Stories tagged: seahawks
Sun., May 21, 2017, 7:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A blowout wasn’t what the Mariners needed
A GRIP ON SPORTS • One night it is 1-0, the next 16-1. The common denominator: The Mariners didn’t win. At home. With a decent crowd at Safeco Field. Read …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 7:47 a.m.
Grip on Sports: May the force be with you this month, because not much else is
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is something uplifting about the month of May. New growth maybe. Or the promise of spring warmth finally fulfilled. But there is no May …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 7:49 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Nothing Cooper Kupp does anymore should come as a surprise
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Honestly, are any of you surprised Cooper Kupp was impressive in his first weekend with the Los Angeles Rams? Read on.
Wed., May 17, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Mariners better get their bullpen act together before the season falls apart
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Of all the problems the Mariners have already have had to work through in the 2017 season, the one they are facing now may be …
Tue., May 16, 2017, 8:19 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Man-bun aside, former Gonzaga star Kelly Olynyk is a certified Boston hero
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Back in the day, when Noah checked his weather app and saw the rain coming, he built an ark. These days, we mow the lawn. …
Mon., May 15, 2017, 7:30 a.m.
Grip on Sports: There will come a day when a Yankee player will be wearing No. 139
A GRIP ON SPORTS • My doctor told me I needed to keep my blood pressure down. His recommendation: quit writing about the Mariners. But it’s baseball season, doc. I …
Sun., May 14, 2017, 7:23 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Thanks mom (and grandma) for always being there to cheer for us
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Mother’s Day, so it seems mandatory to write about mom. And sports. Or there will be heck to pay. Read on.
Sat., May 13, 2017, 8:08 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s not sunny everywhere, including the Mariners’ injury report
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The weekend beckons. It’s not supposed to be warm, but sunshine expected around here. None in Seattle however, especially not around the Mariners’ offices. Read …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 8:21 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It took a team effort for the Mariners to lose last night
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Some baseball losses are shouldered by the hitters. Some are the fault of the pitchers. And some, like the M’s defeat last night in Toronto, …
Thu., May 11, 2017, 8:28 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Like most things the NCAA does, the APR is not perfect but it does help us keep score
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The NCAA wants everyone to believe college athletics are played by student/athletes, with the emphasis on the last word. And that those student/athletes are at …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
Grip on Sports: For the M’s to be truly successful, they are going to need a moniker to hang their hats on
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Maybe all they need is a cute nickname to rally around. Maybe something like “The Comeback Kids” or “The Hair Bunch.” Maybe that’s all it …
Tue., May 9, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It may be the calm before the storm, but the storm is well over the horizon
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Quiet doesn’t begin to describe this time of year. Graveyard-at-midnight might be better. But it’s really more like that moment in your favorite slasher movie …
Mon., May 8, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It wasn’t the biggest Bloomsday ever, but does that matter?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The first weekend in May is a big deal around these parts, right up there with the final weekend of June. This year it was …
Sat., May 6, 2017, 8:09 a.m.
Grip on Sports: You can count on two things on the first Saturday in May – the M’s floundering and the Kentucky Derby
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Call it Black Friday if you must, but yesterday wasn’t all that bad for the Mariners. It was worse. Read on.
Fri., May 5, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Bloomsday is a part of Spokane’s DNA
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Every year we look out the back slider and see the massive Lilac plant in the southwest corner of the yard. And wait for it …
Thu., May 4, 2017, 7:36 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Mariners are running hot and cold – sometimes in the same game
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The weather gods are teasing us today. It’s going to be 80 in the Spokane area. You read that right. After not hitting 70 degrees …
Wed., May 3, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Sooner or later, we will have something to warm our hearts
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Should we focus on another one that got away? Or the hot mess that is the Mariners’ roster? Maybe we should just ignore the M’s …
Tue., May 2, 2017, 7:13 p.m.
Seahawks GM not predicting when or if a new deal will be made with Kam Chancellor
Draft’s over. Rookie minicamp is on the way. So, hey, what’s up with that contract extension for Kam Chancellor?
Tue., May 2, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Even in the offseason, nothing competes with the NFL
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Is there a more dominant professional sport than the NFL? Here were are, in early May, the NBA and NHL playoffs in full swing, baseball …
Mon., May 1, 2017, 8:19 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Just a typical April weekend in sports but it was also the last one for almost a year
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh ya, dealing with the draft. And spring football. And the M’s struggles. Take a day and nothing changes. Read on.
Sat., April 29, 2017, 8:49 a.m.
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson, wife Ciara welcome baby girl
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and his popstar wife Ciara are now parents to a baby girl, Sienna Princess Wilson.
Sat., April 29, 2017, 7:41 a.m.
Grip on Sports: With Cooper Kupp headed to Los Angeles, another choice needs to be made
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Pro sports can test one’s loyalty a bit, can’t they? Say you are an Eastern Washington University football fan. Yesterday you were rooting for Cooper …
Fri., April 28, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Seahawks did what they do on the draft’s first day, but today has to be different
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Raise your hand if you were surprised John Schneider traded the Seahawks first-round draft pick last night. Put it down, quickly. Don’t admit it. Nobody …
Thu., April 27, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Seahawks’ future may just hang in the balance tonight
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The NFL holds its draft starting at 5 p.m. (PDT) tonight. Did you know there are odds about who will be the first pick, first …
Wed., April 26, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Yes, the Mariners lost 19-9, but that wasn’t the only reason it was a dark day in Detroit
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Will April 25, 2017 go down into Mariner annals as one of those dark days? You know, along with May 26, 1995, when Ken Griffey …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 8:33 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Never let your sports memories degrade over the years
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Mariners had the day off. Spring football is either basically over or on a break. Basketball is down to the NBA playoffs. It’s too …
Sun., April 23, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s the time of year when sports worlds coliide
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Sunday. For more than a third of the year that means NFL football. But we are in the other two-thirds right now, which means …
Sat., April 22, 2017, 7:52 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A rite of spring arrives today with the Cougars
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s going to be a typical spring day in Spokane, with one atypical event: Washington State will hold its spring football game this afternoon at …
Fri., April 21, 2017, 7:44 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If you are keeping track, the M’s James Paxton is still undefeated
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a term in finance called “reverting to the mean.” No, it doesn’t have anything to do with cowardly people. But we did see …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As a Mariner star of the past exits, is another one stepping forward?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s keep this simple. The Mariners won yesterday afternoon. And Ichiro, in what may have been his last plate appearance in Safeco Field, hit a …