Idaho defeated North Dakota 74-71 on Thursday night in Grand Forks in the Big Sky Conference opener for both teams.
THURSDAY, DEC. 31, 2015
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s see, what happened Wednesday? Oh ya, Los Angeles let down the Pac-12’s football fans again. Pete Carroll was grilled a bit by the Seattle media concerning Marshawn Lynch. And the NCAA rules’ overly rigid shortsightedness was illustrated once more. Just a typical Wednesday. Read on.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 30, 2015
Washington state center Riley Sorenson and his family are still in El Paso waiting for new of his father, who suffered a heart attack before the Sun Bowl.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • With success comes spoils. Or some old Roman saying like that. Same is true in college football, as yesterday’s announcement out of Pullman illustrates. Read on.
TUESDAY, DEC. 29, 2015
Washington State has extended the contracts of defensive coordinator Alex Grinch and defensive line coach Joe Salave'a.
A look at Idaho men's basketball heading into Big Sky Conference play using Ken Pomeroy's advanced statistical ratings.
From Bear Raid to ground-and-pound, there is a lot to like about the diversity in college football 1
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a lot to love about college sports. The pomp. The circumstance. The emotion. A college graduate half-naked in a snowstorm. Read on.
MONDAY, DEC. 28, 2015
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A tentative step forward. Another. Another, with a bit more confidence. A couple more. And ... boom. A Ram hits you and knocks you on your backside. Such is the most recent tale of the Seattle Seahawks. Read on.
SUNDAY, DEC. 27, 2015
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Remember the line when Bruce Willis was crawling through the duct work in “Die Hard?” You know the one, about coming to the coast? It kept running through my mind yesterday during the Sun Bowl, with a few alterations. Read on.
SATURDAY, DEC. 26, 2015
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh, right. The Sun Bowl. El Paso. Texas. Cougars versus Hurricanes. What’s going to happen? Read on.
FRIDAY, DEC. 25, 2015
THURSDAY, DEC. 24, 2015
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It seems like every year Festivus sneaks up on me. Missed it in this space yesterday. I was ready to air a lot of grievances, starting with ... oh heck, it’s Christmas Eve now. No reason to dredge up past problems. Let’s get on to what we have to share today. Read on.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 23, 2015
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