TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012
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FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2012
A GRIP ON SPORTS The summer lull is officially over. Just about every local college has news to talk about today, something that hasn't happened consistently since March. Not all of it is in the good news variety, that's for sure. Read on.
THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012
In preseason polls released today at the WAC football preview in Las Vegas, the Idaho football team was tabbed to finish fifth by the league's coaches and fourth by the media. Louisiana Tech was the overwhelming favorite in both polls to win the league in...
A GRIP ON SPORTS It doesn't seem possible, but August is less than a week away. Really. And with that bit of news comes this accompanying tidbit: Football camps are not that far behind. Yep, it's not all that long from now each day will...
WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012
COUGARS Just a quick blog post to let folks know I'll be joining Ryan Divish of the Tacoma News Tribune and Bob Condotta and Bud Withers of the Seattle Times for a college football roundtable discussion Thursday from 1-3 p.m. with Ian Furness and Jason...
COUGARS We're somewhere over northern Oregon at the moment, cruising toward Seattle as we wind down our media day coverage. Let's try to wrap up some of it here before this airplane begins its descent and they make me put away my laptop.
TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2012
COUGARS FROM UNIVERSAL CITY -- We're seated inside the Gibson Amphitheater, awaiting the beginning of the group interview portion of Pac-12 media day. Since the quotes are going to be plentiful this afternoon, I'll just update this blog post throughout the day with anything that...
MONDAY, JULY 23, 2012
A GRIP ON SPORTS • AFTERNOON EDITION Couldn't let this pass by without posting here. Long-time Mariners' star Ichiro has been traded to the Yankees for a couple minor leaguers and cash. The M's right-fielder will change clubhouses today, as New York is in Seattle...
COUGARS Just checked into our hotel here in Burbank, Calif. -- following a flight on which Snoop Dogg was a first-class passenger -- a day ahead of tomorrow's Pac-12 football media day. There will be plenty to pass along from that, but there was also...
A GRIP ON SPORTS • UPDATED: 8:05 A.M. After a long day of travel, we finally have arrived in the city that really never sleeps, ready for sleep. So we're putting together a morning post in the very early morning, with the express purpose of...
SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2012
SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2012
FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2012
A GRIP ON SPORTS The television is on ESPN, with the sounds of the British Open (or as the Brits call it, "The Open Championship" with an emphasis on the "the") floating around behind my head. It's sort of a distraction, but a good one....
THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2012
A GRIP ON SPORTS The early morning hours on this Thursday were a bit different. A bout of insomnia wouldn't have been such a bad deal because you could have turned on the tellie and watched Adam Scott set a course record. Can't do that...
WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2012
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