The following season, the Seahawks overcame a deficit in the NFC championship game with the Green Bay Packers in the final minutes of the fourth quarter to claim their first back-to-back George Halas trophies. Seattle sports icons Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe revealed they are now engaged. The team earned a fourth WNBA title in 2020 in a sweep against the Las Vegas Aces with all games played at a quarantined facility in Florida.[6]. The two-time Pro Bowler hasn’t appeared in a game since suffering a groin injury in Week 3 against the Dallas Cowboys.

In 1977, following years of legal wrangling over the move of the Seattle Pilots to Milwaukee (to become the Milwaukee Brewers), the MLB awarded Seattle a new baseball franchise, the Seattle Mariners. The city of Seattle has a total of 18 national championship honors, including one Stanley Cup, one NBA Championship, one Super Bowl Championship, four WNBA championships, four U.S. Open Cup championships, one MLS Supporters' Shield, two MLS Cup championships, two NWSL Shields and two MLR Championship Shields. We can help! Just ask Chicharito himself. The Sounders beat the Chicago Fire 2–0 in front of a then record-setting MLS crowd of 35,615 at CenturyLink Field on October 4, 2011. The league is also expanding the bench area to help with more social distancing on the sideline. Sports In Schools founder Will Niccolls showed up to referee a middle-school team in south Seattle and noticed something: many of the kids weren't wearing any socks.

They also won the silver medal at the World Ultimate Games (WUGC) in 2008 in Vancouver and at WUCC in 2010 in Prague, Czech Republic. The university includes 23 collegiate athletic programs, over eight different facilities are dedicated to these programs. The Storm are an unforgettable team to watch at Alaska Airlines Arena at the University of Washington, the Storm’s temporary home while the Seattle Center arena is under renovation. The announcement came on Instagram Friday evening, with Bird posting a … Border & International Visitor Information, Event The Latest: Lions put Jalen Elliott on reserve/COVID-19 list.

The club’s 2015 average attendance of 44,257 would rank third in Italy’s Serie A, fourth in Spain’s La Liga and fifth in England’s Premier League.

[3] In 1976, Seattle was awarded a conditional NHL franchise; however, this opportunity did not come to fruition.

In the team’s inaugural campaign, Sounders FC offered 22,000 season tickets, all of which were sold out. In Super Bowl XLIX at the University of Phoenix Stadium (now State Farm Stadium), the Seahawks missed the opportunity to claim their second Super Bowl win in the final seconds of the fourth quarter, falling to the New England Patriots by a score of 28–24. Instead, five years later, on December 3, 2017, the Council approved the expansion of Key Arena in Seattle Center, under the direction of the Oak View Group.
Notifications can be turned off anytime in the browser settings. The Washington Stealth defeated the Toronto Rock 15–11 at Xfinity Arena in Everett for the National Lacrosse League Champion's Cup in 2010. In addition to the Seattle-based teams, the Spokane-based Gonzaga Bulldogs play one men's basketball game each season at Climate Pledge Arena in an event billed as the Battle in Seattle. Home of the Cougs, Washington State University has strong dedication to sports that often invokes a friendly rivalry with its Pac-12 neighbor University of Washington.