Stories tagged: EWU
Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 8:56 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What, there’s no Seahawk game today? What do we do? Well, there’s always another Saturday of college football to reflect upon. And why not? The …
Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 7:25 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Saturday morning. College football’s big day. Let’s get right to it. Read on.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 6:59 p.m.
Week 12 Big Sky Conference football predictions
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 8:54 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A mustache might make the difference in whether Washington State has a legitimate Heisman candidate, but wins are probably a better indicator
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Could a Washington State football player win the Heisman Trophy? In this day and age, it seems nearly impossible, doesn’t it? But thanks to a …
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 8:38 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Thursday, which means, in sports-speak, the weekend begins. And it begins in Seattle, where the Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers get together for …
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 …
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 8:19 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Seahawks get close again but fumble away their chances to makes something of the season
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Time was running out. The Seahawks were moving down the field. One last chance presented itself. Would they grab it? Ah, no. Read on.
Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Call it a Golden Age if you want to. Why not? For Inland Northwest sports fans, there may never have been a better time to …
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 …
Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: When it comes to a new football facility’s location, the question shouldn’t have been asked in the first place
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Real estate is all about the three L-words. You know them. One is location. So are the other two. So why did folks vote to …
Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Your cell phone rings. You look at the caller I.D. It is Mariners’ general manager Jerry Dipoto. If you happen to be one of the …
Thu., Nov. 8, 2018
Eastern Washington University has spent nearly $1 million this year to mitigate air contamination in its John F. Kennedy Library.
Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 8:42 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There will be bigger challenges ahead but the bottom line for Gonzaga last night in their season-opening blowout against Idaho State is it was just …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 6:54 p.m.
It appears the 4-year-old mystery of the missing football raffle money from Eastern Washington University, including the investigation that led to felony theft charges against an associate athletic director, has …
Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 7:53 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It gets dark outside really early. There is the occasional frost on the windshield in the morning. The dogs don’t want to get out of …
Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It was not a good Sunday for football teams in Seattle. Not good at all. Read on.
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 …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 5:52 p.m.
The first time Hashim Akeel saw Cheney, he was struck by how small it was. It was 2015 and Akeel, from Saudi Arabia, drove over from the west side to …
Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Cooper Kupp returned to practice with the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday, less than three weeks after the receiver injured his knee.
Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 8:42 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • College basketball season isn’t officially here. But it sure seemed like it was last night. There was a game on television and everything. Read on.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 9 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • College football season may be in the stretch run, but that has to take a back seat this morning. There is way too much college …
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 …
Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There isn’t a lot going on, is there? Dead time of the year and all that. Ya, right. Read on.
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.
Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Want another piece of evidence times have changed (as they always do)? One of my friends used to have a toy, a blow-up, hard-rubber clown …
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 …