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SUNDAY, MAY 31, 2015

SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2015

Missouri transfer Williams picks Gonzaga

Missouri transfer Johnathan Williams announced via social media Saturday night that he will transfer to Gonzaga for his final two seasons of eligibility. I conducted a short phone interview with Williams earlier tonight and put together the story below for Sunday's S-R. Read on for…

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FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2015

THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2015

Seattle Mariners' Nelson Cruz follows the flight of his three-run home run in the ninth inning on Wednesday. (AP)

It's a world I wouldn't want to live in 

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Really, isn’t that what we’ve all come to expect from Felix Hernandez and Nelson Cruz these days? OK, Wednesday’s early afternoon performance was even a bit better than usual for Felix. And Cruz’s game-clinching home run was a power display, even for him. Read on.

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TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015

MONDAY, MAY 25, 2015

SUNDAY, MAY 24, 2015

SATURDAY, MAY 23, 2015

Shock hang on to defeat Las Vegas

One week after the biggest loss in franchise history, Spokane looked like it would post one of its easiest wins. However, a 35-point fourth-quarter lead dissolved quickly and the visiting Shock had to hang on for a 63-56 victory Saturday over Las Vegas. More below.

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FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2015

THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2015


Patriots owner Robert Kraft defends coach, QB, team in “deflategate” probe, demands apology. (Associated Press)

Kraft, Pats surrender

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is sort of a “Game of Thrones” battle going on in the NFL these days, though Robert Kraft yesterday acted more like Tyrion Lannister than Jamie. Read on.

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TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2015

MONDAY, MAY 18, 2015

SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2015

Shock’s Rashaad Carter drops ball on hit from San Jose’s David Hyland. (Kathy Plonka)

Saturday got lost in the shuffle a bit

A GRIP ON SPORTS • If there ever is a lost Saturday, it was yesterday. Tucked between the weekend that hosts Mother’s Day and the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, this is the forgotten weekend. And there are many who would like to forget yesterday. Read on.

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SATURDAY, MAY 16, 2015

Spokane Shock's Rashaad Carter loses the ball after a hit from the San Jose SaberCats David Hyland. (Kathy Plonka)

Shock blown out by SaberCats

About the only thing Spokane got right Saturday was Raul Vijil's jersey retirement ceremony at halftime. Vijil gave an emotional speech and he received a standing ovation. His No. 15 now hangs next to Spokane's division, conference and league championship banners. The rest of the...

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