Stories tagged: Sports
Thu., Sept. 8, 2016, 3:41 p.m.
Milan “Mickey” Dukich, a Spokane native, was known as the Cecil B. DeMille of football video, and was a pioneer in the use of game film in the NFL.
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016
Fall sports are underway.
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016
This football season will see a changing of the guard at both Central Valley School District high schools.
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016
The Olympic Games are a storyteller’s dream – adding texture, nuance and context to what can be otherwise an overly simplified story about winning and losing. If nothing else, it …
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 1:04 p.m.
The mystery behind the claim that U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte and three teammates were robbed after a night of partying in Rio de Janeiro deepened Thursday, after officials first blamed …
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016
I would like to offer Otis Orchards as a permanent home for the Summer Olympic Games. OK, the Winter Games can come, too. Otis Orchards is a solid alternative to …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 2:05 p.m.
A Washington state high school assistant football coach who was fired for praying at midfield after games has sued the school district, saying his religious rights were violated.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 11:13 a.m.
The sale of Newsday and the Cubs under Sam Zell may be coming back to haunt Tribune Media.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 2:34 p.m.
The California Highway Patrol has recommended that Dennis Rodman face charges in a freeway incident, but the former basketball player denied Friday that anything happened.
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 2:36 p.m.
Dish Network is offering a new “skinny” bundle of about 50 cable channels that doesn’t include ESPN and some other sports channels, giving people who don’t care about sports a …
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 10:49 a.m.
On the field, the Olympic Games will leave us breathless time and again. Heroes will be revealed.
Wed., July 27, 2016
Hunter Wells grew up throwing baseballs against a wall. Like most kids, the wall represented an array of major leaguers who fell prey to whatever pitch he threw.
Wed., July 27, 2016
Hunter Wells drafted by Miami, will forgo senior year at GU
Wed., July 20, 2016
The Seattle Storm star is arguably the best player the WNBA has yet produced, leading her team to a pair of championships during her stay in the Emerald City. There’s …
Wed., July 13, 2016, 12:35 a.m.
Track Town, USA is heaven on earth for track fans, and it didn’t disappoint in the recent Olympic trials.
Fri., July 8, 2016, 11:23 a.m.
Daniel Negreanu is a poker hall-of-famer and two-time World Series of Poker player of the year. But he’s never made it to the final table in the tournament’s marquee Main …
Wed., July 6, 2016, 2:53 p.m.
Singer Ciara has one, two stepped down the aisle with NFL player Russell Wilson.
Thu., June 16, 2016
Sports aren’t important right now and that is the point of this column. You see, sports are so important because they are so unimportant.
Wed., June 15, 2016, 3:29 p.m.
A yoga studio in little Millwood, where the whistle from the paper mill is as much a part of the community as the Spokane River, fits the tree-lined setting.
Wed., June 8, 2016, 9:54 p.m.
Muslim prayers over the body of Muhammad Ali will be witnessed worldwide Thursday, offering a window into a religion many outsiders know little about, but have come to scorn.
Wed., June 8, 2016, 3:54 p.m.
Boxing is one of those sports that lends itself completely to the storyteller’s art. Inside the ropes and between the bells is competition distilled into its purest form.
Tue., June 7, 2016, 7:31 p.m.
“Today” anchor Savannah Guthrie is pregnant and as a result will bow out of covering the Olympic Games this summer in Rio de Janeiro because of concerns over the Zika …
Fri., June 3, 2016, 9:56 p.m.
Muhammad Ali, the magnificent heavyweight champion whose fast fists and irrepressible personality transcended sports and captivated the world, has died. He was 74.
Thu., May 19, 2016, 9:13 a.m.
WASHINGTON – The Securities and Exchange Commission has sued professional golfer Phil Mickelson, saying he profited from an insider trading scheme conducted by a former corporate director and a professional …
Wed., May 18, 2016, 5:34 p.m.
It’s not the baseball Abner Doubleday envisioned when he supposedly (mythically?) conceived the game back in 1839. Yet if sheer shrieking fun counts for anything, what goes on every Tuesday …
Tue., May 17, 2016, 4:31 p.m.
Lawsuit reinstated against Valley Christian School in Drew Swank’s 2009 high school football concussion death
The small, private religious academy did not prove it provided the legal standard of care necessary before Andrew Swank died of concussion-related complications after collapsing on the field during a …
Fri., May 6, 2016
Kobe Bryant’s farewell poem to basketball is getting the short film treatment with some high profile talent behind it.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday gave Jerry Sandusky a hearing later this month to prove his claims that prosecutors lied, withheld evidence and leaked secret grand jury information to find …
Wed., May 4, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
Now in his second year, coach Gabe Escobar has the Knights entering the playoffs as the No. 2 seed from the Great Northern League. They face Clarkston at 6 p.m. …
Wed., May 4, 2016, 4:46 p.m.
There’s a video that came across my Facebook feed last week that I found disturbing. In it, men sit down, face-to-face with sportswriters Julie DiCaro (columnist for The Cauldron) and …