Arrow-right Camera

Sports

Grip on Sports: From injuries to losses, this week’s eclipse may work as an excuse for everyone

8:44 a.m.

Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle George Fant is taken away on an injury cart after he went down on a play against the Minnesota Vikings in the first half of an NFL football preseason game, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Seattle. (Scott Eklund / Associated Press)
new  A GRIP ON SPORTS • Hold on a second. Thousands of Atlantic salmon were released into the Puget Sound and the eclipse is being blamed? Brilliant excuse, awful happenstance. Though I’m not sure whether to grab the fishing pole and head to Bellingham – it has to be cheaper than shopping at Whole Foods – or start working on a Disney-like screenplay about an escaped salmon lost in the San Juan Islands. Read on.

Most visitors right now

Spokane Indians

Gonzaga

Mariners

MLB

WSU football

EWU football

Idaho football

UW football

College football

Outdoors

Seahawks

NFL

Sounders

Soccer

Auto racing

Golf

International

Area colleges

NBA

NHL

College basketball

UW basketball

Idaho basketball

Gonzaga women

Women's basketball

WSU basketball

EWU basketball

Whitworth

NW Preps Now

Spokane Chiefs

Spokane Empire

Columnists