March 17, 2014 |
For 15 minutes a day, Tim Frazier, Penn State's senior point guard, finds a quiet place, switches on a podcast, and meditates. Along with his teammates, Frazier, the team's all-time leader in assists, has found that practicing mindfulness meditation - focusing on the breath with his eyes closed and becoming aware of his thoughts without judging them - has amped up his performance on the court. "The game moves so fast, it's hard to focus on the here and now," said Frazier, who is pretty fleet of foot himself.
February 17, 2006 |
Andrew Dees, who spent the last five seasons on the coaching staff at the University of Buffalo, has been named tight ends coach at Temple. Dees played tight end and offensive tackle at Syracuse. He played in the NFL with the Cincinnati Bengals and the Seattle Seahawks.
June 3, 2005 |
Longtime Eagles cornerback Bobby Taylor yesterday was released by the Seattle Seahawks. Taylor was drafted in the second round by the Eagles in 1995 and played for them nine seasons. He left as a free agent after the 2003 season, signing a 4-year, $11.3 million deal with Seattle. Waiting until at least June 1 to release Taylor allows the remaining $2.25 million from his signing bonus to count against the salary cap next year instead of this year.
April 23, 2013
Former Eagles Pro Bowl fullback Leonard Weaver will sign a one-day contract and officially announce his retirement with the team on Tuesday at 1 p.m. Weaver earned a Pro Bowl invitation and Associated Press all-pro honors in 2009, his first season with the Eagles, after leading all NFL fullbacks in rushing attempts (70) and yards (323) to go along with four touchdowns (two rushing, two receiving). He suffered a career-ending knee injury in 2010. Originally signed as a rookie free agent by the Seattle Seahawks in 2005, Weaver played in 63 games (19 starts)
January 15, 2013 |
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - A slip of the tongue gave away Atlanta coach Mike Smith's focus. Smith was just starting his review Monday of the Falcons' 30-28 win over the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC divisional playoffs when it became clear his thoughts were on this week's NFC championship game against the San Francisco 49ers. "We knew the San Francisco Forty ... excuse me, the Seattle Seahawks, were a very good football team and they showed a lot of resiliency," Smith said before smiling after catching his verbal miscue.
August 27, 2012 |
RENTON, Wash. - Terrell Owens NFL return lasted less than 3 weeks. Owens tweeted on Sunday that he is no longer a member of the Seattle Seahawks, part of the league-mandated roster reductions from 90 to 75 players. The 38-year-old posted a message on his Twitter account shortly before 11 a.m. PDT that he had been released. "I'm no longer a Seahawk. I THANK the organization 4 the opportunity, I'm truly blessed beyond belief. My FAITH is intact & will NOT waiver. " Owens signed a 1-year deal with Seattle on Aug. 7, following a sterling workout that had coaches and Seahawks staff raving about how good he looked for having not played an NFL game in more than 18 months.
December 5, 2014 |
Were the Seattle Seahawks suffering a Super Bowl hangover? Their season appeared to be slipping away before things slowly began to change. The Seahawks started the season 3-3, but they enter the game against the Eagles on Sunday with an 8-4 mark and renewed confidence. So what changed? "I think just having to step up, making sure that everybody was on the same page and just continued to work hard," third-year quarterback Russell Wilson said Wednesday in a conference call with Philadelphia media.
January 31, 2015 |
PHOENIX - Russell Wilson has studied Derek Jeter, Michael Jordan, and Tom Brady. The Seattle Seahawks quarterback has tried to learn what it takes to have the "clutch" quality, an intangible characteristic that is often attributed to a sport's best winners. "I just love trying to play like that," Wilson said. "I love trying to visualize being successful. " Before every game, Wilson finds a spot in the stadium that brings him "back down to zero. " He gazes at it during the game to relax and focus on the moment.
September 25, 2012 |
SEATTLE - Russell Wilson threw a disputed 24-yard touchdown to Golden Tate on the final play of the game, and the Seattle Seahawks rallied to beat the Green Bay Packers, 14-12, on Monday night in a controversial ending. Wilson scrambled from the pocket and threw to the corner of the end zone as time expired. Tate shoved Green Bay's Sam Shields out of the way, then wrestled with M.D. Jennings for possession. It was ruled on the field as a touchdown and after a lengthy review, referee Wayne Elliott came out from under the hood and announced "the ruling on the field stands" as CenturyLink Field erupted in celebration.
January 23, 2014 |
CHARLES BARKLEY is the best. The former Sixer, who is now an NBA commentator for TNT, got off a great line at the expense of Jets tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. while reporting on highlights from the Warriors-Pacers game on Monday night. It was recently revealed that in November a woman told police she saw Winslow "pleasuring himself" while in his SUV in a Target parking lot in East Hanover Township, N.J. Police responded and arrested Winslow for possession of synthetic marijuana.