Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/5/14
Almost 40 years of hopes finally realized In case you haven’t heard because you were without power, internet, newspapers or friends for the past four days, the Seattle Seahawks have brought home their first Lombardi Trophy in franchise history. A victory parade takes place to celebrate the monumental win for not just Seattle, but the entire Northwest. It’s something that was nearly four decades in the making for the Seahawks and their fans.  It also comes in the wake of losing a pro sports team, the Seattle Supersonics, in 2008.  Until now, the Sonics had the distinction of being the only Seattle pro team to win its respective championship, along with the Seattle Storm in 2004 and 2010. Get ready for a parade. The Hawks are champs! (Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) Does that make this Superbowl win by the Seahawks a little sweeter?  I think it does.  For the past five years, since the Sonics left town, fans were constantly reminded that the 1979 Sonics were their only champions, an...
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