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Grip on Sports: Younger Zags have shined in the past week

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s talk basketball, shall we? Yep, it’s more than 90 degrees out there – I’m pretty confident no matter where you are reading this, it …


Grip on Sports: It’s nearly time for a break from the summer’s least fun story

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Are you tired of reading about the Mariners’ troubles? Think how tiring it is to write about them. Read on.


Grip on Sports: Should we be preparing the Mariners’ epitaph already?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a tombstone in the cemetery of Placerville, Calif., that actually made my dad laugh out loud. “See Martha,” it reads, “I told you …


Grip on Sports: Take a day off and the M’s mountain gets harder to climb

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh ya, wondering about the Mariners and their postseason chances. Isn’t that the summer raison d’etre around these parts? Read on.


Grip on Sports: Let’s take a quick spin around the dial, shall we?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Sunday morning, right? So let’s slow down just a bit and take a whirl around the world of sports, locally and internationally. Read on.


Grip on Sports: There is a bit of money to be made in the NBA these days

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are some mornings when preparing this feature is really hard. Like this morning. But there is always something to look into. Like this morning. …


Grip on Sports: This rollercoaster M’s season is leading to a rundown feeling

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There was a time when I would read every book I could find about Greek mythology. The stories were so entertaining. From Hercules to Achilles, …


Grip on Sports: So what will we argue about next?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • This is the best links-based sports column in Spokane. But among other linked-based sports columns in the world, it’s probably ranked around 700. Then again, …


Grip on Sports: The other Washington isn’t a state the NFL recognizes

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Mistakes happen. No one knows that better than yours truly. But the one the NFL Shop made recently was a doozy. And hard to fathom. …


Grip on Sports: Now we have to wait almost 12 months for Hoopfest to return

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The major league baseball season lasts 162 games. The college basketball season is seven months long. But Hoopfest, one of the most fun events of …


Grip on Sports: When it comes to getting around town during Hoopfest, there are some dos and don’ts

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is no more crowded two days downtown than Hoopfest weekend. For hours and hours, thousands and thousands of people cram themselves into spaces that …


Grip on Sports: From Hoopfest to the NBA draft, there is basketball news during baseball season

GRIP ON SPORTS • Hoopfest is right around the corner and we will be focusing on that Spokane event often the next few days. The Mariners have been the focus …


Grip on Sports: Zunino’s annual trip to Tacoma seems to have been just the ticket

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Do the Mariners have a mad scientist stashed away in Tacoma’s clubhouse, a guy whose best work is saved for Mike Zunino? Seems that way. …


Grip on Sports: Father’s Day is a perfect day to catch up on fishing stories

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Father’s Day. For all you fathers out there, have a good one. Maybe take your kids fishing. If that’s your preference. It certainly was …


Grip on Sports: Father’s Day weekend starts out with a crash

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Baseball. Golf. Searching for that perfect Father’s Day gift. It could be a busy Saturday. Read on.


Grip on Sports: Money, it’s a gas – and the fuel for college athletics

A GRIP ON SPORTS • No matter what the NCAA tries to sell us, college sports is a big business, with thousands of employees, including the athletes. And like any …


Grip on Sports: Another era in golf ends as Mickelson withdraws from U.S. Open

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The U.S. Open golf tournament begins today in Wisconsin. And, for the first time since 1994, a major won’t have either Phil Mickelson or Tiger …


Grip on Sports: Road trips just aren’t the same and in a couple years they will be really different

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Remember that recent ad for a barbecue dad? And how the folks who posted it really just wanted Bill Murray to come to their barbecue? …


Grip on Sports: For now, the Warriors are the best to ever play

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The NBA finals seemed to be a referendum this year. Not on who was the champion, that’s decided on the court. But a referendum on …


Grip on Sports: As we say so long to an old friend, we take time to check in with the Saturday results

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s going to be a near-perfect Sunday – and Monday for that matter, though you may be working – so let’s not use too much …


Grip on Sports: No one is perfect, not even the Warriors – or for that matter, the Mariners

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The weekend beckons. But before we get too involved with its sunshine and lollipops, let’s take a quick look back at Friday night. Maybe we …


Grip on Sports: The line between winning and losing is sometimes defined by a glove

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Really, is there anything better than a Friday in June? The weekend beckons. The sun will make an appearance. And there are sports to follow. …


Grip on Sports: Does Zunino’s game-winning home run show he is finally headed in the right direction?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There were a lot of big bombs yesterday in the world of sports, from Bob Stoops’ surprise retirement announcement in Norman, Oklahoma, to Kevin Durant’s …


Grip on Sports: The Mariners’ recent transformation is worth a high five or two

A GRIP ON SPORTS • So who are those guys playing at Safeco Field and what did they do with our beloved stumbling, bumbling Mariners? Read on.


Grip on Sports: How the wind will blow during a baseball season is not easy to predict

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Being a weatherperson is a tough job. People depend on you. They want to know if Thursday is going to be the right day for …


Grip on Sports: Revenge is a dish best served with a side of grand salami

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Ever change jobs? And then had the opportunity to poke your old boss in the eye, metaphorically? Must be nice. Read on.


Grip on Sports: The M’s could use a little heavenly help

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a scene in “Major League” in which there is a sacrifice to Jobu, one of the player’s baseball god. They offer the little …


Grip on Sports: There is a lot to look forward to and we’re not just talking about summer vacation

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Thursday is probably the best day of the week to look ahead. After all, the weekend sits just over the Friday hill. So let’s do …


Grip on Sports: The weather has been better and so have Mariners

A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you had a three-day weekend, I’m sure yesterday was miserable. You looked out the window, saw the sunshine, the heat radiating off the street …


Grip on Sports: Mariners play their part in making the holiday memorable

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Holidays usually put a damper on the sports news. But yesterday was, as someone younger than me would say, lit. Mainly because of baseball, but …