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Tuesday, November 19, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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A Grip on Sports: Winning on the road might be the best feeling in college hoops

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Is there anything worse in college sports than paying someone to come to your school to play and then losing to said school? Sure there …


A Grip on Sports: The screen may have been small, but it was easy to see Sunday Gonzaga’s women are going to come up big again this season

A GRIP ON SPORTS • I took this little round Panasonic TV to college in 1974, mainly because it was hanging around the house and no one wanted it. It …


A Grip on Sports: With no Seahawks game today, Saturday’s college football action will have to do

A GRIP ON SPORTS • We’re going to keep this simple and short, because we know you want to settle in early today for the Seahawks’ game. Wait, the Seahawks …


A Grip on Sports: There is a quiet buzzing with Gonzaga and some loud ringing in Pullman as Saturday arrives

A GRIP ON SPORTS • No matter if you are looking back – at Gonzaga’s rout of Texas A&M in hoops – or ahead – to the Cougars’ football matchup …


A Grip on Sports: If you are looking for the Gonzaga game tonight, we have help for your search

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Want to know what will the most asked question in Spokane today? It’s simple. “What number is the SEC Network?” As with just about every …


A Grip on Sports: No matter what food you like to pair with your Thursday, it’s comforting to know the football weekend isn’t that far away

A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you ever wondered which day is the hardest to come up with a main subject in the online column world, it’s Thursday. Always Thursday. …


A Grip on Sports: Can the Cougars fight back from their recent losses, win two more games and head to another bowl?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are warning signs for almost everything, you know. You just have to be able to read them. Then again, at times it’s also easy …


A Grip on Sports: Clowney, Wilson help Seahawks answer any questions in overtime win over San Francisco

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh, yeah. Wondering if the Seahawks could hang with the undefeated 49ers in Santa Clara? Well, we know the answer to that, …


A Grip on Sports: It’s OK to miss a lot following your local college football team, but it’s better when it wins

A GRIP ON SPORTS • As the sun sets on one college season, it’s rising on another. And that’s a little disconcerting – and tiring.


A Grip on Sports: Sure, there are college basketball games today, but football isn’t ready to yield the spotlight for a while

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Everyone ready for Saturday’s huge college football games? And for Alabama vs. LSU? Or Minnesota facing Penn State? It’s that type of day, what with …


A Grip on Sports: For one night anyway, the Cougars show Kyle Smith isn’t afraid to dig deep to earn a win

A GRIP ON SPORTS • You might have heard some creaking late last night. Some shuffling of boxes. Maybe a “where is that darn thing” or two. If you were …


A Grip on Sports: As Washington State begins its basketball season, don’t ever forget it can take a while to change a program

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s see. It’s Thursday, right? Is “Cheers” still on? Of course not. Even if it were, it would probably be on Netflix or Hulu and …


A Grip on Sports: Opening night can lead to some jitters – especially for college basketball fans

A GRIP ON SPORTS • No subject pops out this morning as being one of those crucial, must-cover themes of the day. Unless, maybe, it’s the possible angst among local …


A Grip on Sports: Election Day is a key benchmark … It’s when college hoops kicks in for real

A GRIP ON SPORTS • We have a few thoughts on this election day that have nothing whatsoever to do with any candidates or issues. However, if you didn’t get …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 4, 2019

Gonzaga women anxious for D-I action against Cal State Bakersfield

It was a little too quiet Monday afternoon as the Gonzaga women warmed up for practice in the Volkar Center. The Zags were two days removed from a 60-point exhibition …


A Grip on Sports: Russell Wilson is the difference between winning and, well, anything else, for the Seahawks

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are a whole bunch of reasons why it’s easy to dismiss the Seahawks as pretenders for the NFL title this season. And only one …


A Grip on Sports: Saturday’s local college football results brought a lot of smiles

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There were three college football games in the area Saturday. And the three local teams all won fairly easily. Today, the regional professional football team …


A Grip on Sports: You could spend your Saturday flying around the Inland Northwest watching college football, but you would probably have to actually fly

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Want to watch all the area’s college football teams today? Even with the Cougars taking the weekend off, you would need a really tricked up …


A Grip on Sports: As Daylight Savings ends, college basketball season begins

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Friday. You know what starts up this weekend? Yep, college basketball gets a move on as we turn our clocks back an hour.


A Grip on Sports: There’s nothing scary about college basketball season except, maybe, there is too much in the way of sweet stories

A GRIP ON SPORTS • We know how today will end, with hands full of candy bars as Spider-men and Wonder Women skip through the neighborhood, almost indecipherable under layers …


A Grip on Sports: There will be a Game Seven in the World Series tonight and the Sounders will play for an MLS trophy down the road

A GRIP ON SPORTS • As we crest the hill, headed for the weekend, let’s take some time out to cover a whole bunch of bumps in the road, shall …


A Grip on Sports: Money matters in everything, including college football and coaching

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Is football all that important to a college campus? Is it so important that a person who is the highest-paid employee in a state is …


A Grip on Sports: Up-and-down Seahawks display both traits in one game, which has everyone wondering which one is the real deal

A GRIP ON SPORTS • So here we are. Halfway through the NFL season, Seahawks’ version, and what do we know about them? Not all that much. Is it the …


A Grip on Sports: From dawn to dusk – and beyond – college football is ready to take over your day

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The last Saturday in October beckons. That means college football. Let’s get right to it.


A Grip on Sports: No matter where your sports-watching tastes run, they have a chance to be satisfied this weekend

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Friday. What’s next? The weekend, of course. With football, baseball, basketball. The Big Three. All in one place. Your living room.


A Grip on Sports: On a crowded night, the World Series takes center stage

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a question going around the Interweb right now. It is, like many online questions, actually a joke. “What are the only two major …


A Grip on Sports: Though the World Series starts tonight in Houston, our attention remains divided this time of year

A GRIP ON SPORTS • For some reason this morning we have questions. Questions about the World Series, which starts tonight. And college football, which is halfway through its season. …


A Grip on Sports: No matter where we gather, Saturdays and Sundays are for watching football

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Got any plans this afternoon? What’s that? The same thing you did yesterday all day? Watching football? Good, good. See you there.


A Grip on Sports: Is there any way to get Fridays off this time of year? After all, the sports weekend has started already

A GRIP ON SPORTS • So much to do. Flu shot, rake leaves, check when daylight savings ends, buy candy, plan the weekend. Fall Fridays. Love them.


A Grip on Sports: From Killian Tillie to prep football, there is a lot to cover on this Thursday

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s another crowded Thursday, so let’s get right to it. From Zags to Cougars to Eagles to preps, there is a lot to cover.