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A Grip on Sports: In a sense, Feast Week begins today as college football, basketball and the NFL start to fall all over each other

A GRIP ON SPORTS • What’s on tap for this weekend? Way too much, for my liking. There are only so many hours in a day, after all, and all …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 21, 2019

Full Ironman race announces return to Coeur d’Alene in 2021

The full Ironman left Coeur d’Alene after the 2017 race but has since continued its 70.3-mile version.

A Grip on Sports: With the Nationals headed to the World Series, the Mariners are the only franchise still outside looking in

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yes, it’s October. Late October in fact. And we are going to discus Mariners’ baseball. It’s important.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

Ironman returns: Coeur d’Alene City Council votes to bring full triathlon back in 2021

Coeur d’Alene City Council members approved a North Idaho Sports Commission contract proposal Tuesday to bring the 140.6-mile version of the grueling, world-class race back to the Lake City.

A Grip on Sports: No matter how many times the world turns, Hoopfest is one of Spokane’s best weekends

A GRIP ON SPORTS • You noticed the days are getting shorter, didn’t you? Before you know it, walking the dog after work will once again occur in the dark. …

UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019

Full Ironman could return to Coeur d’Alene in 2021

Ironman 70.3 kicks off Sunday in downtown Coeur d’Alene. But could the full Ironman – the 140.6-mile version of the grueling triathlon – make its way back to the Lake …

UPDATED: Sun., June 24, 2018

Nothing half-hearted about Coeur d’Alene half Ironman 70.3

Coeur d’Alene couldn’t have asked for a more picturesque Sunday to argue that a half Ironman is halved only in name, not in spirit.

UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018

Nine Mile Falls man won’t let cancer keep him from Ironman Coeur d’Alene 70.3

Between 16-hour work shifts, time with his wife and children and combating kidney cancer and a rare skin and lung disease, James Sheppard has been training for the race of …

Grip on Sports: Our days of freedom are numbered

A GRIP ON SPORTS • This is transition week. The freedom of summer for our children is fading into the reality the school year is underway. The baseball pennant races …

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 27, 2017

Ironman CdA competitor in critical condition after being hit by support car

An Ironman competitor was listed in critical condition Sunday night after being hit by an Ironman support car, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office.

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 27, 2017

Spokane’s Haley Cooper-Scott wins final Ironman Coeur d’Alene, Mark Saroni claims men’s title

Haley Cooper-Scott compressed months of training into an eight-week window, something she hadn’t done in her previous 16 Ironmans. When the 37-year-old Spokane woman learned the event was leaving Coeur …

Grip on Sports: It’s almost time for your bad case of NFLitis to reappear

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The days are getting shorter, though it’s still light at 8 p.m. And the time until the NFL infects our Sundays with its virulent strain …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017

Coeur d’Alene prepares for its final full Ironman

Coeur d’Alene will host its final full Ironman on Sunday after a 14-year run.

UPDATED: Mon., June 12, 2017

Full Ironman will end in Coeur d’Alene after this August’s race

The 14-year run of full Ironman competitions in Coeur d’Alene will end after August race this year.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017

Ex-addict preaches the salvation of intense physical training at his Spokane gym

K.Jay Davis’ journey from couch surfing in crack houses in North Carolina to certified personal trainer specializing in triathlons and nutrition for endurance sports began with a visit to a …

Digest: 62-year-old Jay Haas takes Newport Beach lead

Golf: Jay Haas shot an 8-under 63 on Saturday to take a five-stroke lead at the Toshiba Classic in Newport Beach, California, putting him in position to become the second-oldest …

Ironman volunteers down almost 1,000 from recent years

Ironman Coeur d’Alene organizers are still looking for volunteers to help with Sunday’s triathlon.

Change is good for Ironman Coeur d’Alene race director

Zach Ukich is a skier, volunteer firefighter and skilled woodworker. In April he added diaper changer to his repertoire.

Spokane’s ‘Iron Nun’ highlighted in new Nike ad

Local nun Madonna Buder was recently highlighted in Nike’s “Unlmited Youth” campaign and was featured in a commercial that ran during the Rio Olympics.

Carlson overcomes physical adversity to tackle the Ironman challenge

Even on the worst day of her life, Sarah Carlson could count on her athletic ability. As she entered a crosswalk in Manhattan in 2003, a man driving a stolen …

First-time Half Ironman triathlete trains like she’s a kid again

Diane Schaeffler got the message as a young child: You’re not an athlete. Sadly, she believed it. Told that she had flat arches, she wouldn’t even run the bases during …

IronKids fun run precedes debut of half Ironman in Coeur d’Alene

A one-mile IronKids Fun Run for children ages 3 to 14 will start at 9 a.m. Saturday at McEuen Park in downtown Coeur d’Alene.

Coeur d’Alene project connects City Park with Memorial Field, carousel

Summer crowds ran into some major public works projects in downtown Coeur d’Alene the past few years, with blocked streets and reduced parking. This season the construction zone is next …

Polio ambassador: ‘There really is a possibility that we could eradicate this disease’

Paralyzed by polio as an infant in India, Minda Dentler recently traveled to the country of her birth to advocate for childhood immunization and offer hope to survivors.

New fun run will honor CdA businesswoman Andrea Rainey, a passionate runner

On Saturday, friends will honor the life of Andrea Rainey with a Coeur d’Alene fun run called the 12 Ks of Christmas.

Spokane med student finishes Ironman’s toughest course despite illness

Nic Carey was ecstatic. After completing five Ironman races the 24-year-old medical student finally qualified for the Ironman World Championships held in Hawaii, the event’s most difficult and prestigious course. …

Bum knee stops Steeber

Megan Steeber’s first Ironman could’ve gone a bit better. Her knee gave way and she fell victim to the heat, but the Spokane woman said on Monday that she can’t …

Bum knee puts Megan Steeber on sideline

Megan Steeber’s first Ironman could’ve gone a bit better. Her knee gave way and she fell victim to the heat, but the Spokane woman said on Monday that she can’t …

Athletes, volunteers battle record heat at Coeur d’Alene Ironman

A triathlon is never easy, but Sunday’s Ironman Coeur d’Alene may have pegged a new level of difficulty. That’s due to record-breaking heat that overwhelmed competitors, volunteers and spectators alike. …

After dropping 175 pounds, Spokane woman readies for Ironman

Megan Steeber has a story to tell. A story about weighing so much that her electronic scale stopped working. About losing half that weight, gaining a new life and competing …