With a combined 62 playoff experiences, a Super Bowl trophy, an NBA championship and a MLS Cup, our teams have a proud history of providing the Pacific Northwest with exciting and unforgettable games. As a result of this winning culture, each team has built a unique connection to its fans. Between 1977 and 1995, the Trail Blazers sold out 814 consecutive home games, the longest such streak in NBA history. Meanwhile the 12s – the Seahawks’ fan base – have twice set the Guinneess World Record for the loudest crowd noise at a sporting event and the Sounders routinely rank among the top soccer clubs in the Major League Soccer (MLS) in attendance.
The Seattle Seahawks joined the National Football League (NFL) in 1976 as an expansion team. Since then they won 10 division titles, three conference championships and have appeared in three Super Bowls, winning their first Lombardi Trophy in 2013. The Seahawks plays at CenturyLink Field in downtown Seattle.
Portland Trail Blazers
Members of the National Basketball Association (NBA), the Portland Trail Blazers were founded in 1970. The team's rich heritage includes 34 playoff appearances, three trips to the NBA Finals and an NBA championship in 1977. The Blazers play their games at the Moda Center in Portland.
Winner of the 2016 MLS Cup, 2014 MLS Supporters' Shield and four Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup championships (2009, 2010, 2011, 2014), Sounders FC has quickly become one of the most successful Major League Soccer (MLS) franchises since the club’s debut in 2009. Since joining the MLS, the Sounders have qualified for the playoffs every year. The Sounders plays at CenturyLink Field in downtown Seattle.
The newest team to the VSE portfolio, Blazer5 Gaming is a professional esports team part of the NBA 2K League. In 2018, the league's inaugural season, Blazer5 Gaming finished as the regular season champion thanks in part to the play of league MVP and Defensive Player of the Year, One Wild Walnut. Blazer5 Gaming plays their games at the NBA 2K League Studio in Long Island City, New York.