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  • In NFL ref woes, key role of expertise spotlighted

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — If good help is hard to find, just how expendable is expertise? In a year of strife between worker and manager, NFL referees found themselves with …


  • Packers’ loss ripples from Lambeau to White House

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Entire stadiums have booed them. The Patriots’ Bill Belichick grabbed one by the arm and the Redskins’ Kyle Shanahan was so hopping mad he followed …


  • Obama: Disputed game means NFL needs regular refs

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The embarrassing NFL referee saga and the disputed call that gave the Seattle Seahawks a victory over the Green Bay Packers on Monday night has reached the …


  • Union-buster Walker calls for return of union refs

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Nothing brings political enemies together in Wisconsin like the Green Bay Packers. Following a controversial game-ending call by replacement referees that cost Green Bay a win …


  • 10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. A GLOOMY ASSESSEMENT OF SYRIA


  • Seahawks’ victory over Packers would accomplish goal

    RENTON — Monday Night Football, is it just another game for the Seahawks, or a chance at a coming-out party? Well, that depends on who you ask, but to some …


  • Seattle plays smashmouth, leaves Dallas bruised, beaten

    SEATTLE – The big chuckle of the National Football League’s opening weekend was Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones being caught on camera delegating the cleaning of his glasses to a …


  • Seahawks manhandle Cowboys to even record

    SEATTLE – Golden Tate circled back around and lined up Sean Lee with a crushing block that sent the burly Dallas linebacker flat to his back with his cleats in …


  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. HOW EXPERTS VIEW THE FED’S BOLD PLAN TO BOOST THE ECONOMY


  • NFL awarding $1.5 million in medical grants

    NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Charities is awarding more than $1.5 million in grants for sports-related medical research at 15 organizations, with nearly two-thirds of the money going to study …


  • Seahawks fail to convert after 1st-and-goal in final minute of loss

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – The final grade for Russell Wilson’s first NFL assignment: incomplete. That was the result of his final seven pass attempts, and it was also the story of …


  • Seahawks open season at Arizona

    PHOENIX – There is some symbolic significance to the fact the Seahawks play in Arizona in Week 1. This is where last season ended for the Seahawks with an overtime …


  • Browns cancel Modell tribute after family request

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Avoiding a negative reaction and potentially ugly scene, the Cleveland Browns will honor a request by Art Modell’s family and not acknowledge the former owner’s death before …


  • Peterson jurors matched clothes out of boredom

    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Among the many questions that arose during Drew Peterson’s murder trial, one of the least weighty but most perplexing was — what on earth were jurors …


  • Cowboys beat division rivals as NFL opens

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Dallas Cowboys waited all year for another shot at the New York Giants. When they got it in the 2012 season opener, they were ready. …


  • Study: Brain disease deaths high in NFL veterans

    NEW YORK (AP) — A study of former NFL players finds they were unusually prone to dying from degenerative brain disease, the latest indication that repeated blows to the head …


  • NFL pledges $30 million for medical research

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has pledged $30 million for medical research to the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health. Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Wednesday the donation to …


  • Fan dies after fall from upper level of Ga. Dome

    ATLANTA (AP) — A 20-year-old man from Tennessee who plunged about 35 feet from the upper level of the Georgia Dome and struck another fan during the Tennessee-North Carolina State …


  • Seahawks owe Wilson shot at starting

    If Russell Wilson doesn’t start the Seahawks’ third exhibition game Friday in Kansas City, it will be an abdication of coach Pete Carroll’s strategy in camp, as well as his …


  • Wilson carries Seahawks past Denver in exhibition

    DENVER – Yes, Russell Wilson was playing against Denver’s backups. No, Matt Flynn did not have the Seahawks’ full array of receivers, as Sidney Rice, Doug Baldwin and Ben Obomanu …


  • Picture clearer for Seahawks after exhibition opener

    SEATTLE – August is no time for answers. At least not in the NFL. It does provide teams with information, though, and Seattle’s exhibition opener, a 27-17 victory Saturday against …


  • Rookie Wilson stands out in Seahawks’ preseason win

    SEATTLE – Tennessee Titans quarterback Matt Hasselbeck had a rocky return to the Pacific Northwest, throwing a pair of interceptions in his limited appearance, while Seattle rookie Russell Wilson dazzled …


  • Carroll still working on Seahawks’ quarterback plans

    RENTON, Wash. – Tarvaris Jackson began Sunday’s scrimmage the same way he started training camp: Taking snaps with the first-unit offense. All part of the plan, said coach Pete Carroll. …


  • Rice ditches red jersey, still limited by Seahawks

    RENTON, Wash. – Sidney Rice didn’t want to be the only non-quarterback stuck wearing a red jersey during the early days of Seattle Seahawks training camp. So on Day 2 …


  • Seahawks facing concerns at quarterback, arrests, injuries

    RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks were halfway through the first practice of their new season when the sun burned through the cloud cover Saturday morning. Only time will tell …


  • Seahawks’ quarterback competition is on

    RENTON, Wash. – Tarvaris Jackson took the first snap of Friday’s workout. That this fact is even worth mentioning gives you an idea of just how scrutinized Seattle’s quarterback situation …


  • Seahawks justify Irvin selection

    The Seahawks’ turn to pick was approaching in the first round of the NFL draft on Thursday when general manager John Schneider experienced something that plenty of people can undoubtedly …


  • Seahawks sign offensive lineman Omiyale

    Frank Omiyale has started at right tackle, left guard and left tackle over the previous three seasons in Chicago. That versatility is a big reason why Seattle will sign him …


  • Seahawks in with QB Flynn

    RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks are hoping another Green Bay backup turns into their franchise quarterback. The Seahawks reached an agreement Sunday with Matt Flynn on a three-year deal, …


  • Seahawks sign DT Jones, pursue quarterback

    The Seahawks made their first addition of free agency on Saturday morning, agreeing to terms on a one-year deal with defensive tackle Jason Jones of the Tennessee Titans. That didn’t …

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