Stories tagged: Sounders
Sat., July 7, 2018, 7:52 a.m.
Grip on Sports: ‘The Lake’ life makes us jealous but also makes it easier to get around these parts on weekends
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s the weekend. And not just any weekend. A weekend in the middle of July. Which means the only sporting venue with a chance to …
Thu., July 5, 2018, 8:12 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Did the rocket’s red glare lift you up or knock you down last night? It did both around here. The Indians’ fireworks were a celebration …
Wed., July 4, 2018, 7:21 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Fourth and baseball go together like a hot dog and mustard, especially when the local team is winning
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Are you ready to celebrate? To shoot off some fireworks? To call your sister, brother, mom or dad and wish them a happy Fourth? Exchange …
Sun., July 1, 2018, 7:43 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh ya, the Mariners were winning. They still are. And Hoopfest was coming. It’s here. And some old Zags were playing hoops. …
Fri., June 29, 2018, 8:26 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are many good weekends around here. Memorial Day weekend is always fun. Labor Day weekend means college football is beginning. The weekend that includes …
Mon., June 25, 2018, 7:26 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • When you are young, you have goals. Dreams even. Realizing them is hard. But that doesn’t mean you forget them. Read on.
Sun., June 24, 2018, 7:47 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We may not be all that far away from July, but today is a good day to touch base with football. Indoor and outdoor football. …
Sat., June 23, 2018, 8:28 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What’s on tap for your Saturday? Is there any chance you’ll be digging a big hole in the backyard, preparing a place to bury your …
Wed., June 13, 2018, 7:30 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s time to plan for warm summer nights watching the Spokane Indians fly around Avista Stadium
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The weatherman tells us it’s going to get real warm around here soon. Which is appropriate, considering summer is officially just around the next bend. …
Sun., June 10, 2018, 7:48 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It was just three years ago when horse racing aficionados wondered if there would ever be another Triple Crown winner. After all, 37 years had …
Sat., June 9, 2018, 9:36 p.m.
Depending on how recent you want to take recent history, a second half go-ahead goal by their Saturday night opponent could have left the Sounders either downcast or slightly optimistic.
Sat., June 9, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Now this is the type of June (weather) we remember. Except, in our memories, there was nothing like the Warriors. Read on.
Thu., June 7, 2018, 7:22 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If there was ever a term invented for what happened to the Mariners last night in Houston, “that’s baseball” is it. Nothing more is needed. …
Wed., June 6, 2018, 7:33 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Mariners, Paxton get the drop on Houston and now know they will leave town still on top in the West
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There was an old-time showdown in Houston last night, but the script lacked a bit of drama. If you are a Mariners’ fan, it’s pretty …
Sat., June 2, 2018, 8:36 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You want a professional sports franchise in your city? You should call Mr. Incredible. Wait, that’s not it. He’s out fighting crimes and getting ready …
Sun., May 27, 2018, 7:12 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s take a break, shall we? A break from all the Mariner news. Instead let’s say goodbye to something that’s ridden along with us for …
Sat., May 26, 2018, 8:38 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Holiday weekends are the best. And the one that kicks off summer? The best of the best. Especially when the Mariners have an ace. Read …
Wed., May 16, 2018, 7:05 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If anger isn’t one of the emotions you are feeling about Robinson Cano’s suspension, it should be
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Don’t pretend you aren’t at least a little ticked off at Robinson Cano. You should be. Read on.
Tue., May 15, 2018, 7:38 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • When the Supreme Court ruled yesterday that gambling on sports was a state’s rights issue, it was easy to imagine a world in which everyone …
Mon., May 14, 2018, 7:59 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yesterday was beautiful around here. Sunny, warm, a perfect day to celebrate motherhood. But 285 miles to the west, it was a dark, deplorable day, …
Sun., May 13, 2018, 7:17 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Mother’s Day. In lieu of flowers, we offer a tribute to mom’s everywhere. Read on.
Sat., May 12, 2018, 7:39 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Take some time before smelling the blooming flowers today to find out what’s happening in the world of sports
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Maybe the best spring weekend of the year, weather-wise, beckons. So we’ll get out of the way quickly. Though we have a little to say. …
Thu., May 10, 2018, 7:31 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s check the schedule to see what’s going on in the world of sports this second week of May. There are the NHL and NBA …
UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018, 9:33 p.m.
Handwalla Bwana scored early in the second half and the Seattle Sounders beat Toronto FC 2-1 in a rematch of the previous two MLS Cup finals.
Wed., May 9, 2018, 7:40 a.m.
Grip on Sports: No-hitter is just another sign the Mariners’ Paxton is ready to assume the role of ace
A GRIP ON SPORTS • No hitters are rare. So are 16 strikeout games. One right after another by the same pitcher, are even more so. That’s what the Mariners’ …
Sun., May 6, 2018, 8:10 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There were a couple of horse races yesterday, one actual, the other rhetorical. Picking winners was hard. Read on.
Sat., May 5, 2018, 7:51 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Numbers being what they are, and hits being what they are, yesterday was a pretty big day in baseball. And one of the big events …
Thu., May 3, 2018, 6:44 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • As always, Frank had it right. “That’s life, that’s what people say,” Mr. Sinatra sang back in the days of wine and roses. “You’re riding …
Mon., April 30, 2018, 6:19 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What’s a sports fan supposed to do on a late April Sunday with limited television viewing options? Improvise. Read on.
Sun., April 29, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Our thoughts wander as we contemplate the NFL draft, local players and what the future holds
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Some mornings are made for deep, in-depth thoughts on one subject. This isn’t one of those mornings. Read on.