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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 26, 2015

TUESDAY, AUG. 25, 2015




Monday was weird day for Northwest baseball

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Is a five-run lead safe? For most baseball teams, yes. Is a baseball game that starts on time in perfect weather conditions and those weather conditions don’t change, a game that should finish? Not necessarily. Baseball in the Northwest had a strange day yesterday. Read on.

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FRIDAY, AUG. 21, 2015

Idaho head coach Paul Petrino looks to improve on 1-11 record of last season – his first with Vandals. (Associated Press)

What type of example is being set here? 

A GRIP ON SPORTS • What do you want out of a college football coach? Most fans would say wins. Or an entertaining team. Others at a university might cite academics and a commitment to same. But I’m sure all would agree the one thing they don’t want is bad publicity. Read on.

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