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Tweets of the week

@JPBlanchette (Michael Bennett) on beating his brother’s team: “Big brother always wins. Just like the government.” @JacobThorpeSR Peyton Bender is warming up … by throwing passes to Luke Falk, who …


Dahlberg: Old friends help former Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda celebrate his 88th birthday

LOS ANGELES – It was Tommy Lasorda’s 88th birthday, so of course he was spending it at Dodger Stadium. “It’s where I belong,” the last Dodgers manager to win a …


Even ‘Yankee haters’ loved Yogi

WEDNESDAY: As Yogi used to say, it ain’t over until it’s over. Sadly, the saying is true of life as well as baseball. Though maybe not in Yogi Berra’s case. …


Give and Take: Tweets of the week

@JacobThorpeSR *Sees Oregon-Utah and UCLA-Arizona scores* *Frantically checks Pac-12 Picks* … Phew! @RyanDivish Carson Smith enters the game for the Mariners. Felix’s hope of 20 wins is gone. #BlameTrout


Give and Take: Tweets of the week

@ JPBlanchette The Mariners have fired GM Jack Zduriencik. I guess trading Fernando Rodney must have been the last straw. @Art_Thiel #USC coach Steve Sarkisian has a new nickname: Cutty …


Give and Take: EWU football chat with S-R’s Jim Allen

Staff writer Jim Allen conducts a weekly online chat on Thursdays at noon about the Eastern Washington football team. What follows is an abbreviated version of the chat. Go to …


Guest column: ‘Get the ball to Leech’

About three years ago at a Gonzaga basketball alumni game in Spokane, I told Gary Lechman (we called him “Leech”) that whenever the subject of Zag basketball would come up …


Grip on Sports: Jack Zduriencik never stuck to one plan

Saturday: Mariners president Kevin Mather sent general manager Jack Zduriencik on his way after seven years. Mather, who has been in his position for about a year, cited a lack …


G&T Blog matters: WSU football, UI football

6: @SRJacob_Thorpe Tuesday: Idaho football coach Paul Petrino said Matt Linehan had perhaps his best practice in the fall, which is important for the third-year sophomore. Linehan struggled in the …


Give and Take: Tweets of the week

@ JPBlanchette Idaho AD @Rob_Spear says “at no point was Coach Petrino restrained.” Yeah, that sounds right. @MikeDugar Worth noting: Petrino did apologize to us after presser. We talked face-to-face …


Grip on Sports: Face of Vandals not flattering

Friday: What do you want out of a college football coach? Most fans would say wins. Or an entertaining team. Others at a university might cite academics and a commitment …


Diaz: Kids don’t deserve participation trophies, medals for showing up

Welcome to America, where everybody is a winner! Step on up, Billy, and collect that big ’ol trophy for letting the fly ball drop on your head in the ninth …


Cowlishaw: For starters, you don’t get what you pay for in NFL preseason; here’s how to fix it

Arizona’s Carson Palmer threw four passes. Pittsburgh’s Ben Roethlisberger threw three. Detroit’s Matt Stafford threw two. Did you enjoy the NFL’s return?


Give and Take: Tweets of the week

@ JPBlanchette McClendon on Kuma’s no-hitter: “I’m just glad it’s over. I had to pee since the fifth inning and I didn’t want to get up.” @AddictedToQuack BREAKING: Vernon Adams …


Grip on Sports: There was a whole lot of interest in Vernon Adams’ math final

Friday: When you were in college, did anyone, other than your parents, care if you passed your math test? Vernon Adams takes one final math test as an undergraduate and …


Grip on Sports: What could have been for Mariners

Friday: Why is it when I heard the news yesterday that the M’s had traded Dustin Ackley to the Yankees, I immediately thought of the “Sound of Music?” You know, …


Give and Take: Tweets of the week

@ Pac-12Networks “Give them an empty football and let ’em fill it however they want to.” – Coach Mike Leach on #DeflateGate @espn. @GottliebShow Maybe #TomBrady was eligible


Give and Take: Letters

Cougars must stop annoying gimmicks In the ongoing saga of the deterioration of WSU athletics, Bud Nameck is fired. Forget the IMG network, this decision was made by the WSU …


Diaz: John Mackey’s struggle leads to good cause for NFL brethren

John Mackey’s story begins with a chokehold of despair and rage, and ends in death. But there is an epilogue that brings hope and the comforting feel of home. That’s …


Grip on Sports: Quick turnaround could save M’s Jack Zduriencik, Lloyd McClendon

Friday: The All-Star break is over. The unofficial second half of the baseball season begins today. What will happen with the Mariners? No one knows for sure, but a lot …


Give and Take: Tweets of the week

@SRjimm AFL announces New Orleans-Las Vegas game July 25 canceled. League took ownership of both teams earlier in week. No other details released. @ClouseThomas Spokane Shock playing like the Shock …


Give and Take: Tweets of the week

@JacobThorpeSR “Sorry for #Wazzu fans, who lost two great storytellers in Buds Nameck and Withers this offseason. Sad for me, lost 2 great road buddies.” @SRJimM “Six assists, five points …


Give and Take: Letters

Blanchette too soft on WSU Mr. Blanchette’s article regarding the firing of Bud Nameck is spot on, but a bit too gentle.


Thomas: ESPN saw a chance to get rid of outspoken Keith Olbermann and took it

Keith Olbermann, probably to no one’s surprise, is out at ESPN – again. It’s a familiar refrain for a guy who’s bounced around the broadcast arena in a consistent fashion. …


G&T Blog matters: WSU football updates

Cougars • Friday: Washington State safety Taylor Taliulu is producing a four-part YouTube series called The Grind. The first video is up today, hosted on the WSUCouarAthletics YouTube account. The …


Grip on Sports: EWU takes center stage, for a day at least

FRIDAY: Here we are in the middle of July and we are offering a post chock full of Eastern Washington University news. That’s a bit unusual. Now before all you …


Give and Take: Letters to Sports

Olson needs to go in order to keep fans Season-ticket holder since Day One … literally.


Grip on Sports: When Robinson Cano hits, so do Mariners

Thursday: Want to hear something odd and strange? Robinson Cano had four hits last night. Yes, in one game. No, I haven’t been drinking. For just the third time in …


G&T Blog matters: Cougs get three more commits

Cougars Wednesday: Washington State received commitments from three football players from California, two of them in the class of 2016. But the first to announce his decision will take the …


Give and Take: Sunday letters

U.S. Open coverage on Fox just horrible Regarding the U.S. Open TV coverage, I believe Joe Buck is totally wrong to say that the traditional golf TV viewer can’t be …