Stories tagged: football
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 7:04 a.m.
Tillman’s widow: Don’t politicize Pat in effort to divide
Marie Tillman, the widow of former NFL player and Army Ranger Pat Tillman, says that her husband’s service “should never be politicized in a way that divides us.” Marie Tillman …
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
Dak Prescott, Cowboys pull away to beat Cardinals 28-17
Dak Prescott threw two touchdown passes and flipped head over heels into the end zone on a 10-yard run for another and the Dallas Cowboys pulled away in the fourth …
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 7:18 p.m.
Seahawks showing rare vulnerability to big plays
One of the hallmarks of Pete Carroll’s defenses since he arrived in Seattle is that the Seahawks simply don’t give up the big play on a regular basis. At least …
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 5:59 p.m.
No. 6 Washington loses WR Chico McClatcher to broken ankle
Sixth-ranked Washington will be without starting wide receiver Chico McClatcher for the rest of the season after he broke his left ankle, taking away one of the most electric options …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
Trump revels in drama over spat with NFL
President Donald Trump is indulging in his favorite kind of drama – personal, aggressive, culturally volatile and entirely of his own making.
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 9:32 a.m.
Tom Brady on Trump: ‘I certainly disagree with what he said’
When the time came for the national anthem Sunday, one of the biggest questions of the day concerned New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 12:12 p.m.
NFL’s top sponsors stay quiet after Trump call for boycott
As NFL owners and players rushed to defend their right to protest in the wake of President Donald Trump’s criticism, one group of stakeholders has remained largely silent — the …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 3:03 p.m.
Halftime report: Titans 9, Seahawks 7
It took the Seahawks, who trail the Titans 9-7 at the half in Nashville, until the 1:15 mark in the second quarter to reach the end zone.
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 12:16 p.m.
Seahawks vs. Titans: 5 things to watch
Here are some things to watch when the Seahawks (1-1) take on the Titans (1-1) today in Nashville.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 9:59 a.m.
Trump tweet, NFL response escalate drama of Sunday games
The owners of the Baltimore Ravens, the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots and other teams on Sunday joined a chorus of NFL executives criticizing President Donald Trump’s suggestion that …
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 9:10 a.m.
NFL players kneel during national anthem following further Trump tweets
NFL game day dawned Sunday with a powerful display of unity by the Baltimore Ravens’ and Jacksonville Jaguars’ players and coaches, who locked arms on the sideline of London’s Wembley …
Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Washington State’s Luke Falk, now with 103 TD passes, continues to ascend all-time lists
When Luke Falk connected with Tavares Martin Jr. on a 40-yard touchdown early in the second quarter of Washington State’s 45-7 victory over visiting Nevada on Saturday, it marked Falk’s …
Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 8 a.m.
Morning prep roundup: Gonzaga Prep makes a stand in GSL crossover with Mt. Spokane
Roundup of Friday night’s prep sports action across the region
Sat., Sept. 23, 2017
Outside View: Thumbs-down on politicizing everything
Not long ago, Americans enjoyed less-politicized sports and entertainment. Editorials, talk show hosts and civics teachers bored us with politics. Celebrities soared above it.
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 11:28 p.m.
Football roundup: Collin Sather passes West Valley over Moscow
Roundup of Friday night’s prep football action
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
Grant Hannan leads Central Valley past North Central, 41-7
Grant Hannan is getting the hang of this starting quarterback thing. In Central Valley’s 41-7 Greater Spokane League pasting of visiting North Central on Friday, the former back-up looked like …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 11:19 p.m.
Late fumble return for touchdown helps Gonzaga Prep hold off Mt. Spokane
Mt. Spokane was in the red zone, threatening to cut into Gonzaga Prep’s one-touchdown lead.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 9:49 p.m.
University dominates Lewis and Clark, pulls away 49-10
Hard to score when a team doesn’t have the ball. Or when it gives the ball to the other team. That summarizes the type of game it was for Lewis …
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 3:58 p.m.
Seahawks’ Jimmy Graham expected to play despite ankle injury
Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham is expected to play against the Tennessee Titans despite being listed as questionable due to an ankle injury. Graham was a full participant in practice …
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 12:50 p.m.
Falcons missing 3 injured starters for game against Lions
The Atlanta Falcons will be without three starters Sunday when they face the Detroit Lions in a matchup of unbeaten teams. Linebacker Vic Beasley Jr., right tackle Ryan Schraeder and …
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
Vikings’ Sam Bradford out against Bucs; Case Keenum to start again
The Minnesota Vikings say quarterback Sam Bradford will not play against Tampa Bay because of his ailing left knee. Bradford was making progress from the week before, when he sat …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
DeMarco Murray limited at Titans’ practice, questionable vs. Seahawks
Tennessee Pro Bowl running back DeMarco Murray returned to practice, but his status for Sunday’s game against Seattle remains undecided because of a hamstring injury.
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 9:55 p.m.
Tre Phillips’ late TD helps Rogers knock off Ferris for first time in 20 years
Tre Phillips rushed for 140 yards on 28 carries with two touchdowns – including an 11-yard run in the fourth quarter – and Rogers (2-1) knocked off Ferris (0-3) in …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
Rams use big offensive night to beat 49ers 41-39
Jared Goff threw for 292 yards and three touchdowns and Todd Gurley ran for two TDs and caught another to help the Los Angeles Rams put up another big offensive …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 8:52 p.m.
Ryan Chan tosses 5 TD passes and Mead routs Shadle Park
Ryan Chan threw for 312 yards with five touchdowns and Mead routed Shadle Park 64-13 in a nonleague game at Albi Stadium on Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 7:51 p.m.
Seahawks’ Michael Bennett issues ‘call to action’ to NFL on social issues – and doesn’t stop with just that
The Seahawks’ Pro Bowl defensive end co-authored a memo sent to commissioner Roger Goodell asking the league to devote a month to inequality for minorities and the need for police …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 4:33 p.m.
Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats
Tests conducted on the brain of former football star Aaron Hernandez showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy. His attorney said Thursday that the player’s daughter …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
As he continues to seek work in NFL, Colin Kaepernick has two major supporters at Washington State
Colin Kaepernick is still out of work and that’s a hard pill for many fans to swallow – including two Washington State assistants who remain close to the ex-San Francisco …
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 6:22 p.m.
Seahawks’ Jimmy Graham sits out practice, status unclear vs. Titans; Bobby Wagner, Luke Joeckel added to injury list
Tight end Jimmy Graham did not practice Wednesday with an ankle injury and it’s unclear if he will play Sunday at Tennessee.
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
Pick 6: Greg Lee grabs lead in close race
For the first time this year, there’s some separation.