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Paul Allen had a big hand in saving Seahawks but is hands-off now
Paul Allen had a big hand in saving Seahawks but is hands-off now

SEATTLE — The Seattle Seahawks are headed to the second Super Bowl in their history. They have an inexhaustibly dynamic coach in Pete Carroll, an instant-superstar quarterback in Russell Wilson, the NFL's richest and most reclusive owner in Paul Allen, and a fan base so passionate that twice this season it set Guinness Book records for the loudest crowd at a sporting event. A lot of people don't remember the club's darkest — and, as it happened, sunniest — days. For one week 18 years ago, the Seahawks moved to Southern California. They were never the Anaheim Seahawks, or the Los Angeles Seahawks, or even the L.A. Seahawks of Anaheim. But they spent the last week of March 1996 holding...

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