I'm not sure I've ever seen a flurry of takeaways quite like the one that occurred early in Wednesday's practice.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 30, 2015
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Prognostications always have one built in flaw: injuries. The inability to perform at the top level due to a physical breakdown is hard to anticipate and to account for when acting as a seer. That lesson is being driven home again in the Vernon Adams saga. Read on.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 29, 2015
The Cougars will need their starting nickelback when they face arguably the country's top passer this weekend.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The M’s will go into the offseason with a new person at the helm of the good ship Mariner: Jerry Dipoto. If history is any judge, he’ll have a tough time keeping the skiff off the rocks. Read on.
MONDAY, SEPT. 28, 2015
Big men Josh Hawkinson and Connor Clifford preview the 2015-16 men's basketball season at WSU Media Day.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • One thing happened Sunday that was inevitable as the sunrise. No, we’re not speaking of the Seahawks' win over the Chicago Bears, or Jimmy Graham catching a touchdown pass or Kam Chancellor being cheered. Those things were expected, but not as certain. What we are referring to is the Mariners being eliminated from the playoffs.
The bye week is over and the Cougars have a game this weekend at California.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 27, 2015
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Spent much of the day yesterday watching college football. And there was a lot of unexpected stuff to see. Read on.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 26, 2015
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s a college football Saturday and, thanks to something called “UPS express critical,” all’s right with the world. Read on.
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