Good morning, 12s.
Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Wednesday, March 4 - about your Seattle Seahawks:
Wilson To Attend Rangers Spring Training
According to Evan Grant at The Dallas Morning News, the Texas Rangers have confirmed the date that Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will visit the baseball team's camp.
Grant says Wilson will join the Rangers on March 28 in Surprise, Ariz., where he's expected to work out with the club in the morning, dress for an exhibition game against the San Diego Padres, and speak with a group of minor league ballplayers.
"He's done something all our players aspire to do," said Rangers manager Jeff Banister. "He's won a world championship. When you can bring in a world class caliber athlete like that, it is a big deal."
Texas has the MLB rights to Wilson after selecting the Seattle signal caller in the Rule 5 draft in December 2013, when Wilson was in the midst of his second NFL season. Wilson, a second baseman in college who was also drafted by the Baltimore Orioles (2007) and Colorado Rockies (2010), played Class A baseball in parts of the 2010 and 2011 seasons.
Despite his stints on the diamond, Wilson has remained adamant his future is with football.
"Obviously, I love baseball," Wilson said the day he learned he was drafted by the Rangers. "But football is where my first love is."
Tweet Of The Day
Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from Seahawks owner Paul Allen, who shares a photo of Musashi, a Japanese warship sunk by American forces during World War II.
The ship was located this past week by Allen's research team aboard his M/Y Octopus expedition yacht. It had been eight years since the crew's search began.
"Since my youth, I have been fascinated with World War II history, inspired by my father's service in the U.S. Army," Mr. Allen said in a release. "The Musashi is truly an engineering marvel and, as an engineer at heart, I have a deep appreciation for the technology and effort that went into its construction. I am honored to play a part in finding this key vessel in naval history and honoring the memory of the incredible bravery of the men who served aboard her."
Musashi sank in October 1944 during the Battle of Leyte Gulf in the Sibuyan Sea. Roughly half of its 2,400 crew members were lost. The release states Allen is working with the Japanese government "to ensure the site is treated respectfully and in accordance with Japanese traditions."
More From Around The Web
Seattle's NFC West rival San Francisco 49ers signed National Rugby League star Jarryd Hayne yesterday. Hayne said he also had interest from the Seahawks and Detroit Lions.
Terry Blount at ESPN.com looks at where the Seahawks stand with their special teams unit as they head into the new season.
Seahawks wide receiver Jermaine Kearse talks with 710 ESPN Seattle's *The Barbershop *about what he's been up to since Super Bowl XLIX.
Seahawks punter Jon Ryan joined *The Dirty Sports Podcast *with comedians Andy Ruther and Joe Praino.
Seahawks offensive lineman Garry Gilliam recently spoke to students at his high school alma mater.
And Katie Baker at Grantland.com has a detailed look at how NFL Films puts together the annual Super Bowl championship DVD.
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