Word from the NFL owners meeting is Seahawks will (of course) stay in Seattle

Not that there was much cause for concern, but word from the NFL owners meeting Wednesday is that the Seahawks are going to stay in the wake of Paul Allen’s death earlier this week. The fall league meeting just happened to fall this week in New York, as Seahawks fans were mourning the sudden death of the team’s longtime owner. While many seem to think the team will be sold, every public comment indicated the team is in Seattle for […]

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Kshama Sawant: ‘Paul Allen was known as a philanthropist,’ but …

SEATTLE – Seattle city councilmember Kshama Sawant took aim at Paul Allen’s reputation as a philanthropist in the wake of his death Monday. Sawant, a member of the Socialist Alternative party, decried Allen’s spending in a post on Facebook. “Paul Allen was known as a philanthropist,” she wrote. “He spent $250 million on the biggest yacht in the world in 2003; he also owned two more yachts and a fleet of private jets, several sports teams. He paid to put […]

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Pete Carroll remembers Paul Allen: ‘He wanted to do special, unique, extraordinary things’

RENTON, Wash. –Pete Carroll reflected on Paul Allen’s life on Tuesday, saying his former boss was “a good dude” who gave him “a life’s experience” as coach of the Seattle Seahawks and “stood up for the place he loved” when the bought the team. Carroll spoke at the VMAC as the team broke for the bye week, one day after Allen died of complications from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. “I’m going to miss the spirit of his vision,” Carroll said. “Look what […]

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Broadcaster Bob Robertson retires from calling WSU sports

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Broadcaster Bob Robertson is retiring as a voice of Washington State sports. The Hall of Fame broadcaster says age is behind his decision. “I’ve been with the Cougars a lot of years, more than half a century, calling basketball, football for the fans around the Northwest and elsewhere around the country and I’ve enjoyed every minute of it,” Robertson said. “It is a matter of getting old is what it is. Everything seems to move a […]

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Blimey! Seahawks come home from London with brilliant win over Raiders

LONDON – Pete Carroll became the winningest coach in Seattle Seahawks history Sunday, and he did it in classic Pete Carroll fashion. The Seahawks put together their most complete game in recent memory, rolling over old friend Marshawn Lynch and the Oakland Raiders at Wembley Stadium, 27-3 Strong running attack? Check. Big game from Russell Wilson? Check. Stifling defense that forced turnovers and kept constant pressure on the quarterback? Check, check, check. The win was Carroll’s 91st in Seattle, giving […]

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Vannett, Prosise, Jordan among Seahawks’ inactives against Raiders

Nick Vannett won’t get to play in London after all. The Seattle Seahawks listed the tight end as inactive before their game against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, leaving them even thinner than expected at the position for their game at Wembley Stadium. Vannett had missed practiced early in the week with a back  injury, but he was a limited participant Thursday. Coach Pete Carroll said he thought Vannett would be ready, though he was listed as questionable on the […]

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LIVE UPDATES: Seattle Seahawks vs. Oakland Raiders in London

All the ingredients are in place for a memorable game. The Seattle Seahawks are in London on Sunday to play the Oakland Raiders in historic Wembley Stadium, facing off against Marshawn Lynch as they once again fight to get their season on track. A win today and Seattle would head into the bye week with a 3-3 record and three wins in four games. A loss would put it at a tenuous 2-4 heading into the final 10 games of […]

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Seahawks fired up to play Marshawn Lynch: ‘I like playing against guys I like’

SEATTLE – The Seattle Seahawks have finally reached a point where it won’t be quite so awkward to be face-to-face with their ex for the first time. That works out very well for them, as they’ve finally found their running game again in time for their first regular-season matchup against former star running back Marshawn Lynch and the Oakland Raiders on Sunday at London’s Wembley Stadium in a 10 a.m. (PDT) game that will be broadcast on Q13 FOX. Coach […]

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