OregonLive reported today that former Eastern Washington University quarterback Vernon Adams did not graduate in the spring. He still has to meet the graduation requirement with the summer session at Eastern.
Adams must have an undergraduate degree from Eastern before he can transfer to Oregon.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Ever see a really bad movie and be happy about it? You know, something that is so bad it’s actually kind of good? There was another such movie in the pipeline not too long ago, but the plug has been pulled. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Lou Piniella was adamant solo home runs never beat a team. He was proven right again last night despite the fact Hisashi Iwakuma gave up four of them in his first start back from the disabled list. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Boom. Boom. Boom. And boom! Four goals in 16 minutes. In a sport in which one goal often is enough, the U.S. Women’s National Team put away the World Cup final with Japan before most of us were settled in our seats. Fine. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The World Cup championship match is this afternoon. Seems like a good reason to put on a red, white or blue shirt, burn some meat on the barbecue and cheer for the U.S. women. Read on.
Baseball's conventional wisdom says winning teams play about .600 at home, .500 on the road and make a habit of winning series. The Spokane Indians have an early edge on the third goal. Read game story
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s the Fourth of July weekend, so, in typical American fashion, the sport with the most news right now is ... soccer? Yep, that’s American all right. We include anyone – and any sport – here. And we have ever since the fateful day 239 years ago. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What is it about a shirt with U-S-A written across the front, even if it's not really there? Why does it cause a seemingly rational adult male to root loudly for a women’s team in a sport, at times, he can barely tolerate? Is it jingoism, nationalism, idiocy? Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We make no secret about it. No journalistic balance here. We are an unabashed Hoopfest supporter. Have been for more than a quarter century. And continue to be even when it is so hot you think your feet are going to melt. Read on.