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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 …


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 …


$29 million bond could pave way for family medicine residencies at Pullman Regional Hospital

Pullman Regional Hospital will build a 45,000-square-foot outpatient medical facility, upgrade its electronic records system and take a major step toward creating its first residency program if voters pass a …


A Grip on Sports: It was a lost Saturday for the Inland Northwest’s college football teams, which doesn’t happen often

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It was a pretty fun day of college football yesterday for those football fans in the Inland Northwest. Well, up until the second half in …


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: Nationals’ win shows the world how good baseball can be still – and how it can get even better

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is something about the World Series that brings the little boy and/or girl in all of us, isn’t there? At least it happened again …


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 …