Former Seahawks wide receiver and special-teams ace Ricardo Lockette speaks while announcing his retirement at team headquarters in May. It was six months after he suffered a serious neck injury from a hit while covering a punt in a game at Dallas.
Former Seahawks wide receiver and special-teams ace Ricardo Lockette speaks while announcing his retirement at team headquarters in May. It was six months after he suffered a serious neck injury from a hit while covering a punt in a game at Dallas. Elaine Thompson AP
Former Seahawks wide receiver and special-teams ace Ricardo Lockette speaks while announcing his retirement at team headquarters in May. It was six months after he suffered a serious neck injury from a hit while covering a punt in a game at Dallas. Elaine Thompson AP
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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.