A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are a couple reasons why this post is later than usual today. And no, none of it has to do with me being up late partying last night after the Mariners’ big win. They won, yes, but we didn’t celebrate. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Who doesn’t love watching football? Anyone? Yeah, me too. But there is one aspect of football that bothers me. And this is the time of the season it starts to play a bigger role. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Non-conference college football games are fun. Sometimes they are even spectacularly fun. But they don’t have anything on conference games. Especially on the West Coast. After the sun goes down. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There have been a few memorably awful trades in the Mariners’ past. Most of us can tick them off without even pausing. Adam Jones et al for Erik Bedard anyone? But there may not be one player who has been involved in two trades – coming and going – that have hurt the M’s recently more than J.A. Happ. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The worst sequels are the ones in which the plot is almost exactly the same as the original, right? No one wants to see the same thing over and over again. Or read about the same dumb decisions either. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Time for a personal question: What’s the first thing you do in the morning? Too personal? Well, I was just wondering if it was similar to mine. I lean over and pick up my phone. Check the emails and notifications. Prep for my day by finding out what happened over night. And make sure I am up-to-date on all the sports happenings.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s a short work week for most. Monday holidays do that. They also offer another opportunity to watch college football. And put us a day closer to the next weekend’s games. Guess what. All our local teams have key contests. Read on.