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Tuesday Round-Up: Marshawn Lynch to appear on FOX Sports 1's 'Back of the Shop'
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Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Tuesday, July 1 - about your Seattle Seahawks: Read
Beast Mode At The Barbershop
Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will appear on the new FOX Sports 1 show Back of the Shop, which offers an unfiltered discussion between some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment. The show takes place in the back of Jordan Sport Barbershop set just outside Yankee Stadium.
In tonight's episode, which airs at 5:30 p.m. PT, Lynch talks with a trio of MLB sluggers - Yoenis Cespedes, Darryl Strawberry, and Eric Davis - about living in the social media age, the Seahawks' victory in Super Bowl XLVIII, and the story behind his affinity for Skittles.
During the show, Davis asks Lynch if Super Bowl XLVIII lived up to his expectations, and the Seahawks' Beast Mode back responds with:
“It was more. I can’t even downplay the experience, though. Probably the best time I had was, when my family stepped off the plane, to see their facial expressions. My little sister went crazy – they did this little monster thing with these headphones, they wrapped one of these trucks up and it had my face all on it – she’s walking up to the truck, giving it kisses. I’m like, man, what are you doing?
“I think the biggest buildup now is preparing for next season. Because as soon as that was over, they ask you, ‘What’s going to happen next year?’ I’m like, damn, let me kick back and enjoy this one.”
Russell Wilson Fields Q&A Session At Passing AcademyRead
Max Wilson, a freelance photographer in the Chicago area, shares a 23-minute video Q&A session between Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and campers at Wilson's Passing Academy held this past weekend in Madison, Wis.
Wilson talks about what it was like to win the Super Bowl and receive his Super Bowl ring, the Seahawks' practice habits, what it was like to get drafted as a professional baseball and football player, and much more.
Richard Sherman Provides TV's Most Memorable Moment Of 2014
Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman's passionate postgame interview with FOX's Erin Andrews that followed this past season's NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers has been ranked television's most memorable moment of 2014 by Forbes.com.
Sherman's moment with Andrews tops a list of 14 memorable television moments that have occurred so far this year, a list put together by Forbes.com contributor Dade Hayes. Read
Vote Seahawks For 2014 ESPYS
The Seahawks are up for Best Team, Pete Carroll for Best Coach/Manager, quarterback Russell Wilson for Best NFL Player, and cornerback Richard Sherman for Best Breakthrough Athlete at the 2014 ESPYS, the sports award ceremony to be held Wednesday, July 16 in Los Angeles, Calif.
Tweet of the Day
Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from SportsNation, who like many of us are eagerly awaiting today's World Cup Round of 16 match between the United States and Belgium, where the winner advances and the loser goes home. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. PT on ESPN. Read
More From Around The Web
The Parramatta Eels, a professional rugby club based in the suburbs of Sydney, Australia, have engaged in a long-term, idea-swapping relationship with the Seahawks in hopes of getting an edge on best practices in the world of sports.
Nate Davis of USA Today predicts the final 20 players of NFL Network's Top 100 Players of 2014, which will unveil players ranked No. 20 - 11 on Wednesday night. Davis puts free safety Earl Thomas at No. 5, cornerback Richard Sherman at No. 9, running back Marshawn Lynch at No. 11, and quarterback Russell Wilson at No. 18.ranks the Seahawks' special teams unit as the second-best in the NFL behind the Baltimore Ravens.
Todd Dybas of the Tacoma News Tribune highlights the offseason work of defensive tackle Jesse Williams, the Seahawks' second-year player who is healthier, lighter, and hoping to make an impact this season.
Seahawks.com's Clare Farnsworth tells us how the Seahawks are filling holes left from free agency with "red-shirt" players like defensive tackle Jesse Williams.
And Terry Blount of ESPN.com ranks defensive end Jacob Green the sixth-best Seahawk of all-time.