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Grip on Sports: The Zags have three big reasons to want to hand BYU a McCarthey defeat tonight

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a big game in McCarthey tonight. How do we know? Two reasons: BYU is in town and there are tents set up outside. …

Grip on Sports: It may be just another winter Sunday but, thanks to college basketball, that’s always OK

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is Easter Sunday, which is a big deal. As is its antecedent, Palm Sunday. There is Selection Sunday and Super Bowl Sunday, both of …

Grip on Sports: Gonzaga once again shows it transcends the rest of the WCC

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Watching Gonzaga take apart another overmatched West Coast Conference opponent last night, some thoughts passed through our mind. And found there way here. Read on.

Grip on Sports: Last week is now behind us and we’re probably all thankful for that

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Saturday marked the end of a tough week in this area. We are so ready to turn the page. Read on.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 9:54 p.m.

Whitworth pushes past Linfield with strong second half

Trailing 40-38 with 11 minutes to play, visiting Whitworth used a 13-0 run over the next six minutes to take control in a 63-55 win at Linfield College on Saturday …

Grip on Sports: No matter what happens one game, the basketball season just keeps bouncing along

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Funny thing about basketballs. You drop them, they always bounce back. That’s not always true about basketball teams. Read on.

Grip on Sports: Saint Mary’s seniors attack down the stretch and help Gaels overcome rival Gonzaga

A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you didn’t believe Saint Mary’s was much of a rival any more for Gonzaga, let’s hope last night’s Gael win in the Kennel changed …

Grip on Sports: Keith Jackson was our connection to college football and part of this area’s rich broadcasting history

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Nuggets have a way of showing up in out-of-the-way places. Which is my meandering way of saying goodbye to Keith Jackson, one of, if not …

Grip on Sports: Darrell Bevell is out as the Seahawks’ offensive coordinator

A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you looked out your window this morning and saw a bunch of people in Seahawks’ jerseys dancing in the street, there is a reason. …

Grip on Sports: Gonzaga rolls, Washington State rolls over late and the Seahawks want Schneider to continue in his role

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh yeah, observing Gonzaga’s Sherman-like march through the L.A. Basin, Washington State’s recent basketball downturn and wondering where the Seahawks were headed. …

Grip on Sports: Zags are resolute during their march through WCC’s less fortunate

A GRIP ON SPORTS • If resolutions are made to be broken, then there were some accomplishments coming out of yesterday. Otherwise, not so much. Read on.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 10:46 a.m.

‘Stressful. Overwhelming. Confused’: Whitworth, EWU students undergo refugee resettlement simulation

A teaching simulation at Whitworth, EWU is helping students understand the complicated road refugees must take on their way to the United States.

Grip on Sports: No matter what, or how, you want to watch, there is something for you today

A GRIP ON SPORTS • So what’s happening this weekend? Just about anything you could want. Read on.

Grip on Sports: We don’t really need any more demands on our attention this time of year

A GRIP ON SPORTS • You want to know the worst thing about the new, earlier college football letter-of-intent signing period? It’s timing. Read on.

Grip on Sports: As Washington State gives Mike Leach a large raise, maybe it’s time to re-examine our priorities

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Washington State University announced yesterday Mike Leach had agreed to a contract revision that will pay him somewhere in the neighborhood of $20 million. There …

Grip on Sports: There was nothing interesting about the way the Seahawks played yesterday

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There was supposed to be a big showdown game in Seattle yesterday. Problem was, the home team forgot to show up. Read on.

Grip on Sports: Don’t forget which group is really the most important in college football

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh yes, a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Read on.

Grip on Sports: It doesn’t look as if Mike Leach is going to Tennessee but there still will be changes at WSU

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Times are changing in Pullman. That is true whether or not Mike Leach decides to put Tennessee out of its misery. Read on.

Grip on Sports: It was a Saturday to remember – or forget – depending on which side of the Apple Cup you reside

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It is Sunday morning. Your fantasy team needs a win to get into the playoffs. You want to get to the games. So we will …

Grip on Sports: Other than another Friday Apple Cup, next year’s Pac-12 football schedule seems a bit better

A GRIP ON SPORTS • This year’s football schedule isn’t even over. But we know what our favorite Pac-12 school’s schedule is for 2018. Is it any better? Read on.

Grip on Sports: Dipoto continues to gather ingredients for what he hopes will be a winning recipe

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yesterday the subject was cupcakes. Today it is another baked good. And it has to do with the Mariners. Read on.

Grip on Sports: A Sunday without the Seahawks is like a year without an NFC West title

A GRIP ON SPORTS • What an odd November Sunday it was. No Seahawks. And there won’t be any Seahawks next Sunday either. It’s hard to settle into a routine …

Grip on Sports: Hour after hour each Saturday, college football holds our attention

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Saturday night was slowing down. It was late after a long day of basketball, football and running around. The television was still on though, and …

Grip on Sports: Another busy Saturday awaits as the seasons overlap

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Every Saturday is busy. That’s a given. But Saturdays this time of year are busier than, say, in mid-June. So let’s get right to it. …

After more than half a century, GI Bill still helping vets transition to life beyond war

It’s been 73 years since Congress passed the first GI Bill – landmark legislation that transformed the way the nation treats its military veterans. In observance of Veterans Day, local …

Grip on Sports: Are the profits from Thursday night games worth the cost to the NFL?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • We asked one question yesterday when we tweeted out the link to our column: Who will survive? Little did we know the answer was no …

Grip on Sports: No matter the hour, college football finds a way to be a bit cheeky

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The idea is, in the spring, to lose an hour of sleep that can only be made up in November. Which is a decent plan. …

Grip on Sports: Let’s have some appreciation for snow – and Luke Falk

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is no reason to dawdle. You are busy. We are busy. Let’s get right to your Saturday morning reading. Read on.

Grip on Sports: It’s hard to play for a title with both hands around your neck

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It was hard to get out of bed this morning. Being depressed will do that to you. Read on.

Grip on Sports: When Washington State made mistakes against Arizona, they were huge ones

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s see if we have this right. Washington State loses on the road again. The Cougars are really good on defense – except for eight …