I love a parade! The culmination of my Seahawks dreams

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott takes us on a trip down memory lane as the 12th Man prepares itself for a parade to celebrate the team’s victory in Super Bowl XLVIII. Scott recaps the team’s history, including figures such as Mike Holmgren, Shaun Alexander, Matt Hasselbeck and, of course, Paul Allen, Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson.

Seattle Storm’s season ends with heartbreaking loss to Lynx

NWSB Writer Ben Tole talks about the Seattle Storm’s exit from the 2012 WNBA Playoffs. The Storm were once again led by Sue Bird, who put up another clutch performance when they team needed her in another do-or-die situation. The team also got big efforts from Camille Little and Tanisha Wright who checked in with 17 and 11 points, respectively.

My oh My! Top play of the week for the Seattle Mariners (video)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Clinton Bell tells us to him the best “MY oh MY” play of the twenty-sixth week of the year had to be the dance competition with the Northwest mascots. Captained by the Mariners Moose, the teams consisted of mascots from each of the Seattle teams, as well as the Tacoma Rainiers, and the Everett Silvertips. The moves laid down were definitely something to see, these guys (or girls) can really dance!

Storm Roundup: Seattle clinches ninth consecutive playoff birth

NWSB Writer Ben Tole recaps how the Seattle Storm have been faring as they prepare for a ninth consecutive appearance in the WNBA playoffs. With five games remaining on the schedule, the fourth-seeded Storm can only move up one spot in the Western Conference standings, and even that seems a little far-fetched at this point.

Storm Roundup: Seattle builds momentum for strong second half

NWSB Insider and Seattle Storm blogger Ben Tole fills us all in on the Seattle Storm’s final two games of the first half before the Olympic Break. Plus, get Ben’s insight on how the Storm are in the perfect place at the perfect time to pounce on the rest of the Western Conference heading into the playoffs. With seven straight home games coming up, plus the return of Lauren Jackson, Ben thinks the WNBA Championship is within reach!

Seattle Storm bounce back for big win after loss in New York

NWSB Insider and Seattle Storm blogger Ben Tole tells us less then one month ago the Storm were sitting at 1-7 with the worst start in franchise history but after winning 6 of its last 7 games are sky rocketing in the power rankings and the Western Conference standings. After the Olympic break they will see the return of three time WNBA MVP Lauren Jackson.

Storm Roundup: Seattle stay hot and extend winning streak

NWSB Insider and Seattle Storm blogger Ben Tole tells us the Storm have realed off five consecutive wins boosting them to 6-7 on this season after a franchise worst 1-7 start. Last game out Tanisha Wright and Sue Bird made some clutch free throws in the final minute of the game to seal an 82-76 win.

Storm Roundup: Seattle win big game at home after tough road trip

NWSB Insider and Seattle Storm blogger Ben Tole tells us the Storm are still only 3-7 but got a much needed boost of confidence with the win against Minnesota Sunday and is hoping to carry that momentum into its two upcoming home games this week. The Storm will play the bulk of their home schedule and will get Lauren Jackson back into the lineup.

Seattle Storm have reason for optimism even with a 1-5 start

NWSB Insider and Seattle Storm blogger Ben Tole tells us to get our fingers off the panic button for the WNBA’s Storm and their 1-5 early season record. 10 of the last 15 games are at home for the Storm, which is 33-3 at home since the beginning of the 2010 season. WNBA MVP Lauren Jackson will return after the Olympics. Good times are ahead Seattle.

Seattle Storm 2012 WNBA Schedule is Released

Jason Green one of our Seattle Storm bloggers today lets us know the Storm 2012 WNBA schedule was released this week, and this years ladies hoops season starts off with the Storm playing L.A. The Storm have high hopes this season and look to get back to the Finals, which they won in 2010. Lauren Jackson will be playing for the Australian national team shooting for gold in London.

The NWSportsBeat Android App Is now available!

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WNBA News: Storm trade Swin Cash and Le’coe Willingham to Chicago

WNBA All-Star forward Swin Cash is moving from the Emerald City to the Windy City. Swin Cash, a three-time WNBA champion and four-time All-Star has been traded. It’s the first blockbuster trade of the offseason, the Storm traded Cash, reserve forward Le’coe Willingham and a 2012 second-round draft pick to the Chicago Sky on Monday for the No. 2 overall pick in April’s draft.

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