Seahawks Fans Pull Out Their Wallets For Super Bowl Tickets

superbowlringAfter watching their team win with a series of improbable moves in the NFC championship game, Seahawks fans are hoping a similar kind of luck will get them Super Bowl tickets. Kevin Rempel-Cheuk is going to Phoenix because he has a childhood friend who wanted to take the whole gang to the game.


2-Point Conversion Generated Biggest Seahawks Quake

12manEarthquake experts with the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network have analyzed the CenturyLink Field shaking during the Seahawks' win over the Packers in Sunday's NFC title game. The experts say the biggest event was caused by all the jumping and dancing that followed the touchdown


LED Lights For Mariners Stadium

marinersledPlaying baseball in Seattle just became more energy efficient, after the Mariners announced they have become the first major league team to install LED lights to illuminate the playing field. The Mariners announced the lighting change Tuesday.


Vinovich Is Super Bowl Referee, Among 4 1st-Timers On Crew

Bill Vinovich will be the referee for the Super Bowl, heading a seven-man crew that includes four officials working the title game for the first time. The NFL made the announcement Tuesday. The New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks play Feb. 1 in Glendale, Arizona. Vinovich, umpire Bill Schuster, head linesman Dana McKenzie and back judge Terrence Miles will be working their first Super Bowl. The crew also includes line judge Mark Perlman, field judge Bob Waggoner and side judge Tom Hill. Mike Wimmer is the replay official and the assistant is Terry Poulos. Vinovich is in his ninth season as an NFL official. He was the referee for the Patriots-Baltimore playoff game this month when New England confused the Ravens with a formation using a running back as an ineligible receiver. The NFL said the Patriots' scheme was legal. NEW YORK (AP) – January 21, 2015

Blazers' Aldridge To Have An MRI On His Left Thumb

Trail Blazers All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge won't play in Wednesday night's game against the Phoenix Suns because of a left thumb injury. Aldridge hurt his thumb in the second quarter of the Blazers' 98-95 victory against the Sacramento Kings on Monday night. X-rays following the game were negative. The Blazers said that the 6-foot-11 power forward was evaluated by a specialist on Tuesday and an MRI is scheduled for later in the week. There is no timetable for his return, the team said. Aldridge leads the Blazers (31-11) with averages of 23.5 points and 10.4 rebounds per game. Portland's front line is already depleted, with centers Robin Lopez (wrist) and Joel Freeland (shoulder) out for extended periods. PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – January 21, 2015