There’s never a dull moment in Seattle sports, and a pair of giant news stories capped what was an eventful 2019. UW coach Chris Petersen stepping down and Marshawn Lynch returning to the Seahawks were chart toppers, but a rumor about Russell Wilson potentially wanting out of Seattle was the most-read story of the year. Megan Rapinoe’s Women of the Year award speech and former UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi’s unforgettable floor routine were top performers as well.
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Here’s what you read the most in 2019:
- Analysis: Does Russell Wilson really want to leave the Seahawks for the New York Giants? – Bob Condotta
- Chris Petersen’s resignation was stunning, but there are hints at why he decided to walk away from UW
- Chris Petersen steps down, Jimmy Lake named UW Huskies head football coach – Mike Vorel
- Megan Rapinoe won a Woman of the Year award. She thanked Colin Kaepernick. – Cindy Boren (Washington Post)
- Former Seahawks safety Earl Thomas finally explains that middle finger – Bob Condotta
- ‘A 10 isn’t enough’: Bellevue native, UCLA gymnast breaks the internet with flawless floor routine – Allyson Chiu (Washington Post)
- Russell Wilson gives the Seahawks April 15 deadline to complete a new contract – Bob Condotta
- Sophomore quarterback Jake Haener leaves UW Huskies one week before season opener – Mike Vorel
- Beast Mode is back! Marshawn Lynch signs with Seahawks after year hiatus from NFL – Bob Condotta
- Where UW Huskies UDFAs are signing: Jake Browning gets record deal in Minnesota – Adam Jude