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NCAA Tournament: Arizona vs. Xavier (March 23)
Gonzaga watch parties in Spokane
NCAA Tournament: Northwestern vs. Vanderbilt (March 16)
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 12:10 A.M.
- John Blanchette: Gonzaga powers past West Virginia and proves tough enough
- TV Take: Oh, baby, the Sweet 16 crew had trouble with delivery
- Jordan Mathews, Gonzaga deliver in crunch time to advance to Elite Eight
- Gonzaga-West Virginia: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 61-58 win
- Gonzaga forward Johnathan Williams played important role in breaking West Virginia’s pressure
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 10:33 P.M.
- No. 1 seed Kansas routs Purdue 98-66 to reach Elite Eight
- Oregon Ducks head to Elite 8 with one-point win over Michigan Wolverines
- Georgetown fires John Thompson III after another losing year
- Three No. 1 seeds, endless optimism among Sweet 16 teams
- Tourney roller coaster: Who’s up, down heading to Sweet 16?
Washington Huskies release national player of year Michael Porter Jr. from his basketball commitment
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 4:26 P.M.
- Mike Hopkins heads out on his own as new men’s basketball coach at Washington
- New Huskies men’s basketball coach Mike Hopkins revealed insights in 2015 interview
- New Washington men’s basketball coach Mike Hopkins starts to assemble staff
- Washington Huskies tab Syracuse assistant Mike Hopkins as new men’s basketball coach
- Washington Huskies program could be gutted by Lorenzo Romar firing
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 9:20 P.M.
- Vandals men prepare for Texas State with another 20-win season in reach
- Vandals men breeze to victory in first round of CIT
- It’s not the NCAAs, but CIT still valued reward for Vandals
- Idaho edged by North Dakota in Big Sky semifinals
- Victor Sanders, inside game carry Idaho past Montana in Big Sky men’s quarterfinal
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 10:35 P.M.
- Idaho Vandals women’s basketball season comes to an end with loss to Rice
- Three freshman starters help Oregon women’s basketball team to Sweet 16
- Washington State women make history, host UC Davis in third-round WNIT game
- Idaho women on road again for WBI semifinal
- Dave Boling: Kelsey Plum may be toughest athlete in Huskies history
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 6 A.M.
- More than 1,200 Yellowstone bison killed this winter
- Ammi Midstokke: Dog parenthood for beginners
- Mount Spokane: Backyard playground for Spokane families
- Ice traps vehicle at Sherman Pass trailhead
- Slides, washouts common in saturated forests
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 9:52 P.M.
- Mariners Log: Dan Vogelbach optioned to AAA-Tacoma
- Cody Martin rocked, Mariners rolled by Angels
- Mariners get sluggers back from WBC but fall to Athletics
- Mariners’ Shawn O’Malley expected to undergo appendectomy
- Mariners’ Cody Martin refuses to let slim roster chances affect his outlook
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 11:37 P.M.
- U.S. routs Puerto Rico 8-0 to win WBC behind dominant Stroman
- Spring Training notes: Max Scherzer says finger healed, should pitch in opening week
- World Baseball Classic final features three former Spokane Indians
- U.S. edges Japan 2-1, advances to WBC championship game
- Spring Training notes: Yankees SS Didi Gregorius out 6 weeks; Bonds rejoins Giants
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 5:02 P.M.
- Washington State football springs back into action on Thursday
- Kyrin Priester returns to Washington State football, but playing next season is ‘a tall order’
- Friends remember former Washington State running back Duke Washington as gentleman, scholar
- Gabe Marks gives one final funny interview at WSU Pro Day
- Cougars perform for scouts at WSU Pro Day
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 1 P.M.
- Kupp, five other former Eastern Washington players plan for EWU Pro Day
- Eastern football staff complete with hire of North Dakota running backs coach Maurice
- Eastern football staff complete with hire of North Dakota running backs coach Maurice
- Former Eastern Washington center Jase Butorac to coach Eagles offensive line
- Receivers Kendrick Bourne, Cooper Kupp and Gabe Marks impress at NFL combine
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 5:54 P.M.
- Idaho adds D.J. Lee to receiving corps
- Idaho Vandals release 2017 football schedule
- Idaho punter/placekicker Austin Rehkow invited to NFL combine
- Vandals suspend Charles Akanno from football team
- Idaho Vandals fill pressing needs on signing day
SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017, 7:02 P.M.
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 11 P.M.
- Spring Rhule: New Baylor coach ready to finally get on field
- Former Michigan player Jourdan Lewis charged with domestic violence
- Activist aims to combat sexual assault by engaging athletes
- Draft Diary: Temple DE/LB Haason Reddick shows skills at Temple’s pro day
- Colorado officially back on the football map
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 7:37 P.M.
- Seahawks’ offensive line gets boost with signing of Oday Aboushi
- Seahawks agree to deals with Luke Willson, DeShawn Shead while wild rumors fill air
- Seattle Seahawks, RB Eddie Lacy agree to one-year contract
- Seahawks’ courtship of linemen, running backs points to deficiency in running game
- Seahawks sign Luke Joeckel to bolster offensive line
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 1:32 P.M.
- Jim Harbaugh has Colin Kepernick’s back after QB slammed by Donald Trump
- Horrible 2013 NFL draft continues to resonate
- Man named in Tom Brady jersey case sought autographs, selfies
- AP source: Linebacker Manti Te’o agrees to deal with Saints
- Panthers QB Cam Newton to have shoulder surgery, will miss OTAs
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 8:45 P.M.
- Empire ground Screaming Eagles in IFL action
- Spokane Empire sign DB Toney Hurd, activate WR Samuel Charles
- Spokane Empire fall in double overtime to Wichita Falls
- Rusty Empire edge Green Bay 34-31 in season opener
- John Blanchette: Empire coach Adam Shackleford loves interaction with fans
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 3:22 P.M.
- Former Spokane Indians outfielder Bob Bowman dies
- Ex-Spokane Indians ace Jackie Brown dies after long illness
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 2:10 P.M.
- Joey Logano uses fast late lap to claim pole in Phoenix
- Martin Truex Jr. wins at Vegas; Kyle Busch bloodied in brawl
- Bourdais wins IndyCar opener in St Petersburg in major upset
- Joey Logano pulls away from Kyle Larson, wins Las Vegas Xfinity race
- Brad Keselowski on pole for NASCAR Las Vegas stop, Martin Truex Jr. 2nd
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 6:25 P.M.
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 8:48 P.M.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 4:42 P.M.
- U-Hi coach Jon Schuh found his niche coaching softball
- Prep softball: League-by-league glances of area teams
- Ferris football coach accused of exposing himself to players being investigated in Shoshone County
- Ferris High School football coach suspended amid investigation into claims he exposed himself
- GSL baseball: It could be season of excellence
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 11:03 P.M.
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 11:17 P.M.
- NBA Capsules: Westbrook posts 35th triple-double; Thunder roll past 76ers
- NBA Capsules: DeMar DeRozan drops 42 points and Toronto Raptors edge Bulls
- NBA Capsules: Golden State Warriors ride Klay Thompson to withstand hostile enviornment in Oklahoma City
- Adam Silver tells NBA team owners to take note of rest issue
- NBA Capsules: Damian Lillard scores 49 as Blazers beat Heat
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 11:09 P.M.
- On cutting edge of custom skates, is Alex Ovechkin a trendsetter?
- NHL Capsules: Nick Bonino lifts Pittsburgh Penguins over Buffalo
- NHL Capsules: Toronto Maple Leafs pull ahead late to beat the Boston Bruins
- NHL Capsules: Blackhawks defeat Avalanche for fifth straight win
- NHL Capsules: Oshie scores hat trick and Washington clinches postseason
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 11:31 P.M.
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 11:37 A.M.
- Gonzaga women ready to get back at it despite NCAA loss
- Oklahoma holds off Gonzaga women in NCAAs, 75-62
- Rough first quarter left Gonzaga women playing catch-up against Oklahoma
- Gonzaga women hope to run past Oklahoma in NCAA Tournament
- Jill Barta, Gonzaga women ready for the limelight in NCAA Tournament
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 3:41 P.M.
- Colorado eliminates Washington State at Pac-12 men’s tournament when Cougars can’t hold big lead
- WSU basketball looking for first Pac-12 Tourney win in 8 years
- Washington State’s Josh Hawkinson and Malachi Flynn get All-Pac-12 honors
- No. 3 UCLA holds off upset-minded Cougars
- Jordan McLaughlin, USC steamroll Washington State men in their first game of L.A. trip
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 8:47 P.M.
- Hot-shooting Wyoming ends Eastern Washington’s season at men’s College Basketball Invitational
- Eastern Washington hits the road for CBI game at Wyoming
- Big Sky, Reno optimistic about future tournaments
- Eastern Washington, Idaho earn postseason bids
- Eastern Washington falls to Weber State in Big Sky semifinal
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 10:59 P.M.
- Spokane Chiefs forward Hudson Elynuik signs tryout contract
- Spokane Chiefs finish 2016-17 season on high note with 7-2 win over Portland Winterhawks
- Young Chiefs push Tri-City to limit in OT loss
- Kailer Yamamoto hat trick not enough as Spokane Chiefs fall to Tri-City in overtime
- Rookie goaltender Donovan Buskey a bright spot in the Spokane Chiefs 4-2 loss to the Seattle Thunderbirds
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga displays a key character trait as they survive West Virginia and advance to the Elite Eight
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 8:58 A.M.
- Grip on Sports: Perkins, Gonzaga have to respond positively to West Virginia's pressure to advance
- John Blanchette: Jordan Mathews’ ride with Gonzaga has been short but sweet
- Grip on Sports: The U.S. wins and the nation becomes a fan of the WBC
- Grip on Sports: The M's still have a few unanswered questions even though the regular season is just a fortnight away
- Grip on Sports: What do we do for the next three days without NCAA games to fill our time?