Hawks Win ESPY For Best Team

hawkswinespyThe Seahawks started and finished in impressive fashion at the ESPYS on Wednesday night, as Richard Sherman was named “Best Breakthrough Athlete” and the Super Bowl XLVIII champions won “Best Team.” As Pete Carroll is fond of saying, it’s not how you start, it’s how you finish. The Seahawks managed to do both on Wednesday night, when they won the first and the last awards presented

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Clint Dempsey Among MLS All-Star List

demspyClint Dempsey is one of eight players from the U.S. World Cup team who were voted to the MLS All-Star game. On Wednesday night, Major League Soccer announced the result of the fan vote. The game against Bayern Munich is scheduled for Aug. 6 in Portland, Oregon. DeAndre Yedlin, Matt Besler, Graham Zusi, Kyle Beckerman, Nick Rimando, Omar Gonzalez and Michael Bradley also represented the U.S. in Brazil.

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Hawks Hire Goines

goinesThe Seattle Seahawks hired Ed Goines as General Counsel and Vice President, Government Affairs, the team announced today. Goines will administer the corporate legal affairs for the Seahawks and First & Goal and will be responsible for managing the organization's government relations strategy and policies. Goines joins the Seahawks after working most recently as assistant chief counsel for Disney Interactive/The Walt Disney Company.

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Seattle To Adjust Pitching Rotation After Break

marinersbaseballSeattle will start Hisashi Iwakuma, Felix Hernandez and Young against the Angels when play resumes after the All-Star break, with Roenis Elias lined up to start against the New York Mets. Seattle is 51-44 at the All-Star break, among the best records in the American League. Manager Lloyd McClendon said taking two of three from Oakland,

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Bentley Has 22 Points, Leads Sun Past Storm 86-63

Alex Bentley scored 22 points and rookie Chiney Ogwumike had 14 points and 10 rebounds Tuesday, helping the Connecticut Sun beat the Seattle Storm 86-63 to snap a three-game skid. Connecticut (10-13) had lost seven of eight. Bentley scored 16 points during the first half. Ogwumike got into double figures for the 20th time in her first 21 games. The double-double was her eighth. Kelsey Bone added 16 points off the bench. Camille Little had 14 points for the Storm (9-15), who have lost two in a row and three of four. Crystal Langhorne had 11 points and Sue Bird 10 for Seattle. The Storm, down 39-30 at halftime, got as close as seven midway through the third quarter at 44-37. But Connecticut ran off the next six points to make it 50-37 and kept the margin in double digits the rest of the afternoon. SEATTLE (AP) – July 16, 2014