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Thursday Round-Up: Cliff Avril To Attend Seattle Storm Championships Night

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Good morning, 12s.

Here’s a look at what’s ‘out there’ for today – Thursday, August 1 – about your Seattle Seahawks:

Seattle Storm Championship Night

After claiming their third ever WNBA championship title back in September of 2018, the Seattle Storm will be hosting their ‘Seattle Pro Sports Championships’ night ahead of their matchup with the Washington Mystics on Friday evening.

To represent the Seattle Seahawks, Legend Cliff Avril will be in attendance. Not only will he be reppin’ our team, but Avril will take the spotlight during the half-time presentation to proudly present the Lombardi trophy. Oh, and I can’t forget to mention that Blitz will be there as Avril’s right-hand man.

The Seahawks won’t be the only championship-winning professional franchise present at the Angels of the Winds Arena up in Everett, Washington. The list of featured guests includes former SuperSonics head coach Lenny Wilkens, Seawolves flanker Eric Duechle, and a special member of the Sounders FC.

An article published on the Storm’s website described the night in detail, reading, “The Storm is proud to honor the accomplishments and accolades of the Seahawks, SuperSonics, Sounders FC and Seawolves with a special halftime presentation featuring the mascots and championship trophies from each team. From 90 minutes before tip-off through the end of the first quarter, fans can take photos with the mascots and trophies in the Icebox, including Doppler and the Storm’s three WNBA trophies.”

In case you don’t remember, the Storm defeated the Mystics to claim the 2018 WNBA championship title, so this should be quite the exciting matchup.

Be sure to visit the Storm’s official team website for more info and this link to purchase tickets for the game.

Social Post Of The Day

Today’s ‘Social Post of the Day’ comes from Seahawks long snapper Tyler Ott, who tweeted out a ‘Thank You’ note expressing his excitement to be staying in Seattle after signing a multi-year contract extension on Tuesday.

More From Around The Web

Seahawks.com’s John Boyle answers a handful of fan-submitted questions in a new edition of Seahawks Mailbag.

Matt Calkins at The Seattle Times recaps a conversation with Pro Bowl punter Michael Dickson regarding his 2018 season.

Gregg Bell at The Tacoma News Tribune writes up how the talks got started between cornerback DeShawn Shead and Coach Carroll to come back to Seattle. Bell also analyzes the team’s decision of extending long snapper Tyler Ott’s contract.

Jessamyn McIntyre at 710 ESPN Seattle dives into rookie linebacker Cody Barton’s performance so far at Seahawks training camp.

John Clayton from 710 ESPN Seattle shares ‘the good and bad’ from the first five days of training camp.

Aaron Fentress at The Athletic writes about the team’s depth at tight end.

Gary Myers at The Athletic interviews Pro Football Hall of Famer Kevin Mawae as he reflects on his NFL career.

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Photos of fans attending 2019 Seahawks Training Camp, presented by Safeway on Tuesday, July 30 at Renton's Virginia Mason Athletic Center.

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