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Grip on Sports: It doesn’t look as if Mike Leach is going to Tennessee but there still will be changes at WSU

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Times are changing in Pullman. That is true whether or not Mike Leach decides to put Tennessee out of its misery. Read on.


After more than half a century, GI Bill still helping vets transition to life beyond war

It’s been 73 years since Congress passed the first GI Bill – landmark legislation that transformed the way the nation treats its military veterans. In observance of Veterans Day, local …


Grip on Sports: It’s the Seahawks turn to make the short turnaround on Thursday Night Football

A GRIP ON SPORTS • You want to insult an NFL fan these days? Compare them to Thursday Night Football. That’s as deep a cutting remark as you can come …


Grip on Sports: No matter the hour, college football finds a way to be a bit cheeky

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The idea is, in the spring, to lose an hour of sleep that can only be made up in November. Which is a decent plan. …


Grip on Sports: A rout one season can turn into motivation the next

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Revenge is a dish best served cold. At least that’s how the old saying goes. Well, it will be in the mid-70s Saturday night in …


Grip on Sports: What’s in a name? Occasionally it’s hypocrisy

A GRIP ON SPORTS • We don’t venture into the realm of political discussion in this space all that often, but some times the hypocrisy of government makes it unavoidable. …


Grip on Sports: The preliminaries are over, it’s time to get back to football

A GRIP ON SPORTS • What day is it? That’s right, Friday. July 28. The Pac-12 football media days are over for 2017. Now, for the next month, we can …


Grip on Sports: Cortez Kennedy anchored the Seahawks at a time when they were barely above water

A GRIP ON SPORTS • You may not remember, but there was a time when the Seahawks were no better than the Mariners are now. In other words, they were …


Grip on Sports: Here’s a fishing story about the son who wouldn’t take the bait

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There were few activities my dad loved more than fishing. His only son? Not so much. Read on.


Grip on Sports: May the force be with you this month, because not much else is

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is something uplifting about the month of May. New growth maybe. Or the promise of spring warmth finally fulfilled. But there is no May …


Grip on Sports: Like most things the NCAA does, the APR is not perfect but it does help us keep score

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The NCAA wants everyone to believe college athletics are played by student/athletes, with the emphasis on the last word. And that those student/athletes are at …


Grip on Sports: The Mariners are running hot and cold – sometimes in the same game

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The weather gods are teasing us today. It’s going to be 80 in the Spokane area. You read that right. After not hitting 70 degrees …


Grip on Sports: Sooner or later, we will have something to warm our hearts

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Should we focus on another one that got away? Or the hot mess that is the Mariners’ roster? Maybe we should just ignore the M’s …


UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 12:28 p.m.

SFCC instructor known as ‘Doc Polly’ named Washington community colleges’ faculty member of the year

A Spokane Falls Community College instructor has been named “faculty member of the year” by the Washington State Association of College Trustees. Polly McMahon has taught social services and gerontology …


Grip on Sports: The M’s start isn’t what fans wanted to see

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Remember that fast start we all wanted the M’s have? Well you can forget about it. It’s down the drain unless they reel off 10 …


Maggie Peters takes sixth, leads Whitworth to fourth place in Whitman Invite golf

Maggie Peters finished the Whitman Invitational with a two-round total of 16-over 160 in tying for sixth place and leading the Pirates to a fourth-place team finish at Wine Valley …


Grip on Sports: What do we do for the next three days without NCAA games to fill our time?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Mondays are the worst. The Monday after the first NCAA basketball tournament weekend? The worst of the worst. If today wasn’t the first day of …


Grip on Sports: The modern equivalent of the gathering around the burning stake just may be college basketball officials and the internet

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The question isn’t how but why. The subject? Missed calls in the NCAA tournament and the officials who are making – or not making – …


Grip on Sports: As soon as you turned the TV on, you knew Gonzaga was a No. 1 seed – if you were observant

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Did you turn on CBS’ NCAA selection show yesterday afternoon with one main objective? You know, to find out if Gonzaga was a No. 1 …


Grip on Sports: It’s the matchups, not the seeding, that really matters to Gonzaga

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Today’s the day we finally find out the answer to all of the important questions in the universe. Well, at least one of them. Is …


Grip on Sports: Idaho and Eastern hold Inland Northwest’s banner up today

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Gonzaga’s regular season is finished. The NCAA tournament awaits. Washington State’s season is over. So is Whitworth’s and the area’s community colleges. Even high school …


Grip on Sports: Though WSU finished another basketball season under .500, Ernie Kent is locked in for a few more years

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Another Washington State University basketball season is over. And like most before this one, it wasn’t all that successful. But whether or not that changes …


Grip on Sports: Gonzaga’s first loss of the season had a handful of reasons behind it

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The quest for perfection ended on a not-so-perfect Senior Night at McCarthey Athletic Center. That’s the news flash. But there were a lot of reasons …


Grip on Sports: Gonzaga, WSU fill in the blanks over the past 48 hours

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh ya, documenting Gonzaga’s inexorable march through the WCC. And wondering if the Cougars could sweep a Pac-12 basketball foe this season. …


Grip on Sports: Gonzaga survives GameDay circus and a less-than-stellar game by key contributors

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Gonzaga basketball has been a big story in the Spokane area since 1999. The Spokane area. But I don’t recall as many national resources devoted …


Grip on Sports: You really have no choice on Super Bowl Sunday, unless you choose ‘none of the above’

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is no avoiding it today. It’s Super Bowl Sunday and we have to spend some time opining about the “Big Game,” as the NFL …


Grip on Sports: Every signing day is just like the one before except for the players who achieve their dream

A GRIP ON SPORTS • One Pac-12 coach was quoted as saying he got every kid he wanted. Another talked about the players that signed are his schools’ “guys.” One …


Grip on Sports: Our area has a connection tonight to more than one Final Four contender

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s not often we can write about Inland Northwest college basketball and mention two Final Four competitors. But that’s the case today. And one of …


Grip on Sports: Don’t get caught up with the ‘ya, but’ folks of the world

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s hard for sports fans to live in the moment. If you’re team is good or bad, the last game is never, seemingly, as important …


Men’s basketball: Marshall hits game-winner as Nevada stuns Washington 87-85

Marcus Marshall hit an off-balance 15-footer with less than a second remaining to give Nevada an 87-85 victory over Washington on Sunday night in Seattle.