Seattle QB Wilson wins Good Guy Award

wilson probowlSuper Bowl-winning quarterback Russell Wilson has won the Good Guy Award from the Professional Football Writers of America for his professional approach to helping the journalists do their job. In leading the Seattle Seahawks to their first NFL championship, Wilson was cited for being not only the face of the franchise, "but also the voice and conscience of it."

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Mariners Sweep Padres

ms padres061714Jesus Montero and Robinson Cano each cracked a two-run home run and rookie Roenis Elias threw a seven-inning gem as the Mariners topped the Padres, 6-1, on Tuesday to sweep a two-game Interleague series at Safeco Field. Cano added his fourth home run of the year in the fifth inning when he drove an easy line drive into the right-field seats. The $240 million free agent went 1-for-3 with a walk,

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Seattle Past San Diego 5-1

marinersSOn a somber day for the Padres organization following the death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn at age 54, San Diego lost 5-1 to the Seattle Mariners on Monday night. Kyle Seager hit a three-run homer in the first inning, Brad Miller added a solo shot, and Seattle's Chris Young threw six shutout innings against his former team. Gwynn died earlier Monday of oral cancer, a disease he attributed to years of chewing tobacco.

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Padres Stunned By Loss Of Tony Gwynn

Bud Black first got to know Tony Gwynn when they were teammates playing college baseball at San Diego State. No matter how early Black tried to get to the park for practice or workouts, he could never arrive before Gwynn. Now the Padres manager, Black shared memories of his former college teammate Monday before San Diego opened a two-game series in Seattle. Gwynn, a Hall of Famer and one of the greatest athletes in San Diego's history, died Monday of oral cancer, a disease he attributed to years of chewing tobacco. He was 54. The Mariners planned to honor Gwynn with a moment of silence before Monday's game and his number, "19," was spread in the dirt between the shortstop and third baseman - the spot Gwynn sent many of his 3,141 hits through. June 17, 2014

Seattle Finalizes Signing Of DT Kevin Williams

The Seattle Seahawks have finalized their signing of veteran defensive tackle Kevin Williams and added running back Demitrius Bronson to their roster ahead of this week's minicamp. Seattle made the roster moves Monday. The Seahawks begin their three-day mandatory minicamp on Tuesday. Williams and the Seahawks agreed to terms on a one-year contract late last week. Williams will be entering his 12th season in the NFL, having spent his entire career until now with the Minnesota Vikings. Williams started 15 games last season for the Vikings with 3 ½ sacks and an interception. June 17, 2014