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Sawant to Pete Carroll and Paul Allen: Sign Colin Kaepernick

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On May 19, 2017, Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant sent a letter to Seahawks General Manager Pete Carroll and owner Paul Allen urging them to sign Colin Kaepernick. ...
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Have the Seattle Seahawks Done Enough Ahead of the 2017 Season?

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As of May 16, Seattle look well placed to once again dominate the NFC West. In years gone by, this was widely regarded as the toughest division in football but it is now more or less a straight up battle between the Seahawks and the Arizona Cardinals. ...
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Reps. DelBene, Dingell Wager on Seahawks v. Lions Wild Card Game

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The Seahawks will face Lions in the NFC Wild Card game on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. ...
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Michael Sam: People Tell Me ‘I’m Not Gay Enough’

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Former NFL player Michael Sam told Attitude magazine that he didn’t feel accepted by the gay community since coming out in 2014. ...
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Seahawks Playoff Game Prompts Wager Between Seattle and Minneapolis Mayors

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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges entered into a friendly wager ahead of Sunday’s first-round playoff game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Minnesota Vikings. ...
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Michael Sam Quits NFL, Speaks to His Father Since Coming Out in 2014

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After becoming the first openly gay player in the NFL, Michael Sam is leaving his current team - the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. ...
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Wyman Awards Seahawks Medallion for Public Service

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Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman has presented the Seattle Seahawks a special medallion for exceptional public service. ...
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Michael Sam: There Are ‘A Lot of’ Gay People in the NFL

Michael Sam has been a free agent since the Dallas Cowboys released him from their practice squad October 21, 2014.
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Michael Sam told an audience in Dallas Thursday, "I am not the only gay person in the NFL. I'm just saying there [are] a lot of us." ...
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Baker, Hassan, Inslee Wage Super Bowl Bet for Food Pantries

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Trades at stake for Super Bowl Sunday include: Boston cream pie cupcakes from Massachusetts; New Hampshire bacon; and Ivar's Chowder. ...
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Michael Sam to Oprah: ‘I’m Not the Only Gay Man in the NFL’

Michael Sam appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Network to discuss being gay in the NFL.
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During his 90-minute documentary that premiered on OWN Saturday, former NFL player Michael Sam said he is not the only gay man in the NFL. ...
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