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If you're looking for moral outrage over Marshawn Lynch's unwillingness to string together a few sentences of rational thought in response to a few simple questions from Super Bo...(full article)

As much as Marshawn Lynch detests doing interviews, something the Seattle Seahawks' star running back reinforced during his "I'm just here so I won't get fined" auto-answer session...(full article)

We were skeptics. Most of us, anyway. How could Russell Wilson, who stands just 5'11" on his tippy toes, be a big-time NFL quarterback? Name all the successful small-fry quarterb...(full article)

Pete Carroll is seven months older than Bill Belichick. Most hardcore fans are aware that Carroll is older. Among casual fans, you could win a lot of bets with this information. ...(full article)

There isn’t anything in sports that’s more stupid than Super Bowl media day. What used to be a way for reporters to ask genuine questions about the upcoming game has turned i...(full article)

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By the Way, Game Will Be Great

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Seahawks Suddenly America's Sweethearts

PHOENIX – The Seahawks arrived in the desert Sunday as quietly as they’ll ever show up anywhere. For a change, they’re not the team accompanied by noise. The New ...

Sherman Calls Out NFL on Deflategate

Leave it to Richard Sherman to liven things up. Making their first media appearance of Super Bowl week, the rest of the Seattle Seahawks had no interest in discussing underinflat...

'LOB' Stands for More Than Legion of Boom

Earlier this season, Pete Carroll gave wristbands to Seahawks players emblazoned with the initials “LOB”. The letters stood for “Love Our Brother.” That is the guiding pr...

Seahawks Don't Let Anything Bother Them

RENTON, Wash. — There’s still much about the Patriots that shakes opponents before a game is ever played. Defensive coordinators destroy brain cells trying to devise a matchup ...

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No Nickname, But Pats' Secondary Also Strong

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NFL Sits Down When It Should Stand Up

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It Adds Up to a Super Close Outcome

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Real Reason Andersen Left Wisconsin

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Mariners Preaching Patience

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Yanks Trade for Pineda, Sign Kuroda

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Zach Miller is a tight end known for his hands after catching at least 60 passes in two successive seasons. That's not the only reason the Seahawks think he's a catch, though, aft...

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Numerous Progressive Field employees wore black T-shirts Friday that had "Indians" across the front and "WHAT IF?" underneath. What if Travis Hafner hit a two-out, two-run homer i...

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The discussion about which cornerback is better cropped up again this week during Super Bowl media i...

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Last year’s Super Bowl MVP is trending back toward obscurity, having barely played the past two mo...