A GRIP ON SPORTS • Anything happen yesterday? Other than thousands crowding the streets of Spokane, the M's pitching staff suffering from whiplash and Lionel Messi calling it quits in international competition? Oh, nothing then. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • "Big time" means a lot of things to a lot of people. To some, it has a negative connotation, as in "he big-timed me." To others it means having reached the pinnacle. It's the latter we are concerned with today. Read on.
GRIP ON SPORTS • It may seem hard to believe, but there was a time when salt couldn't be used when it rained. Hence, the when-it-rains-it-pours saying. The post is a bit salty today. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • OK, we lied yesterday. Well, what we said was true at the time. Circumstances changed. Anyhow, we are back today with a look at tonight's NBA draft and how it may affect the lives of a couple locals. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Parity is a goal of every major professional sports league. The NFL would love to have every team at 8-8 when the regular season is over. Yet parity is elusive – and also not just the Holy Grail of the major leagues. It's the goal of minor sports leagues as well. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are times when we all hate being right. It happened twice yesterday. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It's Father's Day. Where are my gifts? Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What’s on tap for your weekend? Is it as busy as mine seems to be? Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Some nights this time of year there is little in the way of sports to watch, other than the M’s of course. But last night the M’s were already done and the evening still contained one event too many. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The U.S. Open is outside Pittsburgh this year, with the Fox sports guys immediately bringing up the supposedly poor memories from last year’s event at Chambers Bay. But they didn’t have much time to show golf. Nope. The horn sounded and the first round was delayed. Wow, they didn’t happen last year. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The NBA finals are winding down. Which means the draft can’t be too far behind. As per usual, there is a local connection. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Fans of the Brooklyn Dodgers used to have a saying. “Wait ‘til next year,” they would chant year after year until it finally came true. Maybe it’s time for the Mariner fans to adopt that attitude. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yesterday was a good day. In the sports-viewing world, at least. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Nostradamus we’re not. Read on.
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