Stories tagged: Sports
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 8:47 p.m.
Mike Leach interested in roots of Eastern Washington’s red turf, but Washington State coach prefers ‘neutral’ green field
Mike Leach would like to hear the back story on why Eastern Washington colored its football field red, but the Washington State coach wouldn’t jump at an opportunity to trade …
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 8:36 p.m.
Sam Darnold made a stellar debut despite throwing a pick-6 on his first NFL pass and the New York Jets intercepted five passes while routing the Detroit Lions 48-17 in …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 9:47 p.m.
WSU head coach Mike Leach answers questions about his next opponent, Eastern Washington.
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 7:05 p.m.
Larry Stone: Brace yourselves: After that loss to Broncos, Seahawks are in for a roller coaster season
The Seahawks asked for this. For better or worse. Oh, they’ve refused to use the “r” word – rebuilding – but they certainly were intent on a reboot, which is …
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 6:28 p.m.
Couch Slouch: As the NFL begins another flag-waving, player-kneeling, Nike-infested, anthem-ambivalent, Kaepernick-free season, it is important to remember that – on the sideline – in the immortal words of Sly …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 6:04 p.m.
The Cougars are proud of their FBS-leading fourth down conversion rate, which stands at 7-of-9 (77.7 percent) after games against Wyoming at San Jose State, but at the same time …
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 5:21 p.m.
Justin Verlander is set to make his long-awaited return to Detroit as a member of the Houston Astros. And his new team is on another impressive run.
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 5:12 p.m.
Keegan Bradley held off Justin Rose in a sudden-death playoff to win the rain-plagued BMW Championship on Monday for his first PGA Tour victory in six years.
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 5:05 p.m.
Tony Finau has been named to the Ryder Cup team, the final pick by U.S. captain Jim Furyk. Finau joins Bryson DeChambeau, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods as Furyk’s four …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
The Denver Broncos throttle back Von Miller every summer because if they don’t, in the words of coach Vance Joseph, “he’ll wreck practice.”
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 10:23 p.m.
The Seahawks had much to lament Sunday in a 27-24 loss to the Broncos that saw many of their latent fears come to life.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 10:15 p.m.
Monday’s TV, Radio Highlights
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 9:58 p.m.
Coby Yoshimura scored the winning goal in overtime and added an assist, and Whitworth knocked off Carroll College 2-1 in Walla Walla.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 9:52 p.m.
Austin Giftopoulos scored in the 22nd minute, and Gonzaga picked up its first win of the season, beating Cal-State Bakersfield 1-0 Sunday at Luger Field.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 9:57 p.m.
Levi Jordan hit a home run in the eighth inning and the Eugene Emeralds beat the Spokane Indians 3-2 in Game 1 of the Northwest League Championship Series.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 7:51 p.m.
Persistent rain washed out the Brickyard 400 and delayed the conclusion of NASCAR’s regular season.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 7:44 p.m.
Aronimink Golf Club already was saturated when a steady rain caused tiny streams and large puddles in the fairways, leaving the PGA Tour little choice but to wait until Monday …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 10:41 p.m.
Mike Leach’s offense is rarely characterized as pedestrian, so it’s understandable why the Washington State coach was half-irked with the Cougars’ 31-0 win over San Jose State Saturday night at …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 6:36 p.m.
His returns and defense-to-offense skills as impeccable as ever, Novak Djokovic collected his 14th Grand Slam title and second in a row by getting through every crucial moment for a …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 5:44 p.m.
Alabama is No. 1 at being No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll. The Crimson Tide made their 106th appearance at the top of the AP rankings, which …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 6:20 p.m.
A lot of Breanna Stewart in the closing minutes and one big defensive stop in the final seconds has the Seattle Storm on the cusp of a third WNBA title.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 5:01 p.m.
A’ja Wilson capped her stellar year with WNBA Rookie of the Year honors.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 4:52 p.m.
Jenny Simpson won the 5th Avenue Mile for a sixth consecutive year on Sunday, finishing the race in 4:18.8. Jake Wightman of Great Britain won the men’s race.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 8:50 p.m.
“We were making plays when we were not even being at our best,’’ said Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson after a 27-24 loss to the Denver Broncos. “If we can …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 6:56 p.m.
Mitch Haniger dashed home to score the go-ahead run on a grounder in the eighth inning, then made a diving catch for the final out Sunday that gave the Seattle …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 1:20 p.m.
Serena Williams was fined a total of $17,000 for three code violations during her loss to Naomi Osaka in the U.S. Open final.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 8 a.m.
For interim athletic director Pete Isakson, the prevailing rationale for his return to the University of Idaho in February of 2017 was pretty simple.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 6 a.m.
Roundup of Saturday’s prep action from across the region
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 6 a.m.
Major league teams play 162 games from April through September, plus six weeks of spring training. During the regular season, they average about three days off per month and some …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 6 a.m.
It’s indisputable by now that the locker-room culture in Seattle has been flawed. The burning question moving forward is whether the offseason roster transformation has cleansed the Seahawks of the …