As always, you can hear the message you want to hear. Even if it’s at the expense of the one you should be absorbing, at full volume, now more than ever.
In celebration of National Trails Day on Saturday, join Evergreen East on a socially-distanced trail building project at Mica Peak.
The Seattle Seahawks have signed tight end Colby Parkinson, the first of the team’s draft picks to sign.
All 32 NFL teams have been told by Commissioner Roger Goodell to hold training camps at their home facilities this summer because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Among the unknowns about the NHL returning amid the pandemic is what the on-ice product might look like.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • COVID-19 has made millions of people around the world sick. It’s also killed hundreds of thousands. And there is a depth of collateral damage that is unprecedented. Among the latter group you can add college athletic programs.
Wes Unseld was an undersized NBA center known more for his bruising picks, tenacious rebounding and perfectly placed outlet passes than any points he produced. He thrived in his role as a workmanlike leader.
Anglers can forget the fishing license June 6-7, but the WDFW is still asking everyone to remember to recreate responsibly for this year’s “Free Fishing Weekend.”
Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye has died at the age of 80.
The death of George Floyd and the nationwide protests that ensued as a result have prompted millions to voice their concerns and speak out about the ramifications of racial inequality and police brutality. Dozens of Washington State, Gonzaga and Eastern Washington student-athletes and coaches have used, and continue to use, social media to express their thoughts about Floyd’s death and the conversations that have resulted from it. WSU Director of Athletics Pat Chun: “Fifty years ago, my parents immigrated to the United States from South Korea, filled with promises and ideals of the American Dream. Unbeknownst to them, the hope of the American Dream that brought them to a new land was filled with historical systemic inequities, injustices and gross social disparities. Unfortunately for our country, there are countless examples of oppression that still exist today, specifically against our African-American communities, and this is unacceptable.”
Two of the region’s longest-tenured and successful junior college women’s basketball coaches retired in March, giving way to new eras at Community Colleges of Spokane and North Idaho College.
Nearly one week after the Pac-12 Conference gave student-athletes the green light to return to their respective campuses for voluntary workouts on June 15, its commissioner spoke for the first time about what type of testing procedures would be required over the next two months in order to mitigate the spread of coronavirus.
Dozens of Washington State, Gonzaga and Eastern Washington student-athletes and coaches have used, and continue to use, social media to express their thoughts about Floyd’s death and the conversations that have resulted from it.
Gonzaga’s 16-game WCC schedule includes single-game matchups with Portland and Loyola Marymount and two-game sets with the remaining seven schools.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The number one is once again in a prominent spot on my computer screen. The calendar at the bottom of my screen sits there, mocking me. It’s the first day of another month. June this time. Before you know it, summer will be on us. Can you name five sports-related things you love to do in summer and you can’t do any other time?
Earlier this year, I lost a home and all my possessions in a house fire. Among all the things reduced to ash was a charcoal drawing of a pond I once leased for goose hunting.
Among current and former Seahawks who voiced public support for efforts to bring attention to the need for change in the wake of the death last week of George Floyd while in custody of Minneapolis police were quarterback Russell Wilson, receivers DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett, offensive tackle Duane Brown, punter Michael Dickson and former receiver Doug Baldwin.
Brad Keselowski inherited his second win of the season when Chase Elliott and Joey Logano collided as they raced for the victory Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway
Major League Baseball players ignored claims by clubs that they need to take additional pay cuts, instead proposing they receive a far higher percentage of salaries and a commit to a longer schedule as part of a counteroffer to start the coronavirus-delayed season.
It turns out a canceled national championship didn’t prevent track and field athletes their opportunity to earn All-America recognition.