Stories tagged: Chiefs
Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
Grip on Sports: By the time the snow covers up last summer’s weeds, the sports landscape will change a bit too
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Seems awfully calm out there today. There must be a storm on the horizon. We are being figurative here, but also a bit literal. Read …
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 8:18 a.m.
Grip on Sports: From about 1 p.m. on today, there are hours and hours of important games to watch – if you can
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Seattle Seahawks play another important game today, this one in the home of the Waffle House, Jacksonville, Florida. The Gonzaga Bulldogs play another important …
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 7:19 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s time to pick a side in this football rivalry
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It may be a relatively quiet day, locally, in the collegiate sports arena, but there is no letup in the drama for this Saturday. Read …
Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As winter sports begin to snow us under, we have an out-of-the-box solution
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s another busy day. They all will be between now and the 25th of the month, right? So let’s get right to your sports news. …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Pac-12 football coaches show they are really good at picking up a bunch of coin. Picking award winners? Not so much
A GRIP ON SPORTS • At some point we have to lose our ability to get outraged at the Pac-12’s football awards. However, we have yet to reach that point. …
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 8:33 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Don’t forget which group is really the most important in college football
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh yes, a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Read on.
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 8:42 a.m.
Grip on Sports: With so many things to cover, it’s best to keep things as simple as possible
A GRIP ON SPORTS • When in doubt, keep it simple. Or just keep your mouth shut. Too bad that second one is not an option. Read on.
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 6:46 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It was a Saturday to remember – or forget – depending on which side of the Apple Cup you reside
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It is Sunday morning. Your fantasy team needs a win to get into the playoffs. You want to get to the games. So we will …
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 8:16 a.m.
Grip on Sports: This is an Apple Cup the Cougars need to win
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Today is Apple Cup Saturday, part of a great four-day weekend of sports action around the Northwest. It is also prove-it day for the Cougars. …
Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Grip on Sports: When it comes to Thanksgiving, sports has been intertwined for almost forever
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Like a lot of what’s good with America, we can thank Abraham Lincoln for Thanksgiving. And, by extrapolation, the day off, turkey, NFL football and …
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
Grip on Sports: When the stakes are this high in the Apple Cup, WSU hasn’t always answered the bell
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Apple Cup week. The game for college football supremacy in the Evergreen State. And, for the second consecutive year, for the Pac-12 North title …
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
Grip on Sports: From shocking games to a shocking denial for Eastern, the past 24 hours have been amazing
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yesterday was not your typical Saturday. But instead of going to 11, it stopped at 10.5 or so. And we have a few thoughts. Read …
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 7:30 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A couple of key football games and another basketball contest fill up our Saturday
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The nice part about Saturdays this time of year is there is always something going on. Even with our local Pac-12 school taking a well-earned …
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s been so long since the Pac-12 has been on top in football, it’s hard to remember when
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Want to schedule your Apple Cup watch party? Good luck with that. The start time won’t be announced for a few more days. If, however, …
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 7:43 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A Sunday without the Seahawks is like a year without an NFC West title
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What an odd November Sunday it was. No Seahawks. And there won’t be any Seahawks next Sunday either. It’s hard to settle into a routine …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Hour after hour each Saturday, college football holds our attention
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Saturday night was slowing down. It was late after a long day of basketball, football and running around. The television was still on though, and …
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 6:40 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Another busy Saturday awaits as the seasons overlap
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Every Saturday is busy. That’s a given. But Saturdays this time of year are busier than, say, in mid-June. So let’s get right to it. …
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
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 …
Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Even before college football leaves the stage, basketball news begins to snow us under
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The seasons are changing, slowly, inexorably. The falling leaves that dot college football fields around the nation are still in control, but basketball is beginning …
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 7:01 a.m.
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. …
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 6:59 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Let’s have some appreciation for snow – and Luke Falk
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is no reason to dawdle. You are busy. We are busy. Let’s get right to your Saturday morning reading. Read on.
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s hard to play for a title with both hands around your neck
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It was hard to get out of bed this morning. Being depressed will do that to you. Read on.
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 8:19 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It is spooky how well this World Series has played out as we earn another Game Seven
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Anything worth watching on television last night? With the more than 110,011 costumed candy seekers that came to my door last night, I was too …
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
Grip on Sports: When Washington State made mistakes against Arizona, they were huge ones
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s see if we have this right. Washington State loses on the road again. The Cougars are really good on defense – except for eight …
Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The only upset would be if there were no upsets on a college football Saturday
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We can guarantee one thing: There will be upsets today. College football is built upon them. It’s been that way since Yale ran past Harvard …
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
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 …
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As adventures go, this one was enjoyable and simple
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A World Series adventure in three acts. How Shakespearian, down to the villain and the hero. Read on.
Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Grip on Sports: No matter how the Seahawks win, Russell Wilson seems to take a beating
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are times when it would be great to have Russell Wilson’s life. You know, Monday through Saturday. But Sunday afternoons? I’m not sure anyone …
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Are you ready for another long, long day of college football?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Saturday. A fall football Saturday. We have a few thoughts. Read on.
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Watching the boys of summer play in the fall classic will envoke memories of seasons past
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Some days are cheap. And some days are really expensive. Yesterday was both. Read on.