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SaberCats pummel Shock again

San Jose worked over Spokane again. The SaberCats rolled to a 62-27 win Friday at the Arena, sending Shock quarterback Carson Coffman to the sidelines in the third quarter with a shoulder injury. San Jose has thumped Spokane 83-28, 55-26 and now 62-27, all in...

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Jordan Spieth hits out of the tall fescue grass on the 18th hole at Chambers Bay on Friday. He took a six on the hole that was set up as a par 4 for the second round. Speith was heard to say of the 18th: “the dumbest hole I’ve played in my life.” (Associated Press)

What should we do today?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Another perfect Northwest day on hand. Sunny, highs in the 70s. Just perfect. So what to do? Should we stay inside and watch golfers complain about Chambers Bay? Or should we head outside, enjoying the natural beauty of our hometown? Decisions, decisions. Read on.

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FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 2015

It's hard to believe Tiger Woods can elicit sympathy 

A GRIP ON SPORTS • That was hard to watch. No, we’re not talking about the Mariners’ most recent shutout loss, one seemingly assured after the lineup was decimated just before the game. Nope, I’m talking about Tiger Woods’ U.S. Open opening round yesterday. Who knew we could feel bad for the guy? Read on.

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THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2015


Phil Mickelson is out for his first U.S. Open title after finishing as the runner-up six times in the national championship during his career. (Associated Press)

A new look at one of the oldest events 

A GRIP ON SPORTS • This is one of my favorite weekends of the year. Not because of anything around here, of course. It’s kind of dead until Sunday, when the area’s fathers are honored. (That doesn’t happen elsewhere, does it?) But it’s one of my favorites because of what’s on TV. And that scares me a bit this week. Read on.

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