MONDAY, AUG. 8, 2016
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 8:29 a.m.
Sunday was full of more than 58 items that demanded our attention into the wee hours of the morning 1
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are mornings when it’s hard to have an idea what to write. And there are mornings like today, when the theme overwhelms you in the middle of the night, causing you sit up in bed and want to write it all down. And then you fall back to sleep. Read on.
SUNDAY, AUG. 7, 2016
Sun., Aug. 7, 2016, 7:52 p.m.
Tyler Hilinksi had a good day throwing the ball.
Sun., Aug. 7, 2016, 6:58 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Wasn’t it Lionel Ritchie who years ago sang something about it being “easy as Sunday morning?” When has Sunday morning ever been easy? Read on.
SATURDAY, AUG. 6, 2016
Sat., Aug. 6, 2016, 7:08 p.m.
Washington State held its first practice of the 2016 season in Lewiston, Idaho on Saturday. Here’s what I noticed.
Sat., Aug. 6, 2016, 8 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • One of the most important aspects of sports is how they build memories. And when it comes to your children, there probably isn’t a better breeding ground. Read on.
FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2016
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
Washington State coach Mike Leach spent about 10 minutes on Friday answering questions about the role of WSU football players in a recent fight.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 8:23 a.m.
In a sport where showing emotion is not common, walk-up songs can provide fans a brief look at player’s personalities.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 7:51 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Here’s a question for you: How many fights have you seen at football practice? More than likely, if you include your high school days, it’s a lot. Personally, it seems about every second practice I’ve watched over the years was interrupted by some sort of extra-curricular tussle. Should they cause alarm bells? Read on.
THURSDAY, AUG. 4, 2016
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 2:54 p.m.
The Northwest League's leader in batting average is taking his talents to the South Atlantic League
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 7:49 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Olympics are underway in Rio. Unless you are a soccer aficionado, you may not have known that. Read on.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 3, 2016
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