Stories tagged: WSU
Mon., July 3, 2017, 8:11 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Mariners flash some leather in win over Angels
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There’s an underrated aspect of baseball these days. It’s defense. When guys can hit the ball out of Yosemite at will, it doesn’t seem all …
Sun., July 2, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Let’s take a quick spin around the dial, shall we?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Sunday morning, right? So let’s slow down just a bit and take a whirl around the world of sports, locally and internationally. Read on.
Sat., July 1, 2017, 7:18 a.m.
Grip on Sports: There is a bit of money to be made in the NBA these days
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are some mornings when preparing this feature is really hard. Like this morning. But there is always something to look into. Like this morning. …
Fri., June 30, 2017, 7:42 a.m.
Grip on Sports: There are lots of ways to enjoy summer evenings but few better than watching a baseball game
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s summer. The calendar says so. So does the thermometer. And our sporting preferences. Read on.
Thu., June 29, 2017, 11:13 a.m.
Pullman residents say they want less sprawl, more green spaces
A majority of respondents to the Pullman Planning Commission’s series of Comprehensive Plan workshops in April preferred focusing on Pullman’s city center development – with minimal development of the Pullman-Moscow …
Thu., June 29, 2017, 7:45 a.m.
Grip on Sports: This rollercoaster M’s season is leading to a rundown feeling
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There was a time when I would read every book I could find about Greek mythology. The stories were so entertaining. From Hercules to Achilles, …
Wed., June 28, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: So what will we argue about next?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • This is the best links-based sports column in Spokane. But among other linked-based sports columns in the world, it’s probably ranked around 700. Then again, …
Tue., June 27, 2017, 7:40 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The other Washington isn’t a state the NFL recognizes
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Mistakes happen. No one knows that better than yours truly. But the one the NFL Shop made recently was a doozy. And hard to fathom. …
Sun., June 25, 2017, 7:37 a.m.
Grip on Sports: When it comes to getting around town during Hoopfest, there are some dos and don’ts
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is no more crowded two days downtown than Hoopfest weekend. For hours and hours, thousands and thousands of people cram themselves into spaces that …
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.