Richard Sherman felt the need to apologize.
The Seattle Seahawks have won their first Super Bowl title, crushing the favored Denver Broncos 43-8.
When it comes to sports in the northwest there are a few things that are generally true – the Ducks don't like the Huskies and the Timbers definitely don't like the Sounders.
The Chicago Bears were such big favorites over the New England Patriots in the 1986 Super Bowl that bettors were reluctant to put their money on either team.
The captain was a few minutes late, though no one seemed to mind. Russell Wilson is usually worth the wait, and no more than on this day, his final one speaking about the game before he actually plays The Game.
The Portland Trail Blazers and Houston Rockets each had two players picked as reserves for the NBA All-Star game, while the Indiana Pacers had to settle for just Roy Hibbert despite the league's best record.
The Portland Winterhawks (34-12-2-3) extended their winning streak to eight games with an 8-1 victory over the visiting Everett Silvertips (25-18-7-1) Wednesday at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in front of 4,648 fans.
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch abruptly ended his media availability - again - walking away from a throng of reporters after about 7 uncomfortable minutes in which he answered just a few questions.
Within the first five minutes, Russell Wilson called an audible.
Seattle Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch made an early exit at Super Bowl media day, then returned to Tuesday's session just in time to possibly avoid a hefty fine from the NFL.
Skittles has signed Marshawn Lynch to an endorsement deal.
Star Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was not one of the 17 Seattle players or coaches assigned to podiums for media day on Tuesday.