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Oct.
2nd

Senior editor Russell Wilson, on Derek Jeter’s new frontier in athletes’ interaction with fans, opines on domestic violence

Click on the front page today of Derek Jeter’s new athletes website, The Players’ Tribune, and you’ll see Jeter’s new senior editor.

It’s Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, complete with a closeup of him in his Seattle uniform and his signature.

Click on that, and you will read the usually controlled, conservatively messaged Wilson writing and opining on the hottest-button issue in the NFL, if not society, today: domestic violence.

“I used to beat people up. Truthfully, I used to beat people up a lot,” is how Wilson begins his first column for The Players’ Tribune. “Many of you

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Sep.
27th

NFL Week 4: Desperate 49ers, soaring Eagles, way-overdue Packers

Happy bye-week Saturday. Here are the picks for the rest of the NFL’s weekend that will be in Sunday’s News Tribune. Enjoy for your argumentative purposes:

 

Carolina at Baltimore, 10 a.m. Sunday, Channel 7

Panthers career receiving leader Steve Smith is now a Raven. That’s the only intrigue here.

Ravens 17, Panthers 14

 

Green Bay at Chicago, 10 a.m. Sunday, Channel 13

Time for the real Packers – and the real, not-this-good Jay Cutler – to show up.

Packers 26, Bears 23

 

Philadelphia at San Francisco, 1:25 p.m. Sunday, Channel 13

Eagles are flying with prodigious pilot

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Sep.
11th

An extraordinary day at Seahawks headquarters, and in the NFL

Wednesday is the busiest non-game day of the NFL week. In Renton Pete Carroll has his weekly press conference. The opposing coach and star player have a teleconference with the Seattle-area media. Usually at about the same time all that is going on the locker room is open for interviews for the only half hour of the day, before a practice and then interview periods with assistant coaches.

And there was a lot of news yesterday out of Seahawks headquarters. I was initially weighing which one to make one my Seahawks’ main story in today’s News Tribune: Earl Thomas is

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Sep.
10th

Pete Carroll says he, and way he evaluates players, “will never be the same” in wake of Ray Rice domestic-violence case

Real life intersected with football today — as it has all week throughout the NFL.

Pete Carroll talked in a Seahawks team meeting today about the Ray Rice domestic-violence case, and how huge and impacting the issue is in our society.

Seattle’s coach then said he is changed forever, both personally and in the way he will evaluate and talk to players from now on.

“It will never be the same,” Carroll said during his weekly Wednesday press conference here in Renton. “I’ve got to admit, my awareness is different than it was and I don’t think it will ever

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Aug.
18th

Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith makes preseason practice debut; LBs getting back; LT/RT get new looks; rookie Richardson as KR?

The Seahawks’ linebacking unit — the core of their thudding defense — is getting back into form in time for the real season to begin.

Super Bowl Most Valuable Player Malcolm Smith practiced this morning in individual linebacker drills and some group work. It was his first practice since surgery in the spring to remove “loose bodies” in his ankle.

“It’s a great deal to get him back,” coach Pete Carroll said of the former USC Trojan the coach recruited out of Northridge, Calif. “It’s been a long offseason for him, a highlighted offseason for him, but it’s still been hard

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