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Seattle Seahawks dominate Denver 43-8 for 1st Super Bowl win

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Defense wins championships, and the NFL has not seen a defense like Seattle’s in a long time. The Seahawks won their first Super Bowl title …


Blanchette: Pete Carroll? Don’t bet against him

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The 12th Man? All-in on the Seattle Seahawks. But deep down, there’s a sense that everyone is still holding back a few chips when it comes …


Manning vs. Wilson: Different styles at play

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Record-setting offense versus relentlessly stingy defense. Coaches who actually smile, are quotable and think football should be fun.


In Year of Kicker, best two meet in Super Bowl

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – If the Super Bowl comes down a last-second field goal, might as well head for the fridge. If your team has the ball, the question is …


Blanchette: Carroll? Don’t bet against him

The 12th Man? All-in on the Seattle Seahawks. But deep down, there’s a sense that everyone is still holding back a few chips when it comes to Pete Carroll.


Ape predicts Seahawks win, and that’s no monkey business

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah ape that has correctly picked the Super Bowl winner for six straight years predicted Thursday that the Seattle Seahawks will be the next …


Spokane could make nifty code word for Seahawks QB

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Super Bowl doesn’t have to be all crazypants excess, NFL avarice and Richard Sherman auditioning for his own reality series. It can be about civic …


Blanchette: Seahawks’ Cable excels at running game

More telling of Tom Cable’s coaching abilities was the fact that, with his team in the middle of preparing for the 2010 NFL playoffs, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll made …


Seahawks fans shed tickets to ‘Hello, Dolly’ at INB

For some Best of Broadway ticket holders, this week’s show is “Goodbye, Dolly.” Or alternately, “Hello, Russell.”


THC-Hawks? Pot puns pack this Super Bowl

SEATTLE — The way Bryan Weinman sees it, he and his friends already won their Super Bowl bet. Two weeks ago, the nightclub DJ and a few buddies were sitting …


Seahawks’ Avril has come long way

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Seattle defensive end Cliff Avril, one of six Seahawks designated to speak to the media after the team’s arrival at its hotel Sunday night to begin …


Double standard in the NFL?

A week of Super Bowl hype begins in earnest today, finally giving us a chance to discuss the appalling case of the most famous player in the game taking advantage …


Thomas, Wilson set tone for Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. – Safety Earl Thomas has no problem admitting he can be a jerk. “I’m an ass during practice because I push my teammates,” he said. “I’ll be in …


Thomas, Wilson set tone for Seahawks

Safety Earl Thomas has no problem admitting he can be a jerk. Quarterback Russell Wilson isn’t as demonstrative, but his quiet intensity produces the same effect.


Commentary: Remember when Peyton Manning had his Richard Sherman moment?

A week of Super Bowl hype begins in earnest today, finally giving us a chance to discuss the appalling case of the most famous player in the game taking advantage …


Seahawks’ Bennett has all the right moves

As the Seahawks marched to the Super Bowl this season, defensive lineman Michael Bennett danced there – if Bennett’s hip-swiveling gyration after big plays can be described as dancing.


Owner Allen gushes about Seahawks, Trail Blazers

PORTLAND – With the Seattle Seahawks just 10 days away from the Super Bowl and the Portland Trail Blazers among the top teams in the NBA’s Western Conference, Paul Allen …


Taunting costs Sherman $7,875

RENTON, Wash. – Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was fined $7,875 by the NFL for taunting in the final minute of the NFC championship game Sunday against San Francisco. That’s the …


Seahawks owner Allen enjoying NBA season, too

With the Seattle Seahawks just 10 days away from the Super Bowl and the Portland Trail Blazers among the top teams in the NBA’s Western Conference, Paul Allen was happy …


Front Porch: Seahawks fan from head to painted toes

Some people wear their dedication to their teams on their sleeves, sporting jerseys and jackets with team colors and logos. Some folks fly their pride from their flagpoles, car antennas …


Power outage cuts into Seahawks broadcast in Spokane area

Football fans can blame an ice-covered tree for knocking the NFC Championship game off the air for several minutes Sunday just as the Seattle Seahawks were rallying for the win. …


Second-half magic sight to (mostly) see

SEATTLE – Take heart, KAYU viewer. Sure, you got “Heidi-ed” out of seeing that ballsy fourth-down touchdown pass. While you cussed at the black TV screen and strafed the station’s …


Blanchette: A second half well worth seeing

Sure, you got “Heidi-ed” out of seeing that ballsy fourth-down touchdown pass. While you cussed at the black TV screen and strafed the station’s switchboard, your Seattle Seahawks were well …


Spin Control: It was a partisan week at the Legislature – everyone for the Seahawks

OLYMPIA – By this evening, we will know the most important fact for navigating the next two weeks in the Legislature. That is, are the Seattle Seahawks going to the …


Hawks took a flier on Bowie, and glad they did

RENTON, Wash. – The story of how rookie Michael Bowie came to start at left guard for Seattle against the Saints last Saturday is not only one of personal redemption …


Rubber match between Seahawks, 49ers for trip to Super Bowl seems fated

SEATTLE – Just minutes after San Francisco’s playoff win at Carolina on Sunday, Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin tweeted simply: “Wouldn’t want it any other way…” Indeed, who can argue about …


Seahawks rookie Ware arrested for suspicion of DUI

NFL: The Seattle Seahawks say they are aware of rookie fullback Spencer Ware being arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence. King County Jail records showed Ware being booked …


Get ready for Seahawks-49ers III

Just minutes after San Francisco’s playoff win at Carolina on Sunday, Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin tweeted simply: “Wouldn’t want it any other way…”


Seahawks have imposed no limits on Harvin for playoff game against Saints

RENTON, Wash. – There was agreement on two key points Thursday. Dynamic wide receiver Percy Harvin will play today in the Seahawks’ divisional playoff game against the New Orleans Saints.


Rams managed to block Hawks’ fast Lane

RENTON, Wash. – Hopes of making history for Seattle’s punt-coverage team evaporated in a flash last Sunday against the St. Louis Rams. As St. Louis’ Austin Pettis ran back a …