Stories tagged: Chiefs
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 8:10 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The word of the day is chaos. Chaos, other than within its own games, is what Washington State needs over the next few weeks if …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Woke up this morning and realized something I should have realized long ago: There are three area teams in football and basketball ranked in the …
Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 8:05 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yes, we know college basketball season is underway. Eastern Washington played last night and Gonzaga hosts Texas Southern this evening. But Saturdays are still dominated …
Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 8:19 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh, ya, singing college football’s praises. It was another good Saturday for the local teams. Or should we use the term great …
Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 8:05 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Happenings in Maryland makes one wonder who is really in charge of some of our nation’s college campuses
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It is Halloween. A scary night. But we are going to tell you a scary story that has nothing to do with Halloween. It has …
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Those folks who doubted Washington State before the season – who would have done such a thing? – are now kicking themselves
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a long-running joke on ESPN’s PTI show that Michael Wilbon is not surprised by anything. Well, here’s something even Wilbon would be surprised …
Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Is Game Three still going on? Nope, this never-ending game actually ended with, surprise, a solo home run
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were you when Max Muncy won Game Three of the World Series with his 18th-inning, opposite field home run? I was in front of …
Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 8:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If you ask Pac-12 football coaches the best job to hold in the conference, Washington State isn’t No. 1 on the list
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you’re not interested in Pac-12 football, sorry. That’s where we are headed this morning. Read on.
Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 7:11 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you had your choice between watching a World Series game, a NFL regular-season matchup, a college football contest or an early season NBA game, …
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 8:17 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As the college basketball season prepares to tip off, Gonzaga once again is one of the sport’s bluebloods
A GRIP ON SPORTS • College basketball polls really don’t matter, do they? It’s a sport that determines its champion through competition, not a vote. So why does it seem …
Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 8:51 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Inland Northwest must have picked up some fans yesterday as WSU put the area’s best foot forward
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It was a long day yesterday. But it was a fun one, unless your day consisted of raking leaves and cleaning out gutters. For those …
Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 8:09 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • With GameDay in Pullman this morning, we were a bit busy putting together a story for the S-R. But some things happened in the past …
Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We wrote about baseball yesterday. We can’t do it today as well. Instead we will write about a bus rolling into Pullman. Read on.
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 8:06 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Baseball suckered me in last night. Like a zombie emerging from a grave, the Dodger/Brewer game grabbed me by the ankle and held on for …
Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 8:54 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It was a day of transition yesterday in the Northwest, with a couple of longtime sports icons exiting the stage. Read on.
Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 8:03 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is this school of thought that proposes the NFL is a week-to-week league. Each game is its own mini-season, with anything possible. Take that …
Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Christmas in October? Seemed like it last night if you were on social media, following Washington State football fans. Their long wait was over, Santa …
Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 6:55 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you’ve been paying attention the past week, you would know the Grippi family has been on vacation on the East Coast. It’s the first …
Wed., Oct. 10, 2018, 6:42 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The college basketball season can’t start fast enough for some but is too early for others
A GRIP ON SPORTS • College basketball games are right around the corner. Seems awful early, doesn’t it? Not anymore it doesn’t. Read on.
Sun., Oct. 7, 2018, 7:27 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It may not have been as easy as everyone wanted, but it was a successful Saturday for the Cougars and others
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Another Sunday morning begins with all the finesse of a steamroller. Don’t they all? Not this time of the year, with the college football to …
Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 8 a.m.
Grip on Sports: College football’s day games are even more appreciated when you are in a different time zone
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh ya, talking about time. Being on the east side of the nation makes you appreciate one thing as it relates to …
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 8:56 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Sports brings people together, right? And just as often drives them apart. Read on.
Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 8:06 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If the question is ‘what region is experiencing the most college football success,’ we have the answer
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You have any questions today? We do. And answers as well. Read on.
Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 8:18 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • How many of us have wanted to ride off into the sunset from our job, knowing we’ll never come back, and use the opportunity to …
Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 8:55 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Sunday morning. Again. But unlike last Sunday, every college football fan in the Inland Northwest woke up this morning with a smile on their …
Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If Washington State takes care of the football today it will be really tough for Utah to win
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a storyline heading into today’s Homecoming game in Pullman. Can the Utah offense outscore Washington State’s? Hate to be a contrarian, but what …
Fri., Sept. 28, 2018, 8:31 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The world of sports is a smaller place these days. Heck, the world seems smaller. Read on.
Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 8:17 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Sometimes members of the media are accused of grabbing onto something and not letting go. That accusation is true. But it is also, in most …
Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 7:30 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Never be concerned about the Cougars’ returning receivers as there will always be talent in Pullman
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If there is one lesson that had to be learned over and over again in Mike Leach’s tenure at Washington State, it is to never …
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 7:20 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • So where are we now? That’s always a good question for a Tuesday morning. It’s especially apropos on this Tuesday morning. Read on.