Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett earned his first career Pro Bowl selection Tuesday. Wednesday, he went out of his way to endorse Vermont senator Bernie Sanders for president.
Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett earned his first career Pro Bowl selection Tuesday. Wednesday, he went out of his way to endorse Vermont senator Bernie Sanders for president. Drew Perine dperine@thenewstribune.com
Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett earned his first career Pro Bowl selection Tuesday. Wednesday, he went out of his way to endorse Vermont senator Bernie Sanders for president. Drew Perine dperine@thenewstribune.com
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“I’m voting for Bernie Sanders”: Michael Bennett, a rare pro athlete taking refreshing political stand

December 23, 2015 03:21 PM

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Gregg Bell joined The News Tribune in July 2014. Bell had been the director of writing for the University of Washington's athletic department for four years. He was the senior national sports writer in Seattle for The Associated Press from 2005-10, covering the Seahawks in their first Super Bowl season and beyond. He's also been The Sacramento Bee's beat writer on the Oakland Athletics and Raiders. The native of Steubenville, Ohio, is a 1993 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and a 2000 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism.