Less than 16 hours later, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll was still stunned by the outcome while defending the decision to call a pass from the 1-yard line in the Super Bowl’s closing seconds, a choice that will long be debated. So close to another ...

Patriots complete journey in Super Bowl XLIX

Feb 2, 2015

Patriots complete journey in Super Bowl XLIX

The final 125 seconds included a perfect possession by Tom Brady for the go-ahead points, a juggling catch that could have been the play of the year, and a victory-clinching, end-zone interception on a pass — not run — from the 1. A Super ...

Brady rallies Patriots past Seahawks to Super Bowl victory

Feb 2, 2015

Brady rallies Patriots past Seahawks to Super Bowl victory

Tom Brady and the Patriots made this Super Bowl all about football, not footballs. Clutch football, spiced by a sensational fourth-quarter rally and a goal-line, game-saving interception. The record-setting Brady threw for four touchdowns, including a 3-yarder to Julian Edelman with 2:02 remaining Sunday ...

Breaking down key factors for the Super Bowl

Jan 30, 2015

Breaking down key factors for the Super Bowl

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

One of the best moments during the Super Bowl week is simulating the biggest game of the year. How do the Seahawks match giant tight end Rob Gronkowski? Can the Patriots stop Marshawn Lynch when he is in the “Beast Mode?” And ultimately, who’s ...

Patriots over painful defeat

Jan 29, 2015

Patriots over painful defeat

The road to perfection reached a dead end in the Arizona desert. Now the New England Patriots are back where a Super Bowl championship — and an unbeaten record — barely eluded them seven years ago in the desert. Not that they dwell on ...

Sherman says NFL won't punish Pats

Jan 26, 2015

Sherman says NFL won't punish Pats

Relishing no longer being in the “villain” role, Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is painting his team’s Super Bowl opponent as occupying that position. He also doubts that the Patriots will be punished by the NFL if they are found guilty of doctoring footballs in ...

Seahawks rally past Packers

Jan 19, 2015

Seahawks rally past Packers

The loudest stadium in America was silent. A return trip to the Super Bowl was slipping away. Time for the Seattle Seahawks to show why they are champions. “You have the belief these guys have in one another, there is nothing you can’t do,” ...

Chancellor making presence felt

Jan 17, 2015

Chancellor making presence felt

The text messages still haven’t stopped lighting up Kam Chancellor’s cellphone. That Chancellor is getting this much attention shouldn’t come as a surprise. It’s not every day a 191-cm, 105-kg strong safety hurdles an entire offensive line — twice. “He’s such a unique guy ...

Wilson, Chancellor propel Seahawks past Panthers

Jan 11, 2015

Wilson, Chancellor propel Seahawks past Panthers

This time Russell Wilson did it with his arm, passing the Seattle Seahawks into the NFC Championship Game for the second straight year with a big assist from Kam Chancellor. Seattle is one step closer to defending its Super Bowl title. “It’s exciting but ...

Seahawks consider legacy

Dec 25, 2014

Seahawks consider legacy

In the locker room after stifling Arizona, Michael Bennett was holding court, more than happy to proclaim this Seattle Seahawks’ defense as the best all-time. Certainly it was bombastic and the opinion of just one player. Yet Bennett might have been on to something. ...