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With eyes of the nation focused on underinflated footballs, the Seahawks are poised to make history

Jan 27, 2015

Our John McGrath notes #Seahawks' bid for history overshadowed by Patriots' "curious inability to obey the rules." bit.ly/1wz5ZZi

Mariners confirm signings of Chavez, Gutierrez to minor-league deals

blog.thenewstribune.com — Post by / on Jan. 26, 2015 at 5:25 pm with The Mariners made it official Monday: veteran outfielders Endy Chavez and Franklin Gutierrez are returning to the club on minor-league contracts that include invitations to big-league camp. The News Tribune reported Chavez's signing on Sunday while noting the club was close to a deal with Gutierrez.
Jan 27, 2015

ICYMI: Updated #Mariners' camp rosters (40-man and 17 non-roster invites). bit.ly/1wypIIG

Jan 27, 2015

RT @TNT_Mariners: ICYMI: #Mariners confirm signings of OFs Endy Chavez and Franklin Gutierrez to minor-league deals with camp invites. bit.ly/1wypIIG

Jan 27, 2015

ICYMI: #Mariners confirm signings of OFs Endy Chavez and Franklin Gutierrez to minor-league deals with camp invites. bit.ly/1wypIIG

Jan 26, 2015

Updated #Mariners' big-league camp roster of 57 players, including 17 non-roster invites. bit.ly/1wypIIG

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Sounders pitch will return for fourth season

blog.thenewstribune.com — Post by / on Jan. 26, 2015 at 2:19 pm with Seattle Sounders FC apparently will have to play one more season on the existing FieldTurf surface at CenturyLink Field. This is the period between the Seattle Seahawks final home game, and the Sounders' first home game, and no plans are in place for a new field.
Jan 26, 2015

Sounders pitch will return for fourth season: Seattle Sounders FC apparently will have to play one more season... bit.ly/1DcsYyK

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Fircrest looks to state lawmakers for help lifting liquor ban

Jan 26, 2015

Still can't get a glass of wine w/dinner in Fircrest. City leaders hope Olympia can help change that. thenewstribune.com/2015/01/25/360…

Sounders trade Zavaleta to Toronto for pick

blog.thenewstribune.com — Here's the word from the club: Seattle Sounders FC has traded the rights to forward Eriq Zavaleta to Toronto FC in exchange for a Second Round pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft, the club announced today. "We want to thank Eriq for his service to our club," said Sounders FC Head Coach Sigi Schmid.
Jan 26, 2015

Sounders trade Zavaleta to Toronto for pick: Here’s the word from the club: Seattle Sounders FC has traded the... bit.ly/1z2gKrt

Jan 26, 2015

Sounders trade Zavaleta to Toronto for pick | Sounders Insider - The News Tribune blog.thenewstribune.com/soccer/2015/01…

USWNT sets 10 pre-World Cup matches

blog.thenewstribune.com — Here's the news from U.S. Soccer: The U.S. Women's National Team will play 10 matches in 2015 prior to the FIFA Women's World Cup, including four across the United States in April and May as the team completes its final preparations for the tournament.
Jan 26, 2015

USWNT sets 10 pre-World Cup matches: Here’s the news from U.S. Soccer: The U.S. Women’s National Team will pla... bit.ly/1z27Eeq

Mariners notebook: Jackson looking to bounce back from disappointing year

blog.thenewstribune.com — SEATTLE - Familiarity can also breed contentment. That's Austin Jackson 's view as he prepares for his first full season with the Mariners after two disappointing months last year following his July 31 arrival. Jackson batted just .229 in 54 games after the Mariners acquired him from Detroit in a three-way trade on July 31 that sent infielder Nick Franklin to Tampa Bay.
Jan 26, 2015

ICYMI: A reunion with OF Franklin Gutierrez looks increasingly likely for #Mariners. bit.ly/1EJK73W

Jan 26, 2015

ICYMI: #Mariners sign OF Endy Chavez to a minor-league deal with an invitation to big-league camp. bit.ly/1EJK73W

Jan 26, 2015

ICYMI: #Mariners likely heading to an arbitration hearing with RHP Tom Wilhelmsen. bit.ly/1EJK73W

Jan 26, 2015

ICYMI: McClendon leaning toward using projected RF platoon of Smith/Ruggiano as No. 2 hitter in #Mariners' lineup. bit.ly/1EJK73W

Jan 26, 2015

ICYMI: CF Austin Jackson looking to return to form in first full season in Seattle. bit.ly/1EJK73W

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MASL Tacoma Stars fall, but crowd grows

blog.thenewstribune.com — Here's the report from the club: Less than 24 hours after shutting out the Wenatchee Fire, the Stars had to quickly turn their attention to the Las Vegas Legends. The away side capitalized on Tacoma's very short amount of turnaround time and have left Kent's ShoWare Center as winners of a 13-3 game in front of 1,050 fans, a 20% increase over the previous home match.
Jan 25, 2015

MASL Tacoma Stars fall, but crowd grows: Here’s the report from the club: Less than 24 hours after shutting o... bit.ly/1D87OBD

Steilacoom’s Fotu T. Leiato II made his own recruiting buzz

Jan 25, 2015

RT @ManyHatsMilles: Northwest Nuggets main bar on Steilacoom's Fotu Leiato II - wonderfully constructed by @TJCotterill: thenewstribune.com/2015/01/25/360…

After 2-year fight, Tacoma releases records confirming huge fee hikes by broadcasters

Sounders still looking for players; GM and coach discuss positional needs

blog.thenewstribune.com — Post by / on Jan. 24, 2015 at 2:55 pm with The Sounders reported to training camp this morning, but the roster will continue to change before the regular-season opens in March. We asked new general manager Garth Lagerwey and coach Sigi Schmid about possible positional needs: LAGERWEY: "We're always looking at players, and we'll continue looking at players.
Jan 24, 2015

Sounders still looking for players; GM and coach discuss positional needs: The Sounders reported to training c... bit.ly/1ye8wJc