Minicamp impressions: Russell Wilson heaps praise on DK Metcalf

Wide receiver DK Metcalf at Seahawks minicamp, Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at VMAC in Renton. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)
Wide receiver DK Metcalf at Seahawks minicamp, Wednesday at VMAC in Renton. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)

Russell Wilson on the rookie receiver: "DK is looking really, really special. He can do anything and everything. He’s tremendous."

image showing Will Daniel, second from left, with Sounders FC goalie Kasey Kellery at the US Open Cup win in Washington DC last season.
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MLS is on a break. So why are the Sounders still hosting the rival Timbers tonight?

For the casual soccer fan, this can be a confusing time. There’s a prestigious, century-old tournament match happening Wednesday at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, but only a handful of players from the Sounders' preferred starting 11 are available. Let us explain.

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) reacts as he leaves the court after sustaining an injury during first-half basketball action against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto, Monday, June 10, 2019. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP) JCO111 JCO111
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