She heard the words "no," "impossible," and "never" more times than most, but she believed that with the help of others, she could make a difference, and she was right.
Were the Seattle Seahawks ever both feared and respected throughout the 2013 NFL regular season, or even up to the day before the Super Bowl?
If you're wondering how you are going to survive until the new football season, here are five ways to beat the post-Super-Bowl blues.
The Super Bowl and the weeks leading up to the big game gave us plenty of material to discuss with the boys.
"We didn't change anything. We play our own style of football. And we put our guys in situations they are comfortable with." -- Pete Carroll, Coach of...
Underdogs do win Super Bowls often enough. But there is a reason, or rather a heavily researched summary conclusion, that more often than not they don't. Blowout wins by underdogs are as rare as Seattle fans outside of Seattle.
Can you really fault athletes for these tendencies?
When the Seattle Seahawks beat the Broncos into submission on Super Bowl Sunday it sent a strong statement around the league. The Seahawks quarterback played bigger than his competitor.
Working memory is our ability to process information. We use it to ace the unexpected interview question, to improvise when we leave the notes to our dinner speech at home, and to play in the Super Bowl (well, a few of us, anyway).
Complete and undivided attention for the quarterback, and for all of us, is difficult to come by. As an athlete, you can easily become sidetracked by a myriad of external factors or the mind's thought processes.
Jack sobbed the tears that Peyton Manning would have like to for several minutes before his mother told him to come and give her a hug. After a while, he calmed down. He took off his jersey and reverently folded it.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The Seattle Seahawks dominated Denver 43-8 to capture the first Super Bowl title in franchise history. The reason why was because they did it their own way.
As social scientists, we got to thinking... if Super Bowl players were dogs, what type of dogs would they be? Applying a combined 280-plus dog years of expertise, we found that the way the media describes star football players is remarkably similar to the official breed standard for top show dogs.
The Super Bowl is a day when everyone can be happy.. .as long as you're surrounded by the right people.
You want a human interest story? To give you a reason to watch? Shut up. This isn't the Sochi Olympics. It's the Super Bowl. If you're still looking for a reason to watch then you probably shouldn't. In fact, you'd be a lot more interesting of a human if you didn't. But you're going to.
This Sunday, for the third time in the recent Super Bowl era, the NFL's best offense will face the league's best defense. In the previous two instances, the top defense won -- rather famously so.