A GRIP ON SPORTS • A test is only fun when the team you’re interested in passes it. Which made yesterday’s 39-30 win over the Steelers so enjoyable for Seahawk fans. Read on.
MONDAY, NOV. 30, 2015
SUNDAY, NOV. 29, 2015
SATURDAY, NOV. 28, 2015
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Well, that was either the greatest thing to happen this century since the invention of the Tinder app or the worst thing since, I don’t know, maybe the invention of the Tinder app. It all depends on your point of view. Read on.
FRIDAY, NOV. 27, 2015
The difference between going home with 2-1 record and a win over a ranked foe vs. a 1-2 record and losses to two ranked opponents? That would be GU senior guard Kyle Dranginis and a couple of well-timed defensive stops in the final minute. Gonzaga…
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Every year on this day I am transported back to 1975. It was a simpler time, when gas cost less than a dollar a gallon and the Cougars were so bad they didn’t win a single Pac-8 game. What takes me back? The term “Black Friday.” It had a different meaning for me in those days. Read on.
THURSDAY, NOV. 26, 2015
Gonzaga dropped its first game of the 2015-16 season, falling 62-61 to Texas A&M in a game that had the feel of a Sweet 16 contest. Here's my gamer. Whenever a game is decided by such a close margin, the what-ifs and coulda-beens are plentiful....
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The easiest thing to do today is write a column based on the holiday. But we never do the easy thing, do we? Read on.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 25, 2015
In this week's two-part look inside the Washington State football program we explain how the Cougars keep up with their classwork during a busy season.
Gonzaga and Washington renewed acquaintances Wednesday and it looked a lot like it did before the series broke off nine years ago. The Zags cruised, 80-64, over the young, talented Huskies in the Battle 4 Atlantis. Here's my game story. I also wrote a notebook,…
It's about time these two teams met, though it shouldn't happen at the expense of another state school 3
A GRIP ON SPORTS • In just a few minutes – of course, that’s in relationship to when I type this, not when you may be reading it – something will be happening that hasn’t happened in about a decade. Gonzaga and Washington will be playing basketball against each other. Read on.
Washington State's players talk about their win on Tuesday.
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