Share story

In a year full of big local sports stories, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson leading the Seahawks to the best record in the NFC, was the biggest, according to voters in The Seattle Times poll.

Wilson leading the Hawks’ run received 31.9 percent of the 3,396 votes, nearly double the next highest vote-getter among the 13 stories.

Finishing second with 16.4 percent was Chris Hansen failing in his bid to land the Sacramento Kings and third was the exit of UW football coach Steve Sarkisian and the arrival of new coach Chris Petersen at 13.9 percent.

Following are the results:

This week, save 90% on digital access.

Wilson led Seahawks boast best record in NFC: 31.9 percent

Hansen fails in bid to land NBA Kings: 16.4 percent

UW football’s Sarkisian out, Petersen in: 13.9 percent

M’s sign Cano to 10-year, $240 million deal: 11.7 percent

Sounders sign superstar Dempsey: 7 percent

UW coaching legends James, Harshman die: 6.8 percent

New Husky Stadium opens to rave reviews: 3.7 percent

Wedge walks away, derides front office: 2.9 percent

Felix signs 7-year, $175 million deal: 2 percent

Vansant leads UW to volleyball Final Four: 1.4 percent

Bellevue wins 54 games, 6 state titles in row: 1.2 percent

Short-handed Storm loses in playoffs: 0.7 percent

Underachieving Sounders overhaul roster: 0.4 percent

Custom-curated news highlights, delivered weekday mornings.