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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: The rains fall and so do the Seahawks

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Think maybe the sky folk were upset with the Seahawks’ game yesterday? Maybe those who live around these parts. After all, they started crying during …


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: Points should fall like the rain in area college football games today

A GRIP ON SPORTS • What is it the good book says? Something about it rains on the just and the unjust alike. I’ve always interpreted that to mean, in …


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.


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.


A Grip on Sports: As LeBron discovered, no one in the NBA wants to touch on China these days lest they get burned

A GRIP ON SPORTS • In the spirit of the day, we want to clarify all of our comments of the past month or so. Like LeBron James, we didn’t …


A Grip on Sports: The process may have been ugly, but for the Seahawks, Sunday’s finished product was handsome

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Does your head still hurt? No, not from what you may have imbibed during the Seahawks game but the game itself. The replays, the missed …


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, …


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.


Ask Dr. Universe: Why do we have nightmares?

You are running through the woods and a bear is chasing you, when all of a sudden you wake up in your bed and realize it was just a scary …


A Grip on Sports: The weekend shouldn’t just be packed with yard work when there is so much to enjoy on your TV

A GRIP ON SPORTS • As Satchel Paige used to say, looking ahead is better than looking back. Or something like that. Satch must have been a football fan on …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019

Former Pullman cop won’t be retried for sexual misconduct, prosecutor says

The Whitman County prosecutor announced Thursday he will not retry a former Pullman police sergeant accused of sexual misconduct, saying the alleged victim is “not willing to go through the …


A Grip on Sports: When it comes to sports’ up-and-down moments, we understand your pain

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 …


WSU unveils mobile unit that will bring doctors, medical students to rural communities that need them

WSU Health Sciences revealed their first mobile medical unit on Wednesday morning, which will take interdisciplinary teams out to rural communities to provide health care and first-hand experience for students …


A Grip on Sports: The sky may be falling, in a sense, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t sports news

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 …


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 …


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 …


A Grip on Sports: Young Zags and an old story highlight a Cougar-less Saturday

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 …


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 …


Washington State University offers elk hoof disease updates

For those interested in staying informed about Washington State University’s ongoing research into elk hoof disease, the university offers a newsletter update.


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. …


WSU Medical School offers students enhanced CPR training

Students at the WSU College of Medicine are taking ongoing, enhanced CPR training starting in their third year, with a new program which can provide instantaneous feedback.


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 …


A Grip on Sports: October is here, which means baseball games just mean more (in most places)

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, …


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 …


A Grip on Sports: It may have been cold outside, but watching the Seahawks roll over Arizona warmed Northwest fans at least a bit

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Did anyone else look outside yesterday about 2 p.m. and wonder if the calendar was lying and it was really mid-December? And then turn back …


A Grip on Sports: From Colorado to Cheney and spots in-between, it was an interesting – and weather-bitten – day of college football

A GRIP ON SPORTS • On a day when we realized we are pretty close to being a college football player, we offer some Sunday morning thoughts. And a whole …


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 …