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Women’s Top 25 roundup: No. 1 Baylor holds off 14th-ranked Texas

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UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 9:24 p.m.

Gonzaga women back atop WCC thanks to road sweep, BYU losses

As road trips go, it doesn’t get much better than Gonzaga’s excursion last week to Northern California. Not only did the GU women sweep would-be contenders Pacific and Saint Mary’s, …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 8:48 p.m.

Eastern Washington QB Gage Gubrud denied medical redshirt, sixth year of eligibility now in question

The Spokesman-Review learned through multiple sources that former FCS All-American and two-time Walter Payton Award finalist Gage Gubrud had his medical redshirt denied by the NCAA, which would prevent him …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 8:19 p.m.

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Tuesday’s TV, Radio Highlights


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 7:47 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Filip Petrusev has seen decrease in playing time, but it hasn’t affected his effort

Filip Petrusev joined a Gonzaga program with five legitimate big men on the roster. By late October, center Jacob Larsen left the team to focus on his academics and forward …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 8:50 p.m.

Bill Belichick/Tom Brady-led Patriots: Professional sports’ greatest dynasty?

The Patriots earned their sixth Super Bowl ring in 18 seasons on Sunday, extending a brilliant run that started in 2001 with head coach Bill Belichick and Tom Brady as …


With wait over, Zac Taylor and Brian Flores become head coaches

After 16 years without a playoff win under Marvin Lewis, the Bengals decided to try something different. But they had to wait more than a month before hiring Zac Taylor …


Ticha Penicheiro headlines Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame class

Ticha Penicheiro, Ruth Riley and Valerie Still are headed to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 8:03 p.m.

How we voted: For third consecutive week, it’s Tennessee, Duke, Virginia, Gonzaga on top

The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson is one of 65 national media members voting in the Associated Press Top 25 basketball poll this season. Every week throughout the 2018-19 campaign, he’ll break …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 5:09 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins one of 10 candidates for Cousy Award

Gonzaga senior Josh Perkins is one of 10 candidates for the Bob Cousy Award, presented to the point guard of the year.


Patriots’ coach Belichick joins Halas, Lambeau with 6 championships

Bill Belichick is now standing shoulder to shoulder with the NFL’s all-time greatest coaching icons.


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 5:11 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura collects third WCC player of the week honor

Rui Hachimura was named the WCC player of the week, the third time he’s been honored this season. Hachimura averaged 26 points and eight rebounds in fourth-ranked Gonzaga’s victories over …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 5:06 p.m.

Holding pattern keeps Gonzaga at No. 4 in AP Top 25

Gonzaga isn’t going anywhere in the AP Top 25 college basketball poll and the Zags aren’t alone. For the third straight week, permanent marker could be used on the number …


Anglers thrill in the chill of winter fishing

There’s no off-season for serious anglers, and that includes winter. Numb fingers and lines iced in the rod guides are surmountable deterrents to anglers who recognize that winter delivers special …


Outdoor clubs set free programs in February

Area outdoor groups are offering a wide range of free presentations in early February. Among them:


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Monday’s TV, Radio Highlights


Area Sports Menu for Monday, February 4

Todays menu


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 10:49 p.m.

Sally Jenkins: New England’s old goats keep the Rams at bay

The New England Patriots wrecked this Super Bowl, and that’s meant as a compliment.


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 11:38 p.m.

Rams’ passing game suffered without Cooper Kupp

Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay said earlier this week that a talent like injured wide receiver Cooper Kupp can’t be replaced. That appeared to be the case Sunday.


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 10:03 p.m.

Goff, Rams’ electric offense shorts out in Super Bowl defeat

Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams’ electrifying offense shorted out in the Super Bowl


Reliable as ever, Patriots’ Julian Edelman wins Super Bowl MVP

Julian Edelman was forced to watch only as a spectator as his disappointed New England Patriots teammates trudged off the field a year ago as Super Bowl losers. Catch after …


NHL roundup: Bruins beat Capitals for first time since 2014

Tuukka Rask made 24 saves, David Krejci scored and the Boston Bruins beat the Washington Capitals 1-0 on Sunday to snap a 14-game skid against the defending Stanley Cup champions.


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 9:46 p.m.

Pats’ defense stifles Goff, Rams’ offense in Super Bowl win

For most of the season the New England Patriots have been creatures of habit on defense, sticking to their principles and making just enough plays to win. They were much …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 9:32 p.m.

Super Bowl’s lone touchdown comes at most opportune time for Patriots

For five plays, and for 2 minutes, 49 seconds, Tom Brady looked like Tom Brady and the Patriots offense looked like the one that cruised up and down the field …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 8:48 p.m.

Norman Chad: Time and again, Pats ruin it for him

The thing is, it’s not healthy to root against people or teams. Heck, I didn’t even root against the British in the Revolutionary War. But Super Bowl Sunday is ruined …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 11:01 p.m.

Super Bowl LIII: Patriots win sixth Super Bowl title, tie Steelers

The New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 on Sunday in a defensive struggle to win the franchise’s sixth Super Bowl.


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 6:40 p.m.

Gonzaga rewind: Zags’ personnel makes alley-oop pass a rim-rattling option

Guard-to-guard connections are rare, though it’s possible it happened at GU during the Jeremy Pargo-Matt Bouldin-Steven Gray days. Regardless, the alley-oop has become a weapon for the current Zags, with …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 6:57 p.m.

Americans Jacobellis, Dierdorff team for snowboardcross win

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UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 7:02 p.m.

Golf roundup: Rickie Fowler wins Phoenix Open; Dustin Johnson takes Saudi title

Standing above a greenside bunker at TPC Scottsdale’s difficult par-4 11th hole, Rickie Fowler turned just in time to see his ball, one he had just placed after penalty, trickle …