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Ewu sports chat Oct. 23 (noon)

Read the transcript for today's chat on the extended portion of this post.

The area’s college football scene has a bit of everything

A GRIP ON SPORTS

Are we blessed around here or what? We have four college football teams, all playing a different level of the game, all with varying degrees of fan support, but none on the outskirts of the game. That isn't the way it is everywhere. Read on.

The week rolls on to Saturday

A GRIP ON SPORTS

Are we to Wednesday already? That means it is time to go back to work. Read on.

A road block may be ahead this morning

A GRIP ON SPORTS

Sunday mornings are usually the pivot point for the football weekend. We look back, we look ahead. Not this morning. No rearview mirror today. We're headed full speed down the highway. Destination: St. Louis. Read on.

Hawks say goodbye to Harvin

A GRIP ON SPORTS

Doesn't it feel as if you had vacations in Seattle that lasted longer than Percy Harvin's tenure there? Let's hope when you finally left town the hotel clerks and cab drivers spoke better of you than the Hawks have of Harvin. Read on.

Fall football always finds a way to entertain

A GRIP ON SPORTS

The yard is ready for winter. Well, the lawn is. Now if the darn leaves would just fall, I could settle in for a couple months of football watching before having to shovel snow. Read on.

Ewu sports chat Oct. 16 (noon)

Read the transcript from Thursday's chat in the extended portion of this post:

Rivalries are fun until we’re the someone who gets hurt

A GRIP ON SPORTS

Rivalries are fun. Except when your rival is head-and-shoulders more successful than your team. Then rivalries are sad. Crying in your diet soda sad. Read on.

The lies the men in blazers told us …

A GRIP ON SPORTS

Is even the specter of the college football playoffs ruining the regular season? Ha. Read on.

Well, maybe we’re worried a little

A GRIP ON SPORTS

I'm not worried. Not me. No sir. I'm sure the Seahawks will be OK. I think. Maybe. Read on.

Insomnia and football go together these days

A GRIP ON SPORTS

Get to bed early or watch the end of another down-to-the-wire Pac-12 football game? Some choice. We're exhausted this morning. Read on.

Is another long season already in the cards?

A GRIP ON SPORTS

One of my post-retirement, make-the-ends-meet jobs is providing commentary on the Washington State football postgame call-in show. Last night was no exception. But in a sense it was. Read on.

Are you ready for some college football?

A GRIP ON SPORTS

Remember that really cool book, movie and television show, “Friday Night Lights?” It was all about Pac-12 football, wasn't it? Read on.

Ewu sports chat Oct. 9 (noon)

Read the transcript of this chat on the extended post.

The Pac-12 changes course midseason

A GRIP ON SPORTS

After WSU's loss Saturday night to California, it seemed changes would be made. They have. And in more places than Pullman. Read on.

A birthday is rarely perfect, but it can strike the right chord

A GRIP ON SPORTS

“It was 58 years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play” … or something like that. Read on.

It’s not your granddad’s Wazzu anymore

A GRIP ON SPORTS

What was it we said yesterday? That college football was a tough game, physically and mentally? We didn't realize how tough. Read on.

Tough nature of the game comes through this week

A GRIP ON SPORTS

Football is a tough game, physically and mentally. The two best quarterbacks in the area epitomized that this weekend. Read on.

We watched four hours for that?

A GRIP ON SPORTS

This is going to be short and sweet. Mainly because the Cougar game last night was so long and – ultimately – sour. Read on.

It’s all about the action, isn’t it?

A GRIP ON SPORTS

Oh, what a night. Early October back in 'ought 14. Or something like that. Being that my voice is nothing like Frank Valli's I won't try to sing, or even hum, the tune, but its sentiments are appropriate after last night's baseball action. Read on.

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