A GRIP ON SPORTS • In the eighth-inning break last night, I began to think the M’s just could be all right. After all, they had received a great start from James Paxton, had rallied to take a 4-2 lead and were turning the game over to the bullpen. Hope was springing. Read on.
Nigel Williams-Goss, considered one of the top transfers in college basketball, has decided to transfer to Gonzaga. The former University of Washington guard picked Gonzaga over UNLV and Providence. He canceled a visit to Ohio State after committing to the Zags. GU hosted Williams-Goss and...
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Thanks to my cable provider, who shall remain nameless though it looks a bit like a scrawny Rob Lowe, I was unable to watch the “big” fight last night. Actually, the cable problems that hit probably kept me away from the Spurs/Clippers game more than the fight. Read on.
Spokane fought back to tie the score with eight seconds left and it looked like overtime was imminent. But an errant kickoff helped New Orleans get into field-goal position and Garrett Lindholm connected on a 41-yarder on the final play to lift the Voodoo to...
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What was your favorite moment of the NFL draft’s first day? Was it when the commissioner was booed heartily? Or when the Walter Payton award winner was cheered? How about the Seahawks’ pick? Oh ya, that happened weeks ago.
Terrance Taylor is one of the Spokane Shock's biggest players and personalities. I spent some time with the Michigan product Tuesday and put together this feature on the hard-working, fun-loving Taylor for Wednesday's S-R.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The NFL draft is tonight. It is the great divider among football fans. You either watch it or you don't. You are either fascinated by it or you aren't. There is very little middle ground.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you qualify for the super senior discount at your neighborhood restaurant, then you will remember a song called "The Name Game." We play a version of it today, though we're not using the bananas.