Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch took questions for about four minutes at Super Bowl Media Day, answering each one by saying he was only there so the NFL wouldn't fine him. The potential fine was reportedly $500,000.
LM OTERO / APTexting while driving is banned in Washington. A bill to be filed this week in Olympia would go further, barring drivers from emailing, Web browsing and the like.
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