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Tigers outfielder claimed off waivers by Mariners

DETROIT -- Former Detroit Tigers outfielder Derek Hill has been claimed off waivers by the Seattle Mariners. Hill, who was designated for assignment four days ago, will get a fresh start in a new organization after eight years in the Tigers’ system. Hill, 26, was selected by the Tigers...
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Vista Equity Partners will take Seattle tax giant Avalara private in $8.4B deal

Avalara, a publicly-traded Seattle tax software company founded in 2004, is going private again in a $8.4 billion deal with Vista Equity Partners. Vista, a global investment firm based in Austin that manages $96 billion in assets, will acquire all outstanding shares of Avalara common stock for $93.50 per share. Shares of Avalara opened Monday at $92/share, and were down 3% in early trading.
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2022 MLB odds, picks, bets for Monday, Aug. 8 from proven model: This three-way parlay pays over 19-1

The New York Yankees will try to end their longest losing streak of the season when they take on the Seattle Mariners on Monday at T-Mobile Park in Seattle. The Yankees (70-39) own the best record in the American League but have lost five straight games and six of seven. They're coming off a three-game series in which they were swept by the Cardinals. Meanwhile the Mariners (59-51) are in the thick of the wild card chase. Caesars Sportsbook lists both New York and Seattle as -110 in the latest MLB odds. First pitch is set for 10:10 p.m. ET.

Washington police arrest man with 31 prior convictions for ramming patrol car with stolen vehicle

Police in Washington arrested a 31-time convicted felon after he was spotted driving a stolen truck, rammed a sergeant's patrol car and led officers on a chase. Early Saturday morning in Kent an officer noticed a truck loaded with pallets that was previously stolen in Tacoma. The officer recalled that the truck's driver refused to pull over for a traffic stop earlier in the day. The officer tried pulling the suspect over, but due to restrictions on pursuits, the officer was unable to do so.

Steelers slightly favored vs Seahawks in Pittsburgh’s preseason opener

The Pittsburgh Steelers have their first preseason game of 2022 on Saturday at home against the Seattle Seahawks. Here are the odds for the game. We know it’s just preseason, but it’s hard not to make a big deal out of live-action NFL football when we’ve gone so long without it. On Saturday, August 13th, the Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Seattle Seahawks at Acrisure Stadium (that still doesn’t sound right).
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Don’t be surprised when Seahawks don’t name starter during training camp

The Seattle Seahawks played their annual training camp mock game at Lumen Field Saturday, giving fans a first look at many of the new faces on the roster in something resembling a game situation. It also gave fans their first look at the Geno Smith versus Drew Lock competition at quarterback outside the VMAC, and left many calling for Lock to be named the winner of the camp competition.
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New York Yankees vs. Seattle Mariners: Series Preview

The weekend series in St. Louis turned into a horror show in a few different ways. Friday saw them lose the game after taking a lead into the eighth. Saturday saw their offense get completely held in check. Sunday saw the offense perform pretty well, but their pitching ended up having a bad day, as the Cardinals completed a sweep.

Teena Thach Knows a Place

When Teena Thach first downloaded TikTok a few years ago, she, like most of us, struggled to wrap her head around it. “What’s funny is, I’ve worked in social media for so long that I felt like I understood each channel when it came to Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook,” said the Tacoma-bred social media manager and now-TikTok star. “But I was like, ‘I don’t understand TikTok.’ It was just something that, at first, I thought was so weird, and so odd.”
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Tariq Woolen shows up big in the mock game

The Seattle Seahawks’ annual mock game went off on Saturday, and we got our first chance to see/read about the bevy of roster additions that made their way onto Lumen Field. Among these players was rookie corner Tariq Woolen, who surprisingly got the nod over fellow rookie Coby Bryant to work with the first team defense while Sidney Jones remains in the concussion protocol.
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Report: Seahawks to sign Joel Dublanko ahead of return to practice field

Saturday afternoon the Seattle Seahawks are set to host a scrimmage at Lumen Field, giving fans a chance to see the new look offensive and defensive units in a simulated game situation. However, before hopping on the bus to drive down to Lumen, the team has one more training camp practice at the VMAC Friday, and ahead of that practice the team did some shuffling at the end of the roster.

Not all heroes wear capes, some wear biker jackets

SNOHOMISH, Wash., August 8, 2022 – Hollywood depictions of bikers over the years have helped perpetuate the stereotype that biker gangs are violent outlaws who spend their time between rides frequenting dive bars and running guns. While these clubs only make up 1% of Motorcycle clubs in the country, according to the American Motorcycle Association, even the most infamous MC’s come together with the rest to support the Guardians of the Children (GOC) – a nonprofit organization focused on using motorcycles as a tool for children to overcome child abuse.