Mariners giving new meaning to 'hairy situation' in spring training

(Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)

The 2017 Mariners leave an undeniable first impression, one that surpasses anything I’ve seen from this team in years – maybe ever. They possess an abundance of talent in a particular area that happens to be gaining prominence throughout baseball.

Seahawks offensive lineman Russell Okung stretches out before a game against the Steelers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, November 29, 2015, in Seattle, Wash.

Broncos don’t pick up Russell Okung’s option. Could a return to the Seahawks be in the cards?

Former Seahawk Russell Okung will again be a free agent after the Denver Broncos declined an option on his contract on Thursday. Updated

Former Player and coach, Lenny Wilkins was front row center at the Mayor’s Arena press conference. 
 Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, King County Executive Dow Constantine address the press and public at City Hall announcing a private investor, Christopher Hansen who has sent a proposal to construct a new arena in Seattle’s Stadium District with the ability to host an NBA and NHL team.

Ed Murray announces KeyArena advisory panel, which includes Lenny Wilkens

Legendary former Sonics coach Lenny Wilkens is one of 11 community leaders named as part of a new advisory panel to explore the viability of KeyArena for NBA and NHL use. The panel, announced by Mayor Ed Murray, will review KeyArena proposals and the analysis of city staffers. Updated

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