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07/05/2022   Yahoo!: Seahawk Football
Donkor played 6 games with Arkansas State in 2019 before being selected to the NFL International Player Pathway Program. He appeared in 3 Seattle preseason games in 2021. Donkor recorded 3 tackles, suiting up on defense and special teams.
07/05/2022   Yahoo!: Seahawk Football
Seattle can't be out if they were never in and @RapSheet believes "they have never really been that interested" in Mayfield:
07/05/2022   Yahoo!: Seahawk Football
Jody Allen addressed the future of the Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trail Blazers, confirming Tuesday neither of the franchises is up for sale and that "there are no sales discussions happening." Allen said her goal remains "building championship teams that our communities are proud of." Seattle Seahawks @Seahawks Statement from Jody Allen, Chair of the Portland Trail Blazers and Seattle Seahawks, Trustee of the Paul G. Allen Trust pic.twitter.com/y3G5aSVhng
07/05/2022   Yahoo!: Seahawk Football
Dalton Del Don offers up five hitters worth adding in fantasy baseball leagues.
07/05/2022   Yahoo!: Seahawk Football
Portland Trail Blazers rookie Shaedon Sharpe will make his professional basketball debut Thursday in a nationally televised summer-league game against the Detroit Pistons. The marquee matchup — if you can categorize a summer-league game as marquee — pits Sharpe, the seventh overall pick in last month’s NBA draft against Detroit Pistons rookie Jaden Ivey, the fifth overall selection. Portland’s summer-league squad is full of NBA players from its regular-season roster.
07/05/2022   Yahoo!: Seahawk Football
Portland Trail Blazers guard Eric Bledsoe has still not played a game for the franchise since being acquired in a trade this past February, but his time with the team may soon be coming to an end. General manager Joe Cronin and the Blazers front office will have to decide whether or not to guarantee Bledsoe’s $19.3 million contract. If he’s traded before Sunday, the Blazers will have the chance to generate future value off Bledsoe’s contract with a player that better fits the current roster.
07/05/2022   Yardbarker Seahawks
When appearing on "The Pat McAfee Show," Ian Rapoport said that he has heard “nothing to corroborate Baker to the Seahawks at all."
07/05/2022   Yardbarker Seahawks
The Seahawks are focused on a Drew Lock vs. Geno Smith QB battle and are not interested in acquiring Baker Mayfield after all.
07/05/2022   Yahoo!: Seahawk Football
Last season, Seattle brought in veteran Gabe Jackson from Las Vegas and plugged him into the starting lineup at right guard, while Damien Lewis flipped over to the left side after starting all 16 games as a rookie in 2020. Both players will return for their second season playing together, with Lewis expected to be far more comfortable on the opposite side of the line and Jackson set to rebound after offseason knee surgery.
07/05/2022   Yardbarker Seahawks
Current owner Jody Allen took control of the two franchises when her brother, Paul Allen, passed away at the age of 65 back in 2018.
07/05/2022   Yahoo!: Seahawk Football
With the calendar flipping to July and offseason programs wrapped up across the country, NFL training camps will begin around the NFL in less than a month's time. To celebrate the new incoming season, the All Seahawks staff will be breaking down the Seahawks 90-man roster over the next several weeks, exploring best and worst case scenarios and what to expect from each player entering the 2022 campaign.
07/05/2022   Seattle PI Seahawks

SEATTLE (AP) — The NFL's Seattle Seahawks and NBA's Portland Trail Blazers are not currently for sale, the chairwoman of both franchises said Tuesday.

Jody Allen's statement came amid growing speculation about the future ownership of the teams due to stipulations in Paul Allen’s will that called for both teams to eventually be sold and the proceeds given to philanthropic endeavors. Most of the speculation has centered on the future of the Trail Blazers.

“As chair of both the Portland Trail Blazers and Seattle Seahawks, my long-term focus is building championship teams that our communities are proud of,” Jody Allen said in her statement. “Like my brother Paul, I trust and expect our leaders and coaches to build winning teams that deliver results on and off the court and field. As we’ve stated before, neither of the teams is for sale and there are no sales discussions happening.”

Allen has overseen both teams since her brother died in 2018 and is the trustee for his estate. She acknowledged the teams will eventually be put up for sale but said there is no set timeline.

“A time will come when that changes given Paul’s plans to dedicate the vast majority of his wealth to philanthropy, but estates of this size and complexity can take 10 to 20 years to wind down. There is no pre-ordained timeline but which the teams must be sold,” Allen said.

Paul Allen purchased the Trail Blazers in 1988 and bought the Seahawks in 1997 to help keep the NFL franchise in his hometown. He also had a minority stake in the Seattle Sounders of MLS.

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07/05/2022   Yardbarker Seahawks
Jody Allen, chairwoman of the Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trail Blazers, issued a statement Tuesday saying neither franchise is for sale and that there are no sale discussions happening at this time.
07/05/2022   Yahoo!: Seahawk Football
CBS Sports ranks the Seattle Seahawks 2013 team as the franchise's best of the Super Bowl era.
07/05/2022   Yardbarker Seahawks
In an interview on the Pat McAfee Show, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport said, despite reports to the contrary, he has never gotten the sense the Seahawks have been interested in trading for Browns QB Baker Mayfield.
07/05/2022   Yardbarker Seahawks
Jody Allen, the Chair of the Portland Trail Blazers and Seattle Seahawks, Trustee of the Paul G. Allen Trust, issued a statement Tuesday explaining that
07/05/2022   Yahoo!: Seahawk Football
Let's take a look at where they rank in spending at each position compared to the rest of the NFL.
07/05/2022   Yardbarker Seahawks
Either the Seattle Seahawks know something that most football fans don’t or they will end up as a laughing stock in the upcoming 2022 season. It’s difficult to see how they can compete in the NFC West alone against the Los Angeles Rams, Arizona Cardinals, and San Francisco 49ers.
07/04/2022   Yardbarker Seahawks
Things change quickly in today’s NFL. With the departures of quarterback Russell Wilson and linebacker Bobby Wagner there is no longer a link between the 2022 Seattle Seahawks and the Super Bowl roster of the 2013 season.
07/04/2022   Yardbarker Seahawks
Lock was minding his own business this weekend when he was pulled into a Twitter exchange, and on Monday he had a funny response to the situation. 
07/04/2022   Yahoo!: Seahawk Football
Seahawks quarterback Drew Lock responded to the U.S. Open on social media.
07/04/2022   Yardbarker Seahawks
Seattle Seahawks fans might be in for a long season. Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner are playing for different teams now and their spots in the franchise will be difficult to replace.
07/04/2022   Yahoo!: Seahawk Football
Bobby Wagner is one of the best leaders in the NFL, and after always giving back in Seattle, he's now doing the same in L.A.
07/04/2022   Yahoo!: Seahawk Football
Seattle Seahawks punter Michael Dickson ranked at the top of the list of CBS Sports' top punters in the NFL.
07/03/2022   Yahoo!: Seahawk Football
Watch this hilarious video as rookie running back Kenneth Walker III tries to draw the Seattle Seahawks logo from memory.
07/02/2022   Yahoo!: Seahawk Football
Imagine getting owned so hard by a tennis tournament that DK Metcalf has to step in.
07/02/2022   Yahoo!: Seahawk Football
Seahawks roster ranked No. 29 going into 2022
07/02/2022   Yahoo!: Seahawk Football
After just two short years in Seattle, here's a look at why safety Jamal Adams is the Seahawks' most overvalued player on the roster.
07/01/2022   Yahoo!: Seahawk Football
Darick Hall went deep twice and the Philadelphia Phillies avoided a three-game sweep with a 14-4 rout of the Atlanta Braves.
07/01/2022   Yahoo!: Seahawk Football
Here are three things we'd like to see from the organization before training camp begins.
07/01/2022   Yahoo!: Seahawk Football
Replacing star linebacker Bobby Wagner will be tough, but Seattle Seahawks LB Jordyn Brooks could earn a Pro Bowl nod for his efforts.
06/16/2022   Seattle PI Seahawks

NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the 16 venues hosting soccer matches at the 2026 World Cup in the United States, Mexico and Canada:

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ARLINGTON, TEXAS

AT&T Stadium, the home of the Dallas Cowboys, is the largest venue in the NFL. The stadium, which opened in 2009, has a retractable roof and an artificial surface. Its capacity is about 93,000, but the stadium set an attendance record of more than 105,000 for an NFL game the year it opened. It also hosted the 2010 NBA All-Star Game. The nearby city of Dallas hosted games at the 1994 World Cup at the Cotton Bowl.

ATLANTA

Mercedes-Benz Stadium is one of three NFL-MLS venues. The Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United both play home matches at the stadium, which opened in 2017 and seats about 75,000. The stadium has a retractable roof and an artificial surface. It was set to host college basketball’s Final Four in 2020, which was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY

Just across the Hudson River from New York, MetLife Stadium opened in 2010 as a replacement for Giants Stadium. Both the New York Jets and New York Giants play NFL games at the venue, which has a seating capacity of about 87,000 and has an artificial surface. The previous stadium hosted several matches at the 1994 World Cup and the 1999 Women’s World Cup.

FOXBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS

The Boston suburb of Foxborough hosted games at the 1994 World Cup, but Gillette Stadium is a different venue, built near the old Foxboro Stadium. The new venue opened in 2002 and has a seating capacity of about 70,000. The stadium, which has an artificial surface, hosts home games in football for the New England Patriots and in soccer for the New England Revolution. The town is about 30 miles south of Boston and 21 miles north of Providence, Rhode...

06/16/2022   Seattle PI Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Amanda Ruller’s list of accomplishments is a long one, and potentially humbling for anyone talking with her.

Collegiate-level track star. Bobsledder. Enthusiastic skeleton competitor. Record-setting powerlifter. Football player. Exercise physiologist and strength coach. Even a tryout with the WWE.

Oh, and she once won a car on the “Price Is Right.”

“I think everything that I tried kind of put me in the next direction, the next step,” Ruller said. “And every time I look back, I’m like, ‘Oh my gosh, every time I tried something new, I met somebody else that pointed me in a new direction.’ And it’s not that I failed at everything. I just think it brought me to this moment."

Ruller's current moment is taking place on an NFL field as an assistant running backs coach for the Seattle Seahawks. She joined the Seahawks in late May through the league’s Bill Walsh Diversity Fellowship program and will stay on staff through their second preseason game in August.

After that, Ruller is hoping there may be an opportunity to stay in the NFL. Otherwise, she’ll go back to her job as the running backs coach at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, where she's one of two women on the coaching staff along with wide receivers coach Taylor MacIntyre.

“I would love to make this home. I am quite fond of the area. I love the staff and the culture. I can’t speak enough good things about them,” Ruller said. “So I just think that there’s more opportunity for me to work with in here. But if that’s (not) the case, I’ll go back to McMaster and still cut my teeth in football there."

Ruller is one of several women participating in the Walsh fellowship this year.

Mickey Grace had her second stint in the program working with the Atlanta Falcons last month. Grace is the...

06/14/2022   Seattle PI Seahawks

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Sherman has been hired by Amazon Prime Video as an analyst for their first season as the exclusive network for “Thursday Night Football.”

Sherman, a three-time Associated Press All-Pro selection, will be part of Prime Video's pregame, halftime and postgame coverage. He had an 11-year career in the NFL, and helped lead the Seattle Seahawks to a Super Bowl title during the 2013 season.

Sherman spent seven seasons in Seattle before going to San Francisco for three. He was with Tampa Bay last season, but played only five games because of hamstring and calf injuries.

“We’re excited to welcome Richard right off the field and onto our set,” said Jared Stacy, director of Global Live Sports Production, Prime Video, in a statement. “Few people are better equipped to give insight into the modern NFL than Richard. Fans will love seeing his big personality and brilliant football mind on display.”

Sherman will join Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez on set while Al Michaels and Kirk Herbstreit have been announced as the broadcasting team. Prime Video will make more announcements over the next couple of months. It will carry a preseason game when San Francisco faces Houston on Aug. 25 before its first Thursday Night game on Sept. 15 when Kansas City hosts the Los Angeles Chargers.

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06/14/2022   Seattle PI Seahawks

PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — Golden Tate is trading his wide receiver gloves for an outfielder's mitt.

The former NFL wide receiver with the Seattle Seahawks, Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants, is rekindling his former baseball career after signing to play for the Port Angeles Lefties of the West Coast League, a summer league for college players.

Tate, who played baseball for two years at Notre Dame, hasn’t played in the NFL since 2020. He was twice drafted in the Major League Baseball amateur draft — in 2007 by Arizona in the 42nd round, and 2010 by San Francisco in the 50th round.

During his sophomore season at Notre Dame, Tate batted .329 in 55 games.

“As a child, my first love was baseball, so I’m excited about the opportunity to compete against some of the best young players in the league,” Tate said in a statement. “I look forward to having a lot of fun and exploring baseball more.”

Tate, 33, was a second-round pick of the Seahawks in 2010 and was part of their Super Bowl championship roster in 2013.

The Lefties announced that Tate was expected to start in center field against the Bend Elks on Tuesday night.

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