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October 24, 2014 at 6:31 AM

Seahawks vs. Panthers: National media pick Seahawks to win

The benefit of the doubt continues with the Seahawks, despite consecutive losses for the first time since the 2012 season. A look around at the media’s NFL picks this weeks shows just about everyone expecting the Seahawks to bounce back and get over .500. Because surely they can’t lose three straight games, right? Right? Seattle Times Jerry Brewer:…

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October 22, 2014 at 1:59 AM

NFL power rankings: Seahawks continue their stumble

The Seahawks’ 3-1 record feels like a long time ago, especially when one looks at the NFL power rankings put out by various sites this week. And that lopsided win against Green Bay in Week 1 on national TV? It might as well have been against the Lombardi Packers based on how down certain pundits…

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October 17, 2014 at 10:37 AM

Seahawks vs. Rams: National media pick the Seahawks

It’s good to be king, at least when it comes to NFL predictions. The defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks, who lost at home last week to the Cowboys, got the benefit of the doubt by national media this week heading into Sunday’s road game against the Rams. (It also helps that the Rams are 1-4 and…

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August 8, 2014 at 7:06 PM

Seattle runner nears end of Pacific Crest Trail trek

By Geoff Baker Seattle Times staff reporter A Seattle man bidding to set a new speed-hiking record of the Pacific Crest Trail is now scheduled for a Sunday night finish at the Canadian border near Manning Park. Joe McConaughy, 23, who set out June 18 in Campo, Calif., just a few feet from the Mexican border, would complete…

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December 26, 2013 at 1:00 PM

Vote: What was Seattle’s sports story of the year?

It was a crazy, busy year in Seattle sports. The NBA and NHL still haven’t arrived, but Robinson Cano, Clint Dempsey and Chris Petersen have. Managers and coaches have come and gone. We lost two Husky coaching icons, Don James and Marv Harshman, who died this year. The Huskies, playing in renovated Husky Stadium, and Cougars each…

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