Stories tagged: Sports
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017
Kennel ready to roar again: Dorms open early so Gonzaga students can bring it for Saint Mary’s game
Gonzaga University dorms open early so students can bring it for tonight’s Saint Mary’s game.
MONDAY, DEC. 26, 2016, 9:31 A.M.
Colombia probe finds jetliner ran out of fuel before crash
Colombian aviation authorities say a preliminary investigation has found that the plane that crashed with a Brazilian soccer team aboard had run out of fuel.
THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 2016, 1:35 P.M.
Home of Trump golf course seeks money for security costs
A New Jersey township that’s home to one of Donald Trump’s golf courses is asking the federal government to help cover security costs for the president-elect.
UPDATED: MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016, 4:01 P.M.
Judge who gave Brock Turner six months for sexual assault cleared of misconduct
A California agency that oversees judicial discipline in the state says a judge committed no misconduct when he sentenced former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner to six months in jail …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 1:45 P.M.
Audit: Idaho Racing Commission broke law distributing funds
State auditors say the Idaho Racing Commission broke the law when it distributed funds collected from now-defunct historical horse racing betting terminals.
SUNDAY, DEC. 11, 2016, 6:54 P.M.
Big crowd greets MLS champion Sounders on return to Seattle
The MLS Cup champion Seattle Sounders arrived home to a big crowd of fans in “rave green” following their dramatic victory over Toronto FC on penalty kicks.
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 1:45 P.M.
Pendleton Round-Up named best large outdoor rodeo
The Pendleton Round-Up has been named the best large outdoor rodeo by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association for the second year in a row.
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 10:34 A.M.
James Taylor announces summer 2017 tour of 4 baseball parks
Singer-songwriter James Taylor has announced a summer tour of four baseball parks, culminating in a date at Fenway Park, home of his beloved Boston Red Sox.
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 11:02 A.M.
Mt. Hood, Mt. Bachelor to open lifts Friday
Skiing season in Oregon is set to begin Friday as Mt. Hood and Mt. Bachelor are both expected to open.
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 8:02 A.M.
Beer sales not happening at Apple Cup game
Buying a beer inside Martin Stadium during a Cougar football game remains a no-go for the majority of fans as the final home game of the season, the annual Apple …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016
Wrestlers are changed forever by their sport
High school wrestling pretty much stands alone. The chances of earning a college scholarship in the sport are, at best, slim. Professional wrestling resembles the sport of amateur wrestling the …
FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016, 10:33 A.M.
Warm weather stops Oregon ski areas from opening early
Warm November temperatures mean it is unlikely ski resorts in central Oregon will be opening early this season.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 2:49 P.M.
Steve Christilaw: Never take championships for granted
Winning titles spoils you. You begin to think the winning will never end.
TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2016, 7:44 P.M.
For pro athletes, voting can require extra effort
Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey grew up in Kentucky in the 1960s, a child during the civil rights movement who witnessed the efforts of those in power to disenfranchise people …
THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2016, 3 P.M.
Harry Caray, this Bud’s for you.
Harry Caray, this Bud’s for you. Anheuser-Busch is honoring the legendary sportscaster with a video that has him calling the nail-biting end of Game 7 in the early hours of …
THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2016, 12:20 P.M.
Northwest ski areas part of major resort sale
A Florida-based real estate investment trust has reached an agreement to sell more than a dozen major ski resorts, several in the Pacific Northwest including Snoqualmie and Stevens Pass, and …
THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2016, 12:10 P.M.
Penn State fined record $2.4 million in Jerry Sandusky child molestation case
The U.S. Department of Education is hitting Penn State with a record $2.4 million fine for violating a law that requires colleges and universities to report campus crimes and warn …
THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2016, 11:53 A.M.
Whitman College will be known as the Blues
Whitman College has chosen a new nickname to replace the old Missionaries. The college’s sports teams will now be known as the Blues.
MONDAY, OCT. 31, 2016, 12:12 P.M.
Michael Baumgartner, Jack Thompson call on WSU officials to reinstate player Robert Barber and review student-conduct process
A state senator and one of the most decorated quarterbacks in Washington State University history are urging WSU’s president and regents to intervene in the case of
SATURDAY, OCT. 29, 2016, 5:30 A.M.
Sunday soccer: weekly pickup game in Spokane draws players from around the globe
A pickup soccer game in Spokane brings players together from all over the world. The group enjoys camaraderie, fellowship and genuine affection that most churches would envy. And it’s all …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2016
People unite around baseball
There are many reasons for our allegiances to baseball teams.
SUNDAY, OCT. 23, 2016, 1:09 P.M.
Curt Schilling reportedly will join Breitbart with an online radio show
Six months after he was fired by ESPN for sharing controversial takes on social and political topics, Curt Schilling reportedly is joining Breitbart, getting a national outlet as he edges …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19, 2016, 6:12 P.M.
Bon Jovi sets rumor straight on buying Tennessee Titans
Bon Jovi’s upcoming album is entitled, “This House is Not For Sale,” and apparently neither are the Tennessee Titans.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19, 2016
Goalie Bromley helps clinch title in competitive league
When Kari Bromley talks about the brief, fraction of a second two years ago, you can see in her eyes that she’s reliving the moment in slow motion. She doesn’t …
TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2016, 9:56 A.M.
Former baseball pitcher Curt Schilling eyes Senate run against Elizabeth Warren
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling says he’ll run against Elizabeth Warren in the U.S. Senate if his wife agrees, and that he’s ultimately responsible for the …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2016
Christilaw: Arnold Palmer brought golf to the masses
Before Arnie, fans read about golf in the paper on their way to the baseball box scores and the horse racing handicapper’s column. After Arnie, they tuned in to watch …
MONDAY, SEPT. 26, 2016, 1:55 P.M.
Group plans $1.5 million soccer complex in Coeur d’Alene
A soccer organization will kick off a fundraising drive Saturday to build the first full-sized indoor soccer facility in North Idaho.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 25, 2016, 11:11 P.M.
Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident
The charismatic Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez and two other people died when their 32-foot vessel slammed into a jetty off Miami Beach, authorities said.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2016
Cross country races out of the gate
Fall cross country roundup.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 11, 2016, 11:06 A.M.
Huskies No. 9 in Amway Coaches Poll
Washington Huskies quarterback Jake Browning tied a school record with five touchdown passes Saturday against Idaho, and the Huskies blasted the Vandals 59-14 to help UW move up two spots …