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A Grip on Sports: As Adam Morrison’s No. 3 joins John Stockton’s 12 in the McCarthey rafters, it’s time to celebrate a trait that runs through their – and Gonzaga’s – basketball DNA

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Adam Morrison’s No. 3 jersey rises to the McCarthey Athletic Center rafters tonight. It’s a deserved honor in so many ways.


A Grip on Sports: The cast of characters has changed over the years but the Gonzaga women are still entertaining – and highly ranked

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Time has a way of mixing together like eggs, oil and water in a brownie mx. What you thought was just a month ago might …


A Grip on Sports: No matter what the calendar says, spring in the sports world has sprung upon us

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There was baseball on my television yesterday. The sun was streaming in the window at an odd angle. I think I saw a bud on …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 26, 2020

WSU Spokane plans to expand Native American health resources with new center, programs

WSU Health Sciences Spokane plans to expand its resources and support for Native American students, faculty members and prospective students with a grant from the Empire Health Foundation.


A Grip on Sports: The bad news is Washington State lost to Stanford on Sunday. The good news is Isaac Bonton seems set to return to the lineup

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Monday mornings during the NFL season are pretty easy. Write about the Seahawks and whatever topic came out of the weekend and move on. But …


A Grip on Sports: As Gonzaga discovered, it was not a good day to be one of the nation’s top-ranked teams

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It happens to football on the occasional Saturday in the fall. And it happens at least once a year in the winter for college hoops. …


A Grip on Sports: The names change, the stakes change, but Gonzaga and BYU in Provo will always be a red-letter game

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s a given when Gonzaga shows up in a West Coast Conference gym not named after the McCartheys, the game will be the biggest of …


A Grip on Sports: After last night’s split-personality games, the weekend’s college basketball matchups loom even larger

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Wait, it’s Friday again? Already? Man, the week went by fast. Sort of like how quickly the University of San Francisco coughed up its lead …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 21, 2020

WSU hiring lawyer to review former provost’s claims of sexism, internal power struggles

After less than two months on the job, former WSU provost Mitzi Montoya described receiving sexist performance evaluations and other resistance from fellow administrators. “I learned that there are major …


A Grip on Sports: Trailblazers like Virginia Danke should never be forgotten by anyone – but especially by those following in their paths

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s mystifying how losing someone can remind others of how much they’ve gained. But that’s the case today as we look back at the changes …


A Grip on Sports: Gonzaga’s Timme is just one bright spot in a work week split in two by them

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s the middle of the work week, so we might as well inject ourselves into the middle of whole bunch of news.


A Grip on Sports: How Ryan Newman survived Monday’s Daytona 500 crash is miraculous – and a relief

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Car crashes are usually more a part of snowy mornings on Interstate 90 than they are Monday sports, but that wasn’t the case yesterday at …


A Grip on Sports: The Astros’ scandal has reached the heights of absurdity as Rob Manfred defends the indefensible

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s summarize. The Houston Astros cheated. They got caught. Scapegoats were identified and punished. Everyone else in the organization is defiant. But the commissioner of …


A Grip on Sports: The road wasn’t completely kind to area college basketball teams Saturday

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Three local college basketball teams spent Saturday in cities other than the ones they live in. And how they got to their eventual results was …


A Grip on Sports: Better start getting your excuses in order because this may be the final Saturday you can use ‘it’s too cold’ as the reason to sit and watch college hoops

A GRIP ON SPORTS • This may be it. The last Saturday of the winter. That’s if you define winter as “when the high temperature is less than 50 degrees.” …


Ask Dr. Universe: Why do people have different fingerprints?

Did you know even identical twins have different fingerprints? It can be difficult to tell twins apart, but a close look at their fingertips can reveal who’s who. The reason …


A Grip on Sports: It might not bring solace, but Washington State’s loss at UCLA last night was not that unusual

A GRIP ON SPORTS • One nice thing about having experience - read, being old – is the ability to put some things in perspective. Of course, sports rarely is …


A Grip on Sports: No matter where you turn, you can probably find a college basketball game to watch tonight

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Just about every night this time of year, one can turn on their television set and tune into a college basketball game. It might be …


A Grip on Sports: If coaches can walk away at any time, college athletes should have the same prerogative

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The sky is not falling. It only seems that way in Colorado. And maybe around Spokane.


A Grip on Sports: With about a month left in college basketball’s regular season, who is best positioned for the NCAA Tournament’s top seeds, besides Gonzaga of course?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Some days you just have nothing. It’s easy to tell. Before you begin writing, you are scrolling through Twitter trying to come up with a …


A Grip on Sports: The Cougars’ performance Sunday in front of George Raveling was award-worthy

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Woke up this morning with a bad sore throat and a stuffy nose. Wonder if I picked up a Parasite or something watching TV last …


A Grip on Sports: George Raveling’s legacy is being enshrined forever in Pullman today, as it should be

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Want to hear the three saddest words in sports? “There is no NFL this Sunday.” Wait, let me count that again. One, two … OK, …


A Grip on Sports: Is there much better than rivalry games, especially in college hoops? There are a couple on tap this weekend that would argue for a negative answer to that question

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Rivalries are at the heart of sports, but nowhere are they more intense than at the college level. Don’t believe me? Then just check Twitter …


Ask Dr. Universe: Why won’t a female sea turtle lay her eggs in the ocean?

Why won’t a female sea turtle lay her eggs in the ocean? How do baby turtles know where the ocean is when they hatch from their eggs?


A Grip on Sports: Friday mornings in the winter are all about the previous night’s college basketball, from Gonzaga to Eastern and in-between

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Around 6 last night, I turned to the person next to me and told them I knew what I would be writing about this morning. …


A Grip on Sports: From football signings to basketball previews, this Thursday is anything but slow

A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you have time today to read every story we are about to link, congratulations. You are either retired or so financially secure you don’t …


A Grip on Sports: Even back in his Gonzaga days, it was easy to see Gonzales had major league stuff, mainly because it was hard to follow

A GRIP ON SPORTS • As I was slip-sliding around Spokane yesterday – and anyone who was out this morning probably was doing the same – we had some thoughts …


A Grip on Sports: For a short while at the turn of the century, the Seahawks had one of the best offensive line duos in history

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The mind plays tricks on all of us occasionally. What we once saw as mediocre becomes good. The good becomes great. And our memories evolve …


A Grip on Sports: Will Super Bowl loss leave the 49ers with a hangover, as it has seemed to do recently for NFC teams that come up just short?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Thankfully, it was a good game. Competitive. Exciting. Tension-filled. Then the Lab ran over the Beagle and ruined everything. What, you thought I was talking …


A Grip on Sports: Deciding who to root for on Super Bowl Sunday is tougher than deciding what to eat … and not nearly as much fun

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Happy Super Bowl Sunday everyone. (Or is it Merry Super Bowl Sunday? I never know which one is correct.) Hope you have your family gathered …