R E S P E C T

Posted by Mike Turner on February 10, 2015
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Trail Blazer Damian Lillard honors students at Roosevelt High School for showing respect to each other.

Students invited special ed kids to join a unified basketball team. Both groups learned a lot from each other and Damian says it’s that kind of cooperation that can lead to an anti-bullying atmosphere at school.

Lillard came up with the program during his rookie year …

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Sleepless in Seattle

Posted by Associated Press on February 2, 2015
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GLENDALE, Ariz. — Ten years removed from his last Super Bowl win, Tom Brady wasn’t letting this one slip away.

Sure, the brilliant Brady needed a huge play by an undrafted rookie to preserve New England’s 28-24 Super Bowl victory over Seattle on Sunday night. But Brady’s imprint was all over the Patriots’ sensational fourth-quarter rally for their fourth NFL championship …

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Washington Boy Gets Special Call From Seahawk Bobby Wagner

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 28, 2015
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OLYMPIA, Wash. — Daniel Duncan got the surprise of all surprises when he was called into the principal’s office at Washington Middle School.

He couldn’t believe it when Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner called to tell him he was going to the Super Bowl.  Wagner is one of Daniel’s favorite players.

“Oh my God!  I’m freaking out,” he screamed.

The 14-year-old boy has a life-threatening medical …

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Seahawks Headed Back to Super Bowl After Shocking NFC Title Win

Posted by Associated Press on January 19, 2015
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SEATTLE — After the chaos subsided, Earl Thomas sat in his locker quietly searching for a description.

For a change, the normally chatty Seattle Seahawks’ All-Pro safety had little to say.

“It’s hard to describe what just happened. We were down with 3 minutes left and look what happened. I’m clueless right now,” Thomas …

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Marcus Mariota Leaves Oregon for the Pros

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 14, 2015
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EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Ducks have lost their Heisman Trophy winning quarterback to the pros.  Marcus Mariota will skip his senior season.  He declared for the NFL draft on Wednesday and could very well be the first overall pick.

“I will miss being with my teammates.  Being a part of this team was something special that I will always treasure,” he said.

Mariota …

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