A GRIP ON SPORTS • Isn’t it amazing how quickly the abnormal becomes the normal? Just last week all we could think about was the Seahawks opening training camp and the dawn of a new NFL season. Now it already seems to be akin to an old helmet, beat up, marked and smelly. Read on.
Suppose you played for the Spokane Indians and your team is hosting the Northwest League/Pioneer League All-Star Game on Tuesday. Now suppose you weren't selected for the game. What should you do? Read Sunday game story
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you are a fan of Northwest pro sports teams, then yesterday included one piece of really good news and two horrible competitions. It’s hard to figure how that balances out. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Why is it when I heard the news yesterday the M’s had traded Dustin Ackley to the Yankees, I immediately thought of the “Sound of Music?” You know, that scene in the movie in which the kids sing so long, farewell, goodbye. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Cup your hand behind your ear. Can you hear that? It’s not loud, I know. But it’s out there, like the sound of leaves rustling in a slight summer breeze. It’s the sounds of football. Somewhere out of our vision, sure, but coming into view. You can just hear the faintest of rumblings. Read on.