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OPINION: It’s Time for Richard Sherman to Come Home

by Glenn Nelson 


It’s time to bring Richard Sherman home. And by “home” I mean the Seattle Seahawks, especially, but also possibly the San Francisco 49ers or one of the two NFL teams representing Los Angeles, where Sherman grew up. Any place, that is, where he can get the kind of hug he obviously needs — and deserves.

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OPINION: Naomi Osaka Prioritized Her Mental Health. It’s Time We Followed Suit

by Marcus Harrison Green

(This article is co-published with The Seattle Times) 


On the last day of Mental Health Awareness Month, in May, I hooted louder for Naomi Osaka than I ever have for any athlete, and she was nowhere near a tennis court. 

Despite being well-positioned to earn her fifth Grand Slam title, Osaka prioritized her mental health and withdrew from the French Open on Monday. 

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