Pursuit of big-money contract comes at a cost for Russell Wilson

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson answers questions during a press conference following an NFL football minicamp Thursday, June 18, 2015, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Joe Nicholson) — WAJN114 (Joe Nicholson/AP)
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson answers questions during a press conference following an NFL football minicamp in June. (Joe Nicholson/AP)

For the first time, the Wilson image is absorbing some serious puncture wounds. That’s what happens when money and contract negotiations rear their ugly headlines.

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Storm might rest veteran Sue Bird more frequently

The 14-year veteran returned to the Storm’s lineup for Tuesday’s home win against Tulsa. Bird did not play Sunday in Tulsa to rest her body and could miss a game during the team’s three-game trip that begins Friday at Minnesota (7-2).