Stories tagged: Grip on sports
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 7:51 a.m.
Grip on Sports: No matter what sport you are a fan of, it was probably on a channel you could find somewhere last night
A GRIP ON SPORTS • How many televisions do you have in your house? How about computers? I’m not sure if you had every device you own on a professional …
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 …
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 6:43 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are not a lot of high-profile college football games tomorrow. So which games are you most excited to watch? Read on.
Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Pac-12 has a football officiating problem. It’s not just one of perception, but a true officiating problem. And the cracks are beginning to show. …
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.
Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 7:02 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There was some baseball to watch last night, including three teams with as much pedigree in the major leagues. But the biggest star? Replay. Read …
Mon., Oct. 8, 2018, 5:53 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • When you are in a tourist location, it is important to visit the sites. All the sites. 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.
Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 8:22 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It happened sometime in the middle of this baseball season. And it didn’t have anything to do with the Mariners. But somewhere in June I …
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.
Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 8:37 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A couple of eagerly awaited wins allows us to celebrate the present without worrying about the past – or future
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Another Monday morning. This one seems different. Why? A couple of wins yesterday. Read on.
Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We’re going to try something new today: Quick-hitting, short thoughts on the news of the weekend. Let’s see how it works out. Read on.
Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 8:38 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are a lot of reasons Washington State lost to USC last night in Southern California, some of them self-inflicted, some of them not. Care …
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If WSU defeats USC for the second consecutive year and no one is in the stadium to see it, does it count?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Ever been to a night football game at the Coliseum in downtown Los Angeles? I have, more than once. It’s not easy getting there. And …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Sign of the apocalypse No. 1,720: An email arrived in the inbox this morning wondering if I wanted to play fantasy hockey. Yes, fantasy hockey. …
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 8:34 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Sorry to be the one to break it to you, but the M’s are not winning the American League West this season. That and other …