Stories tagged: seahawks
Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 8:42 a.m.
Grip on Sports: They may be built on competition, but sports like football and basketball are just another way to build relationships
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh ya, anticipating Christmas. I hope it was as good to you as it was to us. In every sense. Read on.
Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 8:47 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Merry Christmas Eve. Or, if I am talking with the woman who used to live down the street, Merry Christmas, Eve. We have presents to …
Sun., Dec. 23, 2018, 8:24 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Seahawks will have their hands full trying not to be snowed under by Kansas City and Patrick Mahomes
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We woke up this morning to some weird-looking white stuff on the back deck. The dog didn’t like stepping in it. Neither did I. I’m …
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 8:56 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We have questions. Some of which even have answers. Others, not so much. Read on.
Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 8:46 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If there is one personality trait that angers us, it’s hypocrisy. Doing one thing. Saying the opposite. Covering oneself in a cloak of righteousness while …
Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 8:54 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s a big day around the nation for a segment of the high school sporting community. It’s football signing day, once the only day of …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 10:43 a.m.
Seahawks players visit children at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center to spread holiday cheer and share hugs.
Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • This is your official one-week warning. Yep, Christmas is in a week. Get your shopping done. And while you are at it, pick up these …
Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 8:50 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Seahawks’ bad loss in Santa Clara may not keep them from the playoffs but shows some of their real deficiencies
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Turned on the Mac this morning. Brewed a cup of Dunkin. Clicked on Firefox. Went directly to Dictionary.com. Typed in “bad loss.” Guess what came …
Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 8:10 p.m.
The Seahawks got flagged on their way to the playoffs Sunday. Again and again and again.
Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 8:04 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The road to Frisco, Texas, wasn’t a smooth one for the Eastern Eagles this season. And it wasn’t as direct as they might have liked. …
Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 7:43 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga faces another of those tough road tests the Bulldogs have thrived on over the years
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It is hard to say Gonzaga basketball shies away from facing any type of nonconference challenge – though you will get an argument from the …
Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 6:52 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Traveling can be fun. Or not. It depends on your outlook going in, I guess. Read on.
Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
Grip on Sports: How the heck did Washington State give its fans such a great football season as a Christmas present?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Time is running short. Christmas will be here before you know it. Heck, it is so close, Washington State has begun practicing for the Alamo …
Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 8:08 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The recipe for a sports fan to get through winter includes two or three key ingredients
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What makes up a perfect winter? We think there are a few ingredients that are important and we want to share our recipe. Read on.
Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 7:40 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s get this out of the way quickly. Russell Wilson had his worst professional game passing last night. And yet the Seahawks still won 21-7. …
Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 8:26 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The snow wouldn’t be such a bother if Sunday’s Gonzaga, WSU results had been a bit different
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Monday mornings are bad enough. But they are even worse when they include a too-small-for-skiing snowfall. And the hangover from losses by local college basketball …
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 8:31 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Every once in while people need to vent. Sort of like a volcano. Today’s that day for me. Read on.
Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 7:04 a.m.
Grip on Sports: When there are so many college basketball games on, there is little time for the playoff games
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Every year we hit this spot in the major college football schedule. Call it a hiatus or a pause. The regular season is over, the …
Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It seems like a good day to cover mistakes and misses, crowds and the lack of crowds
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There was a joke that has traveled around every newsroom from the beginning of time. As far as I know, it is still swirling around …
Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yes, we know football season is, in the NFL at least, in mid-season form. But this morning we are going to talk basketball. College basketball. …
Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Grip on Sports: In a world that is constantly changing, Gonzaga has been remarkably consistent against UW
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is one constant in life – and in college basketball. That constant is there is no constant. Everything changes. Heck, there was a time …
Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 8:34 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Nothing is final until it’s final. Didn’t Yogi Berra say that? Well, he should have. I do know one thing. If Yogi had been a …
Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 8:46 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Headaches are a part of life. They are what keep pain reliever companies in the black. But when they come from trying to determine how …
Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 8:54 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Eagles fly, Gonzaga shoots down Jays, M’s turn over their roster and a visit from an old friend
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh sure, contemplating a franchise-changing M’s trade. Or wondering if Gonzaga would survive its first true road test. Maybe it was thinking …
Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 8:52 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Mariners made an inconsequential trade yesterday. And moved forward on one that holds the possibility of remaking their franchise. Read on.
Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 8:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Washington State needs all the help it can get to ascend high enough in the College Football Playoff rankings and make a top-tier bowl
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are many subjects we can delve into this morning, so let’s get right to it. After all, you’re busy. If you aren’t, lucky you. …
Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
Grip on Sports: ‘Follow the money’ is not only a good tip for reporting but it also seems appropriate advice for college football’s major conferences
A GRIP ON SPORTS • As a former editor, I would like to present an edited version of a saying everyone knows: Money is the root of all. The word …
Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 6:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga wins again. If you want the condensed version of what happened against North Dakota State, this isn’t the place to look
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh ya, in the same place we are now. With Gonzaga winning. Read on.
Sun., Nov. 25, 2018, 8:49 p.m.
Where once the Seahawks wobbled and fell, where early setbacks and adversity had tripped them up, where close games slipped away in agonizing fashion, now they’re sticking the landing.