Stories tagged: Sounders
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 8:38 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Thursday, which means, in sports-speak, the weekend begins. And it begins in Seattle, where the Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers get together for …
Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 8:05 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yes, we know college basketball season is underway. Eastern Washington played last night and Gonzaga hosts Texas Southern this evening. But Saturdays are still dominated …
Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: When it comes to a new football facility’s location, the question shouldn’t have been asked in the first place
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Real estate is all about the three L-words. You know them. One is location. So are the other two. So why did folks vote to …
Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Your cell phone rings. You look at the caller I.D. It is Mariners’ general manager Jerry Dipoto. If you happen to be one of the …
Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It was not a good Sunday for football teams in Seattle. Not good at all. Read on.
Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 8:19 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh, ya, singing college football’s praises. It was another good Saturday for the local teams. Or should we use the term great …
Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 8:42 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • College basketball season isn’t officially here. But it sure seemed like it was last night. There was a game on television and everything. Read on.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 9 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • College football season may be in the stretch run, but that has to take a back seat this morning. There is way too much college …
Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 8:05 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Happenings in Maryland makes one wonder who is really in charge of some of our nation’s college campuses
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It is Halloween. A scary night. But we are going to tell you a scary story that has nothing to do with Halloween. It has …
Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There isn’t a lot going on, is there? Dead time of the year and all that. Ya, right. Read on.
Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Seahawks are playing better, sure, but are they a contender for the ultimate prize?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Seahawks, coming off a bye, played well yesterday in Detroit. They won handily over another average NFL team, the Lions. Enjoy it. Read on.
Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Want another piece of evidence times have changed (as they always do)? One of my friends used to have a toy, a blow-up, hard-rubber clown …
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 8:17 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As the college basketball season prepares to tip off, Gonzaga once again is one of the sport’s bluebloods
A GRIP ON SPORTS • College basketball polls really don’t matter, do they? It’s a sport that determines its champion through competition, not a vote. So why does it seem …
Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s a Monday morning after an eventful weekend. One that included a surprisingly calm Sunday following hard on the heels of a maniac Saturday. Read …
Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 8:51 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Inland Northwest must have picked up some fans yesterday as WSU put the area’s best foot forward
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It was a long day yesterday. But it was a fun one, unless your day consisted of raking leaves and cleaning out gutters. For those …
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 …
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 …
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.
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.
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 …
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 …
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.
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. …
Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 9:05 a.m.
Grip on Sports: After denying the importance of the game, WSU denies Eastern much of a chance for another upset
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Washington State’s week of denial ended Saturday night with its defense denying Eastern Washington much of a chance to score. And the Cougars showing on …
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A Pac-12 showdown in Salt Lake City. A big local showdown in Pullman. Intersectional games on the television. Yep, fall Saturdays are here, even if …
Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 8:36 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It has come to this: The Mariners need a miracle and the Seahawks were raving about their punter. This wasn’t the scenario we thought we …