Stories tagged: Chiefs
Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 8:52 a.m.
Grip on Sports: There is a lot to like about winter and winter sports, but snow messing with schedules isn’t one of them
A GRIP ON SPORTS • As the seasons wear on (us), there are a few thoughts that come to mind about winter. We decided to share them, without some of …
Sun., Feb. 10, 2019, 8:34 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It may not have been the No. 1 day in sports this year, but Saturday was pretty darn good
A GRIP ON SPORTS • As Saturdays go, yesterday was a slap in the face. In a good way. You know, like in one of those old-time movies where the …
Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 8:09 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We assume you are a sports fan if you are reading this. Which makes us believe you are aware of the fabled Sports Illustrated jinx. …
Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 8:53 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If Sunday is, as marketed by one of the major networks, “Football Night in America,” than maybe we should start calling Thursday, “College Basketball Night …
Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 8:19 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It is Super Bowl Sunday, all caps required. A national uprising – of sorts. It’s the closest thing our nation has these days to a …
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 8:10 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Sunday is all about football but today still holds the promise of a college basketball upset or two
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you can pull yourself away from the Lakers and the Warriors this evening, you have an opportunity to watch some decent college basketball. Read …
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Memories are where the present collides with the past. So this morning we are going to invoke some memories of college basketball games past and …
Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 7:13 a.m.
Grip on Sports: There may be college basketball on TV from early morning to late at night, but it doesn’t include the local men’s teams
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s get right to it. After all, there are 29 college basketball games on television today. And a college football all-star game. Read on.
Sun., Jan. 20, 2019, 8:51 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh ya, talking about college basketball. Yesterday was the busiest day of the year around the country, with plenty of games around …
Sun., Jan. 13, 2019, 8:51 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Another Saturday night of college basketball action left its mark. Actually, it may have been the college hoops combined with a day of NFL playoffs. …
Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 6:47 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Another great basketball Saturday is headlined by a Gonzaga showdown in San Francisco
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you took all seven days of the week and ranked them, 1-to-7, Saturday would probably be the top seed, right? It’s No. 1 in …
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 8:51 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What’s on your agenda for this evening? Planning on watching a little college basketball? Maybe sit at home and peek at the Cougars or the …
Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 7:46 a.m.
Grip on Sports: With all eyes on Texas, neither Eastern Washington nor Seahawks could see a way to victory
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh yes, wondering if the Seahawks and Eastern Washington could find ways to win playoff games in Texas on Saturday. Neither could. …
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 8:35 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As college basketball conference play gets underway, Eastern prepares to play in the final FCS game of the season
A GRIP ON SPORTS • And we’re off. Every college basketball conference race in the area is underway. Expect some surprises. Read on.
Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 8:42 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s keep this fast and simple. There is a lot of college football to watch. And a parade. Read on.
Sun., Dec. 30, 2018, 8:17 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The gulf between the haves and the almost-haves in college football seems to be getting wider. At least it looked that way Saturday afternoon and …
Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
Grip on Sports: This Washington State football team earns its rightful place among the school’s best ever with its Alamo Bowl victory
A GRIP ON SPORTS • All season long this Washington State football team looked a bit different. Turns out it was. It was better than most, if not all, WSU …
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A chance for a school-record 11th win has the Cougars smiling heading into the Alamo Bowl tonight
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Today is the day. Well, to be precise, tonight is the night. After weeks of waiting, preparing and celebrating, the Washington State Cougars will take …
Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 7:43 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga faces another of those tough road tests the Bulldogs have thrived on over the years
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It is hard to say Gonzaga basketball shies away from facing any type of nonconference challenge – though you will get an argument from the …
Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
Grip on Sports: How the heck did Washington State give its fans such a great football season as a Christmas present?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Time is running short. Christmas will be here before you know it. Heck, it is so close, Washington State has begun practicing for the Alamo …
Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 8:26 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The snow wouldn’t be such a bother if Sunday’s Gonzaga, WSU results had been a bit different
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Monday mornings are bad enough. But they are even worse when they include a too-small-for-skiing snowfall. And the hangover from losses by local college basketball …
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 8:31 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Every once in while people need to vent. Sort of like a volcano. Today’s that day for me. Read on.
Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 7:04 a.m.
Grip on Sports: When there are so many college basketball games on, there is little time for the playoff games
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Every year we hit this spot in the major college football schedule. Call it a hiatus or a pause. The regular season is over, the …
Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yes, we know football season is, in the NFL at least, in mid-season form. But this morning we are going to talk basketball. College basketball. …
Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Grip on Sports: In a world that is constantly changing, Gonzaga has been remarkably consistent against UW
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is one constant in life – and in college basketball. That constant is there is no constant. Everything changes. Heck, there was a time …
Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 8:54 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Eagles fly, Gonzaga shoots down Jays, M’s turn over their roster and a visit from an old friend
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh sure, contemplating a franchise-changing M’s trade. Or wondering if Gonzaga would survive its first true road test. Maybe it was thinking …
Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 8:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Washington State needs all the help it can get to ascend high enough in the College Football Playoff rankings and make a top-tier bowl
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are many subjects we can delve into this morning, so let’s get right to it. After all, you’re busy. If you aren’t, lucky you. …
Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
Grip on Sports: ‘Follow the money’ is not only a good tip for reporting but it also seems appropriate advice for college football’s major conferences
A GRIP ON SPORTS • As a former editor, I would like to present an edited version of a saying everyone knows: Money is the root of all. The word …
Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 6:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga wins again. If you want the condensed version of what happened against North Dakota State, this isn’t the place to look
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh ya, in the same place we are now. With Gonzaga winning. Read on.
Sun., Nov. 25, 2018, 8:31 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Cougars will emerge from the Apple Cup avalance and end up someplace warm for the holidays
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A 10-win regular season is something pretty rare around these parts. And with it probably comes a rare reward. Read on.