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Is He the NFL's Most Underpaid Player?

Jordan Schultz, Huffington Post

Is More Growth on NHL's Agenda?

Zane Watson, The Sports Quotient

Legion of Boom Done? Not So Fast

Matt Calkins, Seattle Times

Caveman Cable Holding Back Seahawks

Doug Farrar, Sports on Earth

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett overcame the highest of odds. He went from undrafted free agent in 2009 ― meaning he wasn’t selected during the 256-pick draf...(full article)

At the beginning of the 2015 college football season, Washington's Chris Petersen returned to his coaching roots when the Huskies opened at Boise State. Before taking over in Seatt...(full article)

After a unanimous vote of approval from the current owners, Las Vegas will become the home of the newest NHL franchise. Though Vegas is the only city to receive an expans...(full article)

RENTON — Remember that off game when Stephen Curry hit only five threes? Or that off Eminem song that peaked at No. 4? How about that off Star Wars flick that earned a mere $...(full article)

Over the last four years, the Seattle Seahawks have finished first in Football Outsiders' opponent-adjusted DVOA efficiency metrics every season. They have a regular-season record ...(full article)

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Rampant Hypocrisy From Head of NCAA

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Caught in a Lie, Coach K Backpedals Fast

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Coach K Puts Both His Faces on Display

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Lynch Has Legitimate Shot at Hall of Fame

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