Attended media day Tuesday and came up with my weekly Gonzaga notebook. Here's my article. I covered the WCC's decision to move the opening of the conference schedule to late December again instead of pre-Christmas for at least the next three seasons, Domantas Sabonis' rebounding...
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you could do anything in sports, what would it be? A Hall of Famer and/or play in the World Series? Throw a touchdown pass in the Super Bowl? Play for an NBA title? Or – my personal favorite – win an Olympic gold medal? Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Images from Sunday: Tom Brady on his backside, Cam Newton with a towel on his head and Luke Kuechly running into the end zone again. And, lest we forget, the Carolina fan's ensuing pratfall. Read on.
Back with my day-after post following the Zags’ 71-61 bounce-back win over Pacific (while trying to keep an eye on the TV to watch SMU's road loss to Temple, the Mustangs' first loss. GU-SMU on Feb. 13 in Dallas). GU-Pacific game story here. Read on.
Gonzaga didn't have its 'A' game by any stretch, but it played its best during a 10-minute span of the second half, outscoring Pacific 25-8 to produce a hard-fought 71-61 victory Saturday. My unedited game story is below. Day-after post coming in the morning.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Remember when Thursday nights were the purview of “Seinfeld,” “Friends” and “Frazier?” That’s so 1990s. Nowadays when you’re talking about Thursday nights and “Must See TV,” you are talking about college basketball on the best coast. Read on.
Gonzaga has five losses this season by a combined total of 15 points, and the latest -- a 70-67 setback to Saint Mary's -- was the Zags' most frustrating yet. GU blew a 15-point second half lead, and a 10-point edge inside the final 7…