Stories tagged: gonzaga
Sun., Oct. 13, 2019, 8 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: With a typical college football Saturday in the rearview mirror, it’s time to turn our attention to the Seahawks and Cleveland
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Another NFL Sunday morning is here. The Seahawks are in the Eastern Time Zone, so their game will begin at 10 a.m. Not the best, …
Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 8:44 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: It’s another Saturday in college football season, which is fine by itself, but there is also baseball, which adds another dimension
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s time to cover a little ground on this college football Saturday. So let’s get started.
Thu., Oct. 10, 2019, 8:16 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Often times folks complain doctors don’t understand how their pain feels because they’ve never experienced whatever ails them. Or a priest can’t give marriage advice …
Wed., Oct. 9, 2019, 8:38 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s not often what falls from the sky over powers what happened on the fields and courts, at least in this space. But it did …
Tue., Oct. 8, 2019, 8:58 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: Reaction to Mark Few’s comments about new California law fit within today’s narratives
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Is there anything these days that can’t be spun in such a way to make a public figure look bad, if that’s your goal? The …
Mon., Oct. 7, 2019, 7:05 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: Every sport seems to have some sort of presence in October, which makes weekends pretty fun
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A weird confluence of American sporting events occurred over the weekend and you might not even have noticed it. Just call it the overlap weekend …
Sun., Oct. 6, 2019, 8:34 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s a rare fall Saturday the past couple decades in which we haven’t had to work. Which opened an almost unlimited vista of opportunities on …
Sat., Oct. 5, 2019, 8:54 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: No matter what was behind the change, Washington State will have a new look on defense
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It was just a few months ago Washington State was celebrating its most successful football season ever. And it was less than a month ago …
Fri., Oct. 4, 2019, 8:35 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: The Seahawks, led by Russell Wilson’s exceptional play, had those watching at home hollering at their television sets
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s been just less than 80 years since the first televised NFL game, a battle between the Philadelphia Eagles and, get this, the Brooklyn Dodgers. …
Thu., Oct. 3, 2019, 8:46 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: It’s time to say goodbye to Denny Humphrey, another friend who shared a love of basketball
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Not every morning is a happy one. Sad news delivered late in the evening can impact the next day, that’s for sure. Such is the …
Wed., Oct. 2, 2019, 8:18 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What’s the best part of October? OK, that’s sort of a trick question because for some of us, it’s our birthday month. But besides that, …
Tue., Oct. 1, 2019, 8:46 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: No matter what your opinion, you must admit the new California law could change college athletics forever
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a new law in California. It concerns collegiate athletes, their name, their likeness and their ability to profit of it. A tempest in …
Sat., Sept. 28, 2019, 8:38 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: It may be wet and wild outside, but it’s a fine day to enjoy college football no matter how the overnight hours went
A GRIP ON SPORTS • How is it where you are? It is pouring in Spokane. It’s Noah-like rain at the moment. And the wind? Sort of like the type …
Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 8:25 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: No matter how good or bad last weekend’s game was, it’s time for college football fans to begin looking ahead
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s finally Wednesday. Can we finally start looking forward to the weekend’s football games instead of last weekend’s games? Please?
Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 8:29 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: As the powers that be bury their heads in the sand, college football is ripe for a scandal of its own
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There has been a spotlight aimed at corruption in basketball recruiting lately, and it is a good thing. But there is another possible area bubbling …
Mon., Sept. 23, 2019, 8:17 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s one thing to watch the local team lose to a better one. It’s another to watch them stumble and bumble their way to a …
Sun., Sept. 22, 2019, 8:39 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are a million ways to start this morning’s column, but in reality there is only one. How in the heck did that happen? And …
Sat., Sept. 21, 2019
Nationwide, universities are increasingly complicit in problems caused by alcohol both during and after graduation.
Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 8:26 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: Gardner Minshew is such a draw in these parts he enticed folks to watch a Thursday night NFL game
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is no way we are going to watch NFL football on a Thursday night. Nope, no chance. Wait, Gardner Minshew is playing? Where’s the …
Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 8:28 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: From New York to Corvallis and everywhere in between, there is news that hits close to home
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It seems like a good day to hit a bunch of subjects really quickly. So we will. Welcome to Tuesday. I hope at some point …
Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 8:04 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: Let’s not leap ahead of ourselves but it’s already been a good weekend of college football thanks to Washington State
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Welcome to Sunday morning and the NF … wait. It’s only Saturday? My bad. A Friday night Washington State football game has thrown me off …
Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 8:17 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • When the high school football schedules started to appear on the radar, there was only one game we thought we shouldn’t miss. Then we realized …
Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 8:30 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: Decisions elsewhere have a tendency to rile up fans in other spots - and make them appreciate what they have
A GRIP ON SPORTS • This is supposed to be the quiet time of college football’s workweek. It isn’t. All thanks to a couple of major decisions.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 9:17 p.m.
The University of Washington and Gonzaga University are expanding their health sciences partnership in Spokane after both universities announced they will move several programs to a new $60 million building.
Sun., Sept. 8, 2019, 8:27 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Look, we’re always ready for #Pac12AfterDark. But when Mother Nature gets involved and turns it into #Pac12EarlyMorning, forgetaboutit. Nothing good happens after midnight, except maybe …
Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 8:35 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We have to admit it. We have a few questions today. And not every answer.
Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 7:30 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: Every athlete’s journey is enhanced when family members can come along for the ride
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is something about playing in front of your parents. The special nature of the experience starts at a young age, continues through middle and …
Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 1 a.m.
A north Spokane family has taken on do-it-yourself projects one at a time, working together toward what they visualize as a dream home. Even the kids help out a bit.
Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 8:35 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: It may have been a new season, but last night’s college football games on TV seemed a bit like reruns
A GRIP ON SPORTS • About 6:30 last night, I began to wonder if 2019 had just been a mirage. If it was actually still 2018. Then I realized, no, …
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 8:19 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • How is your Thursday going? You know college football really gets going tonight, right? And that the Seahawks finish out the preseason? So you already …