The road-heavy span is over. Seattle gets four of its next six matches at CenturyLink Field, starting Saturday against New England. And, of course, the MLS Cup rematch with Toronto FC looms a week later in Seattle.
Seattle gained three picks in those two deals, with Atlanta and San Francisco. The Seahawks went from seven picks – the fewest of the John Schneider/Pete Carroll regime that began here in 2010 – to 10.
A 101-year-old woman, Man Kaur, won the the 100 meter dash at the World Masters Games in New Zealand on Monday, April 24. As the only competitor in the 100+ category, she was awarded gold. She also has won gold in the 200-meter dash and shot put.
Stop-motion artist Jared Jacobs of Boise used Legos to re-create the University of North Carolina and Gonzaga playing the last few seconds of the Tar Heels' NCAA men's basketball championship win. More on Jacobs’ hobby of re-creating famous sports plays here: http://bit.ly/2oihZFl
NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas at the league meetings on Monday. The Raiders likely will play two or three more years in the Bay Area before their $1.7 billion stadium near the Las Vegas Strip is ready. Las Vegas, long taboo to the NFL because of its legalized gambling, also is getting an NHL team this fall, the Golden Knights.