Stories tagged: seahawks
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If sports didn’t surprise us constantly, we would be surprised
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Sports constantly surprise. That’s why it is the best reality show of all time. And why it is worth being a sports fan. Read on.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 8:42 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Football’s cruelest aspect showed itself again this week
A GRIP ON SPORTS • When will this incessant rain end? The hazy heat of summer is already forgotten as the rains fall and so do the temperatures. Can’t we …
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Seahawks come close to drowning in their offensive ineptitude against 49ers
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Woke up to the sound of rain. Rain. In Spokane. It’s been 80 days since it last rained here. How good would it be if, …
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 6:46 p.m.
Seahawks’ next opponent: Tennessee Titans
Derrick Henry, Delanie Walker and Jalston Fowler each ran for touchdowns, and the Tennessee Titans dominated the Jacksonville Jaguars in the second half for a 37-16 victory.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 6:15 p.m.
Seahawks wrap-up: Victory over 49ers, 12-9
Save for a pair of long, herculean carries by 49ers running back Carlos Hyde, Seattle bested its NFC West rival by nearly every metric Sunday.
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 3:21 p.m.
Seahawks vs. 49ers: Halftime report
Through the first six quarters of their respective campaigns, the Seahawks and 49ers have yet to reach the end zone.
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 1:12 p.m.
Seahawks vs. 49ers: Five things to watch
After both failing to reach the end zone in Week 1, the Seahawks and 49ers hope to show a semblance of offense today at CenturyLink Field.
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 8:40 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It was a near-perfect college football Saturday, until it wasn’t
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Washington State rolls in Pullman. Eastern Washington rolls in New York City. Whitworth rolls in the Pine Bowl. And Idaho … well, the Vandals led …
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The M’s are mathematical OK, but September isn’t all about the numbers
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is mathematical reality and then there is September reality. They aren’t the same. Read on.
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
Grip on Sports: From Gonzaga to WSU, from Eastern to the Mariners, it’s one of those packed days
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Friday morning. Time for a little of this and a little of that. A Mulligan stew if you will, brought to you by an …
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 8:48 a.m.
Grip on Sports: What’s in a name? Occasionally it’s hypocrisy
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We don’t venture into the realm of political discussion in this space all that often, but some times the hypocrisy of government makes it unavoidable. …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Oregon State seems stuck in the weeds as it tries to get back to winning
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Ever start a project one day and realize it is going to take a lot longer than you thought if you want to get it …
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 8:46 a.m.
Grip on Sports: At least the state’s college football teams are (mostly) doing well
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s do this. Let’s focus on what’s working and avoid what isn’t. Which means, in the Northwest this week, we should probably be talking about …
Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 8:40 a.m.
Grip on Sports: We may be used to the Seahawks’ offensive line woes, but that doesn’t mean we have to like them
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A bit of normality has returned to our region this fine Monday morning. The air is clear and crisp, the roads are crowded and stressful, …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
Three Takes: Seahawks 9-17 loss to Green Bay Packers
The Seahawks’ eighth straight loss at Lambeau Field, a run of futility dating back to 1999, was squarely on the shoulders of an offensive line that appeared as shaky as …
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 3:14 p.m.
HALFTIME: Seattle 3, Green Bay 0
Seattle hasn’t won in Green Bay since 1999, but today its defense is giving it every opportunity to end its Lambeau Field futility.
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 1:20 p.m.
Seahawks vs. Packers: 5 Things To Watch
The Spokesman-Review previews Sunday’s game.
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Three overtimes take the whole #Pac12AfterDark idea to a different level
A GRIP ON SPORTS • After less than four hours sleep, we’re not going to get all X and O on you about Washington State’s 47-44 triple-overtime victory over visiting …
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s a busy day in college football around these hazy parts
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s just another college football Saturday. Another fun day. And night. Let’s get to it. Read on.
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
Grip on Sports: With the NFL season beginning, our weekends are no longer our own
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The NFL opened its season last night. All hope of getting anything done on a weekend is over until late January – at the earliest. …
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 8:23 a.m.
Grip on Sports: American women prove that U.S. tennis is still alive
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s switch gears today. No football. No baseball. Tennis. Yes, tennis. Specifically, women’s tennis, where something is happening at the U.S. Open that hasn’t happened …
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 8:09 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The future is hard to see this week
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s lucky today is Wednesday and not Saturday. There are still more than 72 hours until college football games are scheduled to start in the …
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If you can’t see the ball, there is a good chance you won’t be able to catch it
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Cruddy air is nothing new for me. Not after growing up in the pre-catalytic converter days in Los Angeles. But the air the past 24 …
Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 8:40 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If a comeback for the ages occurs and no one is left to see it, did it happen?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Growing up in Los Angeles, leaving games early is taught to young children almost religiously. The idea is to “beat the traffic.” But my father …
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 9 a.m.
Grip on Sports: College football’s first Saturday touched nearly all the bases – if you don’t mind the mixed sports metaphors
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are, seemingly, a million different ways for college football games to play out. Among the multitude are easy wins and workmanlike ones. And there …
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 8:28 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The sun is shining today, mainly because college football is back
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Remember today in late November. Remember how this first full Saturday of college football dawned clear and bright, the sun ready to warm the area …
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 8:25 a.m.
Grip on Sports: This weekend is jam-packed with college football games, though only a few will probably hold our interest long
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The opening weekend of college football has become a real event. Hundreds of games spread over five days. Games all day (Saturday) and late at …
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Now it’s official. Football season is here
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you need another sign football season is here, we have one for you this morning: The Spokesman-Review’s annual football preview section. Only one word …
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
Grip on Sports: With football season so close, some M’s fans decide to jump ship
A GRIP ON SPORTS • As the Mariners slowly sink in the American League wild-card race, we thought it would be a good day to talk about shifting gears. Though …
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A lot of what made Heathcote special showed early on in Spokane
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Jud Heathcote died yesterday. If you’ve been around Spokane for any time at all, you probably have a story about the legendary basketball coach. We …