Some angry people contacted editor Steve Smith over the weekend because they didn't like seeing sports stories on page A1, that such exposure for sports stories takes up space that can otherwise be used for non-sports news. "College ball is the closest we get to having a team in the Super Bowl," said assistant city editor Dave Wasson who said it's perfectly reasonable to have the recent WSU coverage appear on the front page/Thuy Nguyen, Daily Briefing. More here
SR Blog roundup: Idaho softball previews here and here/Greg Lee, Sportslink; Filming in Spokane: Attitude check/Gary Crooks, A Matter of Opinion; Sen. Murray hosts foreclosure discussion/Parker Howell, Here's The Dirt; 7th District race for Sump's seat/Richard Roesler, Eye On Olympia; and Resurrection at the Rainbow/Brian Immel, Video Journal.
Question: Would you have played NCAA basketball game stories involving Washington State and Gonzaga on the front page last week?