Stories tagged: Sports
Sat., 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 …
Wed., Oct. 26, 2016
People unite around baseball
There are many reasons for our allegiances to baseball teams.
Sun., 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 …
Wed., 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.
Wed., 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 …
Tue., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Mon., 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.
Sun., 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.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016
Cross country races out of the gate
Fall cross country roundup.
Sun., 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 …
Thu., Sept. 8, 2016, 3:41 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: Mickey Dukich’s work for the L.A. Rams pioneered use of game film in the NFL
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 season matchups worth watching
Fall sports are underway.
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016
New coaches take charge at CV, U-Hi
This football season will see a changing of the guard at both Central Valley School District high schools.
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016
Christilaw: Olympics show the best and worst sides of participants
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.
Ryan Lochte, U.S. swimmers were not robbed, Brazil police say
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
Christilaw: Olympics need permanent home
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.
Coach fired for praying sues Washington school district
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.
Penalties associated with sale of Newsday, Cubs could cost Tribune Media
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.
People: Officers recommend Dennis Rodman be charged with hit-and-run
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.
Breaking up the bundle? Dish relegates ESPN to an add-on
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.
Steve Christilaw: New heroes will be born at Rio games
On the field, the Olympic Games will leave us breathless time and again. Heroes will be revealed.
Wed., July 27, 2016
Hunter Wells continuing
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
Tracking Valley baseball players as they head to the pros
Hunter Wells drafted by Miami, will forgo senior year at GU
Wed., July 20, 2016
Steve Christilaw: Storm star retires as top women’s player
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.
Steve Christilaw: Track teaches lessons beyond sports
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.
World Series of Poker’s marquee event set to start in Las Vegas
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.
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson marries singer Ciara
Singer Ciara has one, two stepped down the aisle with NFL player Russell Wilson.
Thu., June 16, 2016
Mike Bianchi: Sports can help tragedy-stricken Orlando become City Beautiful again
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.
Steve Christilaw: Yoga teacher recenters at studio after facing serious medical issues
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.