While growing up in Indiana, reliever Drew Storen became a Mariners fan because of Ken Griffey Jr. Now, Storen hopes to get his career back on track after joining the Mariners from Toronto earlier this week in a trade for Joaquin Benoit.
Seahawks’ GM speaks the day before players are due to report for training camp and also says there is nothing to him having a five-year extension but coach Pete Carroll having only three -- and “no,” the GM doesn’t have an out clause to leave for hometown Green Bay.
Nicolas Lodeiro, the attacking midfielder who just helped Argentina powerhouse Boca Juniors reach the semifinals of the prestigious Copa Libertadores club championship in South America, has signed with the Seattle Sounders as a designated player.
Entering just his second season, Seattle’s 2015 Pro Bowl kick and punt returner is poised to be all over the Seahawks’ offense in 2016. The 23-year old credits conquering self-doubt, and is trying to pass on wisdom to others.
Soldiers are on the streets in Rio de Janeiro, while the navy patrols Copacabana beach. But European attacks show that so-called lone wolves are tough to monitor and catch. And Brazil is new to the threat of terror.