Stories tagged: seahawks
Tue., July 23, 2019, 7:21 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: This year’s Mariners are all bark and no bite, giving us a lot of free time in the evenings
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What are you reading this summer? Any titillating paperbacks? Any mesmerizing novels on your iPad? Anything sports related? After all, you must have free time. …
Mon., July 22, 2019, 7:25 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: There were quite a few tears of joy shed Sunday, from Ireland to Cooperstown to the Northwest
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a sense of normalcy returning to our tight little world of sports this morning. After all, the Mariners were blown out yesterday. And …
Sun., July 21, 2019, 7:08 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Forgot about step backs and dropped popups. Today is about celebrating the Mariners’ past. More precisely, today is about celebrating Edgar Martinez and his Mariner …
Fri., July 19, 2019, 6:41 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: When running down British Open TV coverage is tougher than finding Rory McIIlroy’s lost ball, it’s a bad day
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You know what is easy? Watching sports at home on your personal television. You know what isn’t easy? Watching sports while traveling either on your …
Thu., July 18, 2019, 7:09 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where has the month of July gone? You blink for a moment and it’s more than halfway done. And with it goes our chances to …
Wed., July 17, 2019, 8:12 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you love golf, this is a good week for you. Even if your love goes no further than infatuation with local courses.
Tue., July 16, 2019, 7:19 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: Once again, Eastern Washington is expected to finish atop the Big Sky Conference football standings
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Summer, we hardly knew you. But, sadly, we have to say goodbye. Fall is unofficially here. How do we know? A local conference held the …
Wed., July 10, 2019, 7:20 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: Baseball puts strikeouts on display in an All-Star Game that was broadcast everywhere
A GRIP ON SPORTS • While traveling last night, I was able to watch bits and pieces of baseball’s All-Star Game on my telephone. At 39,000 feet in the air. …
Tue., July 2, 2019, 8:24 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: England the latest European country trying to knock the United States women’s soccer team off its perch
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s a match that would have been more appropriately held on July 4th, don’t you think? The U.S. versus England – there is a bit …
Sun., June 30, 2019, 8:22 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Weekends at the end of June are not supposed to be this busy. It is summer, after all, and the word lazy has always been …
Sat., June 29, 2019, 6:48 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • This is going to be short and, hopefully, sweet enough. We’re off to downtown to watch the beginning of Hoopfest. It’s a family tradition.
Fri., June 28, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s a simple question, but the answer is pretty complex. What sport is the most popular in Spokane?
Thu., June 27, 2019, 7:57 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: No matter how many times the world turns, Hoopfest is one of Spokane’s best weekends
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You noticed the days are getting shorter, didn’t you? Before you know it, walking the dog after work will once again occur in the dark. …
Sun., June 23, 2019, 7:54 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A Sunday morning in late June seems a perfect time to talk basketball. After all, the 30th Hoopfest will be taking over downtown next weekend.
Sat., June 22, 2019, 7:56 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh yes, looking to the future. And pining a bit about the past, but in a good way.
Wed., June 19, 2019, 8:23 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Are you still watching the Mariners? Or has the professed step-back philosophy given you an excuse to spend your summer evenings doing something else?
Tue., June 18, 2019, 8:33 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It wasn’t that long ago May and June were relatively quiet months in college athletics. Not anymore.
Mon., June 17, 2019, 8:08 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It may have been an historic day at Pebble Beach, but it wasn’t the U.S. Open history we expected
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Brooks Koepka gave it everything he had. He attacked Pebble Beach for four days, leaving the course each day with a score in the 60s. …
Sat., June 15, 2019, 7:01 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A beautiful June Saturday morning seems to be a good day to examine a few hires and one firing in college sports. After all, there …
Fri., June 14, 2019, 7:19 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You can argue all day and all night what the best part of sports is. There are many contenders, from the competition to the thrill …
Thu., June 13, 2019, 8:20 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The hockey season is over. Basketball could follow as early as tonight. Forgot the hot temperatures. That’s how we know winter is really about to …
Wed., June 12, 2019, 8:20 a.m.
Grip on Sports: At first glance, the 13-0 rout of Thailand seems a bit excessive but dig deeper and … nope, that’s not the way we examine things anymore
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Is it time for another episode of “Tempest in a Coffee Pot?” Sure it is.
Tue., June 11, 2019, 8:12 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Golf can be a competitive endeavor. Ask Tiger or Jack. But it also can be a lifelong sociable game, with the competition aspect submerged below …
Sat., June 8, 2019, 8:38 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s always fun to see someone you’ve known since they were young hit it big. It happens more than you might think – and less …
Fri., June 7, 2019, 8:40 a.m.
Grip on Sports: On another National Donut Day, we contemplate the many uses the little guys have in our sports landscape
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It is another of those days. You know what I mean, a “National (fill in the blank) Day.” It is the most important one. National …
Thu., June 6, 2019, 7:53 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you last walked out of Bohler Gym five years ago, you may not recognize the place. Not the building, the coaching staff. Pat Chun’s …
Wed., June 5, 2019, 8:02 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Over the years, legends have been created in Spokane, even if those who made them leave
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Spokesman-Review is holding another one of those Gonzaga events at the end of the month that will be … wait for it … legendary. …
Sun., June 2, 2019, 6:59 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A true-life Rocky story happened yesterday and yet it may have received less attention than Sly Stallone’s latest Rambo endeavor. Is that how far boxing …
Sat., June 1, 2019, 8:01 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It is such a beautiful Saturday, one wonders why anyone would ever stay indoors. Let’s hope you are reading this on your phone while walking …
Fri., May 31, 2019, 8:06 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The NBA Finals last so long, the Mariners might even win a game or two before they are finished
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Did you know the NBA Finals began last night? By this time next week, the Raptors and the Warriors will have played three whole games. …