A GRIP ON SPORTS • Remember when Thursday nights were the purview of “Seinfeld,” “Friends” and “Frazier?” That’s so 1990s. Nowadays when you’re talking about Thursday nights and “Must See TV,” you are talking about college basketball on the best coast. Read on.
Gonzaga has five losses this season by a combined total of 15 points, and the latest -- a 70-67 setback to Saint Mary's -- was the Zags' most frustrating yet. GU blew a 15-point second half lead, and a 10-point edge inside the final 7...
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The best basketball rivalry on the West Coast makes an appearance tonight and no, it’s not in Tucson or Los Angeles or even Las Vegas. The best rivalry game on this side of the country comes every year when Gonzaga travels to Saint Mary’s. Read on.
No media day today or this week -- inquired as to why but didn't hear back -- so I put together a notebook with Zach Collins batting leadoff. The 6-foot-11 GU recruit has been selected to play in the McDonald's All-American game. Only three other...
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If the name of this column was A Grip on Anything, today’s subject would be the death of Eagles’ co-founder and guiding voice Glenn Frey. But it’s A Grip on Sports, so we are supposed to stay within the realm of athletic competition. I do remember Frey playing in the Dodgers’ celebrity game once, but that’s not enough, is it?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • No excuses, no regrets. That’s how any professional athlete wants their season to end. The Seahawks didn’t have any excuses after their 31-24 loss at Carolina yesterday but they certainly had regrets. Read on.
In mid-December of 1908 the girls’ basketball teams from North Central and South Central high schools already had a couple of games under their belt. NC had faced Blair Business College and Coeur d’ Alene, while SC had played Burke and Sandpoint, Idaho.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You ready for some Seahawk football? Got your snacks? Your drinks? Your foam brick to throw at the TV? Because if past results are any indication of today’s adventures, you’re going to need something to throw. Read on.