Singing, dancing and cooking: How Seattle athletes are entertaining their fans amid a pandemic

SEATTLE -- Sports are a form of entertainment, which makes the athletes themselves, well, entertainers.So, in a time when there are no sports to play, in a time when everyone seems just a little stir crazy – that entertainment has continued in many forms.There's the singing, the dancing, the cooking and, of course, the gaming.From Russell Wilson and Walter Jones showing us their family moves to Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe belting out Avril Lavigne tunes, to DK Metcalf helping us whip up some dinner, our hometown superstars are giving us ways to cope:

Reign FC to be sold to owner of French soccer club

The parent company of French soccer club Olympique Lyonnais is in exclusive talks to purchase Reign FC of the National Women’s Soccer League.The OL Groupe and the Reign announced the deal Monday and the transaction is expected to be completed on Jan. 31.Olympique Lyonnais, more commonly known as Lyon, plays in Ligue 1 on the men’s side and Division 1 Feminine on the women’s side.

Reign FC eliminated from NWSL playoffs after 1-4 loss to NC Courage

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Debinha scored on a free kick in extra time to snap a tie, and the North Carolina Courage went on to defeat Reign FC 4-1 in extra time on Sunday to advance to the National Women's Soccer League championship game.The Courage, winners of the NWSL Shield for the third straight year with a league-best 15-5-4 record, will host the Chicago Red Stars, who beat the Portland Thorns 1-0 in the other semifinal.Heather O'Reilly, who is retiring at the end of this season, scored on a penalty kick in the 88th minute to give the Courage the lead.

Seattle Reign FC is moving to Tacoma in 2019

TACOMA -- The Seattle Reign FC is moving to Tacoma.The National Women's Soccer League team made the announcement during a joint news conference at Cheney Stadium with Seattle Sounders FC and the Triple-A baseball franchise Tacoma Rainiers.Going forward, the team is dropping Seattle from its name and will be known simply as Reign FC.“The name change reflects not just our move to the South Sound, but also celebrates our ambition to represent the entire region,” said Seattle Reign FC owner and President Bill Predmore. “Tacoma will be our home, but we’ll invest significant effort to retain our connection to Seattle and the Eastside."