Stories tagged: WSU
Sat., June 24, 2017, 7:28 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The weekend is here. Make that, the best weekend is here
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The best weekend of the year begins now. Well, at 8 a.m., which might have been then to those of you reading this. Whatever, it …
Fri., June 23, 2017, 8:28 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The future is never now, but it is what keeps us hoping
GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s talk about the Future. No, not that rap guy. The time period. The one that never comes. But also seems to be the only thing …
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Watchdog recommends security measures after names, Social Security numbers stolen from WSU
A consumer watchdog group has recommended security measures for anyone who may be affected by the recent theft of sensitive data from a Washington State University research center.
Wed., June 21, 2017, 8:19 a.m.
Grip on Sports: From Hoopfest to the NBA draft, there is basketball news during baseball season
GRIP ON SPORTS • Hoopfest is right around the corner and we will be focusing on that Spokane event often the next few days. The Mariners have been the focus …
Tue., June 20, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Big win for supporters of new Moscow ice rink
In August, the Moscow City Council expressed its support for a new Palouse Ice Rink and its willingness to donate $1 million from the city’s Hamilton Fund to help pay …
Tue., June 20, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Zunino’s annual trip to Tacoma seems to have been just the ticket
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Do the Mariners have a mad scientist stashed away in Tacoma’s clubhouse, a guy whose best work is saved for Mike Zunino? Seems that way. …
Mon., June 19, 2017, 8:19 a.m.
Grip on Sports: There are a lot of ways to judge U.S. Open winners – and losers
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There were winners and losers yesterday in the final round of the U.S. Open at Erin Hills north of Milwaukee. There always are. It’s just …
Sun., June 18, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Father’s Day is a perfect day to catch up on fishing stories
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Father’s Day. For all you fathers out there, have a good one. Maybe take your kids fishing. If that’s your preference. It certainly was …
Sat., June 17, 2017, 8:18 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Father’s Day weekend starts out with a crash
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Baseball. Golf. Searching for that perfect Father’s Day gift. It could be a busy Saturday. Read on.
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Sneezing: Experts warn pollen levels especially high this year
It’s that time of year again: temperatures are rising, flowers are blooming and pollen allergy sufferers are miserable. And they should stock up on tissues and medication now, because experts …
Fri., June 16, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Money, it’s a gas – and the fuel for college athletics
A GRIP ON SPORTS • No matter what the NCAA tries to sell us, college sports is a big business, with thousands of employees, including the athletes. And like any …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 7:52 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Another era in golf ends as Mickelson withdraws from U.S. Open
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The U.S. Open golf tournament begins today in Wisconsin. And, for the first time since 1994, a major won’t have either Phil Mickelson or Tiger …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
Names, Social Security numbers and health information compromised in burglary at WSU storage unit
Sensitive data on roughly 1 million people – including names, Social Security numbers and personal health information – were compromised in a burglary in Olympia earlier this year. Washington State …
Wed., June 14, 2017, 7:20 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Road trips just aren’t the same and in a couple years they will be really different
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Remember that recent ad for a barbecue dad? And how the folks who posted it really just wanted Bill Murray to come to their barbecue? …
Tue., June 13, 2017, 7:40 a.m.
Grip on Sports: For now, the Warriors are the best to ever play
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The NBA finals seemed to be a referendum this year. Not on who was the champion, that’s decided on the court. But a referendum on …
Mon., June 12, 2017, 6:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Every day in June is worth celebrating, but none more so than today
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The first Monday in October. The first Monday in May. The second Monday in June. They are all important, in different ways. Read on.
Sun., June 11, 2017, 8:46 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As we say so long to an old friend, we take time to check in with the Saturday results
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s going to be a near-perfect Sunday – and Monday for that matter, though you may be working – so let’s not use too much …
Sat., June 10, 2017, 8 a.m.
Grip on Sports: No one is perfect, not even the Warriors – or for that matter, the Mariners
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The weekend beckons. But before we get too involved with its sunshine and lollipops, let’s take a quick look back at Friday night. Maybe we …
Fri., June 9, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The line between winning and losing is sometimes defined by a glove
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Really, is there anything better than a Friday in June? The weekend beckons. The sun will make an appearance. And there are sports to follow. …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Does Zunino’s game-winning home run show he is finally headed in the right direction?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There were a lot of big bombs yesterday in the world of sports, from Bob Stoops’ surprise retirement announcement in Norman, Oklahoma, to Kevin Durant’s …
Wed., June 7, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Mariners’ recent transformation is worth a high five or two
A GRIP ON SPORTS • So who are those guys playing at Safeco Field and what did they do with our beloved stumbling, bumbling Mariners? Read on.
Tue., June 6, 2017, 10:14 a.m.
Tri-Cities residents open doors to WSU medical students
Tri-City residents opened their doors to the first round of WSU medical students in response to a Herald story about the need for more help.
Tue., June 6, 2017, 8:14 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Common sense wins out as an Oregon school welcomed into Washington high school ranks
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Mariners took Monday off. But the wheel in the sky kept on turning, and its journey allowed us to shine a light on other …
Mon., June 5, 2017, 7:01 a.m.
Grip on Sports: How the wind will blow during a baseball season is not easy to predict
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Being a weatherperson is a tough job. People depend on you. They want to know if Thursday is going to be the right day for …
Sun., June 4, 2017, 9:26 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Baseball’s big numbers just don’t seem to have the impact they used to
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Numbers have been at the core of baseball since Abner Doubleday allegedly invented the game. The apocryphal story goes the former Union officer decided the …
Sat., June 3, 2017, 7:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Revenge is a dish best served with a side of grand salami
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Ever change jobs? And then had the opportunity to poke your old boss in the eye, metaphorically? Must be nice. Read on.
Fri., June 2, 2017, 8:14 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The M’s could use a little heavenly help
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a scene in “Major League” in which there is a sacrifice to Jobu, one of the player’s baseball god. They offer the little …
Thu., June 1, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Grip on Sports: There is a lot to look forward to and we’re not just talking about summer vacation
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Thursday is probably the best day of the week to look ahead. After all, the weekend sits just over the Friday hill. So let’s do …
Wed., May 31, 2017, 7:08 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The weather has been better and so have Mariners
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you had a three-day weekend, I’m sure yesterday was miserable. You looked out the window, saw the sunshine, the heat radiating off the street …
Tue., May 30, 2017, 7:48 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Mariners play their part in making the holiday memorable
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Holidays usually put a damper on the sports news. But yesterday was, as someone younger than me would say, lit. Mainly because of baseball, but …