A GRIP ON SPORTS • Monday morning. Nothing is going right. Or working. It’s a Garfield-like Monday I guess. The Internet? It’s working about as well as it did in 1994. What else could go wrong? Well, at least my boring schedule for the day didn’t show up on Twitter. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Got an email this morning. That’s not unusual. Like everyone, emails arrive in my inbox by the hundreds. This one was a bit different, though. It offered me a chance to win a trip to Las Vegas. Why didn’t it come a couple weeks ago? Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Last season there were two local basketball programs in the NCAA tournament. Eastern Washington joined Gonzaga and came this close to upsetting Georgetown. This season there could be two again, though the second one is a bit farther down the road. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Do you remember the last time Washington State won a Pac-12 (actually, Pac-10) basketball tournament game? Or the last time the Cougars lost at least 17 consecutive games? If you do recall those moments of yin-yang in the program, then you are probably shaking your head today. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • No matter if you are a Gonzaga fan – and many of your are – or not – and many of you wearing crimson or purple aren’t – you have to admit last night’s WCC semifinal with BYU was a great college basketball game. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • For much of this week, the weather was fairly perfect for late February. Warm (for this time of year) and the sun shining. So we wake up on Saturday morning and what do we have? Rain. Which is great excuse just to stay in and watch sports on TV. And, that my friends, is how you make orange juice out of expired oranges. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • For 17 consecutive years, the Gonzaga Bulldogs have participated in the NCAA basketball tournament. There may only be one opportunity for them to make it 18, no matter what happens Saturday. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Steve Winwood was just a teenager when he belted out the words to “Dear Mr. Fantasy” oh so many years ago. But even though Winwood is old enough to collect Social Security these days, some of the words still ring true. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The work week is starting for most everyone, though most of our student friends have the day off. It’s going to be spring-like in the Spokane area, or at least that’s what the weatherman is promising. So let’s get right at what we have. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Valentine’s Day. Which means, I suppose, we have to share our feelings and what-not. We have to talk about what we love. It’s sort of expected. So we’ll share our sporting loves. Why not? I’m sure Hallmark has a card about it. Read on.