Posts Tagged Washington

Sherman, Seahawks draw 22,000 to softball game

SEATTLE (AP) — Not that it should come as a surprise, but Seattle is still crazy about its Super Bowl champion Seahawks.

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Seattle gives Make-A-Wish recipient chance to play

Along with Seattle Sounders teammates Jalil Anibaba, far left, Clint Dempsey, second from right, and Tristan Bowen far right, Xander Bailey acknowledges fans following a friendly soccer match against Tottenham Hotspur in Seattle, Saturday, July 19, 2014. The match ended in a 3-3 draw. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

SEATTLE (AP) — Xander Bailey stood at midfield with Seattle star Clint Dempsey at his side Saturday, waiting for kickoff against Tottenham.

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Tottenham, Seattle play entertaining 3-3 draw

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino address the media after a friendly soccer match against the Seattle Sounders in Seattle, Saturday, July 19, 2014. The matched ended in a 3-3 draw. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

SEATTLE (AP) — Osvaldo Alonso understood it was an exhibition. It was also a match the Seattle Sounders wanted to win.

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This Date In Baseball

1909 — Cleveland shortstop Neal Ball pulled off the first unassisted triple play in modern major league history.

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Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs over next year

In this July 11, 2013 file photo, then Nokia CEO Stephen Elop shows the company's Nokia Lumia 1020, in New York. Elop, now Microsoft Executive Vice President, sent employees of the company's devices business a memo detailing its job cut plans. Microsoft on Thursday, July 17, 2014 said it would cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, with about 12,500 related to Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's phone business in April. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its 39-year history Thursday, outlining plans to cut 18,000 jobs in a move that marked the CEO’s sharpest pivot yet away from his predecessor’s drive for the company to make its own devices.

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