Editor’s note: Seattle Times reporter Jayda Evans will have a weekly conversation with a newsmaker in the WNBA. This week she speaks with Storm point guard Sue Bird, whose team missed the postseason for the first time since 2003.
In small doses, you can see the change afoot. As much as the Seahawks are a championship team set in their championship ways, they’re also addicted to being different. Or maybe they’re just obsessed with getting the most out of unorthodox talent.
For both of them, the series will be about baseball. That’s the focus. With the Mariners in the midst of a wild-card race and the Detroit Tigers slightly ahead of them in the standings for that last playoff spot, manager Lloyd McClendon and outfielder Austin Jackson won’t spend too much time focusing on their return to a place that was so important to their careers.
SEATTLE — The last time the Seahawks took to the turf at CenturyLink Field, they were celebrating their still-fresh Super Bowl win, the stadium serving as the conclusion to a parade that will live forever in Seattle sports history.