Stories tagged: analysis
THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2017, 11:59 P.M.
Josh Perkins, Jordan Mathews shake off slight struggles to guide No. 1 Gonzaga’s romp
It was as if Gonzaga was allowed to diagram how it wanted the game against San Diego to unfold Thursday night.
SATURDAY, FEB. 18, 2017, 11:28 P.M.
Gonzaga’s man-to-man defense delivers again in win over Pacific
There was a time in November and December when Gonzaga augmented its man-to-man defense with an occasional zone.
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 9:45 P.M.
Analysis: Trump leaves the White House bubble and shifts to campaign mode, hoping for momentum
As his month-old administration struggles to make good on its promises, President Donald Trump is seeking momentum by using some of the tactics that propelled his candidacy from its beginnings.
THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 11:57 P.M.
Instant replay: Nigel Williams-Goss torches San Francisco again
Nigel Williams-Goss took over against the Dons again, pouring in 30 points in the Zags’ 96-61 victory Thursday. A month and a half ago, the junior guard had a career-high …
SATURDAY, FEB. 11, 2017, 11:57 P.M.
Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski, Johnathan Williams just too much for Saint Mary’s in Zags’ convincing win
Przemek Karnowski had maybe the best half of his five-year career at Gonzaga. And a rare temper tantrum as an added bonus. The senior center put up 15 of the …
THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 11:50 P.M.
Gonzaga’s focus remains sharp in rout of LMU
The prelims are over, but before moving on to Saturday’s main event – No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 20 Saint Mary’s in Moraga – the Zags did what they’ve done …
SATURDAY, FEB. 4, 2017, 11:59 P.M.
Gonzaga turns to balance, depth without Williams-Goss
No Nigel, no problem? Not exactly. It’s always an issue, or at least a potential one, when lining up without the best player on the team and one of the …
SATURDAY, FEB. 4, 2017, 11:42 P.M.
Gonzaga steps up defense to stop Santa Clara’s early run
Santa Clara was not the pushover a 90-55 final score had made them out to be on Saturday when it faced unbeaten Gonzaga.
THURSDAY, FEB. 2, 2017, 11:59 P.M.
Nigel Williams-Goss helps Gonzaga survive pressure-packed second half against BYU
In the first half, No. 1 Gonzaga looked a lot like No. 5 Gonzaga in January and No. 11 Gonzaga back in November. In the second half, Gonzaga was challenged …
SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2017, 11:33 P.M.
Zags exploit mismatches inside and out against Pepperdine
So many mismatches, and No. 3 Gonzaga seemed to take advantage of every one of them in a 96-49 victory over the Peperdine Waves on Saturday at Firestone Fieldhouse in …
SATURDAY, DEC. 3, 2016, 5:20 P.M.
Analysis: Trump’s call with Taiwan’s president was latest break from diplomatic norms
In a series of telephone calls with foreign leaders apparently eager to congratulate the president-elect, Donald Trump has broken many of the rules that govern delicate matters of international relations, …
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 4:15 P.M.
The true size of Trump’s Carrier win
President-elect Donald Trump accomplished what many people saw as his first victory on the manufacturing front this week, as he persuaded an air-conditioning factory in Indiana not to move up …
MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 3:29 P.M.
Analysis: Three questions about the Supreme Court’s future
Since Donald Trump won the presidential election, I have been consistently asked three questions about the Supreme Court. Two seem obvious, and the third, at least to me, was surprising.
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 9:02 A.M.
Analysis: It’s not just Trump. People freaked out over Nixon and Reagan, too.
Donald Trump’s election has been greeted by a considerable portion of the country with panic. Large swaths of commentators have described his victory as a potential disaster for the nation …
SATURDAY, NOV. 12, 2016, 6:48 P.M.
Analysis: Trump campaign’s disdain for civility could leave lasting damage
When a South Carolina congressman shouted “You lie!” during a speech by President Barack Obama in 2009, House members rebuked him for violating norms of civility. After this year’s presidential …
TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2016, 11:23 P.M.
Analysis: Health insurance premium hikes may carry heft at polls
It was ostensibly the news Senate and House Republicans had been waiting for: Two weeks before Election Day, the public gets word that the average premium in Obama’s health insurance …
THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016, 5:21 P.M.
GOP states benefiting from shift to wind and solar energy
If there’s a War on Coal, it’s increasingly clear which side is winning. Wind turbines and solar panels accounted for more than two-thirds of all new electric generation capacity added …
TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 1998
Ever since President Boris Yeltsin was re-elected in 1996, the battle for Russia has been portrayed as a bitter struggle between a small group of tycoons who bankrolled his campaign …
MONDAY, MARCH 16, 1998
Jones Case Judge Must Solve Legal Maze Differing Views Of Laws At Heart Of Motions In Suit Against Clinton
As a legal matter, the case of Paula Jones vs. William Jefferson Clinton now boils down to two simple questions. Can a single, outrageous incident of sexual harassment by a …
TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 1998
A Look Inside The Ncaas
UNLV is excited about making the NCAA Tournament under coach Bill Bayno, but better guard that back door against first-round opponent Princeton. Photo by Associated Press
TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 1998
Suspense? Little With Vols In Field
There are those who believe there really isn’t much in the way of drama or surprise in the NCAA women’s tournament each year, as the same heavy-hitters get the same …
SUNDAY, MARCH 1, 1998
Anti-Abortion Issue Key To May 26 Primary Even Helen Chenoweth Gets Into Act With State Legislature
Want a preview of the debate for Idaho’s May 26 primary election? Come to the Idaho Legislature. The candidates in key races, particularly the congressional campaigns, all are involved in …
MONDAY, FEB. 23, 1998
Mauk Helps Demos Avoid Embarrassment
Bill Mauk has saved the Idaho Democratic Party from one potential embarrassment in this year’s election. It remains to be seen whether Democrats will escape the other, the possibility that …
THURSDAY, FEB. 12, 1998
It’s Not About Being Nice Expect The Pga Tour To Stick To Its Bad-Cop Role In Cart Controversy
Casey Martin this week has won the right to ride, but the issue will be debated in courtrooms and barrooms for years. Photo by Associated Press
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 28, 1998
Clinton Foes Have Ties, But Is It A Conspiracy?
Monica Lewinsky’s alleged account of a sexual relationship with President Clinton were steered to the Whitewater special counsel by two lawyers active in conservative causes. Several Clinton defenders are citing …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 21, 1998
To Win, Broncos Must Be Control Freaks
They are 12-point underdogs, as the AFC team always seems to be this time of year. They are given no chance to win Super Bowl XXXII, the same chance the …
MONDAY, DEC. 29, 1997
Prison Spat Can Only Help Candidate Hawkins Little-Known Senator Who Wants To Be Congressman Gets Great Media Exposure After Suing State
State Sen. Stan Hawkins lost his bid to stop the signing of a contract for Idaho’s first private prison, but he looks to be the winner anyway. The Ucon Republican …
MONDAY, DEC. 22, 1997
Former Idaho Governors Tell It Like It Was Smylie, Andrus Soon Will Publish Books About Their Time In Office And How They Got Things Done
Former Gov. Cecil Andrus
SATURDAY, DEC. 20, 1997
Bitter Balkan Peace Clinton’s Reticence Mirrors Hostile Realities Behind Hard-Won Gains.
Sgt. Clark Sammir leads a patrol inside the U.S. mission’s Bosnia base near Tuzla. Photo by Associated Press
MONDAY, DEC. 15, 1997
Gop Infighting Could Hand Stallings Win More Conservative Party Members Look For Primary Support By Attacking Moderates
Republicans are spending the early days of the 1998 congressional campaign in the 2nd District beating up on each other, to the point that former Democratic Congressman Richard Stallings could …