Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson hits during New York Yankees batting practice Monday before their spring exhibition game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Tampa, Fla. Wilson, a former college and minor-league middle infielder, homered on the first day of his week-long, annual baseball cameo during the football offseason.
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson hits during New York Yankees batting practice Monday before their spring exhibition game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Tampa, Fla. Wilson, a former college and minor-league middle infielder, homered on the first day of his week-long, annual baseball cameo during the football offseason. Lynne Sladky AP
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson hits during New York Yankees batting practice Monday before their spring exhibition game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Tampa, Fla. Wilson, a former college and minor-league middle infielder, homered on the first day of his week-long, annual baseball cameo during the football offseason. Lynne Sladky AP
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February 26, 2018 02:42 PM

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Gregg Bell joined The News Tribune in July 2014. Bell had been the director of writing for the University of Washington's athletic department for four years. He was the senior national sports writer in Seattle for The Associated Press from 2005-10, covering the Seahawks in their first Super Bowl season and beyond. He's also been The Sacramento Bee's beat writer on the Oakland Athletics and Raiders. The native of Steubenville, Ohio, is a 1993 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and a 2000 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism.