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Seahawks’ QB Russell Wilson on why he’s speaking out against domestic violence: “You know what’s right, and you know what’s wrong”

Why now and why this issue of domestic violence — the hottest-button topic in the NFL if not our society today?

I asked Russell Wilson that this afternoon, one day after the Seahawks’ Super Bowl-winning quarterback  wrote in his new role as senior editor of Derek Jeter’s new athletes’ website The Players’ Tribune. Why is he, normally conservative as a public speaker, taking a stand off when many other big-name athletes and prominent people in America stay quiet and just let the checks cash?

“Some things you don’t have to shy away from. You know what’s right, you

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Feel-good day: Seahawks get Kam Chancellor, Russell Okung back fully practicing; refute accusations on Lynch; dump ice bucket on Pete Carroll

That’s coach Pete Carroll after practice today accepting the social-media phenomenon that is the “Ice Bucket Challenge” to promote awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). And that’s quarterback Russell Wilson and tight end Zach Miller doing the dumping.

As USA Today and others reported today, Justin Timberlake, Matt Lauer, Martha Stewart and the Kennedys have been among the many to take the Ice Bucket Challenge. It has helped raise $2.3 million for the national ALS Association in just two weeks. Even President Obama received the challenge, from the Kennedy family. Carroll got his challenge

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