TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2015

MONDAY, MAY 11, 2015

SUNDAY, MAY 10, 2015

Hey Mom, thanks

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Today is a day to say thanks. Thanks to all of you mothers out there. When it comes to sports, you are the engine that makes the whole thing go. Read on.

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SATURDAY, MAY 9, 2015

FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2015

Shock dismantle L.A. 68-46

Spokane put together its most complete performance of the season and routed L.A. 68-46 at the Arena on Friday. Quarterback Warren Smith, making his first AFL start, completed 23 of 29 passes for 313 yards and six touchdowns. My unedited game story is below.

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THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2015





WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2015

Los Angeles Angels' Carlos Perez, center, is surrounded by teammates after hitting a walk-off home run to win the game during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday. (Associated Press)

These M's are ripping hope right out of our hearts 

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.

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TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015

MONDAY, MAY 4, 2015


SUNDAY, MAY 3, 2015

Williams-Goss transferring to GU 

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...

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. connects with a right to the head of Manny Pacquiao. (Associated Press)

These days, fights aren't worth fighting for

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.

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SATURDAY, MAY 2, 2015

Shock fall to Voodoo, 66-63 

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...

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FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2015



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