Seahawks Make Roster Moves May 19

seahawksRenton, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks have signed tight end Rashaun Allen, fourth-round draft choice defensive end Cassius Marsh (108th overall), guard Nate Isles, terminated the contract of tight end Travis Beckum and released cornerback Jimmy Legree, the team announced this afternoon.

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Mariners Over Twins 6-2

felix 5182014Felix Hernandez stopped another slide for Seattle on Sunday. Hernandez pitched eight strong innings, and Robinson Cano had four hits, as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Minnesota Twins 6-2. The Mariners were winless since King Felix's previous start, but the skilled Hernandez (5-1) helped snap their four-game skid by giving up two runs and seven hits while striking out five and walking one.

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Prospective NHL Owner Buys Seattle Buildings

Companies affiliated with a man who's interested in bringing an NHL team to Seattle have spent $281 million on buildings in the city's Stadium District. Property records show that Hudson and First King LLC bought one building last summer, and Hudson Merrill LLC bought one in February. The companies list the same address as Victor Coleman's Los Angeles-based Hudson Pacific Properties. The station reports Coleman has already spent more on real estate in the neighborhood than investor Chris Hansen, who would like to build an NBA and NHL arena there. Coleman and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman were part of a delegation that flew to Seattle May 6 to meet with King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray to discuss the possibility of bringing professional hockey to Seattle. May 19, 2014/ SEATTLE (AP)and KING-TV

Sports Briefs May 16

sports3ROCHESTER, Wash. (AP) - A long, long start for a Washington state high school pitcher caught the attention of Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price. The Centralia Chronicle reports Rochester's Dylan Fosnacht threw 194 pitches as he took a shutout into the 15th inning of a tournament game on Tuesday. The right-hander wound up with a no-decision when his team beat La Center 1-0 in the 17th inning.

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Super Bowl Champs Seahawks To Visit White House

whitehouse hawksOfficials announced Wednesday that the Super Bowl champions will visit President Barack Obama at the White House on May 21 to honor their NFL championship. The Seahawks clinched their first Super Bowl victory in the history of the franchise in February by beating the Denver Broncos 43-8. May 15, 2014