Stories tagged: Sports
Mon., April 10, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Grasshoppers, oysters on menu at Safeco Field this season
Baseball fans will be able to try new menu options at Seattle’s Safeco Field this year, including fried oysters and grasshoppers.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
Ex-Astoria wrestling coach faces new sex charges
A former high school wrestling coach in Astoria, Oregon, has been arrested at the Clatsop County Courthouse on sexual assault charges shortly after he was formally charged with rape.
Wed., April 5, 2017, 9 a.m.
Montana lawmakers advance bill on youth concussions
The Montana Legislature is advancing a bill that would extend safeguards against youth concussions to private schools and sports associations.
Fri., March 31, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Where to wet your whistle as Gonzaga plays in the Final Four
Local sports bars will be opening up as early as 7 a.m. Saturday to usher in fans hoping to catch the Bulldogs earn their first Final Four victory.
UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
Gonzaga student’s dramatic video (narrated by Christopher Walken) compiles Zags’ tournament successes, ‘heartbreaks’
A Gonzaga student made this video compilation of some Gonzaga’s greatest tournament successes and failures.
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Cash windfall coming to Gonzaga University, WSU and EWU athletic departments
Gonzaga University, Washington State University and Eastern Washington University are among the colleges across the country set to get a cash windfall from the National Collegiate Athletic Association next month.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 6:21 p.m.
East Valley softball coach put on paid leave
Longtime East Valley softball coach Ray Riggin has been placed on paid administrative leave, athletic director Joe Kostecka confirmed Wednesday.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 9:46 a.m.
Seattle-area youth bowling coach facing child porn charge
A youth bowling coach from the Seattle area has been charged with possessing images of child pornography that show him sexually abusing one of his team members.
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 11:19 p.m.
John Blanchette: He who wore the purple just has to root for ’Cats
SALT LAKE CITY – He went to Gonzaga basketball camps as a kid. He sat in the stands at the old Kennel in the prehistoric days, admiring Jim McPhee’s jump …
UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017, 7:39 p.m.
Shhh! How to stream March Madness when the boss isn’t around
The 67-game March Madness basketball tournament begins Tuesday, with many games taking place during the day when you’re, ahem, supposed to be working. Fortunately for you – but not your …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 8:21 p.m.
Transgender boy wins controversial girls state title
A 17-year-old transgender boy completed an undefeated season Saturday by winning a controversial Texas state girls wrestling title in an event clouded by criticism from those who believe the testosterone …
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, noon
Steve Christilaw: Start of the baseball season is a time full of wonder
Feb. 27, the opening day of the high school baseball and softball season will be here before we know it and winter is showing few signs of leaving any time …
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
NBC’s Bob Costas being replaced by Mike Tirico at Olympics
bob Costas has been the prime-time host for 11 Olympics televised by NBC since 1992. He is 64 years old. He said he felt the time was right and that …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017
Steve Christilaw: The good refs earn respect, even when you don’t like the call
You can’t spend a career watching games without having a relationship with stripes, refs, officials and umpires and line judges and the rest of good-hearted men and women who take …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 3:58 p.m.
Steve Christilaw: All sports are competitions, but not all competitions are sports
When I was younger, I used to make the argument that a sport required a ball. A puck worked for the sake of debate, but overall the argument fell flat. …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 3:14 p.m.
University High gymnasts made it to postseason on hard work and are fine-tuning in bid for state tourney
For the next week, they will contemplate their toes in the University High School gymnastics practice room. The team has worked hard to achieve its goal of qualifying for the …
Sun., Jan. 29, 2017, 1:40 p.m.
Falcons owner Arthur Blank buys 2nd Montana ranch
The owner of the Super Bowl-bound Atlanta Falcons has bought a second ranch in Montana’s Paradise Valley.
Sat., 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.
Mon., 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.
Thu., 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: Mon., 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 …
Tue., 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.
Sun., 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.
Fri., 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.
Mon., 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.
Fri., 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.
Fri., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Fri., 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.
Wed., 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.