THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012
A GRIP ON SPORTS When Tony Romo took the mound to throw out the ceremonial first pitch yesterday before Texas' game with the Seattle Mariners, little did he know the Rangers would have to go for two late in the game. They converted it, but...
WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2012
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SUNDAY, MAY 27, 2012
A GRIP ON SPORTS We've reminisced here before about Sunday papers, how they were always little magazines crammed full of stories to read. But there is one other aspect of that we may have forgotten to touch upon, though we will this morning. They were...
SATURDAY, MAY 26, 2012
A GRIP ON SPORTS Summer unofficially begins this weekend. Schools not out around here, sure. And it's still cold in the morning at times. But according to lore, Memorial Day Weekend is the kickoff to summer. Fine by me. It's time to get into that...
COUGARS It's been a while since we greeted you in the morning, so we'll go ahead and pass along some links today that we thought you might enjoy. Plus some non-WSU video -- with a Cougar-related backstory -- that is just too incredible not to...
FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2012
THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012
I'm guessing ticket sales are about to go up for the Spokane-Utah game on June 16. Here's why: Former Spokane head coach Rob Keefe is the new defensive coordinator for the Utah Blaze, one of the Shock’s West Division rivals. Keefe, 31, was fired as...
WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 2012
TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2012
A GRIP ON SPORTS It's an eclectic mix we present for you this morning, with links ranging from New Jersey, where former Gonzaga star Adam Morrison had a tryout with the Nets, to Tampa, where the Bucs said goodbye to Kellen Winslow and sent him...
MONDAY, MAY 21, 2012
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SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2012
A GRIP ON SPORTS As I said on the radio yesterday, my father used to invoke the blind-squirrel-acorn theory often when I was young (usually right after I did something he approved of). That philosophy came to mind last night with Kevin Millwood's complete-game shutout...
FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012
A GRIP ON SPORTS For quite possibly the first time in my life, today I would rather live in Cleveland. At least there the major league baseball team battles through adversity and has an ownership that will spend a bit of money to help its...
THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2012
COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- WSU officially confirmed today that former assistant basketball coach Jeff Hironaka has accepted a new role as the team's director of player development/special assistant to the head coach, a move made in order to allow coach Ken Bone to hire a...
WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2012
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