MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2016
Mon., March 7, 2016, 8:26 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • This may just be the most important day in Gonzaga basketball history in the past, oh, few weeks or so. Then, it the Zags win, tomorrow will supersede it. Read on.
SUNDAY, MARCH 6, 2016
Sun., March 6, 2016, 11:03 p.m.
Gonzaga and BYU tangle for the third time this season and this one will be the most important yet: Monday night's showdown in the WCC tournament semifinals. Here's my game preview and John Blanchette's column on Silas Melson finding his way in the last five...
Sun., March 6, 2016, 11:10 a.m.
We've got you covered, even with the 9:30 p.m. start. Gonzaga pounded Portland again, 92-67, late Saturday night, an outcome that looked similar to a 92-66 win over the Pilots on Feb. 11. Here's my game story, John Blanchette's column and Colin Mulvany's photo gallery....
Sun., March 6, 2016, 8:57 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Are you sort of hungover this morning? No, not that type of hangover. The type you get from too much basketball. All kinds. My head hurts. Read on.
SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2016
Sat., March 5, 2016, 8:44 p.m.
Washington State got just about the best opening matchup it could have hoped for. The Cougars will face the Colorado Buffaloes at 2:30 p.m. in Las Vegas.
Sat., March 5, 2016, 10:11 a.m.
Make that tournament game day for the Zags and Pilots, and this is one of the bigger WCC tourneys for Gonzaga in years. Gonzaga's up-and-down regular season probably means the Zags probably need three wins in Las Vegas to secure an 18th straight NCAA trip....
Sat., March 5, 2016, 7:47 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Saturday. It’s March. You know the drill. Get up. Read the SportsLink blog. Watch basketball. All day. Read on.
FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016
Fri., March 4, 2016, 8:26 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The weather is warming up and basketball season is winding down. It’s a nice combination, especially with the B tournaments at the Arena. Read on.
THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2016
Thu., March 3, 2016, 5:49 p.m.
Heading over to the Orleans Arena in a bit for the Gonzaga women's game vs. Santa Clara at the WCC tournament. Meanwhile, I put together a feature on Gonzaga sophomore forward Domantas Sabonis that will run in Friday's S-R. Here's the link.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 7:55 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Back in the early 1960s, the nuns at my Catholic grade school used to use a cartoon character to get us to do our work. “Busy” was a bee (Busy Bee, get it?) that was supposed to make us want to knuckle down and get our work done. This time of year I do believe we just told old Busy to buzz off. Read on.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016
Wed., March 2, 2016, 11:01 p.m.
Charles Callison, Conor Clifford and Josh Hawkinson after UW
Wed., March 2, 2016, 9:09 p.m.
Last year's 9-4 record that included a six-win improvement over the previous season was lucrative for WSU's football coaches, who all received raises.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 7:53 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • So the Sun Belt Conference said “thanks for the memories” to the University of Idaho, even if those memories don’t reach too far back and still have two years to run. The big question now is what do the Vandals do next? Read on.
TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016
Tue., March 1, 2016, 2:07 p.m.
The University of Idaho football program will no longer be a part of the Sun Belt past the 2017 season, it was announced on Tuesday.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 10 a.m.
Kyle Wiltjer and Domantas Sabonis were named first-team All-WCC, Eric McClellan was tabbed defensive player of the year and Josh Perkins made the All-Freshman team. The All-WCC teams and individual awards, voted on by the 10 head coaches, were announced Tuesday. Link to my article,...
Tue., March 1, 2016, 7:56 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What sport has Spokane excelled in the most the past 20 years? I’m not sure, but there is one sport in which the area has shined in producing great players. And still does. Read on.
MONDAY, FEB. 29, 2016
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 11:36 a.m.
Idaho's win over Eastern Washington gave it an edge in the tie-breaking procedure over, making it likely the Vandals get a first-round bye in the conference tournament with a win over Idaho State.
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 7:24 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let see. The Oscars were on last night. And no sports. So what to watch? Read on.
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